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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 831 916 854
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 64 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.008% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.009% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 58 6 19
Average salary £42,500 £20,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £38,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £20,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+67.50% -48.38%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 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 6 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 +76 64 £42,500 +112.50% 9
London +60 45 £42,500 +13.33% 5
South East +19 14 £33,500 +76.31% 4
City of London - 13 £30,000 - 2
Hampshire +4 6 £50,750 +167.10% 2
Slough - 5 £33,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £33,500 -
North West - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey - 3 £30,000 - 2
Manchester - 3 £27,500 -
East of England +5 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £17,250 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 41 (42.27%) ITIL
2 39 (40.21%) Finance
3 37 (38.14%) Windows
4 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
5 23 (23.71%) Banking
5 23 (23.71%) Service Management
6 21 (21.65%) MS Office
7 20 (20.62%) Information Security
8 18 (18.56%) SLA
8 18 (18.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (17.53%) Firewall
10 15 (15.46%) Lotus
10 15 (15.46%) Degree
11 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
11 14 (14.43%) IBM Notes
11 14 (14.43%) ISO 9001
11 14 (14.43%) International Banking
12 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
13 11 (11.34%) Time Management
13 11 (11.34%) SIEM
13 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (11.34%) DNS
13 11 (11.34%) Windows XP
13 11 (11.34%) Windows 2000
14 10 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (9.28%) Patch Management
16 8 (8.25%) PCI DSS
16 8 (8.25%) Cisco
16 8 (8.25%) Linux

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (14.43%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.15%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Route 53
2 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) Firewall
2 11 (11.34%) DNS
3 7 (7.22%) HTTPS
4 6 (6.19%) LDAP
5 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.15%) VLAN
5 5 (5.15%) SAN
5 5 (5.15%) TACACS
5 5 (5.15%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.12%) Network Security
7 3 (3.09%) VPN
8 2 (2.06%) HTTP
8 2 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.03%) PABX
9 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.03%) SNMP
9 1 (1.03%) VoIP
9 1 (1.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) Data Mining
1 5 (5.15%) Big Data
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Subversion
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Banking
3 14 (14.43%) International Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Back Office
5 4 (4.12%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Web Services
1 1 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) PKI
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Social Media
4 5 (5.15%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.15%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) EPoS
6 2 (2.06%) BBC
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.14%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.34%) Windows 2000
3 11 (11.34%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.25%) Linux
4 8 (8.25%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) Service Management
3 20 (20.62%) Information Security
4 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.34%) Time Management
5 11 (11.34%) SIEM
6 10 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (9.28%) Patch Management
8 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.22%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.15%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (5.15%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
12 4 (4.12%) Use Case
12 4 (4.12%) Change Control
12 4 (4.12%) Analytics
12 4 (4.12%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.12%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) Python
3 5 (5.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.03%) Korn
4 1 (1.03%) Perl
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) CCNA
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.15%) CEH
3 5 (5.15%) CISMP
4 4 (4.12%) CISSP
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.06%) CISA
6 2 (2.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.03%) GIAC
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) SLA
1 18 (18.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.43%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.15%) COBIT
5 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) ISA Server
2 6 (6.19%) KVM
3 5 (5.15%) vSphere
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
2 5 (5.15%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.03%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Lotus
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) F5
4 5 (5.15%) Splunk
5 4 (4.12%) IronPort
5 4 (4.12%) SAP
5 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
7 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.03%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.03%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.03%) McAfee
8 1 (1.03%) Sophos
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix
8 1 (1.03%) Juniper
8 1 (1.03%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.03%) Google
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
J & C Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago