The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 571 617
Rank change year-on-year +36 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 77 73 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 67 48
Median salary £68,750 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £105,625 £87,500 £86,125
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +16 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Docklands, London - 5 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
New Malden - 1 £55,000 -
Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 119 (95.20%) Information Security
2 71 (56.80%) CISSP
3 50 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (33.60%) CISM
5 41 (32.80%) Finance
6 40 (32.00%) CISA
7 35 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (27.20%) Risk Management
9 28 (22.40%) Degree
10 22 (17.60%) Management Information System
11 20 (16.00%) Data Protection
12 17 (13.60%) Banking
13 15 (12.00%) Project Management
13 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
14 14 (11.20%) ITIL
15 13 (10.40%) Law
15 13 (10.40%) Legal
15 13 (10.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (10.40%) ISMS
15 13 (10.40%) Security Operations
16 12 (9.60%) SIEM
16 12 (9.60%) Change Control
16 12 (9.60%) Windows
16 12 (9.60%) C
17 11 (8.80%) Security Management
17 11 (8.80%) Network Security
18 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (8.00%) Asset Management
18 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
18 10 (8.00%) Service Management

Security Officer 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) SaaS
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.00%) Office 365
3 4 (3.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Network Security
2 4 (3.20%) Intranet
3 3 (2.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
General
1 41 (32.80%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Banking
3 13 (10.40%) Law
3 13 (10.40%) Legal
4 6 (4.80%) Advertising
4 6 (4.80%) Marketing
5 4 (3.20%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.60%) German Language
6 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.80%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.80%) CESG
7 1 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Fintech
7 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (95.20%) Information Security
2 35 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (27.20%) Risk Management
4 20 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 15 (12.00%) Project Management
6 14 (11.20%) ITIL
7 13 (10.40%) ISMS
7 13 (10.40%) Security Operations
8 12 (9.60%) Change Control
8 12 (9.60%) SIEM
9 11 (8.80%) Security Management
10 10 (8.00%) Asset Management
10 10 (8.00%) Service Management
10 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.20%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Security Architecture
12 8 (6.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (5.60%) Business Continuity
13 7 (5.60%) Information Security Management
13 7 (5.60%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (56.80%) CISSP
2 42 (33.60%) CISM
3 40 (32.00%) CISA
4 28 (22.40%) Degree
5 8 (6.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 7 (5.60%) CEH
7 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (2.40%) CISMP
9 2 (1.60%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.60%) ISSMP
9 2 (1.60%) SANS
10 1 (0.80%) CCNA
10 1 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.80%) CLAS
10 1 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (7.20%) COBIT
4 6 (4.80%) GDPR
4 6 (4.80%) ISO 22301
5 5 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.60%) FINRA
7 2 (1.60%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 4 (3.20%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) CA
London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago