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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 173 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.15% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £41,250 £31,500 £25,225
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +24.87%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
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
3576 3269 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.29% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2894 2557 2293
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) C
4 7 (43.75%) CHFI
4 7 (43.75%) Application Packaging
4 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
4 7 (43.75%) SIEM
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (43.75%) Cyber Security
4 7 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Network Security
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Security

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
2 7 (43.75%) SIEM
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (43.75%) Cyber Security
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CHFI
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago