The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 838 901 860
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 34 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.021% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 14
Average salary £42,500 £18,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+129.72% -55.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £38,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £17,500 £18,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -55.00%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 32 £42,500 +129.72% 5
London +44 22 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South East +7 9 £17,500 -2.77%
Hampshire -5 9 £17,500 -2.77%
Eastleigh +4 7 £17,500 -2.77%
City of London +36 5 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £52,500 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Administrator in their job title.

1 48 (52.75%) ITIL
2 38 (41.76%) Finance
3 35 (38.46%) Windows
4 30 (32.97%) Active Directory
5 28 (30.77%) MS Office
6 27 (29.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (28.57%) Information Security
7 26 (28.57%) Firewall
8 24 (26.37%) Service Management
9 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.88%) Degree
11 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
12 17 (18.68%) Time Management
12 17 (18.68%) Windows XP
12 17 (18.68%) Windows 2000
13 16 (17.58%) Back Office
14 14 (15.38%) Banking
14 14 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (15.38%) Network Security
15 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
16 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
16 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.09%) SLA
17 10 (10.99%) CISSP
17 10 (10.99%) SAP
17 10 (10.99%) EPoS
17 10 (10.99%) Business Continuity
17 10 (10.99%) Retail
18 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (30.77%) MS Office
2 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) Firewall
2 14 (15.38%) Network Security
3 9 (9.89%) HTTPS
3 9 (9.89%) HTTP
4 7 (7.69%) SSL
5 3 (3.30%) LDAP
5 3 (3.30%) SCCP
6 2 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.10%) PABX
7 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.10%) VoIP
7 1 (1.10%) SNMP
7 1 (1.10%) DNS
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Back Office
3 14 (15.38%) Banking
4 10 (10.99%) Retail
5 7 (7.69%) International Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) EPoS
2 9 (9.89%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) BBC
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
3 17 (18.68%) Windows 2000
3 17 (18.68%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.40%) Linux
5 3 (3.30%) UNIX
6 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) ITIL
2 26 (28.57%) Information Security
3 24 (26.37%) Service Management
4 17 (18.68%) Time Management
5 14 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.99%) Business Continuity
8 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
8 9 (9.89%) Change Control
9 8 (8.79%) SIEM
9 8 (8.79%) Change Management
10 7 (7.69%) Security Management
10 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.69%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 6 (6.59%) ITIL V3
11 6 (6.59%) ITIL V2
12 3 (3.30%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (3.30%) Migration
13 2 (2.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) Korn
2 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) CISSP
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.69%) MCSA
6 6 (6.59%) CISMP
7 5 (5.49%) CISM
8 3 (3.30%) CISA
9 2 (2.20%) CEH
9 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) MCSE
10 1 (1.10%) CCNP
10 1 (1.10%) CCNA
10 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.20%) COBIT
5 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.10%) Snort
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) SAP
3 8 (8.79%) Lotus
4 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.69%) LogRhythm
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Juniper
7 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.10%) Webroot
8 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) Sophos
8 1 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Brocade
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Performance-related bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago