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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 156 189 148
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 20 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 0.11% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +20.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
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
3359 3582 2484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.24% 96.55% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2669 2756 1928
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
3 7 (26.92%) CISM
4 6 (23.08%) CISSP
4 6 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) ISMS
5 4 (15.38%) SIEM
5 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) CISA
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) CCNP
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.69%) DMZ
7 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (7.69%) CHFI
7 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) DMZ
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (15.38%) ISMS
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CISM
2 6 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) CISA
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CHFI
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS