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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 810 851 810
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 56 24 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.023% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.024% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 20 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 29 January 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 +48 56 £40,000 +8.10% 5
East of England +16 24 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London -7 16 £43,500 +16.77% 2
South East -12 12 £17,000 - 1
Eastleigh +11 10 £17,000 -
Hampshire -21 10 £17,000 - 1
Essex - 10 £44,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Cambridge - 7 £40,000 -
Royston - 7 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 6 - -
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £26,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £26,000 -
City of London -4 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 48 (50.00%) ITIL
2 44 (45.83%) Information Security
3 43 (44.79%) Finance
4 40 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 35 (36.46%) Windows
6 32 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 29 (30.21%) Firewall
8 27 (28.13%) MS Office
9 24 (25.00%) Degree
10 20 (20.83%) CISSP
11 19 (19.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (19.79%) Service Management
11 19 (19.79%) Back Office
12 17 (17.71%) Business Continuity
12 17 (17.71%) CISM
12 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
12 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
12 17 (17.71%) Network Security
13 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 16 (16.67%) Windows XP
14 15 (15.63%) Change Control
15 14 (14.58%) Time Management
15 14 (14.58%) Retail
15 14 (14.58%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (14.58%) Windows 2000
16 13 (13.54%) SAP
16 13 (13.54%) EPoS
16 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
17 12 (12.50%) Banking

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (28.13%) MS Office
2 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) Firewall
2 17 (17.71%) Network Security
3 9 (9.38%) LDAP
3 9 (9.38%) HTTP
3 9 (9.38%) HTTPS
3 9 (9.38%) Intranet
4 8 (8.33%) Internet
5 7 (7.29%) SSL
6 3 (3.13%) SCCP
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (44.79%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Back Office
3 14 (14.58%) Retail
4 12 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) EPoS
2 9 (9.38%) Hedge funds
3 8 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 14 (14.58%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) ITIL
2 44 (45.83%) Information Security
3 19 (19.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (19.79%) Service Management
4 17 (17.71%) Business Continuity
5 15 (15.63%) Change Control
6 14 (14.58%) Time Management
6 14 (14.58%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
8 11 (11.46%) Change Management
8 11 (11.46%) ITIL V2
8 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
9 10 (10.42%) SIEM
10 9 (9.38%) Security Management
10 9 (9.38%) Migration
10 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.08%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.08%) Security Testing
11 2 (2.08%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.04%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Degree
2 20 (20.83%) CISSP
3 17 (17.71%) CISM
4 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (11.46%) MCSA
5 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.42%) CISMP
7 3 (3.13%) CISA
8 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.21%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) SAP
3 7 (7.29%) LogRhythm
4 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) Juniper
6 2 (2.08%) BT
6 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.04%) Symantec
7 1 (1.04%) Websense
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