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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 296 307 304
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 15 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.058% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.062% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £82,500 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.97% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £44,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £56,350 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 15 (71.43%) CISSP
4 14 (66.67%) Finance
5 13 (61.90%) PCI DSS
6 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
6 12 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (57.14%) CISM
7 11 (52.38%) CISA
7 11 (52.38%) Information Security Management
7 11 (52.38%) Security Management
7 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
7 11 (52.38%) Cyber Security
8 10 (47.62%) ISMS
8 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (42.86%) E-Discovery
9 9 (42.86%) CRISC
9 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
12 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
12 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
12 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
12 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
13 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.76%) Equities
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) FMCG
5 1 (4.76%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 11 (52.38%) Information Security Management
3 11 (52.38%) Security Management
3 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
3 11 (52.38%) Cyber Security
4 10 (47.62%) ISMS
5 9 (42.86%) E-Discovery
5 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.52%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) CRM
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) CISSP
2 12 (57.14%) CISM
3 11 (52.38%) CISA
4 9 (42.86%) CRISC
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (61.90%) PCI DSS
3 12 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.52%) COBIT
5 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.76%) COSO