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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 301 331 327
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 6 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.099% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £100,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,800 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.67% -9.33%
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
10199 11319 11322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.80% 93.05% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8872 9726 10318
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,900 £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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (50.00%) Data Security
4 5 (41.67%) BCP
4 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) PKI
5 4 (33.33%) Nessus
5 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) CISM
7 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
8 1 (8.33%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (50.00%) Data Security
3 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) BCP
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) COSO
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nessus