The median annual salary for a Senior Security Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Specialist
England / North West
Rank - 232 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.070% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.072% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £67,500 -
UK excluding London median salary - £64,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +23.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Specialist in the North West

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Specialist in the North West

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper