The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Advisor 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 Advisor 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 Advisor
Rank 844 832 880
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 25 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.022% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.023% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Security Advisor
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 Advisor
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Advisor Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Advisor
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Advisor Salary Trend in England

Security Advisor
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 Advisor 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
South East -10 13 £56,250 -
North West -13 8 £50,000 -
London -8 3 £50,000 -16.66%
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
Security Advisor
UK

Security Advisor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 41 (89.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (80.43%) Law
3 32 (69.57%) Security Cleared
4 31 (67.39%) Information Security
5 30 (65.22%) SOA
5 30 (65.22%) CISSP
5 30 (65.22%) CRAMM
5 30 (65.22%) ISMS
5 30 (65.22%) RMADS
5 30 (65.22%) Risk Analysis
5 30 (65.22%) Information Assurance
6 26 (56.52%) Degree
6 26 (56.52%) CISM
7 24 (52.17%) Risk Management
8 19 (41.30%) JSP 440
9 12 (26.09%) Network Security
9 12 (26.09%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 11 (23.91%) Juniper
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
10 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (23.91%) F5
10 11 (23.91%) Splunk
11 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
12 8 (17.39%) CESG
12 8 (17.39%) CESG CLAS

Security Advisor
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 Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Network Security
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
General
1 37 (80.43%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Military
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 30 (65.22%) RMADS
2 8 (17.39%) CESG
2 8 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
1 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 30 (65.22%) SOA
2 30 (65.22%) CRAMM
2 30 (65.22%) ISMS
2 30 (65.22%) Risk Analysis
2 30 (65.22%) Information Assurance
3 24 (52.17%) Risk Management
4 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
4 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.35%) Security Management
8 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) ERP
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) SIEM
8 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Security
8 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 32 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 30 (65.22%) CISSP
3 26 (56.52%) Degree
3 26 (56.52%) CISM
4 9 (19.57%) DV Cleared
5 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (89.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (41.30%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
2 11 (23.91%) Juniper
2 11 (23.91%) F5
2 11 (23.91%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee