Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Security Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1106 1178 1182
Rank change year-on-year +72 +4 +86
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Administrator 13 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 5
UK median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -31.82% +129.17%
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 145,316 169,257 169,664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116,207 138,647 141,062
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

IT Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Security Administrator in the UK

IT Security Administrator
Top 6 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 6 months to 15 February 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
England +80 13 £30,000 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London +57 11 £30,000 - 2
South East +41 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East of England - 5 £30,000 -
London +57 2 £33,250 -26.11%
South West +23 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT 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 featuring IT Security Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Presales
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) GDPR
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Signage
3 2 (15.38%) PSD2
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe

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 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Signage
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PSD2
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Bomgar
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) Lieberman
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow