Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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

Security Administrator
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 544 586
Rank change year-on-year +17 +42 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.032% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.033% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
South East median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £56,500 £47,975 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -21.74% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 27,037 30,126 33,232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.69% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22,349 25,118 27,825
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Security Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Security Administrator in the South East

Security Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Administrator in the South East.

Salary trend for Security Administrator in the South East

Security Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Administrator in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Administrator in the South East

Security Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +33 6 £50,000 +13.64% 1
Berkshire -7 6 £50,000 +18.34% 1
Surrey +31 3 £55,000 +6.80%
Security Administrator
England

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Security Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Security Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (33.33%) GDPR
5 2 (22.22%) PSD2
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 2 (22.22%) Logistics
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

Security Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) GDPR
3 2 (22.22%) PSD2