The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 783 788 781
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 89 65 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.065% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.069% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 92
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 41 £60,000 +11.11% 4
East of England -12 20 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -11 9 £52,500 +10.52%
South East -21 8 £41,287 +3.21%
Yorkshire -36 6 £42,500 -16.66% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -29 1 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 151 (82.51%) Information Security
2 115 (62.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (40.44%) CISSP
4 67 (36.61%) PCI DSS
5 57 (31.15%) Business Continuity
6 51 (27.87%) Finance
7 49 (26.78%) CISM
8 42 (22.95%) Risk Management
9 40 (21.86%) Management Information System
10 38 (20.77%) Legal
11 37 (20.22%) CISA
11 37 (20.22%) Data Protection
12 29 (15.85%) Network Security
13 28 (15.30%) Security Management
14 25 (13.66%) Degree
15 24 (13.11%) Data Security
15 24 (13.11%) Business Continuity Planning
16 23 (12.57%) Security Cleared
17 22 (12.02%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (10.93%) BCP
18 20 (10.93%) ITIL
18 20 (10.93%) ISO 9001
19 19 (10.38%) Windows
19 19 (10.38%) Firewall
19 19 (10.38%) ISMS
20 18 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
20 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (9.84%) Information Security Management
20 18 (9.84%) Information Governance
21 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.55%) IIS
1 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Office
2 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.09%) MS Project
2 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.85%) Network Security
2 19 (10.38%) Firewall
3 17 (9.29%) Intranet
4 7 (3.83%) VPN
5 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.09%) LAN
7 2 (1.09%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) HTTP
8 1 (0.55%) Internet
8 1 (0.55%) Wireless
General
1 51 (27.87%) Finance
2 38 (20.77%) Legal
3 12 (6.56%) German Language
4 11 (6.01%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.92%) Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.64%) Retail
8 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Law
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Military
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.86%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.02%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) RMADS
4 7 (3.83%) CESG
5 6 (3.28%) PKI
6 5 (2.73%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.19%) EMV
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.38%) Windows
2 8 (4.37%) Linux
3 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (82.51%) Information Security
2 57 (31.15%) Business Continuity
3 42 (22.95%) Risk Management
4 37 (20.22%) Data Protection
5 28 (15.30%) Security Management
6 24 (13.11%) Data Security
6 24 (13.11%) Business Continuity Planning
7 20 (10.93%) ITIL
7 20 (10.93%) BCP
8 19 (10.38%) ISMS
9 18 (9.84%) Information Governance
9 18 (9.84%) Information Security Management
9 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (9.29%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (6.01%) Data Management
11 11 (6.01%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (5.46%) Project Management
13 9 (4.92%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.64%) C
2 2 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (40.44%) CISSP
2 49 (26.78%) CISM
3 37 (20.22%) CISA
4 25 (13.66%) Degree
5 23 (12.57%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.29%) ISEB
7 11 (6.01%) CISMP
8 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.19%) IRCA
10 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.64%) CEH
11 1 (0.55%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.55%) CRISC
11 1 (0.55%) HND
11 1 (0.55%) MCSA
11 1 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (62.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (36.61%) PCI DSS
3 20 (10.93%) ISO 9001
4 8 (4.37%) COBIT
5 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (2.73%) CESG Infosec
7 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.09%) SLA
8 1 (0.55%) BS7799
8 1 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.64%) Tripwire
2 3 (1.64%) Tufin
2 3 (1.64%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.09%) Fujitsu
3 2 (1.09%) CA
4 1 (0.55%) NetApp
4 1 (0.55%) McAfee
4 1 (0.55%) Sophos
4 1 (0.55%) VMware
4 1 (0.55%) Computacenter
4 1 (0.55%) Qualys
4 1 (0.55%) HP
4 1 (0.55%) EMC
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £120,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Morrisons
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 4 days ago