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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 732 788 847
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 145 150 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 74
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -13.33%
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
81095 95808 102984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.64% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67904 80693 85946
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +65 85 £65,000 +8.33% 3
West Midlands +2 22 £40,000 +53.84% 2
North West -14 10 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South East +60 9 £100,000 +36.98%
Yorkshire +18 7 £62,500 +25.00%
South West -1 6 £40,500 +24.61%
East Midlands -10 3 £55,000 +20.87%
East of England +16 2 £73,750 +38.49%
North East - 1 £29,500 -
Security Officer
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Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 276 (92.31%) Information Security
2 166 (55.52%) CISSP
3 159 (53.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (41.81%) CISM
5 100 (33.44%) PCI DSS
6 97 (32.44%) Risk Management
7 93 (31.10%) CISA
8 91 (30.43%) Finance
9 72 (24.08%) Management Information System
10 57 (19.06%) Degree
11 56 (18.73%) Cybersecurity
12 55 (18.39%) Data Protection
13 52 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
14 48 (16.05%) ISMS
15 46 (15.38%) Security Management
16 43 (14.38%) SIEM
17 40 (13.38%) ITIL
18 36 (12.04%) COBIT
19 34 (11.37%) Legal
19 34 (11.37%) Penetration Testing
20 32 (10.70%) Data Security
20 32 (10.70%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (10.37%) Network Security
22 28 (9.36%) Security Architecture
23 27 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (9.03%) Information Security Management
23 27 (9.03%) Banking
24 23 (7.69%) Microsoft
24 23 (7.69%) Windows
25 22 (7.36%) Information Assurance

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 8 (2.68%) MS Office
2 6 (2.01%) MS Project
2 6 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.68%) assyst
2 8 (2.68%) Sentinel
2 8 (2.68%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) IaaS
1 5 (1.67%) PaaS
2 4 (1.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.37%) Network Security
2 18 (6.02%) Firewall
3 13 (4.35%) VPN
4 8 (2.68%) IPv4
4 8 (2.68%) IPv6
5 4 (1.34%) Internet
5 4 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.00%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.00%) LAN
6 3 (1.00%) SSL
6 3 (1.00%) WAN
6 3 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.67%) Intranet
7 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.67%) GIS
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (30.43%) Finance
2 34 (11.37%) Legal
3 27 (9.03%) Banking
4 18 (6.02%) Law
5 10 (3.34%) Marketing
6 8 (2.68%) German Language
6 8 (2.68%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.01%) French Language
8 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.34%) Publishing
10 3 (1.00%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) .NET
1 2 (0.67%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 72 (24.08%) Management Information System
2 27 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.02%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (5.69%) Cryptography
5 15 (5.02%) CESG
6 10 (3.34%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.34%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.00%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.67%) Fintech
12 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.69%) Windows
2 15 (5.02%) Linux
3 4 (1.34%) Unix
3 4 (1.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) AIX
4 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (92.31%) Information Security
2 97 (32.44%) Risk Management
3 56 (18.73%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (18.39%) Data Protection
5 52 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
6 48 (16.05%) ISMS
7 46 (15.38%) Security Management
8 43 (14.38%) SIEM
9 40 (13.38%) ITIL
10 34 (11.37%) Penetration Testing
11 32 (10.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (10.70%) Data Security
12 28 (9.36%) Security Architecture
13 27 (9.03%) Information Security Management
14 22 (7.36%) Information Assurance
14 22 (7.36%) Service Management
15 21 (7.02%) Incident Management
16 20 (6.69%) Internal Audit
17 19 (6.35%) Change Control
18 17 (5.69%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.68%) SQL
2 2 (0.67%) Java
2 2 (0.67%) Scala
3 1 (0.33%) C#
3 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 166 (55.52%) CISSP
2 125 (41.81%) CISM
3 93 (31.10%) CISA
4 57 (19.06%) Degree
5 21 (7.02%) CRISC
6 20 (6.69%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.69%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.35%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (4.35%) CEH
10 8 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.68%) CISMP
10 8 (2.68%) ISSAP
11 5 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.67%) PCI QSA
11 5 (1.67%) SANS
11 5 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.67%) SSCP
12 3 (1.00%) CASP
12 3 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (53.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (33.44%) PCI DSS
3 36 (12.04%) COBIT
4 17 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.34%) COSO
5 10 (3.34%) ISO22301
6 9 (3.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (3.01%) ISO27002
6 9 (3.01%) ISO27005
7 8 (2.68%) QA
8 5 (1.67%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (1.67%) SAS 70
9 3 (1.00%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.67%) SLA
11 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.33%) EnCase
2 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Nessus
2 1 (0.33%) Nmap
2 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 23 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.35%) Oracle
3 12 (4.01%) Cisco
4 11 (3.68%) LogRhythm
5 8 (2.68%) CA
6 5 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (1.34%) AlienVault
8 3 (1.00%) SAP
9 2 (0.67%) Qualys
9 2 (0.67%) Symantec
10 1 (0.33%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix
10 1 (0.33%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.33%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.33%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.33%) Postini
10 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.33%) Sophos
10 1 (0.33%) VMware
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