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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 698 807 763
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 170 81 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.074% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.078% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 151 66 69
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +51 66 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +31 36 £37,000 -9.75% 2
South East +35 25 £45,000 +38.46% 4
East of England +13 15 £53,272 +38.36% 4
West Midlands -8 11 £26,000 -38.82% 1
East Midlands - 8 £47,000 -
North West - 5 £52,500 -
South West -8 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 3 August 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.

1 286 (94.39%) Information Security
2 184 (60.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 145 (47.85%) CISSP
4 113 (37.29%) CISM
5 99 (32.67%) PCI DSS
6 92 (30.36%) Finance
7 89 (29.37%) Management Information System
8 86 (28.38%) CISA
9 85 (28.05%) Risk Management
10 55 (18.15%) Data Protection
11 54 (17.82%) Degree
12 51 (16.83%) Firewall
13 48 (15.84%) Security Management
14 41 (13.53%) ITIL
15 39 (12.87%) Risk Assessment
16 35 (11.55%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (10.89%) Network Security
17 33 (10.89%) Legal
18 32 (10.56%) Business Continuity
19 31 (10.23%) Project Management
20 30 (9.90%) Cyber Security
21 29 (9.57%) ISMS
22 28 (9.24%) CRISC
23 26 (8.58%) Incident Management
24 22 (7.26%) COBIT
24 22 (7.26%) Information Security Management
25 21 (6.93%) C
26 20 (6.60%) Windows
26 20 (6.60%) Banking
27 19 (6.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (3.96%) IIS
2 6 (1.98%) Apache
3 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.63%) Office 365
2 7 (2.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.83%) Firewall
2 33 (10.89%) Network Security
3 12 (3.96%) Wireless
3 12 (3.96%) VPN
4 11 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (3.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.30%) Internet
6 7 (2.31%) LAN
7 6 (1.98%) SSL
7 6 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.32%) WAN
9 3 (0.99%) DHCP
9 3 (0.99%) VoIP
9 3 (0.99%) DNS
9 3 (0.99%) Multicast
10 2 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.66%) DMZ
10 2 (0.66%) HTTP
10 2 (0.66%) FirePass
11 1 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.32%) Big Data
2 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 92 (30.36%) Finance
2 33 (10.89%) Legal
3 20 (6.60%) Banking
4 12 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.63%) Law
6 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) Automotive
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.31%) .NET
2 5 (1.65%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.32%) JSP
4 2 (0.66%) REST
4 2 (0.66%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.33%) Java EE
5 1 (0.33%) SOAP
5 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 89 (29.37%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.64%) PKI
7 7 (2.31%) CESG
7 7 (2.31%) RMADS
8 5 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.32%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.32%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.32%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.99%) EMV
10 3 (0.99%) BYOD
10 3 (0.99%) Economics
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.60%) Windows
2 15 (4.95%) Linux
3 9 (2.97%) UNIX
4 4 (1.32%) Android
4 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (94.39%) Information Security
2 85 (28.05%) Risk Management
3 55 (18.15%) Data Protection
4 48 (15.84%) Security Management
5 41 (13.53%) ITIL
6 39 (12.87%) Risk Assessment
7 35 (11.55%) Penetration Testing
8 32 (10.56%) Business Continuity
9 31 (10.23%) Project Management
10 30 (9.90%) Cyber Security
11 29 (9.57%) ISMS
12 26 (8.58%) Incident Management
13 22 (7.26%) Information Security Management
14 17 (5.61%) SIEM
15 16 (5.28%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (4.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 15 (4.95%) Security Testing
16 15 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (4.95%) PRINCE2
17 12 (3.96%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.93%) C
2 8 (2.64%) Java
3 7 (2.31%) C++
4 5 (1.65%) SQL
4 5 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (47.85%) CISSP
2 113 (37.29%) CISM
3 86 (28.38%) CISA
4 54 (17.82%) Degree
5 28 (9.24%) CRISC
6 17 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.63%) CCNA
9 10 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.30%) CISMP
10 7 (2.31%) GIAC
11 5 (1.65%) CCNP
11 5 (1.65%) CHFI
11 5 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.32%) CSSLP
12 4 (1.32%) GWAPT
12 4 (1.32%) CEH
12 4 (1.32%) CIMA
12 4 (1.32%) CCDA
13 3 (0.99%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (60.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (32.67%) PCI DSS
3 22 (7.26%) COBIT
4 19 (6.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.64%) BS7799
6 6 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (1.65%) Basel II
7 5 (1.65%) MiFID
7 5 (1.65%) EMIR
7 5 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (1.32%) HIPAA
8 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.66%) SLA
9 2 (0.66%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.66%) BS25999
10 1 (0.33%) QA
10 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.66%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.63%) Nessus
2 4 (1.32%) AppDetective
3 3 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.99%) ZENworks
3 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.66%) Nmap
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (3.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.31%) HP
2 7 (2.31%) Cisco
2 7 (2.31%) Qualys
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle
4 4 (1.32%) IBM
5 3 (0.99%) Juniper
5 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.99%) Symantec
5 3 (0.99%) Trend Micro
5 3 (0.99%) Tufin
5 3 (0.99%) Aruba
5 3 (0.99%) Tripwire
5 3 (0.99%) Brocade
5 3 (0.99%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (0.99%) LogRhythm
6 2 (0.66%) VMware
6 2 (0.66%) F5
7 1 (0.33%) Splunk
7 1 (0.33%) Sourcefire
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