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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 574 627 609
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 56 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.073% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.078% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 18
Average salary £58,750 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,350 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,750 £98,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.98%
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
41729 46010 42261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.81% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 38108 35722
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 4 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 4 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 +20 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 108 (98.18%) Information Security
2 76 (69.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (60.91%) Finance
3 67 (60.91%) CISSP
4 44 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 43 (39.09%) CISA
6 36 (32.73%) CISM
6 36 (32.73%) Management Information System
7 32 (29.09%) Security Management
8 28 (25.45%) ISMS
9 26 (23.64%) Risk Management
10 24 (21.82%) CRISC
11 23 (20.91%) Risk Assessment
12 22 (20.00%) COBIT
12 22 (20.00%) Information Security Management
12 22 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 22 (20.00%) ITIL
13 20 (18.18%) Business Continuity
13 20 (18.18%) Cyber Security
14 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (16.36%) Banking
16 16 (14.55%) Security Architecture
17 15 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (11.82%) Legal
18 13 (11.82%) E-Discovery
19 12 (10.91%) Retail
20 10 (9.09%) Project Management
21 9 (8.18%) SaaS
22 8 (7.27%) Network Security
22 8 (7.27%) Investment Management

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (1.82%) Apache
1 2 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Network Security
2 7 (6.36%) Firewall
3 6 (5.45%) Internet
4 4 (3.64%) VPN
5 3 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.73%) LAN
6 2 (1.82%) FirePass
6 2 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.82%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (0.91%) Wireless
7 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 67 (60.91%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Banking
3 13 (11.82%) Legal
4 12 (10.91%) Retail
5 6 (5.45%) Law
5 6 (5.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.73%) Management Information System
2 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.82%) Open Source
7 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.82%) Replication
7 2 (1.82%) Clustering
7 2 (1.82%) Economics
8 1 (0.91%) CESG
8 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.91%) Tandem
8 1 (0.91%) NHS
8 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.91%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
1 5 (4.55%) Linux
2 4 (3.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (98.18%) Information Security
2 32 (29.09%) Security Management
3 28 (25.45%) ISMS
4 26 (23.64%) Risk Management
5 23 (20.91%) Risk Assessment
6 22 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 22 (20.00%) ITIL
7 20 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 20 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 16 (14.55%) Security Architecture
9 15 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (11.82%) E-Discovery
11 10 (9.09%) Project Management
12 8 (7.27%) Investment Management
12 8 (7.27%) Business Continuity Management
12 8 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.36%) Data Protection
14 6 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
15 5 (4.55%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
2 3 (2.73%) C++
2 3 (2.73%) Java
3 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (60.91%) CISSP
2 43 (39.09%) CISA
3 36 (32.73%) CISM
4 24 (21.82%) CRISC
5 7 (6.36%) PCI QSA
6 5 (4.55%) Degree
7 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) CCNP
9 2 (1.82%) CISMP
10 1 (0.91%) CEH
10 1 (0.91%) GIAC
10 1 (0.91%) MCSA
10 1 (0.91%) MCSD
10 1 (0.91%) CCNA
10 1 (0.91%) SSCP
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (69.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 22 (20.00%) COBIT
3 22 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.55%) MiFID
4 5 (4.55%) Basel II
4 5 (4.55%) EMIR
4 5 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (3.64%) BS7799
5 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.82%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Nmap
1 2 (1.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.91%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) Cisco
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Juniper
4 3 (2.73%) HP
4 3 (2.73%) F5
4 3 (2.73%) Qualys
5 2 (1.82%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.82%) Dell
5 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.91%) Brocade
6 1 (0.91%) Sybase
6 1 (0.91%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.91%) Symantec
6 1 (0.91%) Splunk
6 1 (0.91%) Aruba
6 1 (0.91%) Trend Micro
6 1 (0.91%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.91%) LogRhythm
London, United Kingdom
Amnesty International
Salary: £43,200 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: Fully Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago