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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Officer
UK / England
Rank 676 710 820
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 137 189 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 111 168 77
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,550 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £76,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.01% -9.52%

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
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +65 66 £65,000 +8.33% 6
West Midlands +27 33 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West -3 16 £41,792 -33.13% 2
East of England +21 6 £33,300 -41.57% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £50,000 +5.26%
South East +43 5 £100,000 +73.91% 1
South West -10 3 £36,000 +10.76% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £75,000 +64.83%
North East - 1 £29,500 -
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 256 (95.17%) Information Security
2 163 (60.59%) CISSP
3 140 (52.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 132 (49.07%) CISM
5 93 (34.57%) CISA
6 88 (32.71%) Risk Management
7 81 (30.11%) Finance
7 81 (30.11%) PCI DSS
8 66 (24.54%) Management Information System
9 53 (19.70%) Cybersecurity
10 51 (18.96%) Risk Assessment
11 48 (17.84%) Data Protection
12 45 (16.73%) Degree
13 43 (15.99%) ISMS
14 40 (14.87%) ITIL
15 35 (13.01%) Security Management
15 35 (13.01%) SIEM
16 34 (12.64%) COBIT
16 34 (12.64%) Data Security
17 31 (11.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (10.78%) Network Security
18 29 (10.78%) Penetration Testing
19 27 (10.04%) Service Management
20 25 (9.29%) Banking
20 25 (9.29%) Legal
20 25 (9.29%) Incident Management
21 24 (8.92%) Security Architecture
22 20 (7.43%) Information Security Management
22 20 (7.43%) CESG

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 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.06%) assyst
2 13 (4.83%) Sentinel
3 8 (2.97%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) SaaS
2 5 (1.86%) IaaS
2 5 (1.86%) PaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.78%) Network Security
2 17 (6.32%) Firewall
3 5 (1.86%) VPN
4 4 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.12%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.12%) LAN
5 3 (1.12%) SSL
5 3 (1.12%) WAN
5 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.74%) Internet
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) IPv4
7 1 (0.37%) IPv6
7 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.74%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (30.11%) Finance
2 25 (9.29%) Banking
2 25 (9.29%) Legal
3 17 (6.32%) Law
4 11 (4.09%) Marketing
5 10 (3.72%) German Language
6 8 (2.97%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.23%) French Language
8 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.12%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.37%) COM
2 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.54%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.43%) CESG
4 18 (6.69%) Data Centre
5 17 (6.32%) Cryptography
6 15 (5.58%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.83%) Freedom of Information
7 13 (4.83%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.49%) Physics
11 3 (1.12%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.74%) Fintech
13 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.20%) Linux
1 14 (5.20%) Windows
2 3 (1.12%) Unix
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
3 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (95.17%) Information Security
2 88 (32.71%) Risk Management
3 53 (19.70%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (18.96%) Risk Assessment
5 48 (17.84%) Data Protection
6 43 (15.99%) ISMS
7 40 (14.87%) ITIL
8 35 (13.01%) Security Management
8 35 (13.01%) SIEM
9 34 (12.64%) Data Security
10 31 (11.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (10.78%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (10.04%) Service Management
13 25 (9.29%) Incident Management
14 24 (8.92%) Security Architecture
15 20 (7.43%) Information Security Management
16 19 (7.06%) Change Control
17 17 (6.32%) Change Management
17 17 (6.32%) Internal Audit
18 16 (5.95%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.72%) SQL
2 3 (1.12%) C
3 2 (0.74%) Java
3 2 (0.74%) Scala
4 1 (0.37%) C#
4 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 163 (60.59%) CISSP
2 132 (49.07%) CISM
3 93 (34.57%) CISA
4 45 (16.73%) Degree
5 20 (7.43%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.32%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.95%) CRISC
7 16 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.83%) CISMP
9 12 (4.46%) CEH
10 8 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.97%) ISSAP
11 7 (2.60%) SANS
12 6 (2.23%) PCI QSA
13 5 (1.86%) CREST Certified
14 3 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
14 3 (1.12%) SSCP
15 2 (0.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (52.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (30.11%) PCI DSS
3 34 (12.64%) COBIT
4 14 (5.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.83%) QA
6 12 (4.46%) ISO22301
7 10 (3.72%) COSO
8 9 (3.35%) ISO27005
9 8 (2.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (2.23%) GDPR
11 5 (1.86%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.37%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.60%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.37%) EnCase
3 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Nessus
3 1 (0.37%) Nmap
3 1 (0.37%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.09%) Oracle
3 9 (3.35%) Cisco
3 9 (3.35%) LogRhythm
4 3 (1.12%) SAP
5 2 (0.74%) CA
5 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.74%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (0.74%) FINRA
5 2 (0.74%) Qualys
5 2 (0.74%) Symantec
6 1 (0.37%) AlienVault
6 1 (0.37%) Citrix
6 1 (0.37%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.37%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.37%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.37%) Postini
6 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.37%) Sophos
6 1 (0.37%) VMware
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