The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South East / Surrey
Rank 161 204 212
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.096% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.099% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Median salary £58,750 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.07% +16.66%  
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2667 4056 4350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.25% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2147 3475 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 2 £57,500 -
Staines - 2 £55,000 - 1
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
3 4 (30.77%) Android
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) CESG
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Tufin
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) CESG
1 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
1 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
1 2 (15.38%) Tufin
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