The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Investigator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Investigator in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Investigator
Rank - 868 895
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Investigator 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £42,500

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Investigator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Investigator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Investigator
Salary Trend

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

Security Investigator Salary Trend in the UK

Security Investigator
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Investigator 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 Investigator in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security

Security Investigator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Investigator 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 Investigator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security