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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 305 335 318
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 5 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.088% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.095% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 6
Average salary £60,000 £56,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +29.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £51,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £87,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
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
9776 11554 11033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 92.49% 93.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8309 9740 9632
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (76.19%) CISSP
4 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
5 14 (66.67%) Finance
5 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
6 13 (61.90%) CISM
7 12 (57.14%) CISA
7 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
7 12 (57.14%) Information Security Management
7 12 (57.14%) Security Management
7 12 (57.14%) ISMS
8 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (47.62%) Security Architecture
9 10 (47.62%) CRISC
9 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
9 10 (47.62%) Business Continuity
9 10 (47.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (42.86%) E-Discovery
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL
12 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
13 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
13 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
13 3 (14.29%) Banking
13 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
14 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security Management
2 12 (57.14%) Security Management
2 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 12 (57.14%) ISMS
3 10 (47.62%) Security Architecture
3 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
3 10 (47.62%) Business Continuity
4 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (42.86%) E-Discovery
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) CISSP
2 13 (61.90%) CISM
3 12 (57.14%) CISA
4 10 (47.62%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (47.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.52%) COBIT
5 1 (4.76%) MiFID
5 1 (4.76%) Basel II
5 1 (4.76%) EMIR
5 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Sybase
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
1 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire