The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 189 172 185
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.21% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £55,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Security Specialist
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
3681 3196 4086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.31% 96.29% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3157 2668 3537
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Farnborough - 3 £48,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Information Security
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) Cyber Security
5 12 (34.29%) Degree
6 10 (28.57%) ITIL
6 10 (28.57%) PKI
6 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 9 (25.71%) McAfee
7 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
7 9 (25.71%) CESG
7 9 (25.71%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco
8 8 (22.86%) Symantec
8 8 (22.86%) Varonis
9 7 (20.00%) AIX
9 7 (20.00%) Solaris
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.14%) SIEM
10 6 (17.14%) Analytics
11 5 (14.29%) CISSP
11 5 (14.29%) PRINCE
11 5 (14.29%) BCP
11 5 (14.29%) Change Management
11 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.29%) Legal

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) LDAP
2 2 (5.71%) X.509
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) PKI
2 9 (25.71%) CESG
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Clustering
5 3 (8.57%) Kindle
6 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
6 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) AIX
3 7 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 13 (37.14%) Cyber Security
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.14%) Analytics
5 6 (17.14%) SIEM
6 5 (14.29%) ISMS
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 5 (14.29%) BCP
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.86%) Data Security
9 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) CISM
5 4 (11.43%) CEH
5 4 (11.43%) MCSE
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (14.29%) COSO
2 5 (14.29%) COBIT
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) McAfee
2 8 (22.86%) Varonis
2 8 (22.86%) Symantec
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Nokia