Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Security Operations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 212 212
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 44 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.66% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 38
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £65,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.03% +37.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £75,250 £71,625
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

Security Operations is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,054 5,049 5,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 90.49% 88.92% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,896 4,348 5,161
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Security Operations as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations in Hampshire

Security Operations
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Security Operations in Hampshire

Security Operations
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Operations in Hampshire

Security Operations
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -3 12 £37,500 -50.00% 1
Basingstoke - 9 £100,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £62,500 -
Waterlooville - 3 £40,000 -
Farnborough +4 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £55,000 -
Petersfield - 1 £39,000 -
Security Operations
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Security Operations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Security Operations.

1 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 23 (52.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (47.73%) CISSP
4 16 (36.36%) Security Management
4 16 (36.36%) SIEM
5 13 (29.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (29.55%) Information Security Management
5 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (27.27%) Network Security
6 12 (27.27%) CISM
7 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (22.73%) Firewall
8 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
9 9 (20.45%) GDPR
10 8 (18.18%) GPG13
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.18%) Windows
10 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
11 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
11 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
11 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (13.64%) Analytics

Security Operations
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Network Security
2 10 (22.73%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
1 4 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Security Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.36%) SIEM Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Head of Information
4 3 (6.82%) Information Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (4.55%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) CESG
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.27%) Cyberattack
7 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) Security Management
2 16 (36.36%) SIEM
3 13 (29.55%) Information Security Management
3 13 (29.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.64%) Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) Security Patching
7 5 (11.36%) Service Management
8 4 (9.09%) ISMS
8 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
9 3 (6.82%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (6.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) CISSP
2 12 (27.27%) CISM
3 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.36%) SANS
5 5 (11.36%) SSCP
6 4 (9.09%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) CEH
7 3 (6.82%) CISMP
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) CISA
8 2 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.45%) GDPR
3 8 (18.18%) GPG13
4 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
5 5 (11.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (11.36%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (9.09%) RMADS
7 3 (6.82%) QA
8 2 (4.55%) IASME
8 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
8 2 (4.55%) SLA
9 1 (2.27%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) Nmap
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Intel
4 3 (6.82%) McAfee
4 3 (6.82%) Splunk
5 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.55%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) Gemalto
6 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) SAP