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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Adviser
Rank 860 919 894
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 38 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.006% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.006% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 15
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £50,550 £58,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +70.28%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Advisor across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Security Advisor Salary Histogram 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 9 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
(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 - 26 £70,000 - 2
East of England - 5 £50,550 -
South West - 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 -
Security Advisor
UK

Security Advisor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (66.67%) Information Security
2 22 (43.14%) CISSP
3 19 (37.25%) Project Management
3 19 (37.25%) Risk Management
3 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (25.49%) COBIT
7 12 (23.53%) CISM
8 11 (21.57%) CISA
8 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
8 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
8 11 (21.57%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
9 9 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (17.65%) Logistics
9 9 (17.65%) Retail
9 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
9 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 9 (17.65%) Change Management
10 8 (15.69%) NHS
10 8 (15.69%) Data Governance
10 8 (15.69%) ISMS
11 7 (13.73%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
11 7 (13.73%) Degree
11 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.76%) ITIL
12 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.76%) Security Testing

Security Advisor
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) AppScan
1 5 (9.80%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (17.65%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Law
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) NHS
3 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.73%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.84%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.92%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Information Security
2 19 (37.25%) Project Management
2 19 (37.25%) Risk Management
3 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
4 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (21.57%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (21.57%) TOGAF
5 9 (17.65%) Change Management
5 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 9 (17.65%) Logistics
5 9 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (15.69%) Data Governance
6 8 (15.69%) ISMS
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.80%) OpenUP
8 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) C#
1 5 (9.80%) Java
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) C
2 4 (7.84%) C++
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) CISSP
2 12 (23.53%) CISM
3 11 (21.57%) CISA
4 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) Degree
6 5 (9.80%) CRISC
6 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) CEH
7 4 (7.84%) GIAC
7 4 (7.84%) MBA
8 2 (3.92%) CISMP
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (25.49%) COBIT
3 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) IBM
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) Veracode
2 1 (1.96%) Telstra
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago