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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 895 909 987
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 28 63 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.058% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.060% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 10
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +112.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £47,500 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +71.05%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
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% -

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 27 June 2016 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 17 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 27 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 +4 28 £40,000 -5.88% 4
London +3 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Uxbridge +7 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
South West +15 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Exeter - 2 £33,750 -
Devon - 2 £33,750 -
South East +33 1 £32,500 -2.98%
North West +12 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Berkshire +10 1 £32,500 -2.98%
Gloucestershire +3 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Manchester +1 1 £37,500 +36.36%
York - 1 £28,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 27 (33.33%) Firewall
2 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.86%) Windows
4 24 (29.63%) Information Security
4 24 (29.63%) Banking
5 21 (25.93%) Degree
6 20 (24.69%) ITIL
7 17 (20.99%) CISMP
8 16 (19.75%) Internet
8 16 (19.75%) SIEM
9 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 15 (18.52%) Network Security
10 14 (17.28%) VLAN
10 14 (17.28%) LAN
10 14 (17.28%) VPN
10 14 (17.28%) CISSP
10 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.28%) WAN
10 14 (17.28%) ISO 9001
11 13 (16.05%) SLA
11 13 (16.05%) Intranet
12 12 (14.81%) SWIFT
12 12 (14.81%) IT Audit
13 11 (13.58%) IPsec
13 11 (13.58%) Network Design
13 11 (13.58%) RSA SecurID
13 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
13 11 (13.58%) Juniper
13 11 (13.58%) SSL

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 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) Confluence
3 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) Firewall
2 16 (19.75%) Internet
3 15 (18.52%) Network Security
4 14 (17.28%) LAN
4 14 (17.28%) VLAN
4 14 (17.28%) VPN
4 14 (17.28%) WAN
5 13 (16.05%) Intranet
6 11 (13.58%) IPsec
6 11 (13.58%) Kerberos
6 11 (13.58%) LDAP
6 11 (13.58%) SSL
7 6 (7.41%) NetScreen
7 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
8 5 (6.17%) DNS
9 3 (3.70%) VoIP
10 2 (2.47%) FTP
10 2 (2.47%) SAN
10 2 (2.47%) SSH
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Legal
4 7 (8.64%) International Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) SWIFT
2 11 (13.58%) RSA SecurID
3 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Information Security
2 20 (24.69%) ITIL
3 16 (19.75%) SIEM
4 12 (14.81%) IT Audit
5 11 (13.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 11 (13.58%) Network Design
5 11 (13.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 8 (9.88%) Workflow
7 7 (8.64%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (8.64%) IT Governance
7 7 (8.64%) Service Management
8 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
8 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (6.17%) Machine Learning
9 5 (6.17%) Security Management
10 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.94%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 17 (20.99%) CISMP
3 14 (17.28%) CISSP
4 7 (8.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (7.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) CISA
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CRISC
7 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) ISO 9001
2 13 (16.05%) SLA
3 5 (6.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Rsyslog
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) CheckPoint
2 11 (13.58%) Juniper
3 7 (8.64%) Lotus
4 6 (7.41%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.70%) Qualys
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) Varonis
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) CommVault
7 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.23%) Sophos
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