Period
to 23 September 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Security Officer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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

IT Security Officer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 236 248
Rank change year-on-year +40 +12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.20% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Surrey median annual salary £72,500 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.82% +13.40% -
10th Percentile £44,000 £55,000 £47,550
90th Percentile £82,500 £55,000 £51,850
South East median annual salary £25,000 £120,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -79.17% +92.00% -36.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,877 4,986 5,641
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 95.81% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,277 4,189 4,639
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.06%
10th Percentile £26,625 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IT Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Officer in Surrey

IT Security Officer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for IT Security Officer in Surrey

IT Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Officer in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Security Officer in Surrey

IT Security Officer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Redhill - 3 £55,000 - 1
Weybridge - 2 £80,000 -
Cobham +4 1 £65,000 +18.18%
IT Security Officer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT Security Officer 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 Surrey region featuring IT Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) ISMS
4 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
5 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (37.50%) Internal Audit
5 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) CEH
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) SSCP
5 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (37.50%) Security Management
5 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (37.50%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Internal Audit
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) SSCP
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On