The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 227 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 27 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.050% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.051% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 1
Average salary £40,250 - £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
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% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security Officer Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 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 - 17 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +9 7 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (80.00%) Information Security
2 31 (77.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (47.50%) Business Continuity
4 13 (32.50%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) CISSP
5 12 (30.00%) CISM
6 11 (27.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (25.00%) Security Management
8 9 (22.50%) QA
8 9 (22.50%) RMADS
9 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
10 7 (17.50%) Legal
10 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (17.50%) CLAS
11 6 (15.00%) IT Governance
11 6 (15.00%) ISMS
11 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
11 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
12 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (10.00%) ISO27002
13 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (10.00%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Extranet
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
General
1 7 (17.50%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) CESG
2 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) Business Continuity
3 13 (32.50%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (25.00%) Security Management
6 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
7 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.00%) ISMS
8 6 (15.00%) IT Governance
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.00%) ITSM
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
11 3 (7.50%) CRAMM
11 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
11 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) CISM
1 12 (30.00%) CISSP
2 7 (17.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (17.50%) CLAS
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) CISA
5 3 (7.50%) MBCS
6 2 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (77.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (27.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (22.50%) QA
3 9 (22.50%) RMADS
4 4 (10.00%) ISO27002
5 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
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