The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 102 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1295 1231 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.50% 96.02% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1094 840
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
UK

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Wales region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Wales

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -6 3 £40,000 +18.51%
Security Specialist
UK

Security Specialist
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Nmap

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat