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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 257 246 249
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 7 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.29% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.30% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 2
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Essex -11 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Bedfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (65.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
5 7 (30.43%) Threat Management
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) Internet
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) CISM
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) CISSP
6 6 (26.09%) Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
6 6 (26.09%) Wireless Security
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
7 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
7 5 (21.74%) CISA
8 4 (17.39%) SLA
8 4 (17.39%) Symantec
8 4 (17.39%) McAfee
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) Security Management
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper STRM
8 4 (17.39%) QRadar
8 4 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
8 4 (17.39%) LogLogic
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless Security
3 1 (4.35%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Threat Management
4 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
5 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
6 4 (17.39%) Security Management
6 4 (17.39%) SIEM
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) ISMS
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISM
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CRISC
4 1 (4.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (17.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
1 4 (17.39%) LogLogic
1 4 (17.39%) McAfee
1 4 (17.39%) Symantec
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