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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Administrator
Rank 855 915 881
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 18 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,250 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £21,900
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £20,000 £16,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

IT Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Top 15 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 29 May 2015. 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 +59 17 £30,000 -20.00% 3
London +59 8 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South East - 8 £17,750 - 2
City of London +44 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Eastleigh - 5 £17,500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £17,500 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £33,500 - 1
Slough - 2 £33,500 - 1
Swansea - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £37,500 -
Surrey - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

IT Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) MS Office
3 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (65.00%) ITIL
5 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
6 16 (40.00%) Time Management
6 16 (40.00%) Windows 2000
6 16 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) Information Security
10 9 (22.50%) Retail
10 9 (22.50%) Service Management
10 9 (22.50%) Back Office
10 9 (22.50%) EPoS
10 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (22.50%) SAP
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 7 (17.50%) MCSA
12 7 (17.50%) Security Management
13 6 (15.00%) Firewall
13 6 (15.00%) CISSP
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL V2
14 5 (12.50%) Banking
14 5 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
15 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
15 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS

IT Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (75.00%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) SCCP
3 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.50%) PABX
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 9 (22.50%) Back Office
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) EPoS
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 16 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 16 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Time Management
3 11 (27.50%) Information Security
4 9 (22.50%) Service Management
5 7 (17.50%) Security Management
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL V2
7 5 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
10 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.00%) SDLC
11 1 (2.50%) Server Building
11 1 (2.50%) Project Management
11 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.50%) ERP
11 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (2.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) MCSA
3 6 (15.00%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) COBIT
4 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Brocade
4 1 (2.50%) Webroot
4 1 (2.50%) Sophos
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 20 days ago