The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.05% 2.30% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.98% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 4
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £40,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 570 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.09% 77.03% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 271 408 379
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Information Security
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Basingstoke region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (36.00%) Cyber Security
3 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) CISA
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
7 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (16.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Network Management
7 4 (16.00%) Sybase
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.00%) Internet

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (36.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Network Management
5 4 (16.00%) SIEM
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) OSSTMM
7 2 (8.00%) OWASP
7 2 (8.00%) Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CISA
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) ISACA
5 2 (8.00%) GWAPT
5 2 (8.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (8.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Sybase
2 4 (16.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
4 2 (8.00%) Websense
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee