Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 120 150
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Milton Keynes median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +7.51% -
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +7.53% +7.51% +23.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,492 1,582 2,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.96% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,402 1,959
Milton Keynes median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Proofpoint
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 7 (77.78%) Darktrace
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Presales

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 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
1 7 (77.78%) Darktrace
1 7 (77.78%) Proofpoint
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware