The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Advisor featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Adviser
UK / England
Rank 834 896 935
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 1 37 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.039% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.040% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 1 30 3
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £50,550 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+16.71% -12.08%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Advisor
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
London +53 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Security Advisor
UK

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Security Advisor 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 England region featuring Security Advisor in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Finance
1 19 (95.00%) Information Security
2 18 (90.00%) Banking
3 14 (70.00%) CISM
3 14 (70.00%) CISSP
4 12 (60.00%) CISA
5 11 (55.00%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
6 10 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
10 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
10 2 (10.00%) Nessus
11 1 (5.00%) CEH
11 1 (5.00%) AppScan
11 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 1 (5.00%) Degree
11 1 (5.00%) GIAC
11 1 (5.00%) SSCP

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AppScan
1 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
3 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CISM
1 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 12 (60.00%) CISA
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) GIAC
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
3 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.00%) Tufin
2 1 (5.00%) Veracode