Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Advisor was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 824 922
Rank change year-on-year -7 +98 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 13 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.036% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.037% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 2
London median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +30.00%
10th Percentile £46,875 £41,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,400 £77,500 £71,750
England median annual salary £57,750 £72,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -20.34% +51.04% -12.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Advisor
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Advisor in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London +12 6 £60,000 +21.21%
Security Advisor
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) CISM
4 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
5 4 (30.77%) CEH
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) CISA
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
6 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 3 (23.08%) CRISC
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (15.38%) ISMS
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (15.38%) Blockchain

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 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Blockchain
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) ISMS
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CEH
2 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) CRISC
4 2 (15.38%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001