The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 250 228 223
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 10 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 8
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
Security Officer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6827 5947 5940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.69% 95.90% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5654 4674 4982
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Security Officer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +7 10 £52,500 +56.71%
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (33.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (33.33%) CHFI
5 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 4 (26.67%) BCP
6 4 (26.67%) RMADS
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (20.00%) CISSP
7 3 (20.00%) CESG
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) CESG Infosec
7 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
8 2 (13.33%) Security Management
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) Cryptography

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) RMADS
2 3 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (26.67%) BCP
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CHFI
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory