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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 569 630 586
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 67 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.075% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.080% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 58 30 29
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +41 21 £72,500 +20.83%
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 120 (98.36%) Information Security
2 75 (61.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (48.36%) CISSP
4 44 (36.07%) Finance
5 42 (34.43%) Management Information System
6 39 (31.97%) CISM
7 37 (30.33%) CISA
8 27 (22.13%) Firewall
9 25 (20.49%) Project Management
10 24 (19.67%) PCI DSS
11 22 (18.03%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (18.03%) Risk Management
12 20 (16.39%) CRISC
13 19 (15.57%) Business Continuity
13 19 (15.57%) ITIL
14 18 (14.75%) Data Protection
14 18 (14.75%) COBIT
15 17 (13.93%) Legal
16 16 (13.11%) Security Management
16 16 (13.11%) ISMS
17 15 (12.30%) Banking
18 14 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
18 14 (11.48%) Windows
18 14 (11.48%) Network Security
19 12 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 12 (9.84%) Information Security Management
20 11 (9.02%) Linux
20 11 (9.02%) Vulnerability Management
21 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
21 10 (8.20%) Degree

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (7.38%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) Apache
3 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.13%) Firewall
2 14 (11.48%) Network Security
3 9 (7.38%) VPN
4 7 (5.74%) Internet
4 7 (5.74%) Wireless
5 6 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.46%) SSL
7 3 (2.46%) LAN
8 2 (1.64%) HTTP
8 2 (1.64%) FirePass
8 2 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.82%) Intranet
9 1 (0.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 44 (36.07%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Legal
3 15 (12.30%) Banking
4 9 (7.38%) Law
5 6 (4.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.46%) Games
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (0.82%) COM
3 1 (0.82%) SOAP
3 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) PKI
5 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.28%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.46%) BYOD
6 3 (2.46%) Economics
7 2 (1.64%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.82%) CESG
8 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.82%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 11 (9.02%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) UNIX
4 4 (3.28%) Android
4 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (98.36%) Information Security
2 25 (20.49%) Project Management
3 22 (18.03%) Risk Management
3 22 (18.03%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (15.57%) Business Continuity
4 19 (15.57%) ITIL
5 18 (14.75%) Data Protection
6 16 (13.11%) ISMS
6 16 (13.11%) Security Management
7 14 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (9.84%) Information Security Management
9 11 (9.02%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (6.56%) Cyber Security
10 8 (6.56%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (6.56%) BCP
10 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (5.74%) Data Security
12 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) Java
2 7 (5.74%) C++
3 5 (4.10%) SQL
3 5 (4.10%) C
3 5 (4.10%) C#
4 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (48.36%) CISSP
2 39 (31.97%) CISM
3 37 (30.33%) CISA
4 20 (16.39%) CRISC
5 10 (8.20%) Degree
6 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.92%) GIAC
8 4 (3.28%) CCNA
8 4 (3.28%) GWAPT
8 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.28%) CSSLP
9 3 (2.46%) CISMP
9 3 (2.46%) CCSA
9 3 (2.46%) CCSE
9 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.46%) MCSA
9 3 (2.46%) CCNP
10 2 (1.64%) MCSE
10 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.82%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (61.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 18 (14.75%) COBIT
4 12 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (5.74%) BS7799
6 5 (4.10%) EMIR
6 5 (4.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (4.10%) Basel II
6 5 (4.10%) MiFID
7 4 (3.28%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.64%) BS25999
8 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (1.64%) SLA
9 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.64%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Nessus
2 4 (3.28%) AppDetective
3 3 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.46%) ZENworks
3 3 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.64%) Nmap
5 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) HP
3 6 (4.92%) Cisco
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) IBM
6 3 (2.46%) Juniper
6 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.46%) Symantec
6 3 (2.46%) Brocade
6 3 (2.46%) Qualys
6 3 (2.46%) Trend Micro
6 3 (2.46%) Aruba
6 3 (2.46%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) F5
8 1 (0.82%) Splunk
8 1 (0.82%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.82%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.82%) Sybase