Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 131 152
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.23% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Milton Keynes median annual salary £56,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £51,625 £38,850 £39,750
90th Percentile £63,875 £46,250 £55,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £60,000 £36,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +64.38% -19.78% +7.06%

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 1704 1744 2731
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.43% 96.51% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1406 2184
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,475 £24,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware