The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Security Specialist
Rank 865 929 980
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Specialist 11 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.025% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 10
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £48,250 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Technical Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Security Specialist in the job title.

Technical Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist within the UK.

Technical Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Technical Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 5 £48,750 -2.50%
South West +13 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
South East +78 2 £48,750 -17.37%
Scotland +22 2 £40,500 +21.80%
Edinburgh +14 2 £40,500 +24.61%
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -
Alton - 1 £27,500 -
Guildford - 1 £70,000 -

Technical Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Technical Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Security Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 7 (43.75%) Presales
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (37.50%) PKI
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Security Management
5 5 (31.25%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (31.25%) Server Hardening
5 5 (31.25%) Security Auditing
5 5 (31.25%) Threat Detection
5 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (31.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) GPG13
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) CISA
6 4 (25.00%) CISM
6 4 (25.00%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

Technical Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) TACACS
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Presales
2 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (31.25%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (31.25%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Security Auditing
4 5 (31.25%) Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) Server Hardening
4 5 (31.25%) Threat Detection
4 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Microservices
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CISA
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (25.00%) GPG13
3 3 (18.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Ceph
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Intel
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) F5