Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 216 244
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 33 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.50% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 25
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% +6.52% +9.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,375 £38,375
90th Percentile £89,500 £70,750 £80,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +14.29%

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 6,003 5,334 6,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 90.52% 88.72% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,898 4,616 5,269
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,408
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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Winchester +10 6 £58,500 -11.36%
Fleet - 5 £52,500 -
Southampton -9 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Portsmouth - 3 £62,500 -
Basingstoke -23 2 - - 1
Farnborough -12 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £55,000 -
Security Operations
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 18 (54.55%) Information Security
2 17 (51.52%) PCI DSS
3 16 (48.48%) SIEM
3 16 (48.48%) CISSP
4 15 (45.45%) CISM
5 14 (42.42%) SaaS
6 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (30.30%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) Security Management
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
8 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) JBoss
9 9 (27.27%) Apache
9 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
9 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 9 (27.27%) Office 365
9 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) Change Management
10 8 (24.24%) GDPR
11 7 (21.21%) GIAC
11 7 (21.21%) GCIH
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared

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 9 (27.27%) Apache
1 9 (27.27%) JBoss
1 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) SaaS
2 9 (27.27%) Office 365
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Head of IT
3 4 (12.12%) Head of IT Security
3 4 (12.12%) Head of Security
4 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) LDAP
1 6 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) SIEM
3 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (30.30%) Security Management
6 8 (24.24%) Change Management
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) SABSA
7 6 (18.18%) Server Hardening
7 6 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
8 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (12.12%) Data Management
9 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CISSP
2 15 (45.45%) CISM
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.21%) GCIH
3 7 (21.21%) GIAC
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (18.18%) CCSP
4 6 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (18.18%) CISA
5 4 (12.12%) CRISC
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) RHCSA
5 4 (12.12%) SANS
6 3 (9.09%) CISMP
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) PCI DSS
2 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (24.24%) GDPR
4 4 (12.12%) COBIT
5 3 (9.09%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (6.06%) IASME
6 2 (6.06%) SLA
7 1 (3.03%) GPG13
7 1 (3.03%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nessus
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 9 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Qualys
3 4 (12.12%) CyberArk
3 4 (12.12%) McAfee
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Tripwire