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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 174 174 188
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 22 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 7
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
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
3650 3385 3925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.57% 95.65% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 2892 3376
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 £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 +14 4 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Farnborough - 4 £47,000 -
Southampton - 1 £40,000 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 24 (60.00%) Information Security
2 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) Degree
4 16 (40.00%) CESG
4 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
5 14 (35.00%) Linux
5 14 (35.00%) Cyber Security
6 10 (25.00%) Network Security
6 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 10 (25.00%) LAMP
6 10 (25.00%) Clustering
6 10 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (25.00%) CEH
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (25.00%) MCSE
6 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (25.00%) DHCP
6 10 (25.00%) DNS
6 10 (25.00%) MySQL
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) IIS
6 10 (25.00%) ITIL
6 10 (25.00%) CISM
6 10 (25.00%) Active Directory

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (25.00%) IIS
1 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DHCP
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
1 10 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) CESG
2 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (25.00%) Clustering
3 7 (17.50%) PKI
4 6 (15.00%) Kindle
5 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (17.50%) AIX
4 7 (17.50%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (35.00%) Cyber Security
4 10 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) BCP
5 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (15.00%) ISMS
5 6 (15.00%) SIEM
5 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) MCSE
2 10 (25.00%) CISSP
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CISM
2 10 (25.00%) CEH
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) COBIT
3 5 (12.50%) COSO
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) McAfee
3 8 (20.00%) Varonis
3 8 (20.00%) Symantec
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat