Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Specialist was £73,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Security Specialist
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 308 323
Rank change year-on-year +55 +15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.048% 0.035% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.036% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 14
Berkshire median annual salary £73,000 £65,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% +57.58% -28.26%
10th Percentile £57,100 £53,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £73,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,250 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +12.82% +2.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5955 8281 10615
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 6489 8425
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

IT Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured IT Security Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Specialist in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for IT Security Specialist in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Specialist in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 2 £73,000 -
Reading +34 1 £57,500 -4.17%
IT Security Specialist
South East

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT 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 across the Berkshire region featuring IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Presales

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware