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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Security Specialist
Rank 913 968 986
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Specialist 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £87,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Technical Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Security Specialist
Top 9 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 29 July 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 +33 4 £72,500 +20.83% 2
South East +14 2 £72,500 +20.83%
London +55 1 £92,500 -2.63% 2
Surrey +26 1 £70,000 -
Guildford +12 1 £70,000 -
Scotland +12 1 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +5 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Technical Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Snort
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) CCSA
6 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 2 (15.38%) PKI
6 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) CCSE
7 1 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
3 1 (7.69%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) OWASP
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
3 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
3 1 (7.69%) Threat Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CCSA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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