The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 578 613 601
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 40 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.048% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.052% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 36
Average salary £63,750 £60,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,619 £47,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £108,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +18.01%
Security Officer
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in London

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in London

Security Officer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 6 £65,000 +8.33%
Wimbledon - 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £95,000 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 71 (87.65%) Information Security
2 51 (62.96%) CISSP
3 50 (61.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (33.33%) Finance
5 25 (30.86%) CISM
6 20 (24.69%) PCI DSS
7 18 (22.22%) Firewall
8 17 (20.99%) CISA
8 17 (20.99%) Network Security
9 16 (19.75%) German Language
10 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
10 14 (17.28%) Business Continuity
11 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
11 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (16.05%) Windows
12 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (13.58%) Degree
13 10 (12.35%) Business Continuity Planning
13 10 (12.35%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (12.35%) BCP
14 9 (11.11%) Linux
14 9 (11.11%) ISMS
14 9 (11.11%) Data Protection
15 8 (9.88%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (9.88%) Banking
15 8 (9.88%) Data Security
16 7 (8.64%) Security Management
16 7 (8.64%) Nessus
16 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 7 (8.64%) VPN

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Firewall
2 17 (20.99%) Network Security
3 7 (8.64%) VPN
4 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) German Language
3 8 (9.88%) Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) SOAP
1 2 (2.47%) REST
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Hedge funds
3 6 (7.41%) PKI
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Equities
6 1 (1.23%) CESG
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (87.65%) Information Security
2 14 (17.28%) Business Continuity
3 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
3 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.35%) BCP
5 10 (12.35%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (12.35%) Business Continuity Planning
6 9 (11.11%) ISMS
6 9 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 8 (9.88%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (9.88%) Data Security
8 7 (8.64%) Security Management
8 7 (8.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (7.41%) Cyber Security
9 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (6.17%) Security Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) Information Security Management
11 4 (4.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) C
1 1 (1.23%) C++
1 1 (1.23%) Java
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (62.96%) CISSP
2 25 (30.86%) CISM
3 17 (20.99%) CISA
4 11 (13.58%) Degree
5 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.23%) CRISC
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (61.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (24.69%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (7.41%) COBIT
4 2 (2.47%) QA
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.23%) BS7799
5 1 (1.23%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Xen
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.47%) VMware
2 1 (1.23%) Qualys
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
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