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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 736 799 811
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 133 92 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.083% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.088% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 113 80 48
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £87,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
97192 104489 96781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 85908 81520
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
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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 +43 53 £57,500 -4.16% 3
South East +28 31 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Yorkshire +8 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +16 11 £55,000 +69.23%
West Midlands -16 10 £42,500 +20.56% 1
North West +6 6 £36,493 +17.71%
South West -3 5 £40,000 -24.52%
East Midlands +1 1 - -
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Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 227 (95.38%) Information Security
2 147 (61.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 128 (53.78%) CISSP
4 100 (42.02%) Finance
5 94 (39.50%) PCI DSS
6 88 (36.97%) Risk Management
7 79 (33.19%) CISM
8 72 (30.25%) CISA
9 68 (28.57%) Security Management
10 67 (28.15%) Management Information System
11 48 (20.17%) Degree
12 44 (18.49%) Data Protection
13 42 (17.65%) ITIL
14 39 (16.39%) ISMS
15 36 (15.13%) Information Security Management
15 36 (15.13%) Business Continuity
16 35 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
17 33 (13.87%) Legal
17 33 (13.87%) Cyber Security
18 32 (13.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 30 (12.61%) Firewall
20 29 (12.18%) COBIT
20 29 (12.18%) CRISC
20 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
22 22 (9.24%) Network Security
23 21 (8.82%) Incident Management
24 20 (8.40%) Security Architecture
24 20 (8.40%) Banking
25 13 (5.46%) E-Discovery

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (1.68%) IIS
2 2 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.42%) MS Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.61%) Firewall
2 22 (9.24%) Network Security
3 8 (3.36%) LAN
4 7 (2.94%) WAN
4 7 (2.94%) VPN
5 6 (2.52%) Internet
6 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.68%) SSL
7 4 (1.68%) Wireless
8 3 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.26%) DNS
8 3 (1.26%) DHCP
8 3 (1.26%) VoIP
9 2 (0.84%) HTTP
9 2 (0.84%) FirePass
9 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.42%) IPsec
10 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.68%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Metasploit
General
1 100 (42.02%) Finance
2 33 (13.87%) Legal
3 20 (8.40%) Banking
4 12 (5.04%) Retail
5 11 (4.62%) Law
6 8 (3.36%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.52%) Automotive
9 4 (1.68%) Advertising
9 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.26%) Marketing
10 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.52%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.10%) JSP
3 2 (0.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) CSS
4 1 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.15%) Management Information System
2 29 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.78%) EMV
5 8 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.52%) RMADS
7 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.10%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.26%) CESG
8 3 (1.26%) Open Source
8 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.84%) Economics
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Tandem
10 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.42%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.20%) Windows
2 7 (2.94%) Linux
2 7 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (95.38%) Information Security
2 88 (36.97%) Risk Management
3 68 (28.57%) Security Management
4 44 (18.49%) Data Protection
5 42 (17.65%) ITIL
6 39 (16.39%) ISMS
7 36 (15.13%) Information Security Management
7 36 (15.13%) Business Continuity
8 35 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
9 33 (13.87%) Cyber Security
10 25 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (8.82%) Incident Management
12 20 (8.40%) Security Architecture
13 13 (5.46%) E-Discovery
13 13 (5.46%) SIEM
14 12 (5.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (5.04%) Project Management
15 10 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (3.78%) Ethical Hacking
16 9 (3.78%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.78%) C
2 7 (2.94%) SQL
3 3 (1.26%) C++
3 3 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 128 (53.78%) CISSP
2 79 (33.19%) CISM
3 72 (30.25%) CISA
4 48 (20.17%) Degree
5 29 (12.18%) CRISC
6 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.94%) CCNA
8 7 (2.94%) PCI QSA
9 6 (2.52%) CHFI
10 5 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.10%) CEH
11 4 (1.68%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.26%) GCIH
12 3 (1.26%) CCNP
13 2 (0.84%) GIAC
13 2 (0.84%) GCIA
13 2 (0.84%) GSEC
13 2 (0.84%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (61.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (39.50%) PCI DSS
3 32 (13.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (12.18%) COBIT
5 10 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (2.94%) BS7799
7 5 (2.10%) EMIR
7 5 (2.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (2.10%) Basel II
7 5 (2.10%) MiFID
8 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.84%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.84%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) Nessus
2 2 (0.84%) Nmap
3 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.42%) OpenView
3 1 (0.42%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (3.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.36%) Cisco
3 6 (2.52%) Oracle
4 5 (2.10%) Juniper
4 5 (2.10%) Qualys
5 4 (1.68%) HP
5 4 (1.68%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.26%) F5
6 3 (1.26%) Tufin
6 3 (1.26%) VMware
6 3 (1.26%) Tripwire
7 2 (0.84%) Dell
7 2 (0.84%) Splunk
7 2 (0.84%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.42%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) CA
8 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.42%) Symantec
8 1 (0.42%) Clearswift
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