The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Advisor role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Advisor in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Advisor
Rank 883 890 855
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 7 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.014% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,050 £60,550
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Advisor
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Advisor in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Security Advisor Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Advisor
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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 +7 6 £56,250 +18.42% 1
London -2 4 £54,500 +14.73% 1
South East +4 2 £57,500 -
Scotland +24 1 £46,000 - 2
City of London +3 1 £46,500 +3.33%
Surrey -2 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Edinburgh - 1 £46,000 - 2

Security Advisor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title.

1 14 (56.00%) CISSP
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (44.00%) Information Assurance
4 10 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) CRAMM
4 10 (40.00%) RMADS
4 10 (40.00%) CESG
5 9 (36.00%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (36.00%) SOA
5 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (36.00%) ISMS
5 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (28.00%) CISM
7 5 (20.00%) Law
7 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (16.00%) ISACA
8 4 (16.00%) SABSA
8 4 (16.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.00%) CISA
8 4 (16.00%) IIS
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security Advisor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Advisor 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 Advisor in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) CESG
1 10 (40.00%) RMADS
2 9 (36.00%) CESG CLAS
2 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (44.00%) Information Assurance
4 10 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) CRAMM
5 9 (36.00%) ISMS
5 9 (36.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) SABSA
7 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) CISM
3 4 (16.00%) CISA
3 4 (16.00%) ISACA
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Juniper
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) F5
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago