The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 789 761 789
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 85 84 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.082% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.088% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 69 68 88
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £66,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -10.52%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Officer
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -40 40 £60,000 +17.07% 1
East of England +4 17 £38,500 +2.66% 1
West Midlands +4 15 £42,500 -24.44% 3
Yorkshire -34 10 £41,000 -36.92%
South West -14 2 £53,750 +34.37% 1
South East -18 1 £32,500 -18.75%
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Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 139 (78.98%) Information Security
2 100 (56.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (36.93%) CISSP
4 58 (32.95%) PCI DSS
5 54 (30.68%) Finance
6 52 (29.55%) Business Continuity
7 49 (27.84%) CISM
8 45 (25.57%) Data Protection
9 43 (24.43%) Legal
10 42 (23.86%) Management Information System
11 34 (19.32%) Risk Management
12 27 (15.34%) Firewall
13 25 (14.20%) Data Security
14 24 (13.64%) Security Cleared
15 23 (13.07%) Business Continuity Planning
15 23 (13.07%) Security Management
16 22 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
16 22 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
16 22 (12.50%) CISA
16 22 (12.50%) ITIL
17 21 (11.93%) Windows
17 21 (11.93%) BCP
17 21 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (11.93%) Risk Assessment
17 21 (11.93%) Degree
18 20 (11.36%) ISO 9001
19 18 (10.23%) Network Security
19 18 (10.23%) Information Governance
20 17 (9.66%) ISEB
20 17 (9.66%) Intranet

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (1.14%) IIS
1 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Office
2 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.70%) MS Project
3 3 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.34%) Firewall
2 18 (10.23%) Network Security
3 17 (9.66%) Intranet
4 10 (5.68%) VPN
5 4 (2.27%) LAN
5 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.70%) WAN
7 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.57%) SAN
8 1 (0.57%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 54 (30.68%) Finance
2 43 (24.43%) Legal
3 14 (7.95%) Banking
4 11 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.84%) German Language
6 3 (1.70%) French Language
6 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Military
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.86%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.11%) CESG
4 8 (4.55%) RMADS
5 6 (3.41%) PKI
6 2 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.57%) Derivative
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) Windows
2 7 (3.98%) Linux
3 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (78.98%) Information Security
2 52 (29.55%) Business Continuity
3 45 (25.57%) Data Protection
4 34 (19.32%) Risk Management
5 25 (14.20%) Data Security
6 23 (13.07%) Security Management
6 23 (13.07%) Business Continuity Planning
7 22 (12.50%) ITIL
7 22 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (11.93%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (11.93%) BCP
9 18 (10.23%) Information Governance
10 17 (9.66%) Risk Analysis
11 16 (9.09%) Information Security Management
12 15 (8.52%) Project Management
12 15 (8.52%) ISMS
13 10 (5.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (5.11%) Information Assurance
15 8 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.27%) C
1 4 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (36.93%) CISSP
2 49 (27.84%) CISM
3 24 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.50%) CISA
5 21 (11.93%) Degree
6 17 (9.66%) ISEB
7 15 (8.52%) CISMP
8 9 (5.11%) CEH
9 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.70%) CGEIT
12 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) IRCA
13 1 (0.57%) HND
13 1 (0.57%) MCSA
13 1 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.57%) CRISC
13 1 (0.57%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (56.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (32.95%) PCI DSS
3 20 (11.36%) ISO 9001
4 9 (5.11%) COBIT
5 7 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (2.84%) CESG Infosec
7 3 (1.70%) SLA
8 1 (0.57%) BS7799
8 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.70%) Cisco
2 3 (1.70%) CA
2 3 (1.70%) VMware
2 3 (1.70%) Tripwire
2 3 (1.70%) Tufin
2 3 (1.70%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.14%) Fujitsu
3 2 (1.14%) Computacenter
3 2 (1.14%) McAfee
3 2 (1.14%) Sophos
3 2 (1.14%) NetApp
3 2 (1.14%) HP
3 2 (1.14%) EMC
4 1 (0.57%) Citrix
4 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle
4 1 (0.57%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.57%) Qualys
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