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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Administrator
UK
Rank 835 883 894
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 22 63 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.062% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.064% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 48
Median salary £34,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £43,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +32.30%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 15 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +61 22 £34,000 -20.93% 2
London +66 13 £51,250 +19.18%
West Midlands +24 4 £29,000 -35.55% 1
Solihull - 4 £29,000 -
South East +43 3 £30,000 -28.14%
Hampshire +26 2 £30,000 +71.42%
East of England +13 2 £26,500 -44.21% 1
Cambridge +5 2 £26,500 -44.21%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £26,500 -44.21%
Portsmouth - 1 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £65,000 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £10,000 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Firewall
3 17 (41.46%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) Security Operations
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (34.15%) Information Security
6 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
7 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (31.71%) PCI DSS
8 12 (29.27%) Network Security
9 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
10 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
11 8 (19.51%) CISSP
11 8 (19.51%) VPN
11 8 (19.51%) Apache
11 8 (19.51%) CISM
11 8 (19.51%) Internet
11 8 (19.51%) Qualys
11 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) VMware
12 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.07%) IIS
12 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.07%) DevOps

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 8 (19.51%) Apache
2 7 (17.07%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) Network Security
3 8 (19.51%) Internet
3 8 (19.51%) VPN
4 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
5 6 (14.63%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) MPLS
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
6 5 (12.20%) SSH
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) HTTP
7 4 (9.76%) IPsec
7 4 (9.76%) SMTP
7 4 (9.76%) SSL
8 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) HBase
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Publishing
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) International Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) PKI
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) CCTV
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.44%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.44%) Online Games
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.20%) Debian
6 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Security Operations
2 14 (34.15%) Information Security
3 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) High Availability
7 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (12.20%) SIEM
8 4 (9.76%) B2B
8 4 (9.76%) Behavioural Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 4 (9.76%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (7.32%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (7.32%) Data Privacy
9 3 (7.32%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CISM
1 8 (19.51%) CISSP
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.88%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.63%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Nessus
2 5 (12.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Ambari
4 1 (2.44%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Qualys
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) HP
3 5 (12.20%) ProCurve
3 5 (12.20%) WatchGuard
4 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Mitel
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) iManage
6 1 (2.44%) Lumension
6 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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