The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 92 90 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 0.17% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £51,250 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.34% -35.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
Security Officer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
863 1123 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.50% 97.48% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 714 861 1129
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Bedfordshire region.

Security Officer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Officer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Security Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Officer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) RMADS

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Security Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Military
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS