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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Administrator
Rank 872 924 877
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 20 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.005% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 2
Average salary £31,250 £20,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,150 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £51,500 £22,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £20,000 -
% change year-on-year
+67.50% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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 +34 20 £31,250 +56.25% 1
South East +11 11 £33,500 +131.03%
London +38 9 £30,000 -53.84% 1
Slough - 7 £33,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £33,500 -
City of London - 4 £30,000 -
Surrey - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £17,250 -
Eastleigh - 1 £17,250 -

IT Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (54.55%) Windows
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (24.24%) Time Management
5 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
5 8 (24.24%) Windows 2000
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (9.09%) COBIT
9 3 (9.09%) Information Security
9 3 (9.09%) Service Management
9 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) SAP
10 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.06%) CISSP
10 2 (6.06%) EPoS
10 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint

IT Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) PABX
3 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 2000
3 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Time Management
2 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
3 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Security Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.03%) Content Management
7 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) GIAC
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) COBIT
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Sophos
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Brocade
3 1 (3.03%) Webroot
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) Lotus