Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 204 211
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 40 58 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 0.88% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.01% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 60
Hampshire median annual salary £58,000 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.89% -11.76% -7.27%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,200 £71,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

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 5894 5715 6252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.80% 87.19% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4893 5321
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 £66,000 -
Farnborough +2 6 - -
Southampton -7 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Fleet +1 4 £57,500 -4.17%
Aldershot +12 2 - -
Security Operations
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security Operations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Security Operations.

1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 25 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (57.50%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (57.50%) CISSP
4 19 (47.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (45.00%) ITIL
6 17 (42.50%) Linux
7 16 (40.00%) SIEM
8 15 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (35.00%) Network Security
9 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (32.50%) Security Architecture
10 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (32.50%) Windows
11 12 (30.00%) CISM
11 12 (30.00%) Firewall
11 12 (30.00%) Finance
11 12 (30.00%) Data Protection
11 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
13 10 (25.00%) VMware
13 10 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
14 9 (22.50%) Security Management
14 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (20.00%) DRM
15 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
15 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 5 (12.50%) Apache
1 5 (12.50%) JBoss
1 5 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Network Security
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Skype
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Operations Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Security Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) IT Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Security Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Security Manager
6 6 (15.00%) IT Operations Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) SOC Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Transformation Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 2 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (17.50%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Native
4 5 (12.50%) Cybercrime
4 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.50%) CESG
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Information Security
2 25 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (57.50%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (45.00%) ITIL
5 16 (40.00%) SIEM
6 15 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (32.50%) Security Architecture
7 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 12 (30.00%) Data Protection
9 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
10 10 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) Security Management
12 8 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (20.00%) DRM
13 7 (17.50%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (17.50%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (17.50%) Process Improvement
14 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) CISSP
2 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) CISM
3 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) GCIH
5 5 (12.50%) CEH
6 4 (10.00%) GIAC
7 3 (7.50%) SANS
8 2 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
8 2 (5.00%) GCFE
8 2 (5.00%) GCIA
8 2 (5.00%) SSCP
9 1 (2.50%) CHFI
9 1 (2.50%) CSSLP
9 1 (2.50%) Degree
9 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 2 (5.00%) GPG13
3 2 (5.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Nintex
4 1 (2.50%) Polycom