The median annual salary for a Security Investigator was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Security Investigator
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 - 984
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Investigator 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Median salary £70,000 - £90,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £90,000

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +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 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Investigator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Investigator in the UK

Security Investigator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Investigator in the UK

Security Investigator
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Investigator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
London - 7 £70,000 -
England - 7 £70,000 -

Security Investigator Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Security Investigator 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 Security Investigator in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
1 16 (100.00%) GCIA
1 16 (100.00%) GCIH
1 16 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
1 16 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (100.00%) FTK
1 16 (100.00%) EnCase
1 16 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis

Security Investigator 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
1 16 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) GCIA
1 16 (100.00%) GCIH
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) EnCase
1 16 (100.00%) FTK