The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Administrator
UK
Rank 848 918 923
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 8 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.028% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 21
Median salary £42,500 £24,000 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% +37.14%
UK excluding London median salary - £24,000 £17,500
% change year-on-year
- +37.14%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

IT Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Security Administrator in the job title.

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 21 February 2017 within the UK.

IT Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
England +79 8 £42,500 +77.08%
London +61 7 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

IT Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT Security Administrator 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 featuring IT Security Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) Security Operations
4 10 (66.67%) Information Security
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (53.33%) Network Security
6 8 (53.33%) CISM
6 8 (53.33%) CISSP
6 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) VPN
7 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
8 6 (40.00%) XenServer
8 6 (40.00%) Qualys
8 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (40.00%) Nessus
8 6 (40.00%) PKI
8 6 (40.00%) LAN
8 6 (40.00%) WAN
8 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (40.00%) MPLS
8 6 (40.00%) VMware

IT Security Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) SSH
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) International Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Debian
6 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Security Operations
2 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) High Availability
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISM
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nessus
2 5 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Qualys
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 5 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos