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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 705 764 867
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 179 159 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 73
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £75,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
88317 96631 104807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75047 80981 85366
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +53 71 £60,000 -4.00% 3
West Midlands +34 47 £42,500 +24.08% 2
Yorkshire +16 32 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South East +16 10 £70,000 +55.55% 1
South West +4 8 £50,000 +53.84%
East of England +4 8 £65,000 +23.80%
North West +12 5 £52,500 -
East Midlands -5 1 £110,000 +57.14% 1
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 311 (87.85%) Information Security
2 203 (57.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 160 (45.20%) CISSP
4 110 (31.07%) Finance
4 110 (31.07%) PCI DSS
5 94 (26.55%) Management Information System
6 90 (25.42%) CISM
6 90 (25.42%) Data Protection
7 78 (22.03%) Risk Management
8 76 (21.47%) SIEM
9 74 (20.90%) CISA
10 69 (19.49%) ISMS
11 64 (18.08%) Security Management
12 62 (17.51%) Degree
13 59 (16.67%) Firewall
14 52 (14.69%) Legal
15 49 (13.84%) ITIL
15 49 (13.84%) Network Security
16 47 (13.28%) Information Security Management
17 46 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
18 43 (12.15%) Data Protection Act
19 40 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
20 36 (10.17%) ISO27002
20 36 (10.17%) Internal Audit
21 34 (9.60%) Project Management
22 33 (9.32%) Microsoft
22 33 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
23 32 (9.04%) Data Security
24 29 (8.19%) Windows
24 29 (8.19%) Analytical Skills

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 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.28%) IIS
1 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (4.80%) MS Office
2 14 (3.95%) MS Project
2 14 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) IaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (16.67%) Firewall
2 49 (13.84%) Network Security
3 18 (5.08%) VPN
4 12 (3.39%) IPv4
4 12 (3.39%) IPv6
5 9 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.69%) SSL
7 5 (1.41%) Internet
8 2 (0.56%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.56%) LAN
8 2 (0.56%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.28%) Intranet
9 1 (0.28%) SAN
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
General
1 110 (31.07%) Finance
2 52 (14.69%) Legal
3 22 (6.21%) Banking
4 18 (5.08%) Law
5 14 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.26%) Marketing
8 6 (1.69%) Publishing
9 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.56%) Middleware
2 1 (0.28%) COM
2 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (26.55%) Management Information System
2 43 (12.15%) Data Protection Act
3 29 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.63%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.11%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.98%) CESG
9 3 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Fintech
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) iPad
11 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.19%) Windows
2 13 (3.67%) Linux
3 7 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (87.85%) Information Security
2 90 (25.42%) Data Protection
3 78 (22.03%) Risk Management
4 76 (21.47%) SIEM
5 69 (19.49%) ISMS
6 64 (18.08%) Security Management
7 49 (13.84%) ITIL
8 47 (13.28%) Information Security Management
9 46 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
10 40 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (10.17%) Internal Audit
12 34 (9.60%) Project Management
13 33 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (9.04%) Data Security
15 27 (7.63%) Statistical Analysis
16 25 (7.06%) Business Continuity
17 23 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (5.93%) Security Architecture
19 20 (5.65%) Penetration Testing
20 19 (5.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.85%) SQL
2 2 (0.56%) Perl
2 2 (0.56%) Python
2 2 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 160 (45.20%) CISSP
2 90 (25.42%) CISM
3 74 (20.90%) CISA
4 62 (17.51%) Degree
5 22 (6.21%) CRISC
6 20 (5.65%) Security Cleared
7 19 (5.37%) SSCP
8 16 (4.52%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.82%) CEH
11 9 (2.54%) CISMP
12 8 (2.26%) CCNA
12 8 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.13%) CASP
14 4 (1.13%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.13%) ISSEP
14 4 (1.13%) ISSMP
15 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (57.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (31.07%) PCI DSS
3 36 (10.17%) ISO27002
4 25 (7.06%) COBIT
5 21 (5.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (3.11%) COSO
7 7 (1.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (1.98%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (1.98%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.98%) SAS 70
8 5 (1.41%) ISO22301
9 4 (1.13%) SLA
10 3 (0.85%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.56%) RMADS
11 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.56%) Val IT
12 1 (0.28%) BS7799
12 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 28 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 33 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.21%) CA
3 18 (5.08%) LogRhythm
4 12 (3.39%) Cisco
5 6 (1.69%) VMware
6 4 (1.13%) AlienVault
6 4 (1.13%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.13%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle
7 3 (0.85%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix
8 1 (0.28%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.28%) EMC
8 1 (0.28%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.28%) HP
8 1 (0.28%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.28%) NetApp
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Sony
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ciber UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £120000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
The SmartList
Posted: 9 days ago