The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 173 171 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 18 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.38% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 23
Average salary £40,325 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3740 3734 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.95% 94.84% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3069 3203 3293
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Southampton - 9 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke -5 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Farnborough - 2 £44,500 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Specialist 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 Security Specialist in their job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 15 (60.00%) Information Security
3 13 (52.00%) CESG
3 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (36.00%) LAMP
6 9 (36.00%) Clustering
6 9 (36.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (36.00%) CEH
6 9 (36.00%) Network Security
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) MCSE
6 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) MySQL
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) IIS
6 9 (36.00%) DHCP
6 9 (36.00%) DNS
6 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) CISSP
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (36.00%) CISM
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (24.00%) Finance

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Specialist 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 Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (36.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Network Security
1 9 (36.00%) DHCP
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) CESG
2 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (36.00%) Clustering
4 5 (20.00%) Kindle
5 2 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (36.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (16.00%) BCP
5 4 (16.00%) ISMS
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) SIEM
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) CEH
2 9 (36.00%) MCSE
2 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CISM
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.00%) COBIT
4 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.00%) COSO
5 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Symantec
2 5 (20.00%) McAfee
2 5 (20.00%) Varonis
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (8.00%) AlgoSec
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday