The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Security Specialist
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 89 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.21% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £60,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 826 905 1336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 97.18% 95.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 648 704 1021
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in Milton Keynes

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Security Specialist in Milton Keynes

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware