Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Security Administrator
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 368 388
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 12 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.10% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44% +12.50%
England median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.20% +28.13% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11540 12765 14852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9482 10596 12302
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Security Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Administrator in the East of England

Security Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Administrator in the East of England.

Salary trend for Security Administrator in the East of England

Security Administrator
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Security Administrator
England

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Security Administrator 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 East of England region featuring Security Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Security+ Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Splunk
2 11 (91.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 11 (91.67%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
3 10 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (83.33%) SSL
3 10 (83.33%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) C
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) SAP

Security Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) SSL
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CompTIA Security+
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security+ Certification
2 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) Virtual Servers
2 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 10 (83.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) SAP