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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 884 910 969
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 27 59 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.054% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.056% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 15
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +123.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,850 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £51,000 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £27,500 £18,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +52.77%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +15 27 £40,000 -5.88% 1
London +20 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £28,500 -
York - 4 £28,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £28,500 -
South East +23 3 £43,500 +141.66%
South West +5 3 £35,000 -
Surrey +4 2 £44,250 +60.90%
Devon - 2 £33,750 -
Woking - 2 £44,250 -
Exeter - 2 £33,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +21 1 £32,500 -2.98%
Gloucestershire +6 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Reading - 1 £32,500 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.26%) Finance
3 29 (31.87%) Firewall
4 28 (30.77%) Information Security
5 27 (29.67%) Banking
6 26 (28.57%) Windows
6 26 (28.57%) Degree
7 25 (27.47%) ITIL
8 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
10 18 (19.78%) ISO 9001
10 18 (19.78%) CISMP
11 16 (17.58%) Network Security
11 16 (17.58%) CISSP
11 16 (17.58%) Internet
12 14 (15.38%) Intranet
12 14 (15.38%) VPN
12 14 (15.38%) WAN
12 14 (15.38%) LAN
13 13 (14.29%) SWIFT
13 13 (14.29%) SIEM
13 13 (14.29%) IT Audit
13 13 (14.29%) VLAN
13 13 (14.29%) SLA
14 12 (13.19%) Network Design
14 12 (13.19%) Workflow
14 12 (13.19%) Legal
15 11 (12.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 11 (12.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 11 (12.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) Firewall
2 16 (17.58%) Internet
2 16 (17.58%) Network Security
3 14 (15.38%) Intranet
3 14 (15.38%) LAN
3 14 (15.38%) VPN
3 14 (15.38%) WAN
4 13 (14.29%) VLAN
5 11 (12.09%) IPsec
5 11 (12.09%) Kerberos
5 11 (12.09%) LDAP
5 11 (12.09%) SSL
6 6 (6.59%) NetScreen
6 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.40%) DNS
8 3 (3.30%) VoIP
9 2 (2.20%) FTP
9 2 (2.20%) SAN
9 2 (2.20%) SSH
9 2 (2.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 27 (29.67%) Banking
3 12 (13.19%) Legal
4 7 (7.69%) International Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 11 (12.09%) RSA SecurID
3 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) EPoS
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Physics
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Unix
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Information Security
2 25 (27.47%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 13 (14.29%) SIEM
4 12 (13.19%) Network Design
4 12 (13.19%) Workflow
5 11 (12.09%) Asset Management
5 11 (12.09%) IT Governance
5 11 (12.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 11 (12.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 9 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.69%) Service Management
8 6 (6.59%) Identity Management
8 6 (6.59%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.49%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (3.30%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.20%) Perl
2 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) Degree
2 18 (19.78%) CISMP
3 16 (17.58%) CISSP
4 11 (12.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (9.89%) CISM
6 3 (3.30%) CISA
6 3 (3.30%) CRISC
7 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.10%) CCNA
8 1 (1.10%) CCNP
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) ISO 9001
2 13 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP NNM
1 1 (1.10%) Simpana
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) CheckPoint
2 11 (12.09%) Juniper
3 7 (7.69%) Lotus
4 6 (6.59%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.30%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Varonis
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) CommVault
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.10%) Splunk
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Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago