The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Officer
England / London
Rank 540 583 589
Rank change year-on-year +43 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 48 73 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 73 50
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £46,221
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £90,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  

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 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in London

Security Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in London

Security Officer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Officer in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Officer in London

Security Officer
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 Officer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +51 5 £66,250 +20.45%
Twickenham - 1 £80,000 -
Security Officer
England

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 123 (100.00%) Information Security
2 83 (67.48%) CISSP
3 59 (47.97%) CISM
4 55 (44.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (39.02%) CISA
6 41 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 39 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (24.39%) Finance
9 22 (17.89%) Management Information System
10 20 (16.26%) Degree
10 20 (16.26%) COBIT
11 17 (13.82%) Security Architecture
11 17 (13.82%) Law
12 16 (13.01%) Legal
12 16 (13.01%) Security Management
13 15 (12.20%) Data Protection
14 14 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (10.57%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (10.57%) Network Security
15 13 (10.57%) Security Operations
16 12 (9.76%) ISMS
16 12 (9.76%) Information Security Management
17 11 (8.94%) TOGAF
17 11 (8.94%) Change Control
17 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
18 10 (8.13%) ISO22301
18 10 (8.13%) Cyber Essentials
18 10 (8.13%) German Language
18 10 (8.13%) E-Discovery
19 9 (7.32%) SIEM

Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (1.63%) assyst
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Network Security
2 3 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (24.39%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Law
3 16 (13.01%) Legal
4 10 (8.13%) German Language
5 8 (6.50%) Banking
5 8 (6.50%) Spanish Language
6 6 (4.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.44%) Fintech
5 2 (1.63%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 39 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (13.82%) Security Architecture
5 16 (13.01%) Security Management
6 15 (12.20%) Data Protection
7 14 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (10.57%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (10.57%) Security Operations
9 12 (9.76%) Information Security Management
9 12 (9.76%) ISMS
10 11 (8.94%) Change Control
10 11 (8.94%) TOGAF
11 10 (8.13%) E-Discovery
12 9 (7.32%) Service Management
12 9 (7.32%) SIEM
12 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.50%) Line Management
13 8 (6.50%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (4.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) C
2 2 (1.63%) Java
2 2 (1.63%) Scala
3 1 (0.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (67.48%) CISSP
2 59 (47.97%) CISM
3 48 (39.02%) CISA
4 20 (16.26%) Degree
5 6 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.25%) CISMP
7 3 (2.44%) CEH
7 3 (2.44%) CRISC
8 2 (1.63%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.63%) SANS
8 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (44.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (16.26%) COBIT
3 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
4 10 (8.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (8.13%) ISO22301
5 9 (7.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (3.25%) GDPR
7 2 (1.63%) FINRA
7 2 (1.63%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.81%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (1.63%) CSIRT
1 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.81%) EnCase
2 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.81%) Nagios
2 1 (0.81%) Nessus
2 1 (0.81%) Nmap
2 1 (0.81%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Cisco
2 4 (3.25%) CA
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle
3 2 (1.63%) Qualys
3 2 (1.63%) Symantec
4 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
4 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.81%) CyberArk
4 1 (0.81%) Forcepoint
4 1 (0.81%) Intel Security
4 1 (0.81%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.81%) Postini
4 1 (0.81%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.81%) Sophos
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