The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Officer
Rank 207 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.023% 0.10% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.11% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,947
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.54%
IT Security Officer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4164 4735 4922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.31% 97.79% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3421 3719 3999
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IT Security Officer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

IT Security Officer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ISMS
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (60.00%) Capita
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management

IT Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISMS
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (60.00%) Presales
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Capita