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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 884 907 978
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 34 68 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.062% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.064% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 8
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £17,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +57.64%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 18 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 29 July 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 +1 34 £51,250 +20.58% 4
London +41 25 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Uxbridge +14 14 £65,000 +62.50% 1
South West +11 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Devon - 2 £33,750 -
Exeter - 2 £33,750 -
Harrow - 2 - -
East of England +36 1 £34,000 - 1
North West +11 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Reading +5 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Manchester +1 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Gloucestershire +1 1 £37,500 +15.38%
South East -6 1 £32,500 -2.98%
Berkshire -7 1 £32,500 -2.98%
Hertfordshire - 1 £34,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £34,000 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Finance
3 25 (33.78%) SIEM
4 22 (29.73%) Banking
5 18 (24.32%) Information Security
5 18 (24.32%) Firewall
6 17 (22.97%) Linux
7 16 (21.62%) ITIL
8 14 (18.92%) SLA
8 14 (18.92%) PCI DSS
8 14 (18.92%) Rsyslog
9 12 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (16.22%) CISMP
9 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.86%) Security Management
10 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
11 10 (13.51%) Degree
11 10 (13.51%) Internet
11 10 (13.51%) CISSP
11 10 (13.51%) ISO 9001
11 10 (13.51%) Apache
11 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
11 10 (13.51%) Puppet
12 9 (12.16%) Confluence
12 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (12.16%) Ansible
12 9 (12.16%) DevOps
12 9 (12.16%) Patch Management
12 9 (12.16%) Python

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 10 (13.51%) Apache
1 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.16%) Confluence
3 8 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Heroku
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) Internet
3 9 (12.16%) Network Security
4 8 (10.81%) LAN
4 8 (10.81%) VLAN
4 8 (10.81%) VPN
4 8 (10.81%) WAN
5 7 (9.46%) Intranet
6 5 (6.76%) IPsec
6 5 (6.76%) Kerberos
6 5 (6.76%) LDAP
6 5 (6.76%) SSL
7 4 (5.41%) DNS
7 4 (5.41%) NetScreen
7 4 (5.41%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.05%) VoIP
9 2 (2.70%) Wireless
10 1 (1.35%) FTP
10 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 22 (29.73%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) International Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) French Language
7 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.46%) SWIFT
3 6 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.76%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.11%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) SIEM
2 18 (24.32%) Information Security
3 16 (21.62%) ITIL
4 12 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (14.86%) Security Management
6 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.16%) DevOps
6 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.16%) Patch Management
7 8 (10.81%) Service Management
8 7 (9.46%) IT Audit
9 6 (8.11%) Identity Management
10 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (6.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 4 (5.41%) Network Design
11 4 (5.41%) Presales
11 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
12 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) C
2 2 (2.70%) Perl
2 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) CISMP
2 10 (13.51%) CISSP
2 10 (13.51%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) CEH
4 2 (2.70%) GIAC
4 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.70%) SSCP
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) PCI DSS
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
2 10 (13.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) NFS
2 1 (1.35%) Snort
2 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Rsyslog
2 10 (13.51%) Puppet
3 9 (12.16%) Ansible
3 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Qualys
2 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.81%) Lotus
4 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.76%) Juniper
5 4 (5.41%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.05%) VMware
7 2 (2.70%) Varonis
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) Sophos
8 1 (1.35%) Splunk
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