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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Security Specialist
UK
Rank 845 917 944
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Specialist 4 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.023% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 7
Median salary £31,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £50,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +68 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Scotland +27 2 £34,500 -
Edinburgh +9 1 - -
South West +6 1 - -
Alton - 1 £27,500 -
South East - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £34,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £34,500 -

Technical Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (57.14%) Network Security
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (50.00%) Presales
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) PKI
4 5 (35.71%) Security Management
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) GPG13
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) Server Hardening
5 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (28.57%) Security Auditing
5 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) CISA
5 4 (28.57%) CISM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CISSP
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Intel
6 3 (21.43%) Windows

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 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) IaaS
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Presales
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Security Auditing
4 4 (28.57%) Server Hardening
4 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Microservices
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (28.57%) GPG13
3 3 (21.43%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Ceph
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Intel
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds