The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 232 248 237
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.058% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.017% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £75,000 £32,500 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+130.76% -38.38%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +7.59%
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
5029 5818 6061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.57% 97.06% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4261 4909 4976
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Security Officer in the job title.

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in the South West

Security Officer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +26 3 £75,000 +130.76%
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) Information Security
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
3 10 (58.82%) CISM
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (41.18%) RMADS
6 6 (35.29%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (35.29%) CLAS
6 6 (35.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
9 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Intranet
10 2 (11.76%) Internet
10 2 (11.76%) Extranet
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) CISA
10 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (11.76%) Security Management
10 2 (11.76%) Legal
10 2 (11.76%) MBCS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Extranet
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) CRAMM
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) IT Audit
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISM
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (35.29%) CLAS
3 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) MBCS
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) RMADS
3 6 (35.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.88%) COBIT
4 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ACF2
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle