The median annual salary for a IT Security Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Administrator
UK
Rank 856 935 943
Rank change year-on-year +79 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 4 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 20
Median salary £42,500 £26,250 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.90% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - £26,250 £17,500
% change year-on-year - +50.00%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Administrator over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Administrator in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Top 7 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 26 March 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 +91 4 £42,500 +61.90% 1
London +75 3 £42,500 -
West End of London - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £27,500 -
East of England - 1 - -

IT Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
5 10 (62.50%) Information Security
6 9 (56.25%) Network Security
6 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
6 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
6 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (50.00%) CISM
7 8 (50.00%) CISSP
7 8 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) VPN
7 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (43.75%) LAN
8 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
9 6 (37.50%) XenServer
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) PKI
9 6 (37.50%) Qualys
9 6 (37.50%) Nessus
9 6 (37.50%) WAN
9 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
9 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 6 (37.50%) MPLS
9 6 (37.50%) VMware

IT Security Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 6 (37.50%) MPLS
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) SSH
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) International Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Debian
5 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (31.25%) High Availability
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (18.75%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (6.25%) Network Management
8 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISM
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nessus
2 5 (31.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Qualys
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) ProCurve
2 5 (31.25%) WatchGuard
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
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