The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Administrator
Rank 889 872 872
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 5 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.005% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 18
Average salary £18,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,200 £21,900 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £23,188 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £16,250 £23,188 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-29.92% -37.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Security Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Administrator within the UK.

IT Security Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Administrator over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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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
England +7 5 £18,000 -20.00% 2
South East -6 2 £16,250 -24.41%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
London -7 1 £65,000 +188.88%
Southampton - 1 £18,000 -
Worthing - 1 £14,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £18,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £14,500 -

IT Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Security Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Websense
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript

IT Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Security Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Websense
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 6 days ago