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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 837 920 850
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 60 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.010% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 54 6 20
Average salary £42,500 £20,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% -48.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £16,750 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £31,250 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £20,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+67.50% -46.66%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 July 2015 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 27 July 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 +90 60 £42,500 +112.50% 2
London +52 36 £42,500 - 1
South East +46 19 £33,500 +100.00% 1
City of London - 11 £30,000 -
Hampshire +14 9 £49,000 +157.89%
Slough - 7 £33,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £33,500 - 1
Manchester +5 3 £27,500 +22.22%
North West -2 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Surrey - 3 £30,000 -
East of England +9 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £17,250 -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 35 (38.89%) ITIL
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 23 (25.56%) Banking
3 20 (22.22%) Service Management
4 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
5 18 (20.00%) SLA
6 17 (18.89%) MS Office
7 16 (17.78%) Firewall
8 15 (16.67%) Information Security
8 15 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (16.67%) Lotus
9 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.56%) IBM Notes
9 14 (15.56%) DNS
9 14 (15.56%) ISO 9001
9 14 (15.56%) Degree
9 14 (15.56%) International Banking
9 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (13.33%) Patch Management
11 11 (12.22%) UNIX
11 11 (12.22%) Linux
12 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.00%) ISA Server
13 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
13 9 (10.00%) SIEM
14 8 (8.89%) Puppet
14 8 (8.89%) Time Management
14 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
14 8 (8.89%) Windows 2000

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (15.56%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Office
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Route 53
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) Firewall
2 14 (15.56%) DNS
3 6 (6.67%) LDAP
4 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 5 (5.56%) SAN
4 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
4 5 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (5.56%) TACACS
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.11%) SSH
7 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.11%) VoIP
7 1 (1.11%) DHCP
7 1 (1.11%) SNMP
7 1 (1.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 5 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Subversion
1 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 23 (25.56%) Banking
3 14 (15.56%) International Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
1 1 (1.11%) LAMP
1 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) PKI
4 5 (5.56%) Social Media
4 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.22%) EPoS
6 2 (2.22%) BBC
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
7 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) UNIX
3 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.89%) Windows 2000
4 8 (8.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Service Management
3 15 (16.67%) Information Security
4 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 12 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 9 (10.00%) SIEM
7 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
7 8 (8.89%) Time Management
8 7 (7.78%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.67%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.44%) Analytics
11 4 (4.44%) DevOps
11 4 (4.44%) Use Case
11 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.33%) Identity Management
12 3 (3.33%) Security Management
12 3 (3.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Python
2 5 (5.56%) Ruby
3 2 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) CCNA
2 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.56%) CEH
3 5 (5.56%) CISMP
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.11%) CISA
5 1 (1.11%) CISM
5 1 (1.11%) GIAC
5 1 (1.11%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) SLA
2 15 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (15.56%) ISO 9001
4 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
5 5 (5.56%) COBIT
6 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 6 (6.67%) KVM
4 5 (5.56%) vSphere
5 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Puppet
2 5 (5.56%) WSUS
3 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
3 2 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Lotus
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) IronPort
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco
4 6 (6.67%) Splunk
5 5 (5.56%) F5
6 3 (3.33%) VMware
6 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix
8 1 (1.11%) Juniper
8 1 (1.11%) Symantec
8 1 (1.11%) McAfee
8 1 (1.11%) Sophos
8 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.11%) Google
8 1 (1.11%) Brocade
8 1 (1.11%) Webroot
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
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