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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 116 128 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -41
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 71 63 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.93% 1.56% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.00% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 86
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £39,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
3067 3151 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.48% 78.25% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 2681 2382
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(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 +30 16 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Southampton -8 11 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Farnborough -10 11 £48,000 +7.86% 1
Portsmouth +15 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Winchester -14 4 £44,500 -20.53%
Hook - 4 £92,500 -
Romsey - 3 £60,000 -
Fareham - 2 - - 1
Havant +1 1 £42,845 -22.80% 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 40 (35.71%) Firewall
2 31 (27.68%) Management Information System
3 29 (25.89%) PCI DSS
3 29 (25.89%) Security Cleared
3 29 (25.89%) Cyber Security
4 28 (25.00%) CISSP
5 25 (22.32%) SIEM
6 24 (21.43%) ITIL
7 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
8 19 (16.96%) Degree
8 19 (16.96%) Finance
8 19 (16.96%) Windows
9 18 (16.07%) Security Testing
9 18 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (15.18%) Security Architecture
10 17 (15.18%) Linux
11 16 (14.29%) Internet
11 16 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (13.39%) Sourcefire
12 15 (13.39%) Information Assurance
12 15 (13.39%) CISA
13 13 (11.61%) CISM
13 13 (11.61%) DV Cleared
14 12 (10.71%) Cisco
15 11 (9.82%) DNS
15 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.82%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 8 (7.14%) IIS
2 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.57%) SAS
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.71%) Firewall
2 16 (14.29%) Internet
2 16 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (9.82%) DNS
3 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.93%) IP Telephony
5 9 (8.04%) Network Security
5 9 (8.04%) WAN
5 9 (8.04%) LAN
6 7 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 7 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 7 (6.25%) VPN
7 5 (4.46%) VLAN
7 5 (4.46%) DHCP
8 4 (3.57%) SMTP
8 4 (3.57%) DMZ
8 4 (3.57%) HTTP
8 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 7 (6.25%) Games
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.36%) Marketing
5 5 (4.46%) Law
5 5 (4.46%) Legal
6 3 (2.68%) Military
7 2 (1.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Electronics
8 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Consultant
3 23 (20.54%) Security Consultant
4 17 (15.18%) Architect
4 17 (15.18%) Security Analyst
4 17 (15.18%) Security Architect
5 12 (10.71%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Security Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.36%) Support Technician
7 6 (5.36%) Principal Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Information Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support Technician
7 6 (5.36%) Compliance Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) JSP
1 4 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.68%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.14%) CESG
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) RMADS
5 3 (2.68%) iPhone
5 3 (2.68%) iPad
5 3 (2.68%) Replication
5 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 17 (15.18%) Linux
3 11 (9.82%) UNIX
4 4 (3.57%) Solaris
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Cyber Security
2 25 (22.32%) SIEM
3 24 (21.43%) ITIL
4 18 (16.07%) Security Testing
4 18 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.18%) Security Architecture
6 16 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (13.39%) Information Assurance
8 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.82%) Computer Forensics
8 11 (9.82%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (8.93%) Incident Management
10 9 (8.04%) Information Management
11 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 8 (7.14%) Security Management
11 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) Python
2 4 (3.57%) C
3 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) CISSP
3 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
4 19 (16.96%) Degree
5 15 (13.39%) CISA
6 13 (11.61%) CISM
6 13 (11.61%) DV Cleared
7 9 (8.04%) CEH
8 8 (7.14%) CCNA
8 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (7.14%) PCI QSA
9 7 (6.25%) CRISC
9 7 (6.25%) GIAC
10 5 (4.46%) CCNP
11 4 (3.57%) MCSE
11 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (3.57%) CCSA
11 4 (3.57%) CCSE
12 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.89%) PCI DSS
2 17 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.57%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.57%) GPG13
5 3 (2.68%) COBIT
6 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.79%) SLA
7 1 (0.89%) FISMA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Snort
1 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.57%) Firmware
3 4 (3.57%) Squid
3 4 (3.57%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.68%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.68%) Check_MK
2 3 (2.68%) Icinga
3 2 (1.79%) WSUS
3 2 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Sourcefire
2 12 (10.71%) Cisco
3 9 (8.04%) Websense
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.25%) Juniper
6 6 (5.36%) HP
6 6 (5.36%) VMware
6 6 (5.36%) Splunk
7 4 (3.57%) CommVault
7 4 (3.57%) Symantec
7 4 (3.57%) McAfee
7 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.68%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.68%) EMC
8 3 (2.68%) Intel
8 3 (2.68%) Citrix
9 2 (1.79%) SAP
9 2 (1.79%) IronPort
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago