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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Adviser
Rank 874 945 928
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 18 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.008% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 14
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -4.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.57%
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
88370 98681 104096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.21% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75118 82640 84807
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 24 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 8 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Midlands - 4 £72,500 -
West Midlands 0 3 £32,500 -32.29%
South West - 2 £40,000 -
South East +27 1 £52,000 -22.96%
Security Advisor
UK

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 29 (67.44%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (65.12%) CISSP
3 23 (53.49%) CISM
4 21 (48.84%) Information Security
5 20 (46.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (39.53%) PCI DSS
6 17 (39.53%) Risk Management
7 15 (34.88%) CISA
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.93%) Degree
9 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.60%) Project Management
11 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (13.95%) CRISC
12 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
12 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (11.63%) AppScan
13 5 (11.63%) Nessus
13 5 (11.63%) Cryptography
13 5 (11.63%) Firewall
13 5 (11.63%) Python
13 5 (11.63%) IBM
13 5 (11.63%) C
13 5 (11.63%) C#
13 5 (11.63%) C++
13 5 (11.63%) Java
13 5 (11.63%) Perl

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 5 (11.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) AppScan
1 5 (11.63%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Cryptography
4 4 (9.30%) User Experience
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) CESG
6 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (48.84%) Information Security
3 17 (39.53%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (11.63%) Security Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Time Management
6 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (9.30%) SABSA
7 4 (9.30%) SAP Security
7 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.98%) Benchmarking
8 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C
1 5 (11.63%) C#
1 5 (11.63%) C++
1 5 (11.63%) Java
1 5 (11.63%) Perl
1 5 (11.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) CISSP
2 23 (53.49%) CISM
3 15 (34.88%) CISA
4 9 (20.93%) Degree
5 6 (13.95%) CRISC
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) CEH
7 3 (6.98%) GIAC
7 3 (6.98%) MBA
7 3 (6.98%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (39.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) IBM
1 5 (11.63%) Veracode
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
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