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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 775 817 795
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 95 61 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.063% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 71
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £34,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £100,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +39 39 £70,000 +16.66% 9
East of England -6 17 £58,750 +30.55%
Yorkshire -24 10 £52,500 +31.25%
South East +5 8 £51,250 -31.66%
West Midlands +1 8 £52,500 +25.00%
North West - 6 £45,000 -
South West -10 4 - - 2
East Midlands +15 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 175 (94.59%) Information Security
2 127 (68.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (47.03%) CISSP
4 73 (39.46%) PCI DSS
5 55 (29.73%) CISA
6 54 (29.19%) Finance
6 54 (29.19%) Business Continuity
7 53 (28.65%) CISM
8 51 (27.57%) Risk Management
9 43 (23.24%) Security Management
10 33 (17.84%) Management Information System
11 32 (17.30%) Network Security
12 28 (15.14%) Information Security Management
13 26 (14.05%) Degree
13 26 (14.05%) Legal
13 26 (14.05%) ISMS
14 24 (12.97%) Business Continuity Planning
15 21 (11.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 20 (10.81%) Data Protection
17 19 (10.27%) Cyber Security
18 18 (9.73%) BCP
18 18 (9.73%) Firewall
19 17 (9.19%) Risk Assessment
20 16 (8.65%) German Language
21 15 (8.11%) Data Management
21 15 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
21 15 (8.11%) Security Architecture
22 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
22 14 (7.57%) Data Security
23 13 (7.03%) ITIL

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Project
1 2 (1.08%) MS Office
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.30%) Network Security
2 18 (9.73%) Firewall
3 5 (2.70%) Intranet
4 4 (2.16%) VPN
5 3 (1.62%) Internet
5 3 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) LAN
6 2 (1.08%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) HTTP
7 1 (0.54%) DNS
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 54 (29.19%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Legal
3 16 (8.65%) German Language
4 8 (4.32%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.78%) Law
6 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.24%) Banking
6 6 (3.24%) Retail
7 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.62%) Advertising
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.08%) REST
2 2 (1.08%) SOAP
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.84%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) Hedge funds
3 7 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (3.78%) RMADS
4 6 (3.24%) EMV
4 6 (3.24%) CESG
5 4 (2.16%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.62%) PKI
6 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.08%) Open Source
7 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.54%) Tandem
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.86%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (94.59%) Information Security
2 54 (29.19%) Business Continuity
3 51 (27.57%) Risk Management
4 43 (23.24%) Security Management
5 28 (15.14%) Information Security Management
6 26 (14.05%) ISMS
7 24 (12.97%) Business Continuity Planning
8 20 (10.81%) Data Protection
9 19 (10.27%) Cyber Security
10 18 (9.73%) BCP
11 17 (9.19%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (8.11%) Data Management
12 15 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (8.11%) Security Architecture
13 14 (7.57%) Data Security
14 13 (7.03%) ITIL
15 11 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (5.41%) Incident Management
17 9 (4.86%) Business Continuity Management
18 7 (3.78%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.86%) C
2 2 (1.08%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) C++
3 1 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 87 (47.03%) CISSP
2 55 (29.73%) CISA
3 53 (28.65%) CISM
4 26 (14.05%) Degree
5 11 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.41%) CRISC
7 9 (4.86%) IRCA
8 5 (2.70%) ISEB
8 5 (2.70%) CHFI
9 3 (1.62%) PCI QSA
9 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.08%) CISMP
10 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) CCNA
11 1 (0.54%) CEH
11 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (68.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (39.46%) PCI DSS
3 21 (11.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.86%) COBIT
5 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (3.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.16%) CESG Infosec
7 3 (1.62%) BS7799
8 2 (1.08%) QA
9 1 (0.54%) COSO
9 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.08%) Xen
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.62%) Cisco
2 3 (1.62%) VMware
3 2 (1.08%) CA
3 2 (1.08%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Tripwire
4 1 (0.54%) Tufin
4 1 (0.54%) F5
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.54%) Citrix
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