The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Security role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Security in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Security
Rank 179 203 194
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.082% 0.099% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £102,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £80,000 £74,500
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +7.38%
Head of Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3495 3804 3748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.18% 94.56% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 3091 3215
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Head of Security Salary Trend in Hampshire

Head of Security
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Security across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Head of Security Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Head of Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Head of Security in their job title 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 with Head of Security in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) OWASP
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) ISMS
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) BCP
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Head of Security in their job title 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 with Head of Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (55.56%) OWASP
1 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk
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