The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 17 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 16.19% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 16.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
Security Officer
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 99.05% 98.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 98 40 37
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in Taunton

Security Officer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 16 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity
3 9 (52.94%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
4 7 (41.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) RMADS
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) JSP 440
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity
3 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (17.65%) RMADS
5 2 (11.76%) JSP 440