The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Security Officer
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 146 175
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.16% 0.59% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.61% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 1
Median salary £47,500 £45,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.97% -4.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.45% -2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2472 2802 3255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.90% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 2334 2572
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,360
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in Leeds

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in Leeds

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Leeds region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) CRISC
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 22301
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel

Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 22301
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft