The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank - 105 87
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.45% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.47% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,400 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.95% -10.22%
Security Officer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1244 1265 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.88% 94.83% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1138 960
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Wales region.

Security Officer Salary Trend in Wales

Security Officer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft