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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 185 154 162
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.037% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £44,750 £34,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.71% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
3663 2700 2694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.83% 95.81% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2810 2194 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,950 £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 21 October 2014.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) CEH
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (11.11%) BCP
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) SLA

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CHFI
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago