The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 246 238 252
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.015% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.016% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Officer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer across the North West region.

Security Officer Salary Trend in the North West

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in the North West

Security Officer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester - 6 £45,000 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (83.33%) BCP
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) iPad

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Law
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) BCP
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory