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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 872 901 937
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 24 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.037% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.038% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 26
Median salary £52,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +11.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £37,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +66.66%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Security Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 14 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 27 September 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 +35 24 £52,500 +27.27%
London +47 18 £57,500 +31.42%
Uxbridge - 9 £65,000 -
West Midlands -18 2 - -
South West - 2 £33,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £33,000 -
South East +21 1 £16,500 -66.32%
East of England +20 1 £34,000 -
Hampshire -2 1 £16,500 -66.32%
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £16,500 -
Watford - 1 £34,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £34,000 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 20 (38.46%) Windows
1 20 (38.46%) SIEM
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
3 15 (28.85%) Information Security
4 14 (26.92%) PCI DSS
4 14 (26.92%) Rsyslog
5 13 (25.00%) Banking
6 12 (23.08%) Linux
7 11 (21.15%) Firewall
7 11 (21.15%) Security Management
8 10 (19.23%) CISMP
8 10 (19.23%) Puppet
8 10 (19.23%) Internet
8 10 (19.23%) CISSP
8 10 (19.23%) Apache
8 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
9 9 (17.31%) Python
9 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
9 9 (17.31%) Web Services
9 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
9 9 (17.31%) Confluence
9 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (17.31%) Qualys
9 9 (17.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (17.31%) JIRA
9 9 (17.31%) Ansible
9 9 (17.31%) DevOps
9 9 (17.31%) Patch Management
10 8 (15.38%) Degree

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 (19.23%) Apache
1 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.31%) Confluence
3 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Heroku
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) Internet
3 7 (13.46%) Intranet
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) VLAN
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
5 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) WAN
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.92%) DHCP
8 1 (1.92%) IPsec
8 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.92%) LDAP
8 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.92%) SSL
8 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) International Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) SWIFT
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.85%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) SIEM
2 15 (28.85%) Information Security
3 11 (21.15%) Security Management
4 9 (17.31%) DevOps
4 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.31%) Patch Management
4 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (13.46%) IT Audit
6 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Presales
8 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.77%) Threat Detection
9 2 (3.85%) Analytics
9 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.85%) Network Design
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) C
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) CISMP
1 10 (19.23%) CISSP
2 8 (15.38%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CEH
4 2 (3.85%) GIAC
4 2 (3.85%) SSCP
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Snort
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Rsyslog
2 10 (19.23%) Puppet
3 9 (17.31%) Ansible
3 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Qualys
1 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) Lotus
6 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.92%) Sophos