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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 897 957 959
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 35 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.019% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.020% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 19
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +5.71%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Officer
Top 24 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 29 June 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 +63 35 £45,000 +16.12% 2
West Midlands -8 16 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham 0 10 £44,500 +11.25%
City of London +64 8 £65,000 +44.44%
London +25 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Yorkshire +21 6 £48,000 +29.72% 1
North West - 5 £60,000 -
Leeds +24 4 £48,000 +1.05% 1
West Yorkshire 0 4 £48,000 +29.72% 1
West Bromwich -1 4 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £65,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire +13 2 £37,500 +20.96%
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £53,088 - 1
South East +34 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Buckinghamshire +27 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Milton Keynes +27 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Skipton +1 1 £40,000 +29.03%
Norfolk - 1 £41,175 -
Essex - 1 £65,000 - 1
Norwich - 1 £41,175 -
Brentwood - 1 £65,000 - 1

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 44 (57.89%) Information Security
2 39 (51.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (46.05%) Finance
4 33 (43.42%) CISSP
5 32 (42.11%) SIEM
6 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
6 30 (39.47%) Firewall
7 17 (22.37%) CISM
8 16 (21.05%) Network Security
9 15 (19.74%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
10 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
11 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.79%) Banking
12 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.47%) PCI DSS
14 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
14 10 (13.16%) CISA
14 10 (13.16%) SSCP
15 9 (11.84%) CCNA
15 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (11.84%) ITIL
15 9 (11.84%) Financial Institution
15 9 (11.84%) Security Management
15 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
16 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 8 (10.53%) SSL
16 8 (10.53%) Cisco
17 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (9.21%) Information Security Management

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 3 (3.95%) IIS
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) Network Security
3 8 (10.53%) SSL
4 2 (2.63%) Extranet
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) Intranet
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
General
1 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.89%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.95%) CESG
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Information Security
2 32 (42.11%) SIEM
3 15 (19.74%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
5 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 9 (11.84%) ITIL
6 9 (11.84%) Security Management
7 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (9.21%) Information Security Management
8 7 (9.21%) ISMS
8 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.26%) Project Management
10 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.95%) Internal Audit
10 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.95%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (2.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) CISSP
2 17 (22.37%) CISM
3 10 (13.16%) CISA
3 10 (13.16%) SSCP
4 9 (11.84%) CCNA
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) CRISC
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (5.26%) CLAS
6 4 (5.26%) Degree
7 3 (3.95%) CEH
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.63%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.63%) ISSEP
8 2 (2.63%) ISSMP
8 2 (2.63%) MCSA
8 2 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (51.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (14.47%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (7.89%) RMADS
5 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.63%) ISO 14001
6 2 (2.63%) SLA
7 1 (1.32%) COBIT
7 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) ACF2
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Capita
5 1 (1.32%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.32%) Altiris
5 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.32%) EMC
5 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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