The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 240 240 250
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.064% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 20
Median salary £65,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% +8.42%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
6035 6989 7476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 96.07% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5007 5942 6088
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Security Officer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +4 3 £65,000 +19.26%
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £85,000 +93.18%
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Publishing
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) AlienVault
5 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) CISA
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) COBIT
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (15.38%) CGEIT

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
5 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Security
6 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISA
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CGEIT
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
3 2 (15.38%) Val IT
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) AlienVault
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft