Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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

Security Officer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 209 226
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +52.94% -51.43%
10th Percentile £45,000 £62,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £46,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,626 4,100 4,743
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.02% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,884 3,491 3,930
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in Hertfordshire

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in Hertfordshire

Security Officer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £50,000 -23.08%
Hatfield - 1 £45,000 -
Security Officer
East of England

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) SIEM
4 3 (37.50%) Security Hardening
4 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (37.50%) Cyberattack
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) GSLC
6 1 (12.50%) GIS
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional

Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cyberattack
1 3 (37.50%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Security Hardening
4 3 (37.50%) SIEM
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (12.50%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS