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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Advisor
Rank 858 895 853
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 13 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 11
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +21.05%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +58 7 £60,000 +20.00%
South East +2 6 £67,500 +17.39%
Security Advisor
UK

Security Advisor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (88.24%) Information Security
2 15 (88.24%) Risk Management
3 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
4 11 (64.71%) BS25999
4 11 (64.71%) Data Protection
4 11 (64.71%) Business Continuity
4 11 (64.71%) Freedom of Information
5 10 (58.82%) Information Security Management
5 10 (58.82%) Security Management
6 6 (35.29%) PCI QSA
7 3 (17.65%) Law
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) CISM
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) CISSP
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
8 2 (11.76%) CRAMM
8 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
8 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (5.88%) SaaS
9 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) ISMS
9 1 (5.88%) RMADS
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis

Security Advisor
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) RMADS
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Information Security
1 15 (88.24%) Risk Management
2 11 (64.71%) Data Protection
2 11 (64.71%) Business Continuity
3 10 (58.82%) Information Security Management
3 10 (58.82%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRAMM
4 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) ISMS
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PCI QSA
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
3 11 (64.71%) BS25999
4 1 (5.88%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory