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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 757 809 887
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 176 130 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 163 111 79
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
Security Officer
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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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +36 79 £70,000 +12.00% 5
West Midlands +6 36 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South East +17 26 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Yorkshire +19 15 £38,250 -15.00% 3
North West +31 11 £50,000 +37.01%
South West +3 5 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England +8 4 £63,750 +15.90% 2
East Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 1
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Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 332 (89.49%) Information Security
2 246 (66.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 215 (57.95%) CISSP
4 142 (38.27%) CISM
5 111 (29.92%) Security Management
6 110 (29.65%) Finance
7 108 (29.11%) Management Information System
8 88 (23.72%) Information Security Management
9 82 (22.10%) CISA
10 81 (21.83%) ISMS
11 80 (21.56%) Data Protection
12 79 (21.29%) PCI DSS
13 67 (18.06%) Risk Management
14 64 (17.25%) ITIL
15 54 (14.56%) Firewall
16 53 (14.29%) SIEM
17 52 (14.02%) Business Continuity
18 51 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 50 (13.48%) Legal
20 48 (12.94%) Data Protection Act
21 46 (12.40%) Degree
22 45 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
24 42 (11.32%) Project Management
25 40 (10.78%) SSCP
25 40 (10.78%) COBIT
26 39 (10.51%) Network Security
27 35 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
28 33 (8.89%) Computer Science
28 33 (8.89%) Cybersecurity

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (0.81%) IIS
1 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.08%) MS Office
2 3 (0.81%) MS Project
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) SaaS
2 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) IaaS
3 2 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.56%) Firewall
2 39 (10.51%) Network Security
3 12 (3.23%) Internet
4 10 (2.70%) SSL
5 9 (2.43%) VPN
6 7 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.62%) LAN
7 6 (1.62%) WAN
8 4 (1.08%) Extranet
8 4 (1.08%) Intranet
9 3 (0.81%) SAN
9 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.81%) Wireless
9 3 (0.81%) Wireless Security
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.54%) IPv4
10 2 (0.54%) IPv6
10 2 (0.54%) VLAN
10 2 (0.54%) VoIP
10 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.27%) GIS
1 1 (0.27%) Redis
General
1 110 (29.65%) Finance
2 50 (13.48%) Legal
3 18 (4.85%) Banking
4 10 (2.70%) Marketing
5 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.62%) Law
7 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.08%) Publishing
9 3 (0.81%) Back Office
9 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.54%) Web Services
2 1 (0.27%) COM
2 1 (0.27%) JSON
2 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (29.11%) Management Information System
2 48 (12.94%) Data Protection Act
3 45 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.12%) CESG
6 12 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (2.96%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (1.62%) PKI
9 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.81%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.54%) Blog
12 2 (0.54%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.27%) Biometrics
13 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.74%) Windows
2 12 (3.23%) Linux
3 9 (2.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.89%) Unix
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (89.49%) Information Security
2 111 (29.92%) Security Management
3 88 (23.72%) Information Security Management
4 81 (21.83%) ISMS
5 80 (21.56%) Data Protection
6 67 (18.06%) Risk Management
7 64 (17.25%) ITIL
8 53 (14.29%) SIEM
9 52 (14.02%) Business Continuity
10 51 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 44 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
12 42 (11.32%) Project Management
13 35 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (7.01%) Internal Audit
16 25 (6.74%) Data Security
17 21 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
17 21 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
18 20 (5.39%) Information Management
19 18 (4.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.16%) Perl
1 8 (2.16%) Python
2 7 (1.89%) Ruby
3 3 (0.81%) SQL
4 2 (0.54%) C
5 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 215 (57.95%) CISSP
2 142 (38.27%) CISM
3 82 (22.10%) CISA
4 46 (12.40%) Degree
5 40 (10.78%) SSCP
6 32 (8.63%) CISMP
7 21 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 18 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (4.85%) CLAS
9 17 (4.58%) SC Cleared
10 14 (3.77%) CCNA
11 11 (2.96%) CRISC
11 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.16%) MCSE
13 7 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.62%) GCIA
14 6 (1.62%) GCIH
14 6 (1.62%) GSEC
15 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (66.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (21.29%) PCI DSS
3 40 (10.78%) COBIT
4 30 (8.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 23 (6.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (5.12%) COSO
7 14 (3.77%) RMADS
8 12 (3.23%) ISO27002
9 9 (2.43%) ISO 9001
9 9 (2.43%) QA
10 6 (1.62%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.81%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.54%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.54%) Val IT
13 1 (0.27%) BS7799
13 1 (0.27%) GCP
13 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (1.08%) ACF2
4 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.04%) VMware
3 14 (3.77%) Cisco
4 11 (2.96%) LogRhythm
5 8 (2.16%) CA
6 6 (1.62%) Oracle
7 4 (1.08%) EMC
8 3 (0.81%) Capita
8 3 (0.81%) Forcepoint
8 3 (0.81%) Splunk
9 2 (0.54%) Altiris
9 2 (0.54%) Citrix
9 2 (0.54%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.54%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.54%) Qualys
9 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.27%) F5
10 1 (0.27%) HP
10 1 (0.27%) NetApp
10 1 (0.27%) Sony
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + very attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Package
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £44500 - £48200 per annum + 35 days annual leave + bank holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
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Skipton
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Salary: £40000.00 per annum
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