The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank - 96 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
Security Officer
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1082 1144 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.30% 96.30% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1030 824
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Security Officer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in South Wales

Security Officer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) iSeries
5 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) CEH
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat