The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Administrator
Rank 894 836 861
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 13 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.032% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 40
Average salary £22,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £22,300 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £50,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £21,250 £37,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +31.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 July 2014 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 29 July 2014. 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 -64 12 £22,500 -43.75% 4
London -33 5 £67,500 +68.75% 1
East of England -3 3 £20,000 -50.00%
South East -3 2 £18,500 -9.75% 1
Bedfordshire -7 2 £20,000 -45.94%
Biggleswade - 2 £20,000 -
West Midlands +3 1 - - 1
Manchester +3 1 £22,500 -5.26%
North West -7 1 £22,500 -5.26%
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £22,500 - 1
Worthing - 1 £14,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £14,500 -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
3 14 (38.89%) MS Office
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 2000
5 12 (33.33%) SAP
6 11 (30.56%) Back Office
6 11 (30.56%) EPoS
6 11 (30.56%) Time Management
6 11 (30.56%) Retail
7 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (19.44%) Information Security
9 6 (16.67%) CISSP
9 6 (16.67%) Network Security
10 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.11%) CCNP
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) UNIX
11 4 (11.11%) Data Security
11 4 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
11 4 (11.11%) SIEM
11 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.78%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (30.56%) Back Office
1 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) EPoS
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
3 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (36.11%) Windows 2000
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Time Management
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Content Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Security
4 4 (11.11%) SIEM
4 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Security Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) ISMS
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Security
7 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.78%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCSE
2 4 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CISA
3 2 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.78%) GIAC
4 1 (2.78%) GSEC
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) Websense
5 1 (2.78%) TSYS
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hudson - London
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago