The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 173 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.032% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.033% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £60,000 £33,500 £34,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.10% -3.24%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,650 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -7.44%
Security Officer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3581 3026 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.26% 96.16% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2405 2342
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Leeds region.

Security Officer Salary Trend in Leeds

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
4 5 (38.46%) CHFI
4 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
4 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) CEH
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CHFI
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS