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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 190 188 202
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.10% 0.052% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.055% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £102,500 - £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
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
3721 3651 4048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.75% 95.00% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3143 3501
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

Head of Security Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Head of Security
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Head of Security
South East

Head of Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) COSO

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) COSO
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee