The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 319 303 314
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 6 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 16
Average salary £60,000 £53,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £47,296
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -10.14%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11412 11150 12163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 93.20% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9543 9780 11085
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Officer
London

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 30 July 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) CISSP
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) BCP
5 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
5 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Data Security
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) Nessus
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) PKI
7 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (21.05%) COBIT
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 3 (15.79%) French Language
8 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) French Language
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) BCP
3 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
3 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Data Security
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) COBIT
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos