Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 501 523 533
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 12 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.046% 0.063% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.065% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 7
South East median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +37.50% -31.03%
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,875 £43,950
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% +17.24% -14.71%

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 25,283 29,089 28,322
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 96.99% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20,641 24,338 23,631
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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
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 16 June 2019. 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
Surrey +32 9 £47,500 +37.68%
Thames Valley +9 3 - -
Berkshire +20 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +25 1 - -
Security Administrator
England

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (75.00%) MCSE
3 9 (75.00%) MCSA
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Signage
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (8.33%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) BYOD
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Signage
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCSA
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus