The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
South East / Hampshire
Rank 165 192 192
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.10% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2901 3295 3643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.93% 97.57% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 2940 3088
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist 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 in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Security Specialist in Hampshire

Security Specialist
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 Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £62,500 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) SAS 70
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) COSO
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Qualys
1 1 (25.00%) VMware