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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 216 252 210
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 33 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -25.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,300 £46,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
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
6403 6888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.98% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5256 5434 3949
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
West Yorkshire +21 21 £50,000 +20.48%
North Yorkshire - 9 £31,000 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 45 (86.54%) Information Security
2 34 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (55.77%) CISM
4 28 (53.85%) CISSP
5 21 (40.38%) PCI DSS
5 21 (40.38%) CISA
6 18 (34.62%) Finance
7 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
8 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
10 7 (13.46%) Cyber Security
10 7 (13.46%) ISMS
10 7 (13.46%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (9.62%) Firewall
12 5 (9.62%) SIEM
12 5 (9.62%) CISMP
13 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Network Security
13 4 (7.69%) Information Governance
13 4 (7.69%) CIMA
13 4 (7.69%) CCNA
13 4 (7.69%) CCDA
14 3 (5.77%) Information Security Management
14 3 (5.77%) Security Management
14 3 (5.77%) Time Management

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.46%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Information Security
2 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
3 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 7 (13.46%) ISMS
4 7 (13.46%) Cyber Security
5 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (9.62%) SIEM
7 4 (7.69%) Information Governance
7 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.77%) Security Management
8 3 (5.77%) Information Security Management
8 3 (5.77%) Time Management
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) CISM
2 28 (53.85%) CISSP
3 21 (40.38%) CISA
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.62%) CISMP
6 4 (7.69%) CCNA
6 4 (7.69%) CCDA
6 4 (7.69%) CIMA
7 3 (5.77%) Degree
8 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) CRISC
8 2 (3.85%) CHFI
8 2 (3.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (40.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001