Period
to 18 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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

Security Administrator
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 284 307 305
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Administrator 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.013% 0.051% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.053% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -35.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,500 £24,175
90th Percentile £42,500 £31,500 £33,600
England median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% -1.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,553 9,516 9,764
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 96.58% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,737 7,439 7,903
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.32% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Administrator in the West Midlands

Security Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Administrator in the West Midlands

Security Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 March 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
Staffordshire +16 1 £40,000 -
Security Administrator
England

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Security Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Security Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi