The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 444 475 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.033% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.034% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,947
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.54%
IT 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IT Security Officer Salary Trend in the South East

IT Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Officer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IT Security Officer Salary Histogram in the South East

IT Security Officer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Berkshire - 2 £72,500 -
IT Security Officer
England

IT Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) IRCA
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

IT Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) Records Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCENT
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) IRCA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware