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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Officer
Rank - - 448
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,212
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -17.64%
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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) CISSP
5 3 (42.86%) CISM
5 3 (42.86%) Strategic Management
5 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Security Management
7 1 (14.29%) Legal
7 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 1 (14.29%) Information Management
7 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) ISSMP
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 1 (14.29%) Data Security
7 1 (14.29%) BS7799
7 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 1 (14.29%) COBIT
7 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) BS7799
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley