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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Officer
UK
Rank 831 909 936
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 25 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.036% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.037% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 12
Median salary £40,896 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,500 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,896 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -29.16%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Top 10 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +87 25 £40,896 -3.77% 1
West Midlands +34 12 £40,000 -
Birmingham +25 12 £40,000 -3.03%
North West -13 11 £41,792 -33.13%
Merseyside - 8 £41,792 -
Bootle - 8 £41,792 -
Manchester -24 3 £43,000 -31.20%
London +63 1 - -
South West +10 1 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Gloucestershire -13 1 £37,500 -

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (81.13%) Information Security
2 37 (69.81%) CISSP
3 27 (50.94%) CISM
3 27 (50.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (45.28%) CISA
5 18 (33.96%) PCI DSS
6 17 (32.08%) Finance
7 14 (26.42%) Service Management
8 13 (24.53%) Legal
9 12 (22.64%) E-Discovery
9 12 (22.64%) Change Control
9 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Firewall
10 10 (18.87%) Change Management
10 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.87%) Information Governance
10 10 (18.87%) Network Security
10 10 (18.87%) SIEM
11 9 (16.98%) ISMS
11 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.98%) Internal Audit
12 8 (15.09%) Physics
12 8 (15.09%) Human Factors
12 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.21%) CISMP
13 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
13 7 (13.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
14 6 (11.32%) LogRhythm

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 7 (13.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (3.77%) assyst
2 2 (3.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Firewall
1 10 (18.87%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.89%) IPv4
2 1 (1.89%) IPv6
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) CESG
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Information Security
2 14 (26.42%) Service Management
3 12 (22.64%) Change Control
3 12 (22.64%) E-Discovery
3 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Change Management
4 10 (18.87%) Information Governance
4 10 (18.87%) SIEM
5 9 (16.98%) Internal Audit
5 9 (16.98%) ISMS
5 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (15.09%) Human Factors
6 8 (15.09%) Physics
6 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
8 6 (11.32%) Security Management
9 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
9 5 (9.43%) ITIL
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) CISSP
2 27 (50.94%) CISM
3 24 (45.28%) CISA
4 7 (13.21%) CISMP
5 5 (9.43%) CEH
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) SANS
8 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (33.96%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.43%) COBIT
4 2 (3.77%) COSO
4 2 (3.77%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.89%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.89%) Postini
4 1 (1.89%) Qualys
4 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.89%) Sophos
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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