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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 836 866 826
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 45 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.025% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.026% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 38
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 22 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 27 February 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 +13 45 £37,500 +1.35% 3
East of England +11 16 £40,000 -
London +16 14 £43,000 +15.43% 1
South East -9 12 £17,250 -4.16% 1
Eastleigh +10 10 £17,000 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -5 10 £17,000 -5.55% 1
Essex - 9 £44,000 -
Brentwood - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -5 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Royston - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester -2 2 £40,000 +3.89%
North West -9 2 £40,000 +3.89%
Chertsey - 2 £26,000 -
Surrey - 2 £26,000 -
City of London -9 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £55,000 -
Norwich - 1 £32,500 -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (50.98%) ITIL
2 47 (46.08%) Information Security
3 46 (45.10%) Finance
4 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 37 (36.27%) Windows
6 33 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
8 30 (29.41%) Firewall
9 29 (28.43%) MS Office
10 27 (26.47%) Degree
11 20 (19.61%) CISSP
11 20 (19.61%) Service Management
12 19 (18.63%) Back Office
12 19 (18.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (18.63%) Windows 7
13 18 (17.65%) Windows XP
14 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.67%) CISM
14 17 (16.67%) Network Security
14 17 (16.67%) Business Continuity
15 16 (15.69%) Time Management
15 16 (15.69%) Change Control
15 16 (15.69%) Windows 2000
15 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
16 14 (13.73%) Retail
16 14 (13.73%) Penetration Testing
17 13 (12.75%) ITIL V3
17 13 (12.75%) SAP
17 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (12.75%) EPoS

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (28.43%) MS Office
2 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) Firewall
2 17 (16.67%) Network Security
3 9 (8.82%) LDAP
3 9 (8.82%) HTTP
3 9 (8.82%) HTTPS
3 9 (8.82%) Intranet
3 9 (8.82%) Internet
4 7 (6.86%) SSL
5 3 (2.94%) SCCP
6 2 (1.96%) VPN
7 1 (0.98%) PABX
7 1 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.98%) SNMP
7 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (45.10%) Finance
2 19 (18.63%) Back Office
3 14 (13.73%) Retail
4 12 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) EPoS
2 10 (9.80%) Hedge funds
3 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.84%) SWIFT
5 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Windows
2 19 (18.63%) Windows 7
3 18 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 16 (15.69%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.98%) ITIL
2 47 (46.08%) Information Security
3 20 (19.61%) Service Management
4 19 (18.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 16 (15.69%) Time Management
6 16 (15.69%) Change Control
7 14 (13.73%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (12.75%) ITIL V3
9 12 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 11 (10.78%) ITIL V2
10 11 (10.78%) Change Management
11 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.80%) SIEM
12 9 (8.82%) Security Management
12 9 (8.82%) Migration
13 2 (1.96%) Project Management
13 2 (1.96%) Security Testing
13 2 (1.96%) Data Protection
13 2 (1.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Degree
2 20 (19.61%) CISSP
3 17 (16.67%) CISM
4 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.78%) MCSA
5 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
6 10 (9.80%) CISMP
7 3 (2.94%) CISA
8 2 (1.96%) CEH
8 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) MCSE
9 1 (0.98%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.90%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) SAP
3 7 (6.86%) LogRhythm
4 6 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) Juniper
7 2 (1.96%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.96%) BT
8 1 (0.98%) VMware
8 1 (0.98%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.98%) Brocade
8 1 (0.98%) Webroot
8 1 (0.98%) Lotus
8 1 (0.98%) Symantec
8 1 (0.98%) Sophos
8 1 (0.98%) Websense
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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