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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 738 776 859
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 149 153 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 132 126 67
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Security Officer
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
86678 97318 103001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73134 81865 84100
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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 +62 68 £65,000 +4.00% 4
West Midlands +18 34 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Yorkshire +14 22 £45,000 +5.88%
South East +35 14 £90,000 +100.00% 2
South West -19 6 £50,000 +66.66%
East of England +5 5 £65,000 +26.21% 1
North West +11 3 £65,000 +26.21%
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 304 (89.68%) Information Security
2 194 (57.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 149 (43.95%) CISSP
4 118 (34.81%) PCI DSS
5 106 (31.27%) Finance
6 94 (27.73%) CISM
7 87 (25.66%) Management Information System
7 87 (25.66%) Data Protection
8 85 (25.07%) Risk Management
9 70 (20.65%) CISA
10 66 (19.47%) Degree
10 66 (19.47%) ISMS
11 60 (17.70%) SIEM
12 56 (16.52%) Security Management
13 51 (15.04%) ITIL
14 49 (14.45%) Legal
15 46 (13.57%) Firewall
16 45 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
17 41 (12.09%) Network Security
18 40 (11.80%) Data Protection Act
19 38 (11.21%) Internal Audit
20 37 (10.91%) Information Security Management
21 35 (10.32%) Risk Assessment
22 33 (9.73%) Data Security
23 32 (9.44%) Microsoft
23 32 (9.44%) COBIT
23 32 (9.44%) ISO27002
24 31 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
25 30 (8.85%) Windows
26 27 (7.96%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 15 (4.42%) MS Office
2 13 (3.83%) MS Project
2 13 (3.83%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) assyst
1 4 (1.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) SaaS
2 3 (0.88%) IaaS
2 3 (0.88%) PaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.57%) Firewall
2 41 (12.09%) Network Security
3 18 (5.31%) VPN
4 12 (3.54%) IPv4
4 12 (3.54%) IPv6
5 6 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.77%) SSL
6 5 (1.47%) Internet
7 3 (0.88%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.88%) LAN
7 3 (0.88%) WAN
7 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
8 1 (0.29%) SMS
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
General
1 106 (31.27%) Finance
2 49 (14.45%) Legal
3 27 (7.96%) Banking
4 20 (5.90%) Law
5 14 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.36%) Marketing
7 6 (1.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) Middleware
2 1 (0.29%) .NET
2 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.29%) COM
2 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (25.66%) Management Information System
2 40 (11.80%) Data Protection Act
3 27 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.24%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.36%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.47%) CESG
7 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.59%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.59%) Fintech
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.29%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.85%) Windows
2 16 (4.72%) Linux
3 6 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.18%) Unix
5 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (89.68%) Information Security
2 87 (25.66%) Data Protection
3 85 (25.07%) Risk Management
4 66 (19.47%) ISMS
5 60 (17.70%) SIEM
6 56 (16.52%) Security Management
7 51 (15.04%) ITIL
8 45 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
9 38 (11.21%) Internal Audit
10 37 (10.91%) Information Security Management
11 35 (10.32%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (9.73%) Data Security
13 31 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (7.96%) Project Management
15 24 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (7.08%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (7.08%) Security Architecture
16 23 (6.78%) Statistical Analysis
17 21 (6.19%) Information Assurance
18 19 (5.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.29%) C#
2 1 (0.29%) Perl
2 1 (0.29%) Python
2 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (43.95%) CISSP
2 94 (27.73%) CISM
3 70 (20.65%) CISA
4 66 (19.47%) Degree
5 23 (6.78%) CRISC
6 15 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.83%) SSCP
8 12 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.95%) CEH
11 7 (2.06%) CISMP
12 6 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.77%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (1.77%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (1.47%) CCNA
13 5 (1.47%) SANS
14 4 (1.18%) CASP
14 4 (1.18%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.18%) ISSEP
14 4 (1.18%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (57.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (34.81%) PCI DSS
3 32 (9.44%) COBIT
3 32 (9.44%) ISO27002
4 26 (7.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (3.83%) COSO
6 8 (2.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (2.36%) ISO27005
7 7 (2.06%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (2.06%) SAS 70
8 5 (1.47%) ISO22301
9 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
9 4 (1.18%) SLA
10 3 (0.88%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.59%) Val IT
System Software
1 26 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 32 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.31%) CA
3 13 (3.83%) LogRhythm
4 10 (2.95%) Cisco
5 8 (2.36%) Oracle
6 4 (1.18%) AlienVault
6 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.18%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) SAP
8 1 (0.29%) Splunk
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £110000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + Exec package
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago