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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Adviser
Rank 897 951 971
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 18 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.016% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 9
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £48,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+51.04% -14.66%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Security Advisor Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Advisor
Top 13 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 July 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 +55 18 £47,500 -17.39% 6
London +48 9 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Midlands - 4 £72,500 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry +1 1 £32,500 -40.90% 2
West Midlands -16 1 £32,500 -32.29% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £49,500 - 2
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (70.18%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (57.89%) CISSP
3 27 (47.37%) Information Security
4 24 (42.11%) Risk Management
5 23 (40.35%) CISM
6 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
8 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (29.82%) CISA
9 16 (28.07%) Project Management
10 14 (24.56%) Information Assurance
11 10 (17.54%) Degree
11 10 (17.54%) COBIT
11 10 (17.54%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
12 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
12 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
13 8 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (12.28%) Logistics
14 7 (12.28%) CRISC
15 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
15 6 (10.53%) Metasploit
15 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 6 (10.53%) AppScan
15 6 (10.53%) Nessus
15 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
15 6 (10.53%) Time Management
15 6 (10.53%) 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 6 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) AppScan
1 6 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.02%) User Experience
5 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (47.37%) Information Security
3 24 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 16 (28.07%) Project Management
5 14 (24.56%) Information Assurance
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 8 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (12.28%) Logistics
8 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Time Management
9 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (8.77%) Benchmarking
10 5 (8.77%) Change Management
10 5 (8.77%) ITIL
10 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (7.02%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) C
1 6 (10.53%) C#
1 6 (10.53%) C++
1 6 (10.53%) Java
1 6 (10.53%) Perl
1 6 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (57.89%) CISSP
2 23 (40.35%) CISM
3 17 (29.82%) CISA
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 7 (12.28%) CRISC
6 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.77%) MBA
8 4 (7.02%) CEH
8 4 (7.02%) GIAC
9 3 (5.26%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 10 (17.54%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) IBM
1 6 (10.53%) Veracode
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £59,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
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Posted: 6 days ago