Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Officer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 178 185
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.21% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 13
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +35.00% -45.45%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,650 £33,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +60.00% -43.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3731 3123 3629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 2672 3144
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,913
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in Bristol

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in Bristol

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) CISSP
5 3 (37.50%) GDPR
5 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) CISM

Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) GDPR