The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Administrator
Rank 859 818 816
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 10 36 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.035% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.038% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 62
Average salary £22,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £22,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +19.04%
Security Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Administrator Salary Trend in England

Security Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Security Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -19 4 £67,500 +95.65%
East of England +4 2 £30,000 -25.00%
South East -23 2 £18,500 -9.75%
West Midlands -7 1 - -
North West -27 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Security Administrator
UK

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 2000
4 11 (39.29%) MS Office
4 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
5 10 (35.71%) SAP
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) EPoS
6 9 (32.14%) Back Office
6 9 (32.14%) Retail
6 9 (32.14%) Time Management
7 6 (21.43%) Information Security
7 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) CISSP
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) SIEM
9 4 (14.29%) Network Security
10 3 (10.71%) CCSE
10 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (10.71%) UNIX
10 3 (10.71%) CCNP
10 3 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (10.71%) Security Management

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (32.14%) Back Office
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) EPoS
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 2000
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
1 9 (32.14%) Time Management
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) SIEM
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.57%) ISMS
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) CCSE
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) EnCE
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) TSYS
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com