The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Security Specialist
Rank 909 948 928
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Specialist 25 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +33.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Technical Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 22 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South West - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
Bristol - 6 £50,000 -
London - 4 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £57,500 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 - 2
Manchester - 2 £57,500 -
Somerset - 1 £33,549 -
Taunton - 1 £33,549 -

Technical Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Security Specialist in their job title.

1 16 (48.48%) Network Security
2 15 (45.45%) Unix
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) CISSP
3 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 14 (42.42%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
4 13 (39.39%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (39.39%) Intel Security
5 10 (30.30%) CISM
5 10 (30.30%) Retail
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (24.24%) CCNA
7 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.18%) Snort
9 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Information Security
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco
11 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 3 (9.09%) CISA
11 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (6.06%) Analytics
12 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
12 2 (6.06%) F5
12 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
12 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
12 2 (6.06%) PowerShell

Technical Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Network Security
2 14 (42.42%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) Converged Networks
4 1 (3.03%) DSL
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 14 (42.42%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Unix
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) SIEM
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) CISSP
2 10 (30.30%) CISM
3 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CISA
5 2 (6.06%) CCSE
5 2 (6.06%) LPIC
5 2 (6.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO27002
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.06%) Nessus
2 2 (6.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Intel Security
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Avaya
4 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.06%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
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