The median annual salary for a Security Advisor was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Security Adviser
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 634 658
Rank change year-on-year +47 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 1 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.047% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.049% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 4
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +28.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +31.11% -21.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Security Advisor
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Security Advisor in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Advisor in London

Security Advisor
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Advisor in London

Security Advisor
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Advisor within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +44 1 £55,000 -
Security Advisor
England

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Security Advisor 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 London region featuring Security Advisor in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) CISA
3 6 (75.00%) CISM
3 6 (75.00%) CISSP
4 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (12.50%) Veracode
7 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (12.50%) Nessus
7 1 (12.50%) CEH
7 1 (12.50%) AppScan
7 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
7 1 (12.50%) CRISC
7 1 (12.50%) GIAC

Security Advisor Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AppScan
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Governance
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISA
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CRISC
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Veracode
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