Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Advisor was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 July 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 623 650
Rank change year-on-year +84 +27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Advisor 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.003% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.003% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
South East median annual salary £34,000 £27,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.64% -59.26% +17.39%
10th Percentile £31,050 £26,250 £60,750
90th Percentile £35,750 £28,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.04% -17.50% +20.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 28698 36932 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.68% 97.05% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24052 31447 33339
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Security Advisor
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Advisor in the South East

Security Advisor
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Advisor in the South East

Security Advisor
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 Advisor within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Hampshire - 2 £34,000 -
Security Advisor
England

Security Advisor Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region featuring Security Advisor in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Security Advisor 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 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Encryption
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft