The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 179 165 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -48
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 13 22 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.35% 0.54% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.67% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 51
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -16.36%
Information Assurance
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3037 3266 3023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.42% 79.97% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2506 2761 2451
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +22 5 £45,000 -
Southampton -12 3 £55,000 +41.93%
Aldershot - 1 - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 17 (85.00%) Cyber Security
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
5 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) SIEM
6 6 (30.00%) Change Control
6 6 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) GIAC
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
6 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (30.00%) CEH
6 6 (30.00%) Sourcefire
6 6 (30.00%) Snort
6 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (30.00%) Law
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) C++

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) IPv6
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) FTP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Law
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) POSIX
2 1 (5.00%) Pthreads
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Cyber Security
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (30.00%) SIEM
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Change Control
4 6 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) OOD
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) GIAC
2 6 (30.00%) CEH
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm