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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 740 814 774
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 140 91 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.083% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.088% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 126 75 71
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -21.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -21.02%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +50 56 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East +43 23 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire +18 20 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East of England +4 15 £53,500 +58.51% 3
West Midlands -21 12 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +6 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West - 4 £52,500 - 1
South West -10 3 £32,500 -39.53%
North East - 1 - -
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Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 263 (94.60%) Information Security
2 176 (63.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 147 (52.88%) CISSP
4 112 (40.29%) CISM
5 94 (33.81%) PCI DSS
6 91 (32.73%) Finance
7 84 (30.22%) Management Information System
7 84 (30.22%) Risk Management
7 84 (30.22%) CISA
8 56 (20.14%) Degree
9 53 (19.06%) Security Management
10 50 (17.99%) Data Protection
11 45 (16.19%) Firewall
12 44 (15.83%) ITIL
13 39 (14.03%) Risk Assessment
14 33 (11.87%) Business Continuity
15 32 (11.51%) Cyber Security
16 30 (10.79%) ISMS
17 29 (10.43%) Legal
18 28 (10.07%) Network Security
19 27 (9.71%) CRISC
19 27 (9.71%) Incident Management
20 26 (9.35%) COBIT
21 25 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
21 25 (8.99%) Information Security Management
22 22 (7.91%) Project Management
22 22 (7.91%) Banking
23 21 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
24 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
25 18 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 10 (3.60%) IIS
2 4 (1.44%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.24%) Office 365
2 8 (2.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.19%) Firewall
2 28 (10.07%) Network Security
3 11 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.60%) VPN
4 10 (3.60%) Wireless
5 9 (3.24%) LAN
6 8 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.88%) Internet
7 6 (2.16%) WAN
7 6 (2.16%) SSL
8 5 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.08%) DNS
9 3 (1.08%) DHCP
9 3 (1.08%) VoIP
10 2 (0.72%) HTTP
10 2 (0.72%) DMZ
10 2 (0.72%) FirePass
10 2 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.72%) Multicast
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.08%) Big Data
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) JIRA
1 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
General
1 91 (32.73%) Finance
2 29 (10.43%) Legal
3 22 (7.91%) Banking
4 10 (3.60%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.88%) Law
6 5 (1.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.80%) Automotive
7 4 (1.44%) Advertising
7 4 (1.44%) Marketing
8 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.80%) JSP
1 5 (1.80%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (0.72%) REST
3 2 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) COM
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (30.22%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.68%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.52%) RMADS
6 7 (2.52%) CESG
6 7 (2.52%) EMV
7 5 (1.80%) PKI
8 4 (1.44%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.08%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.08%) Economics
9 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.72%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.72%) Replication
10 2 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.68%) Windows
2 9 (3.24%) Linux
3 7 (2.52%) UNIX
4 2 (0.72%) Android
4 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (94.60%) Information Security
2 84 (30.22%) Risk Management
3 53 (19.06%) Security Management
4 50 (17.99%) Data Protection
5 44 (15.83%) ITIL
6 39 (14.03%) Risk Assessment
7 33 (11.87%) Business Continuity
8 32 (11.51%) Cyber Security
9 30 (10.79%) ISMS
10 27 (9.71%) Incident Management
11 25 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (8.99%) Information Security Management
12 22 (7.91%) Project Management
13 18 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (6.12%) SIEM
15 16 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (4.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 12 (4.32%) PRINCE2
18 11 (3.96%) Information Management
18 11 (3.96%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.47%) C
2 6 (2.16%) SQL
3 5 (1.80%) C++
3 5 (1.80%) Java
4 3 (1.08%) C#
5 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (52.88%) CISSP
2 112 (40.29%) CISM
3 84 (30.22%) CISA
4 56 (20.14%) Degree
5 27 (9.71%) CRISC
6 16 (5.76%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.96%) CCNA
7 11 (3.96%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.52%) CISMP
9 6 (2.16%) CCNP
10 5 (1.80%) GIAC
10 5 (1.80%) CHFI
10 5 (1.80%) CEH
11 4 (1.44%) CIMA
11 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.44%) CCDA
12 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.08%) MCSA
12 3 (1.08%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (63.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (33.81%) PCI DSS
3 26 (9.35%) COBIT
4 21 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.60%) BS7799
6 9 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (2.16%) ISO 9001
7 6 (2.16%) Basel II
7 6 (2.16%) MiFID
7 6 (2.16%) EMIR
7 6 (2.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.72%) BS25999
8 2 (0.72%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.36%) SLA
9 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.24%) Nessus
2 3 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.08%) ZENworks
2 3 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.72%) Nmap
3 2 (0.72%) AppDetective
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (3.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.88%) Cisco
3 7 (2.52%) Qualys
4 6 (2.16%) Oracle
4 6 (2.16%) HP
5 4 (1.44%) Juniper
6 3 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.08%) Symantec
6 3 (1.08%) VMware
6 3 (1.08%) Tripwire
6 3 (1.08%) Trend Micro
6 3 (1.08%) Tufin
6 3 (1.08%) Aruba
6 3 (1.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (1.08%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.08%) Brocade
7 2 (0.72%) F5
7 2 (0.72%) Splunk
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Sybase
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago