The median annual salary for a Security Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.066% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Security Administrator in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Administrator in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £46,250 -
Security Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (60.00%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Splunk
3 6 (60.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Information Security
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (10.00%) SSL
8 1 (10.00%) McAfee
8 1 (10.00%) Sophos
8 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 6 (60.00%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos