The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 856 940 922
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 25 34 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.032% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.033% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 60
Median salary £55,000 £35,256 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.00% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £22,500 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £30,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+57.02% -19.33%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Security Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Security Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Administrator over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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 +65 24 £55,000 +56.57% 3
London +40 18 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South East +66 3 £35,000 +100.00% 1
Hampshire +7 2 £38,250 +118.57% 1
Corsham - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £16,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Security Administrator 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 Security Administrator in the job title.

1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 25 (46.30%) Linux
4 22 (40.74%) Finance
5 19 (35.19%) SIEM
6 18 (33.33%) Firewall
6 18 (33.33%) Apache
7 17 (31.48%) Qualys
7 17 (31.48%) Security Operations
8 14 (25.93%) Rsyslog
8 14 (25.93%) Information Security
9 13 (24.07%) DevOps
10 12 (22.22%) Puppet
10 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
10 12 (22.22%) Python
11 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
11 11 (20.37%) Web Services
11 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
11 11 (20.37%) Security Management
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.37%) Confluence
11 11 (20.37%) JIRA
11 11 (20.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (20.37%) Ansible
11 11 (20.37%) Patch Management
11 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef

Security Administrator 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 18 (33.33%) Apache
2 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.37%) Confluence
4 7 (12.96%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) Network Security
2 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.96%) VPN
4 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 6 (11.11%) MPLS
4 6 (11.11%) WAN
5 5 (9.26%) Internet
5 5 (9.26%) SSH
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.85%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.85%) Skype
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) HBase
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (20.37%) JIRA
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
5 1 (1.85%) International Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Tez
3 1 (1.85%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.11%) PKI
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) CCTV
4 2 (3.70%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Online Games
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.11%) Debian
6 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) SIEM
2 17 (31.48%) Security Operations
3 14 (25.93%) Information Security
4 13 (24.07%) DevOps
5 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.37%) Patch Management
5 11 (20.37%) Security Management
5 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) High Availability
8 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (5.56%) Analytics
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL
10 3 (5.56%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) C
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) CISSP
2 8 (14.81%) CISM
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CEH
4 2 (3.70%) GIAC
4 2 (3.70%) SSCP
5 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) HDFS
3 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Rsyslog
2 12 (22.22%) Puppet
3 11 (20.37%) Ansible
3 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.11%) Nessus
5 5 (9.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.85%) Ambari
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Qualys
2 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) ProCurve
4 5 (9.26%) WatchGuard
5 3 (5.56%) Splunk
6 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) iManage
7 1 (1.85%) Lotus
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