The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Advisor role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Advisor in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Advisor
Rank 612 596 615
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 1 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.040% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.043% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £34,500 £59,500
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.01%
Security Advisor
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Advisor
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Advisor Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Advisor
Salary Trend in London

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

Security Advisor Salary Trend in London

Security Advisor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Security Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
1 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 4 (36.36%) ISACA
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) SABSA
2 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Law
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
2 4 (36.36%) CISM
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Finance

Security Advisor
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Security Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) SABSA
2 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) ISMS
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISACA
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) CISA
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) F5
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint