The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 253 257 258
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 12 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.19% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 6
Average salary £53,386 £32,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.26% -43.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,577 £32,500 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -26.66%
Security Officer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7422 7948 7573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.64% 95.35% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6169 6668 6565
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Officer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer across the East of England region.

Security Officer Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Security Officer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 6 £53,272 -
Suffolk - 3 £65,000 -
Essex +3 1 £53,500 +52.85%
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
East Anglia - 1 £80,000 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (96.30%) Information Security
2 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 22 (81.48%) CISM
3 19 (70.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (62.96%) CISA
5 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 16 (59.26%) Degree
6 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
7 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
8 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
9 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
10 7 (25.93%) Firewall
10 7 (25.93%) EMV
11 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (18.52%) CRISC
11 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
12 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (14.81%) Wireless
12 4 (14.81%) Information Management
12 4 (14.81%) LAN
12 4 (14.81%) WAN
12 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
13 3 (11.11%) IIS
13 3 (11.11%) ITIL
13 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
13 3 (11.11%) SIEM
14 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
14 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection\Protection
14 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) Multicast
4 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 7 (25.93%) EMV
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Information Security
2 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
4 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
4 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (14.81%) Information Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
7 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) CISSP
1 22 (81.48%) CISM
2 17 (62.96%) CISA
3 16 (59.26%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) CRISC
5 2 (7.41%) ISACA
5 2 (7.41%) GCIA
5 2 (7.41%) GSEC
5 2 (7.41%) GCIH
6 1 (3.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory