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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 589 606 597
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 40 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.040% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.043% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 37
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,741 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-4.70% -2.85%
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
43577 41676 47883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.38% 93.50% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36395 35004 41511
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 6 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 64 (81.01%) Information Security
2 41 (51.90%) CISSP
3 37 (46.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (31.65%) Finance
5 23 (29.11%) CISM
6 18 (22.78%) Firewall
7 16 (20.25%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (18.99%) Business Continuity
9 14 (17.72%) CISA
9 14 (17.72%) Windows
10 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
10 13 (16.46%) Risk Management
10 13 (16.46%) Degree
10 13 (16.46%) Network Security
11 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
11 12 (15.19%) Banking
11 12 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (13.92%) Security Management
12 11 (13.92%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (12.66%) BCP
13 10 (12.66%) German Language
13 10 (12.66%) Business Continuity Planning
14 9 (11.39%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (11.39%) Data Protection
14 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (10.13%) Legal
15 8 (10.13%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (10.13%) ISMS
16 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
16 7 (8.86%) Data Security

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Firewall
2 13 (16.46%) Network Security
3 7 (8.86%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) German Language
4 8 (10.13%) Legal
5 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.53%) French Language
7 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.53%) Military
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) PKI
3 4 (5.06%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.53%) CESG
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (81.01%) Information Security
2 16 (20.25%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (18.99%) Business Continuity
4 13 (16.46%) Risk Management
5 12 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (13.92%) Security Management
6 11 (13.92%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (12.66%) BCP
7 10 (12.66%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (11.39%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (11.39%) Data Protection
9 8 (10.13%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) ISMS
10 7 (8.86%) Data Security
11 6 (7.59%) Information Security Management
11 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
12 5 (6.33%) Information Security Governance
12 5 (6.33%) Project Management
12 5 (6.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (51.90%) CISSP
2 23 (29.11%) CISM
3 14 (17.72%) CISA
4 13 (16.46%) Degree
5 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (46.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.27%) Qualys
3 1 (1.27%) Sophos
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 5 days ago
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £44,138 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £49,073 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
London Borough of Croydon
Salary: From £42,207 to £43,803 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago