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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 580 640 574
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 56 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.078% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.083% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 32
Average salary £56,250 £71,250 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +33.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +48 8 £72,500 +31.81%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 121 (98.37%) Information Security
2 83 (67.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (57.72%) CISSP
4 69 (56.10%) Finance
5 45 (36.59%) CISA
6 43 (34.96%) PCI DSS
7 42 (34.15%) Management Information System
8 39 (31.71%) CISM
9 32 (26.02%) Security Management
10 27 (21.95%) Risk Management
10 27 (21.95%) ISMS
11 25 (20.33%) CRISC
12 24 (19.51%) COBIT
13 23 (18.70%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (18.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 22 (17.89%) ITIL
14 22 (17.89%) Business Continuity
14 22 (17.89%) Information Security Management
15 21 (17.07%) Cyber Security
16 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (14.63%) Banking
18 16 (13.01%) Security Architecture
19 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 14 (11.38%) Project Management
21 13 (10.57%) Firewall
21 13 (10.57%) E-Discovery
22 12 (9.76%) Retail
22 12 (9.76%) Legal
23 10 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
24 9 (7.32%) SaaS

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (1.63%) IIS
1 2 (1.63%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Firewall
2 8 (6.50%) Network Security
3 6 (4.88%) VPN
3 6 (4.88%) Internet
3 6 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.07%) LAN
5 3 (2.44%) Wireless
5 3 (2.44%) SSL
6 2 (1.63%) FirePass
6 2 (1.63%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.63%) HTTP
6 2 (1.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 69 (56.10%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Banking
3 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 12 (9.76%) Legal
4 6 (4.88%) Law
4 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.44%) Economics
5 3 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) Tandem
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) BYOD
7 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Windows
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) UNIX
3 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (98.37%) Information Security
2 32 (26.02%) Security Management
3 27 (21.95%) Risk Management
3 27 (21.95%) ISMS
4 23 (18.70%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (17.89%) ITIL
5 22 (17.89%) Business Continuity
5 22 (17.89%) Information Security Management
6 21 (17.07%) Cyber Security
7 16 (13.01%) Security Architecture
8 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (11.38%) Project Management
10 13 (10.57%) E-Discovery
11 10 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (7.32%) Data Protection
13 8 (6.50%) Investment Management
13 8 (6.50%) Business Continuity Management
13 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.50%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (4.07%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (2.44%) C++
2 3 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) C
3 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 71 (57.72%) CISSP
2 45 (36.59%) CISA
3 39 (31.71%) CISM
4 25 (20.33%) CRISC
5 7 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.69%) PCI QSA
6 5 (4.07%) Degree
7 4 (3.25%) CCNP
7 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.44%) CCNA
8 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) CISMP
9 2 (1.63%) CCSA
9 2 (1.63%) CCSE
10 1 (0.81%) GIAC
10 1 (0.81%) CEH
10 1 (0.81%) SSCP
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (67.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (34.96%) PCI DSS
3 24 (19.51%) COBIT
4 23 (18.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.88%) EMIR
5 6 (4.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (4.88%) Basel II
5 6 (4.88%) MiFID
6 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (3.25%) BS7799
7 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) OpenSSH
1 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) ZENworks
1 3 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.63%) Nmap
2 2 (1.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Cisco
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) HP
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.07%) Qualys
4 4 (3.25%) Juniper
5 3 (2.44%) Brocade
5 3 (2.44%) Symantec
5 3 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (2.44%) F5
5 3 (2.44%) Aruba
5 3 (2.44%) Trend Micro
6 2 (1.63%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.63%) Dell
6 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.81%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) LogRhythm
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