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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 293 334 318
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 20 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.048% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.052% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 11
Average salary £72,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £57,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.67%
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
9691 11514 11327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.78% 92.36% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8352 9655 9964
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (61.54%) CISSP
2 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (57.69%) CISM
4 12 (46.15%) Management Information System
5 11 (42.31%) CISA
6 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
7 9 (34.62%) IIS
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) CRISC
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) Legal
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (23.08%) Security Management
10 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
10 6 (23.08%) Project Management
10 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
10 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
11 5 (19.23%) GIAC
11 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
11 5 (19.23%) UNIX
11 5 (19.23%) C#
11 5 (19.23%) C++
11 5 (19.23%) Java
11 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
12 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (30.77%) Legal
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (15.38%) Semantic Web
5 3 (11.54%) PKI
6 1 (3.85%) BYOD
6 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (23.08%) Security Management
4 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 4 (15.38%) OWASP
6 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (11.54%) ISMS
7 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Data Security
7 3 (11.54%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
1 5 (19.23%) C++
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CISSP
2 15 (57.69%) CISM
3 11 (42.31%) CISA
4 9 (34.62%) CRISC
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) GIAC
6 4 (15.38%) CSSLP
6 4 (15.38%) GWAPT
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (15.38%) HIPAA
4 3 (11.54%) COBIT
5 2 (7.69%) BS7799
5 2 (7.69%) BS25999
6 1 (3.85%) MiFID
6 1 (3.85%) Basel II
6 1 (3.85%) EMIR
6 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) AppDetective
2 3 (11.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
1 4 (15.38%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Clearswift
4 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire