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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 575 638 596
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 53 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.078% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.084% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 32
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £74,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -26.66%
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
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +37 13 £73,750 +27.15% 4
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Information Security
2 74 (65.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (55.75%) CISSP
4 49 (43.36%) Finance
5 41 (36.28%) Management Information System
6 39 (34.51%) CISA
7 38 (33.63%) CISM
8 28 (24.78%) PCI DSS
9 24 (21.24%) Risk Management
10 22 (19.47%) Security Management
10 22 (19.47%) Risk Assessment
10 22 (19.47%) ITIL
11 20 (17.70%) COBIT
11 20 (17.70%) CRISC
12 19 (16.81%) ISMS
13 18 (15.93%) Project Management
13 18 (15.93%) Business Continuity
13 18 (15.93%) Firewall
14 17 (15.04%) Banking
15 16 (14.16%) Information Security Management
16 15 (13.27%) Legal
17 14 (12.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 14 (12.39%) Cyber Security
18 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (11.50%) Data Protection
19 11 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
20 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
21 9 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
22 8 (7.08%) SaaS
22 8 (7.08%) Security Architecture

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (5.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) Firewall
2 8 (7.08%) Network Security
3 6 (5.31%) Internet
3 6 (5.31%) VPN
4 5 (4.42%) Wireless
4 5 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.54%) LAN
6 3 (2.65%) SSL
7 2 (1.77%) HTTP
7 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.77%) FirePass
7 2 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 49 (43.36%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Banking
3 15 (13.27%) Legal
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Law
4 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 2 (1.77%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) REST
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.28%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.65%) Economics
8 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.77%) Replication
8 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.88%) BYOD
9 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.88%) CESG
9 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Linux
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Solaris
3 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (99.12%) Information Security
2 24 (21.24%) Risk Management
3 22 (19.47%) Security Management
3 22 (19.47%) ITIL
3 22 (19.47%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (16.81%) ISMS
5 18 (15.93%) Business Continuity
5 18 (15.93%) Project Management
6 16 (14.16%) Information Security Management
7 14 (12.39%) Cyber Security
8 13 (11.50%) Data Protection
9 11 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (7.08%) Security Architecture
13 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity Management
13 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
14 6 (5.31%) E-Discovery
15 5 (4.42%) Investment Management
16 4 (3.54%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) C++
2 4 (3.54%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) C
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (55.75%) CISSP
2 39 (34.51%) CISA
3 38 (33.63%) CISM
4 20 (17.70%) CRISC
5 7 (6.19%) Degree
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.54%) GIAC
8 3 (2.65%) PCI QSA
8 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.65%) MCSA
8 3 (2.65%) CCNP
8 3 (2.65%) CCNA
9 2 (1.77%) MCSE
9 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) CCSA
9 2 (1.77%) CCSE
9 2 (1.77%) CISMP
10 1 (0.88%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (65.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (24.78%) PCI DSS
3 20 (17.70%) COBIT
4 14 (12.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (6.19%) BS7799
6 6 (5.31%) EMIR
6 6 (5.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (5.31%) Basel II
6 6 (5.31%) MiFID
7 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (1.77%) BS25999
9 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.88%) SLA
9 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.77%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) ZENworks
1 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.65%) Nessus
1 3 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.77%) Nmap
3 1 (0.88%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco
3 5 (4.42%) HP
4 4 (3.54%) Qualys
5 3 (2.65%) Trend Micro
5 3 (2.65%) Aruba
5 3 (2.65%) Symantec
5 3 (2.65%) Juniper
5 3 (2.65%) Brocade
5 3 (2.65%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.77%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) F5
7 1 (0.88%) Splunk
7 1 (0.88%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.88%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
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