Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Security Specialist
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 266 306
Rank change year-on-year +13 +40 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 14 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.22% 0.13% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +23.08% -11.36%
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,450 £37,875
90th Percentile £85,500 £72,500 £56,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6040 6502 8284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.48% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4940 5529 7190
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in Surrey

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Security Specialist in Surrey

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Specialist in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Specialist in Surrey

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 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
Reigate - 3 £47,500 -
Camberley -11 2 £97,500 -
Redhill - 2 £50,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £75,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Surrey region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) CISSP
3 8 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
5 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (42.86%) Forensic Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) CEH
7 3 (21.43%) OWASP
7 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (21.43%) Qualys
8 2 (14.29%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Maven
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database

Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) Forensic Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (21.43%) OWASP
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) CEH
3 2 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
3 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard