The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 236 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
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 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IT Security Officer Salary Trend in the South West

IT Security Officer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Somerset - 8 £41,250 -
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
IT Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (60.00%) Information Security
3 10 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (40.00%) RMADS
4 8 (40.00%) CISSP
4 8 (40.00%) CISM
5 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (25.00%) CLAS
7 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (25.00%) Legal
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.00%) CRAMM
9 3 (15.00%) ACF2
9 3 (15.00%) MBCS
9 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (15.00%) CESG
9 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) CISA
9 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (15.00%) Extranet
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) CESG
1 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) CRAMM
6 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISM
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (25.00%) CLAS
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CISA
4 3 (15.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (40.00%) RMADS
4 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle