The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 138 144 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -77
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 49 44 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.32% 1.14% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.41% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 104
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 £31,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Information Security
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
3013 3114 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.99% 80.80% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2512 2582 2506
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Hampshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Information 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 Information Security within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Southampton -9 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Basingstoke +12 9 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Farnborough +8 6 £48,000 -8.57%
Hook - 3 £92,500 -
Winchester -20 2 £67,500 +26.16%
Portsmouth - 2 £56,875 - 1
Fareham +7 1 £27,500 -
Aldershot -3 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 34 (31.48%) Management Information System
2 32 (29.63%) CISSP
3 29 (26.85%) SIEM
4 28 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (24.07%) PCI DSS
6 25 (23.15%) Security Cleared
6 25 (23.15%) Firewall
7 22 (20.37%) Cyber Security
8 21 (19.44%) CISM
8 21 (19.44%) ITIL
9 18 (16.67%) Degree
10 17 (15.74%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (15.74%) CISA
11 16 (14.81%) Security Management
11 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
12 15 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (12.96%) PCI QSA
13 14 (12.96%) Security Testing
14 13 (12.04%) Sourcefire
14 13 (12.04%) Linux
14 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
14 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
15 12 (11.11%) Information Security Management
15 12 (11.11%) Cisco
15 12 (11.11%) Security Architecture
16 11 (10.19%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (10.19%) Computer Forensics
16 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) Firewall
2 15 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (10.19%) Internet
3 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 8 (7.41%) Network Security
4 8 (7.41%) tcpdump
5 6 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.63%) HTTP
6 5 (4.63%) DNS
7 4 (3.70%) FTP
7 4 (3.70%) LDAP
7 4 (3.70%) LAN
7 4 (3.70%) WAN
7 4 (3.70%) SMTP
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.78%) VPN
8 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.85%) Wireless
9 2 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
3 10 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.33%) Banking
4 9 (8.33%) Retail
4 9 (8.33%) Games
5 7 (6.48%) Legal
6 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 6 (5.56%) Law
7 2 (1.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (30.56%) Analyst
2 22 (20.37%) Consultant
2 22 (20.37%) Security Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 9 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 8 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Principal Security Consultant
6 6 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
6 6 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
6 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
7 5 (4.63%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) Middleware
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.70%) CESG
5 3 (2.78%) PKI
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.85%) Open Source
6 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) RMADS
7 1 (0.93%) IPTV
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.41%) UNIX
4 4 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) SIEM
2 22 (20.37%) Cyber Security
3 21 (19.44%) ITIL
4 17 (15.74%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (14.81%) Security Management
5 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.96%) Security Testing
7 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 12 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 11 (10.19%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (10.19%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (9.26%) TOGAF
10 10 (9.26%) Incident Management
10 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.26%) ISMS
11 9 (8.33%) Information Management
11 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) Python
2 2 (1.85%) C
2 2 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) C++
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (29.63%) CISSP
2 25 (23.15%) Security Cleared
3 21 (19.44%) CISM
4 18 (16.67%) Degree
5 17 (15.74%) CISA
6 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
7 14 (12.96%) PCI QSA
8 10 (9.26%) CEH
9 9 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 9 (8.33%) CRISC
10 7 (6.48%) GIAC
11 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (4.63%) CCNA
12 4 (3.70%) CCSA
12 4 (3.70%) CCNP
12 4 (3.70%) CCSE
13 2 (1.85%) GPEN
13 2 (1.85%) GCIA
13 2 (1.85%) GCIH
14 1 (0.93%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (24.07%) PCI DSS
3 15 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.70%) COBIT
4 4 (3.70%) GPG13
5 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.93%) FISMA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Snort
2 4 (3.70%) Squid
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.85%) Nessus
3 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Sourcefire
2 12 (11.11%) Cisco
3 9 (8.33%) Websense
4 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.48%) HP
4 7 (6.48%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.56%) Splunk
6 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.70%) Juniper
6 4 (3.70%) McAfee
7 3 (2.78%) Tripwire
7 3 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.85%) Symantec
8 2 (1.85%) Intel
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix
9 1 (0.93%) NetApp
9 1 (0.93%) Nokia
9 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.93%) VMware
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Momentum
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Car Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago