The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 256 324 338
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 10 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.047% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.049% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 11
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
Security Officer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6735 10104 11869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.11% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6074 8571 10011
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Officer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (88.24%) CISSP
3 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (70.59%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Security Management
6 7 (41.18%) CISM
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) SSCP
7 6 (35.29%) Information Security Management
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) CESG
8 4 (23.53%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (23.53%) ISMS
8 4 (23.53%) CLAS
8 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
8 4 (23.53%) CISMP
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) SIEM
10 2 (11.76%) SANS
10 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (11.76%) COBIT
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CESG
1 4 (23.53%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (41.18%) Data Protection
3 7 (41.18%) Security Management
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) ISMS
6 3 (17.65%) SIEM
7 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
8 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CISM
3 6 (35.29%) SSCP
4 4 (23.53%) CISMP
4 4 (23.53%) CLAS
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) SANS
7 1 (5.88%) CASP
7 1 (5.88%) CISA
7 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (5.88%) CRISC
7 1 (5.88%) ISSAP
7 1 (5.88%) ISSEP
7 1 (5.88%) ISSMP
7 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
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