The median annual salary for a Security Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Security Specialist
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 187 193
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.034% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +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 2851 3397 3592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.78% 97.61% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 2964 2949
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
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
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
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%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
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%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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
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