The median annual salary for a Security Officer was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Security Officer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 121
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.076% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.079% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -22.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1054 1259 1677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.14% 95.81% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1068 1277
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in Cheshire

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in Cheshire

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (85.71%) Personalization
2 6 (85.71%) ISSAP
2 6 (85.71%) ISO22301
2 6 (85.71%) BCP
2 6 (85.71%) CISA
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Data Security
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) ISMS
2 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (85.71%) PCI QSA
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking

Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (85.71%) BCP
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Data Security
2 6 (85.71%) ISMS
2 6 (85.71%) Personalization
2 6 (85.71%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISA
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) ISSAP
2 6 (85.71%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (85.71%) ISO22301
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS