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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Administrator
Rank 868 855 809
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 23 34 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.034% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 82
Average salary £38,000 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.87%
UK excluding London average salary £18,250 £23,188 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-21.29% -31.80%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 16 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 1 October 2014. 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 -34 23 £38,000 +14.28% 6
London -15 10 £38,000 +10.94% 2
South East +8 7 £17,500 -18.60%
Hampshire - 5 £17,500 -
Eastleigh - 3 £17,500 -
North West -10 2 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Manchester -16 2 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Birmingham - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £18,250 -
Essex - 2 £44,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £44,000 - 2
Worthing - 1 £14,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £14,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £22,500 -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 16 (47.06%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) CISSP
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 9 (26.47%) CISM
7 8 (23.53%) Intranet
7 8 (23.53%) Internet
7 8 (23.53%) MS Office
7 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 8 (23.53%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) CISMP
7 8 (23.53%) SWIFT
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) SAP
9 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
9 6 (17.65%) EPoS
9 6 (17.65%) Back Office
9 6 (17.65%) Retail
9 6 (17.65%) Network Security
10 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (14.71%) Firewall
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (11.76%) CCNP
11 4 (11.76%) MS Excel

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.94%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Intranet
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Back Office
3 6 (17.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) SWIFT
2 6 (17.65%) EPoS
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Information Security
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Data Entry
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Security
6 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.94%) ISMS
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.94%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) CISSP
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 8 (23.53%) CISMP
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.76%) CCNP
5 4 (11.76%) CCSE
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CISA
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) MCSA
8 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Websense
5 1 (2.94%) TSYS
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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