Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Security Officer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 254 276
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 11 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 27
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% -7.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £30,000 £39,000 £39,550
90th Percentile £48,850 £50,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.98% +9.41% -4.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6530 7466 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.12% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5509 6449 7308
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,220
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in West Yorkshire

Security Officer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in West Yorkshire

Security Officer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bradford +13 5 £38,750 -3.13%
Keighley -7 3 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Leeds -10 3 £46,500 -3.13%
Security Officer
Yorkshire

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Security Officer 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 5 (45.45%) GDPR
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Data Security
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) ISMS
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 22301
5 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (27.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (27.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) CEH
5 3 (27.27%) CA
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) SSCP
5 3 (27.27%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 1 (9.09%) Finance

Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 5 (45.45%) Data Security
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) ISMS
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) BCP
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CEH
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) SSCP
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CRISC
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) GDPR
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (27.27%) ISO 22301
4 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Google