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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 725 779 791
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 106 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.065% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.069% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 80 52 55
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £34,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,200 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +1.79%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +22 54 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +7 19 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Yorkshire -13 8 £43,750 +13.63% 1
South East -27 7 £42,500 -40.14% 1
West Midlands -24 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West +3 5 £48,750 +8.33%
South West -10 4 - - 1
East Midlands +22 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Security Officer
UK

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 187 (96.39%) Information Security
2 134 (69.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (52.58%) CISSP
4 86 (44.33%) PCI DSS
5 72 (37.11%) Finance
6 64 (32.99%) CISA
7 61 (31.44%) Risk Management
8 59 (30.41%) CISM
9 53 (27.32%) Security Management
10 45 (23.20%) Business Continuity
11 41 (21.13%) Management Information System
12 32 (16.49%) Information Security Management
13 30 (15.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 30 (15.46%) ISMS
14 29 (14.95%) Network Security
15 27 (13.92%) Cyber Security
16 26 (13.40%) Degree
17 25 (12.89%) Risk Assessment
18 24 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (11.86%) Security Architecture
20 22 (11.34%) Legal
21 20 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
22 18 (9.28%) ITIL
23 17 (8.76%) CRISC
24 16 (8.25%) Data Protection
24 16 (8.25%) Firewall
24 16 (8.25%) Incident Management
25 14 (7.22%) Data Management
25 14 (7.22%) E-Discovery
25 14 (7.22%) Business Continuity Planning

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.55%) MS Project
1 3 (1.55%) MS Office
1 3 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.95%) Network Security
2 16 (8.25%) Firewall
3 5 (2.58%) LAN
3 5 (2.58%) WAN
3 5 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.55%) Internet
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.03%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) Intranet
6 1 (0.52%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 72 (37.11%) Finance
2 22 (11.34%) Legal
3 13 (6.70%) Retail
4 11 (5.67%) German Language
5 9 (4.64%) Banking
6 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.61%) Law
8 6 (3.09%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.55%) Advertising
9 3 (1.55%) Automotive
10 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.58%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.03%) REST
2 2 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.13%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) EMV
4 7 (3.61%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.06%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.55%) RMADS
9 2 (1.03%) Open Source
9 2 (1.03%) iPad
9 2 (1.03%) CESG
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) Equities
10 1 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.61%) Windows
2 5 (2.58%) Linux
3 2 (1.03%) Solaris
3 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (96.39%) Information Security
2 61 (31.44%) Risk Management
3 53 (27.32%) Security Management
4 45 (23.20%) Business Continuity
5 32 (16.49%) Information Security Management
6 30 (15.46%) ISMS
7 27 (13.92%) Cyber Security
8 25 (12.89%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (11.86%) Security Architecture
10 20 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (9.28%) ITIL
12 16 (8.25%) Data Protection
12 16 (8.25%) Incident Management
13 14 (7.22%) Data Management
13 14 (7.22%) E-Discovery
13 14 (7.22%) Business Continuity Planning
14 10 (5.15%) Business Continuity Management
14 10 (5.15%) Data Security
15 9 (4.64%) Project Management
15 9 (4.64%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.15%) C
2 4 (2.06%) SQL
3 1 (0.52%) C++
3 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 102 (52.58%) CISSP
2 64 (32.99%) CISA
3 59 (30.41%) CISM
4 26 (13.40%) Degree
5 17 (8.76%) CRISC
6 9 (4.64%) IRCA
6 9 (4.64%) PCI QSA
7 8 (4.12%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.58%) CHFI
9 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.03%) ISACA
10 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.52%) CCNP
11 1 (0.52%) CCNA
11 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (69.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (44.33%) PCI DSS
3 30 (15.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (6.19%) COBIT
5 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (2.06%) BS7799
6 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.03%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) SLA
8 1 (0.52%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (3.61%) Cisco
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.58%) VMware
4 3 (1.55%) CA
4 3 (1.55%) HP
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle
5 2 (1.03%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.03%) Qualys
5 2 (1.03%) Dell
5 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.52%) Juniper
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.52%) F5
6 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.52%) LogRhythm
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 23 days ago