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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Administrator
UK
Rank 831 872 882
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 28 58 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.061% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 50
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £47,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.52% +6.25%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 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 January 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 +40 28 £42,500 - 2
London +46 22 £60,000 +39.53% 1
South East +58 3 £30,000 +71.42%
Hampshire +9 2 £30,000 +71.42%
West Midlands -7 2 £25,250 -43.88% 1
Solihull - 2 £25,250 -
Uxbridge - 2 £65,000 -
East of England +16 1 £26,500 -44.21%
Cambridge -2 1 £26,500 -44.21%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £26,500 -44.21%
Portsmouth - 1 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £10,000 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) Firewall
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
5 16 (38.10%) Security Operations
6 15 (35.71%) PCI DSS
7 14 (33.33%) Information Security
8 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
8 13 (30.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (23.81%) Apache
10 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 10 (23.81%) Qualys
10 10 (23.81%) Network Security
11 9 (21.43%) DevOps
11 9 (21.43%) Windows 8
12 8 (19.05%) CISSP
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.05%) VPN
12 8 (19.05%) Python
12 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
12 8 (19.05%) VMware
12 8 (19.05%) CISM
12 8 (19.05%) Internet
13 7 (16.67%) IIS
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V

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 (23.81%) Apache
2 7 (16.67%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) Network Security
3 8 (19.05%) Internet
3 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.05%) VPN
4 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (14.29%) MPLS
4 6 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (11.90%) SSH
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (4.76%) HTTP
7 2 (4.76%) IPsec
7 2 (4.76%) SMTP
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.38%) Skype
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) HBase
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) International Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) PKI
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) CCTV
4 2 (4.76%) Cybercrime
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.38%) Online Games
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 6 (14.29%) Debian
5 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 14 (33.33%) Information Security
3 13 (30.95%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.43%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) SIEM
7 6 (14.29%) High Availability
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (9.52%) B2B
9 4 (9.52%) Behavioural Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.52%) Open Source
9 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
9 4 (9.52%) Security Management
9 4 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) CISM
1 8 (19.05%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.76%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 6 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) Docker
4 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Nessus
2 5 (11.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (9.52%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Rsyslog
5 1 (2.38%) Ambari
5 1 (2.38%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Qualys
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) ProCurve
3 5 (11.90%) WatchGuard
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.38%) iManage
6 1 (2.38%) Lumension
6 1 (2.38%) Mitel
6 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
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