The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Advisor featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Adviser
Rank 880 965 970
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 19 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.011% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 14
Median salary £49,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
UK excluding London median salary £62,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+29.68% -4.00%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Advisor
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Advisor in the job title.

Security Advisor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Advisor
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the UK.

Security Advisor Salary Trend in the UK

Security Advisor
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Advisor over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Security Advisor Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Advisor
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +79 19 £49,500 +3.12% 2
London - 11 £49,500 - 2
Midlands - 4 £72,500 -
Coventry +3 3 £32,500 -40.90%
West Midlands -6 3 £32,500 -32.29%
South East - 1 £52,000 -
City of London - 1 £49,500 -
Farnham - 1 £52,000 -
Surrey - 1 £52,000 -

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Security Advisor 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 Advisor in the job title.

1 36 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (57.41%) CISSP
3 26 (48.15%) CISM
4 25 (46.30%) Risk Management
4 25 (46.30%) Information Security
5 20 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (31.48%) PCI DSS
6 17 (31.48%) CISA
7 14 (25.93%) Finance
8 13 (24.07%) Information Assurance
9 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
9 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.67%) Project Management
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Cryptography
13 6 (11.11%) Nessus
13 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (11.11%) CRISC
14 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 5 (9.26%) Identity Access Management
14 5 (9.26%) Veracode
14 5 (9.26%) AppScan
14 5 (9.26%) Time Management
14 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
14 5 (9.26%) Metasploit
14 5 (9.26%) Firewall

Security Advisor 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) AppScan
1 5 (9.26%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.85%) CESG
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (46.30%) Information Security
2 25 (46.30%) Risk Management
3 13 (24.07%) Information Assurance
4 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (9.26%) Time Management
7 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) SABSA
8 4 (7.41%) SAP Security
8 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.56%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C
1 5 (9.26%) C#
1 5 (9.26%) C++
1 5 (9.26%) Java
1 5 (9.26%) Perl
1 5 (9.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) CISSP
2 26 (48.15%) CISM
3 17 (31.48%) CISA
4 9 (16.67%) Degree
5 6 (11.11%) CRISC
6 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) CEH
7 3 (5.56%) GIAC
7 3 (5.56%) MBA
7 3 (5.56%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (31.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) IBM
1 5 (9.26%) Veracode
2 4 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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