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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 874 949 972
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 37 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.029% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.030% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 16
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.80% +6.42%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Officer
Top 21 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 30 July 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 +40 37 £45,000 +7.14% 4
West Midlands +16 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire +28 11 £48,000 +29.72% 2
Birmingham -4 10 £44,000 +10.00%
Leeds +23 9 £48,000 -1.53%
West Yorkshire +14 9 £48,000 +12.94%
London +34 5 £60,000 +33.33%
East of England +24 4 £65,000 +47.72% 1
North West - 4 £52,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +73 3 £65,000 +44.44%
Brentwood - 3 £65,000 - 1
Essex - 3 £65,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +21 2 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Skipton +7 2 £35,000 +12.90%
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
Liverpool - 2 £65,000 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £65,000 -
Norwich - 1 £41,175 -
Norfolk - 1 £41,175 -

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (57.33%) Information Security
2 41 (54.67%) Finance
3 38 (50.67%) SIEM
4 31 (41.33%) CISSP
5 30 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (37.33%) Firewall
7 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
8 18 (24.00%) Management Information System
9 17 (22.67%) Data Protection
10 16 (21.33%) PCI DSS
11 15 (20.00%) Network Security
11 15 (20.00%) Banking
12 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.00%) SSCP
13 12 (16.00%) CISM
14 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.67%) CISA
15 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 10 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
16 9 (12.00%) Financial Institution
16 9 (12.00%) Cisco
17 8 (10.67%) SSL
17 8 (10.67%) CCNA
17 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
17 8 (10.67%) Data Loss Prevention
18 7 (9.33%) Degree
18 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
19 6 (8.00%) Legal

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) IIS
1 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.33%) Firewall
2 15 (20.00%) Network Security
3 8 (10.67%) SSL
4 3 (4.00%) Intranet
5 2 (2.67%) Extranet
5 2 (2.67%) Internet
5 2 (2.67%) VPN
General
1 41 (54.67%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (8.00%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.00%) CESG
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Information Security
2 38 (50.67%) SIEM
3 17 (22.67%) Data Protection
4 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (10.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.00%) Security Management
8 5 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 5 (6.67%) ISMS
8 5 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (5.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 3 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 31 (41.33%) CISSP
2 12 (16.00%) CISM
2 12 (16.00%) SSCP
3 11 (14.67%) CISA
4 8 (10.67%) CCNA
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.33%) Degree
6 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.67%) CEH
8 4 (5.33%) CRISC
9 3 (4.00%) CASP
9 3 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (4.00%) ISSAP
9 3 (4.00%) ISSEP
9 3 (4.00%) ISSMP
9 3 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (2.67%) CCENT
10 2 (2.67%) MBCS
10 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (21.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.67%) RMADS
5 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.67%) SLA
6 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) ACF2
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Cisco
3 5 (6.67%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.00%) AlienVault
4 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Forcepoint
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