The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Officer 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 Officer
UK / England
Rank 732 746 818
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 103 187 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 172 92
Median salary £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-12.01% -13.63%

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 Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Officer
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in England

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in England

Security Officer
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 Officer 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 50 £65,000 +8.33% 4
West Midlands +37 24 £40,000 - 1
North West 0 16 £41,792 -31.76%
East of England +19 6 £33,300 -43.31% 1
South East +21 3 £45,000 -14.28%
South West -18 3 £37,500 -9.09% 1
North East - 1 £29,500 -
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Security Officer 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 Officer in the job title.

1 229 (94.24%) Information Security
2 154 (63.37%) CISSP
3 122 (50.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (49.79%) CISM
5 87 (35.80%) CISA
6 75 (30.86%) Risk Management
7 68 (27.98%) Finance
8 65 (26.75%) PCI DSS
9 59 (24.28%) Management Information System
10 54 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
11 48 (19.75%) Risk Assessment
12 39 (16.05%) Degree
12 39 (16.05%) Data Protection
13 36 (14.81%) ISMS
14 33 (13.58%) COBIT
14 33 (13.58%) ITIL
15 32 (13.17%) Data Security
16 31 (12.76%) Security Management
16 31 (12.76%) SIEM
17 29 (11.93%) Network Security
17 29 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (11.52%) Incident Management
19 27 (11.11%) Service Management
20 23 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
21 22 (9.05%) Security Architecture
21 22 (9.05%) Penetration Testing
21 22 (9.05%) Change Management
22 21 (8.64%) Information Security Management
23 20 (8.23%) assyst
23 20 (8.23%) Security Cleared

Security Officer 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (8.23%) assyst
2 14 (5.76%) Sentinel
3 7 (2.88%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) SaaS
2 5 (2.06%) IaaS
2 5 (2.06%) PaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.93%) Network Security
2 17 (7.00%) Firewall
3 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) Intranet
4 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.41%) IPv4
5 1 (0.41%) IPv6
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) SMS
5 1 (0.41%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) VPN
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.82%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (27.98%) Finance
2 19 (7.82%) Banking
2 19 (7.82%) Legal
3 16 (6.58%) Law
4 10 (4.12%) German Language
4 10 (4.12%) Marketing
5 8 (3.29%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.47%) French Language
7 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.28%) Management Information System
2 29 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.41%) CESG
4 17 (7.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.76%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (5.76%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (4.94%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.23%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.23%) Fintech
9 3 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.70%) Linux
2 8 (3.29%) Windows
3 3 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (94.24%) Information Security
2 75 (30.86%) Risk Management
3 54 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (19.75%) Risk Assessment
5 39 (16.05%) Data Protection
6 36 (14.81%) ISMS
7 33 (13.58%) ITIL
8 32 (13.17%) Data Security
9 31 (12.76%) Security Management
9 31 (12.76%) SIEM
10 28 (11.52%) Incident Management
11 27 (11.11%) Service Management
12 23 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (9.05%) Change Management
13 22 (9.05%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (9.05%) Security Architecture
14 21 (8.64%) Information Security Management
15 18 (7.41%) Change Control
16 16 (6.58%) Security Operations
16 16 (6.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.70%) SQL
2 3 (1.23%) C
3 2 (0.82%) Java
3 2 (0.82%) Scala
4 1 (0.41%) C#
4 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 154 (63.37%) CISSP
2 121 (49.79%) CISM
3 87 (35.80%) CISA
4 39 (16.05%) Degree
5 20 (8.23%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (5.35%) CISMP
9 12 (4.94%) CRISC
10 9 (3.70%) CEH
11 8 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.47%) ISSAP
12 6 (2.47%) PCI QSA
13 5 (2.06%) CREST Certified
13 5 (2.06%) SANS
14 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.82%) PhD
15 2 (0.82%) SSCP
16 1 (0.41%) CCNA
16 1 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (50.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (26.75%) PCI DSS
3 33 (13.58%) COBIT
4 16 (6.58%) ISO22301
5 14 (5.76%) QA
6 9 (3.70%) COSO
7 8 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (2.47%) GDPR
8 6 (2.47%) ISO27005
9 4 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (1.23%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.82%) FINRA
12 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.70%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.41%) EnCase
3 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.41%) Nagios
3 1 (0.41%) Nessus
3 1 (0.41%) Nmap
3 1 (0.41%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.12%) Oracle
3 8 (3.29%) Cisco
3 8 (3.29%) LogRhythm
4 3 (1.23%) SAP
5 2 (0.82%) Qualys
5 2 (0.82%) Symantec
6 1 (0.41%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.41%) CA
6 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix
6 1 (0.41%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.41%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.41%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.41%) Postini
6 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.41%) Sophos
6 1 (0.41%) VMware
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