The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 858 927 964
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 28 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.018% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 13
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -24.16%
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £45,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.43% -24.16%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend

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

IT Security Officer Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Officer over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Officer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +72 28 £45,000 -1.09% 2
London +76 14 £45,000 +25.00%
City of London - 12 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 8 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £40,000 - 1
South East - 3 £90,000 -
East Midlands -5 2 £55,000 +20.87%
Nottingham - 2 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £35,000 -30.00%
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £41,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £107,500 -
Reading - 1 £90,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £41,500 -
Skipton - 1 £35,000 -

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT Security Officer 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 Officer in the job title.

1 48 (75.00%) Information Security
2 41 (64.06%) CISSP
3 31 (48.44%) PCI DSS
4 29 (45.31%) CISA
5 26 (40.63%) CISM
6 25 (39.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (37.50%) Finance
8 21 (32.81%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (31.25%) SIEM
10 18 (28.13%) Legal
11 15 (23.44%) Service Management
12 13 (20.31%) Change Control
12 13 (20.31%) E-Discovery
13 12 (18.75%) Data Protection
13 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
14 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
16 9 (14.06%) Windows
16 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
17 8 (12.50%) Security Management
17 8 (12.50%) Firewall
17 8 (12.50%) Banking
17 8 (12.50%) CEH
17 8 (12.50%) Degree
17 8 (12.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
18 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
18 7 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
19 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
19 6 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
19 6 (9.38%) Network Security

IT Security Officer 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (3.13%) assyst
2 2 (3.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) SSL
4 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Legal
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Publishing
5 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) CESG
5 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) Information Security
2 21 (32.81%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (31.25%) SIEM
4 15 (23.44%) Service Management
5 13 (20.31%) Change Control
5 13 (20.31%) E-Discovery
6 12 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.50%) Security Management
8 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (7.81%) ITIL
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
10 5 (7.81%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (6.25%) Internal Audit
11 4 (6.25%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (64.06%) CISSP
2 29 (45.31%) CISA
3 26 (40.63%) CISM
4 8 (12.50%) CEH
4 8 (12.50%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) SSCP
6 4 (6.25%) CRISC
7 3 (4.69%) CASP
7 3 (4.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (4.69%) ISSAP
7 3 (4.69%) ISSEP
7 3 (4.69%) ISSMP
7 3 (4.69%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (3.13%) CISMP
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (48.44%) PCI DSS
2 25 (39.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.69%) COBIT
3 3 (4.69%) HIPAA
3 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.13%) COSO
4 2 (3.13%) QA
5 1 (1.56%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) LogRhythm
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco
3 4 (6.25%) AlienVault
3 4 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.56%) Postini
5 1 (1.56%) Qualys
5 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.56%) Sophos
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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