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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 716 817 852
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 193 112 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 173 83 54
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +30 79 £60,000 -14.28% 4
South East +27 28 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West +13 27 £40,250 - 1
Yorkshire +27 25 £47,500 +18.75% 2
West Midlands -3 13 £40,000 -21.95% 2
East Midlands +13 10 £45,750 -3.68% 2
East of England -16 7 £58,750 +6.81%
North West +27 3 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 294 (93.63%) Information Security
2 222 (70.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 174 (55.41%) CISSP
4 131 (41.72%) CISM
5 110 (35.03%) Security Management
6 85 (27.07%) Management Information System
7 83 (26.43%) Finance
8 77 (24.52%) Information Security Management
9 75 (23.89%) ISMS
10 73 (23.25%) CISA
11 71 (22.61%) PCI DSS
12 65 (20.70%) Risk Management
13 59 (18.79%) ITIL
13 59 (18.79%) Data Protection
14 49 (15.61%) Business Continuity
15 44 (14.01%) Legal
15 44 (14.01%) Degree
16 41 (13.06%) Disaster Recovery
17 39 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (11.78%) Data Protection Act
19 33 (10.51%) Firewall
20 31 (9.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
21 30 (9.55%) COBIT
22 29 (9.24%) SSCP
23 28 (8.92%) Project Management
24 26 (8.28%) Risk Assessment
24 26 (8.28%) Network Security
25 24 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
25 24 (7.64%) CISMP
26 22 (7.01%) Computer Science

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (2.23%) IIS
2 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Project
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) IaaS
2 3 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.51%) Firewall
2 26 (8.28%) Network Security
3 20 (6.37%) Internet
4 17 (5.41%) VPN
5 11 (3.50%) LAN
5 11 (3.50%) WAN
6 10 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.23%) IPv4
7 7 (2.23%) IPv6
7 7 (2.23%) SSL
8 6 (1.91%) Wireless
8 6 (1.91%) Wireless Security
9 5 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.27%) VoIP
11 3 (0.96%) Extranet
11 3 (0.96%) Intranet
12 2 (0.64%) DNS
12 2 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.64%) SAN
12 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.32%) GIS
1 1 (0.32%) Redis
General
1 83 (26.43%) Finance
2 44 (14.01%) Legal
3 16 (5.10%) Banking
4 6 (1.91%) Marketing
5 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.59%) Law
6 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 3 (0.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.32%) JSON
2 1 (0.32%) REST
2 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (27.07%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (11.78%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (7.01%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.78%) CESG
6 14 (4.46%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (3.50%) CESG CLAS
8 10 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.91%) PKI
10 4 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.96%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.64%) Blog
12 2 (0.64%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.64%) IVR
13 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.32%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.41%) Windows
2 9 (2.87%) Linux
3 8 (2.55%) Unix
3 8 (2.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (93.63%) Information Security
2 110 (35.03%) Security Management
3 77 (24.52%) Information Security Management
4 75 (23.89%) ISMS
5 65 (20.70%) Risk Management
6 59 (18.79%) Data Protection
6 59 (18.79%) ITIL
7 49 (15.61%) Business Continuity
8 41 (13.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (8.92%) Project Management
10 26 (8.28%) Risk Assessment
11 24 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (6.69%) Internal Audit
12 21 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (6.05%) Incident Management
13 19 (6.05%) Security Operations
14 18 (5.73%) Data Security
14 18 (5.73%) Information Management
15 17 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (4.46%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.55%) Perl
1 8 (2.55%) Python
2 7 (2.23%) Ruby
3 5 (1.59%) C
4 2 (0.64%) SQL
5 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 174 (55.41%) CISSP
2 131 (41.72%) CISM
3 73 (23.25%) CISA
4 44 (14.01%) Degree
5 29 (9.24%) SSCP
6 24 (7.64%) CISMP
7 18 (5.73%) CLAS
8 14 (4.46%) Security Cleared
9 13 (4.14%) SC Cleared
10 11 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (3.50%) CRISC
11 7 (2.23%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (1.91%) CCNA
12 6 (1.91%) MCSE
12 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.59%) CCNP
13 5 (1.59%) GSEC
13 5 (1.59%) IISP
14 4 (1.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (70.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (22.61%) PCI DSS
3 31 (9.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 30 (9.55%) COBIT
5 15 (4.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (3.82%) COSO
6 12 (3.82%) RMADS
7 9 (2.87%) QA
8 6 (1.91%) ISO27002
9 5 (1.59%) JSP 440
10 4 (1.27%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.96%) SLA
12 2 (0.64%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.32%) GCP
13 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.96%) ACF2
3 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Juniper STRM
1 3 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (0.96%) QRadar
2 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (3.50%) Cisco
1 11 (3.50%) VMware
2 7 (2.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.59%) Oracle
4 4 (1.27%) Intel Security
5 3 (0.96%) ArcSight
5 3 (0.96%) Capita
5 3 (0.96%) EMC
5 3 (0.96%) LogLogic
5 3 (0.96%) Symantec
6 2 (0.64%) Altiris
6 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.64%) Citrix
6 2 (0.64%) Forcepoint
6 2 (0.64%) Qualys
6 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.32%) CA
7 1 (0.32%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.32%) F5
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