The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 273 260
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.065% 0.040% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.042% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 14
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,560 £32,500 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £90,500 £83,500
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 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 5925 7156 7405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.03% 96.23% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 5778 5964
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in the East of England

Security Officer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in the East of England

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Officer in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Officer in the East of England

Security Officer
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 Officer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Essex - 3 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £100,000 -
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (66.67%) Data Security
3 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) BCP
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) SSCP
6 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PhD
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) CISA
6 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) GIAC
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security

Security Officer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Data Security
3 4 (44.44%) BCP
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
2 2 (22.22%) SSCP
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) GIAC
3 1 (11.11%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS