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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 723 789 859
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 173 131 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 152 114 80
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +15 71 £65,000 +15.55% 6
West Midlands +6 37 £40,000 - 4
South East +23 28 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +3 17 £38,250 +3.37% 3
North West +23 11 £40,000 +31.20% 2
East of England +28 5 £27,500 -48.37% 1
East Midlands +12 4 £52,000 +38.66% 1
South West +10 3 £41,500 - 1
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 315 (88.24%) Information Security
2 232 (64.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 196 (54.90%) CISSP
4 127 (35.57%) CISM
5 113 (31.65%) Management Information System
6 109 (30.53%) Finance
7 105 (29.41%) Security Management
8 87 (24.37%) Information Security Management
8 87 (24.37%) ISMS
9 79 (22.13%) Data Protection
10 77 (21.57%) PCI DSS
11 73 (20.45%) CISA
12 61 (17.09%) Risk Management
13 60 (16.81%) SIEM
14 55 (15.41%) Firewall
15 52 (14.57%) ITIL
16 48 (13.45%) Legal
16 48 (13.45%) Risk Assessment
17 47 (13.17%) Business Continuity
17 47 (13.17%) Data Protection Act
18 46 (12.89%) Disaster Recovery
19 43 (12.04%) Degree
20 42 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
21 41 (11.48%) Network Security
21 41 (11.48%) Project Management
22 36 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
23 34 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
24 31 (8.68%) COBIT
25 30 (8.40%) SSCP
26 29 (8.12%) CISMP

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 3 (0.84%) IIS
1 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.24%) MS Office
2 7 (1.96%) MS Project
2 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
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 55 (15.41%) Firewall
2 41 (11.48%) Network Security
3 9 (2.52%) Internet
3 9 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.24%) SSL
5 7 (1.96%) VPN
6 4 (1.12%) Extranet
6 4 (1.12%) Intranet
7 3 (0.84%) LAN
7 3 (0.84%) SAN
7 3 (0.84%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.56%) Wireless
8 2 (0.56%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.28%) IPv4
9 1 (0.28%) IPv6
9 1 (0.28%) VLAN
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.28%) GIS
General
1 109 (30.53%) Finance
2 48 (13.45%) Legal
3 17 (4.76%) Banking
4 10 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.52%) Marketing
6 7 (1.96%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Publishing
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) COM
1 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 113 (31.65%) Management Information System
2 47 (13.17%) Data Protection Act
3 42 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.12%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.32%) CESG
6 11 (3.08%) CESG CLAS
6 11 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.28%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.28%) Blog
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.16%) Windows
2 11 (3.08%) Linux
3 7 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.68%) Unix
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (88.24%) Information Security
2 105 (29.41%) Security Management
3 87 (24.37%) Information Security Management
3 87 (24.37%) ISMS
4 79 (22.13%) Data Protection
5 61 (17.09%) Risk Management
6 60 (16.81%) SIEM
7 52 (14.57%) ITIL
8 48 (13.45%) Risk Assessment
9 47 (13.17%) Business Continuity
10 46 (12.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (11.48%) Project Management
12 36 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
14 28 (7.84%) Internal Audit
15 22 (6.16%) Data Security
16 20 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (4.76%) Incident Management
17 17 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
17 17 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.12%) Perl
1 4 (1.12%) Python
1 4 (1.12%) Ruby
2 3 (0.84%) SQL
3 2 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 196 (54.90%) CISSP
2 127 (35.57%) CISM
3 73 (20.45%) CISA
4 43 (12.04%) Degree
5 30 (8.40%) SSCP
6 29 (8.12%) CISMP
7 25 (7.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.76%) CLAS
10 16 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (3.64%) CCNA
12 11 (3.08%) CRISC
13 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.68%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.68%) GSEC
14 6 (1.68%) MCSE
15 5 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.12%) GCIH
16 4 (1.12%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (64.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (21.57%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.68%) COBIT
4 28 (7.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 25 (7.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (5.32%) ISO27002
7 15 (4.20%) COSO
8 14 (3.92%) RMADS
9 11 (3.08%) ISO 9001
10 7 (1.96%) QA
11 6 (1.68%) JSP 440
12 4 (1.12%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.84%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.56%) SLA
14 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.56%) Val IT
15 1 (0.28%) BS7799
15 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 28 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (1.12%) ACF2
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.64%) CA
3 12 (3.36%) Cisco
3 12 (3.36%) LogRhythm
3 12 (3.36%) VMware
4 6 (1.68%) Oracle
5 4 (1.12%) EMC
6 3 (0.84%) Capita
6 3 (0.84%) Forcepoint
6 3 (0.84%) Splunk
7 2 (0.56%) Altiris
7 2 (0.56%) Computacenter
7 2 (0.56%) Intel Security
7 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix
8 1 (0.28%) F5
8 1 (0.28%) HP
8 1 (0.28%) NetApp
8 1 (0.28%) Qualys
8 1 (0.28%) Sony
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Salary: 30,000 to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Kent
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Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Derby
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago