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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Administrator
Rank 891 920 886
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £17,250 -
% change year-on-year
+94.20% -

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 7 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 2 September 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 +32 11 £32,500 +62.50%
South East -10 7 £33,500 +131.03%
Slough - 5 £33,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £33,500 -
London +12 4 £23,000 -64.61%
Surrey - 2 £31,250 -
City of London - 1 £22,500 -

IT Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (51.72%) Windows
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) MS Office
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
5 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (17.24%) Time Management
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
7 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
8 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) COBIT
9 2 (6.90%) Back Office
9 2 (6.90%) Retail
9 2 (6.90%) Information Security
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC
9 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (6.90%) EPoS
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce

IT Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint