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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 564 591 620
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 79 56 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 74 38 20
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £95,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +50 7 £55,000 -33.33% 1
Croydon - 2 £37,500 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (96.61%) Information Security
2 93 (78.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (72.03%) CISSP
4 69 (58.47%) CISM
5 60 (50.85%) Security Management
6 42 (35.59%) Management Information System
7 38 (32.20%) CISA
8 37 (31.36%) Information Security Management
8 37 (31.36%) Finance
8 37 (31.36%) ISMS
9 35 (29.66%) Degree
10 34 (28.81%) Risk Management
11 32 (27.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (26.27%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (23.73%) Business Continuity
13 28 (23.73%) PCI DSS
14 27 (22.88%) ITIL
15 24 (20.34%) Legal
16 22 (18.64%) Data Protection
17 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
18 18 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
19 16 (13.56%) SSCP
20 15 (12.71%) Data Protection Act
21 14 (11.86%) OWASP
21 14 (11.86%) Information Management
21 14 (11.86%) Change Management
21 14 (11.86%) Computer Security
21 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
22 13 (11.02%) Security Operations
22 13 (11.02%) CISMP

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Firewall
1 12 (10.17%) Network Security
2 11 (9.32%) VPN
3 7 (5.93%) IPv4
3 7 (5.93%) IPv6
4 4 (3.39%) Internet
5 3 (2.54%) LAN
5 3 (2.54%) SSL
5 3 (2.54%) WAN
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.69%) DNS
6 2 (1.69%) SAN
6 2 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) GIS
1 1 (0.85%) Redis
General
1 37 (31.36%) Finance
2 24 (20.34%) Legal
3 11 (9.32%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Law
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 3 (2.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) JSON
1 1 (0.85%) REST
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.59%) Management Information System
2 31 (26.27%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
4 15 (12.71%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (10.17%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (8.47%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.24%) CESG
8 4 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (2.54%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.69%) Blog
10 2 (1.69%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.69%) IVR
10 2 (1.69%) PKI
11 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.85%) Equities
11 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Linux
2 6 (5.08%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (96.61%) Information Security
2 60 (50.85%) Security Management
3 37 (31.36%) Information Security Management
3 37 (31.36%) ISMS
4 34 (28.81%) Risk Management
5 32 (27.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (23.73%) Business Continuity
7 27 (22.88%) ITIL
8 22 (18.64%) Data Protection
9 18 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (11.86%) Change Management
10 14 (11.86%) Computer Security
10 14 (11.86%) Information Management
10 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
10 14 (11.86%) OWASP
11 13 (11.02%) Security Operations
12 10 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (8.47%) Information Security Governance
13 9 (7.63%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (5.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) C
2 2 (1.69%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (72.03%) CISSP
2 69 (58.47%) CISM
3 38 (32.20%) CISA
4 35 (29.66%) Degree
5 16 (13.56%) SSCP
6 13 (11.02%) CISMP
7 8 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.93%) CRISC
9 6 (5.08%) CCNA
10 5 (4.24%) CCNP
11 4 (3.39%) CLAS
11 4 (3.39%) IISP
12 3 (2.54%) CGEIT
12 3 (2.54%) SANS
13 2 (1.69%) MCSE
13 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.85%) CCIE
14 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (78.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (23.73%) PCI DSS
3 12 (10.17%) COBIT
3 12 (10.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (8.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.69%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.85%) COSO
7 1 (0.85%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (4.24%) Cisco
2 4 (3.39%) VMware
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.69%) Altiris
4 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.69%) EMC
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Qualys
4 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds
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