The median annual salary for an IT Security Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

IT Security Administrator
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 919 952
Rank change year-on-year +50 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 3 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 18
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.95% +21.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.51% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Security Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Administrator in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Security Administrator in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +50 3 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Watford - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £32,500 -
London +22 1 £32,500 -10.95% 1

IT Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT Security Administrator 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 featuring IT Security Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) IT Governance
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (28.57%) International Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
5 2 (28.57%) Mitel
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Bankmaster
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003

IT Security Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) International Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) IT Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Mitel
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
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