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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Adviser
Rank 894 946 985
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 27 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.017% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 12
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.39%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

Security Advisor Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Advisor
Top 18 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 25 June 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 +64 23 £45,000 -29.41% 4
London +46 9 £49,500 -17.50% 2
North West - 7 £45,000 -
Warrington - 4 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
Manchester - 3 £45,000 -
City of London - 2 £49,500 - 2
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £72,500 - 1
York - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +7 1 £58,500 +27.17%
Scotland +1 1 £58,500 +27.17%
Norfolk - 1 £49,350 -
East of England - 1 £49,350 -
Norwich - 1 £49,350 -

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 45 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (61.54%) CISSP
3 32 (49.23%) Information Security
4 30 (46.15%) Risk Management
5 26 (40.00%) CISM
6 24 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (33.85%) Project Management
9 21 (32.31%) CISA
9 21 (32.31%) PCI DSS
10 18 (27.69%) Information Assurance
11 16 (24.62%) COBIT
12 15 (23.08%) Degree
13 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
14 13 (20.00%) TOGAF
15 12 (18.46%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (15.38%) Logistics
16 10 (15.38%) Management Information System
16 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (13.85%) Finance
17 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
18 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
18 8 (12.31%) MBA
18 8 (12.31%) Retail
18 8 (12.31%) Change Management
18 8 (12.31%) Benchmarking
18 8 (12.31%) ITIL
18 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
18 8 (12.31%) CRISC
19 7 (10.77%) Penetration Testing

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 6 (9.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) AppScan
1 6 (9.23%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.23%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (49.23%) Information Security
3 30 (46.15%) Risk Management
4 22 (33.85%) Project Management
5 18 (27.69%) Information Assurance
6 13 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 12 (18.46%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.38%) Logistics
9 8 (12.31%) Benchmarking
9 8 (12.31%) Change Management
9 8 (12.31%) ITIL
9 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (9.23%) Security Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Time Management
11 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (7.69%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C
1 6 (9.23%) C#
1 6 (9.23%) C++
1 6 (9.23%) Java
1 6 (9.23%) Perl
1 6 (9.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (61.54%) CISSP
2 26 (40.00%) CISM
3 21 (32.31%) CISA
4 15 (23.08%) Degree
5 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
6 8 (12.31%) CRISC
6 8 (12.31%) MBA
7 4 (6.15%) CEH
7 4 (6.15%) GIAC
8 3 (4.62%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.54%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (32.31%) PCI DSS
3 16 (24.62%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) IBM
1 6 (9.23%) Veracode
2 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Telstra
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