IT security co-ordinator | Average UK Salary & Outlook

IT security co-ordinators protect their clients' data from unauthorised access, theft and misuse.

  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.  
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.  
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective
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IT security co-ordinators typically work around 38 to 40 hours per week.

As a IT security co-ordinator you will typically work on call.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and
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* from ONETonline
Average salary
55,908 GBP *
per year
35,000 GBP
60,000 GBP
5+ Experience
* data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
Average salary for IT security co-ordinator

Big gender gap
  • 58,417 GBP
  • 47,704 GBP
Average salary for part-time IT security co-ordinator
Average salary for full-time IT security co-ordinator

  • 28,610 GBP
  • 25,538 GBP
  • 55,908 GBP
  • 47,704 GBP
  • 58,417 GBP
Salary over time for IT security co-ordinator

Salary for this role has increased over time
  • 50,293 GBP
  • 49,579 GBP
  • 51,557 GBP
  • 52,737 GBP
  • 51,961 GBP
  • 52,736 GBP
  • 55,908 GBP
  • 53,525 GBP
  • 55,346 GBP

Future outlook for IT security co-ordinators

Very good outlook
171 000+ jobs available
Balanced outlook
1% yearly wage growth (on average)
Very good outlook
24% chance of automation in the future

IT security co-ordinator - Your future job?

Which qualifications do I need?

Find out what you need to know in order to become a IT security co-ordinator and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

In terms of people already doing this job:

  • 52% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
  • 20% of people in this role have a Diploma of Higher Education or equivalent
  • 10% of people in this role have a certificate of higher education or equivalent but no degree

You could apply directly to work as an IT security co-ordinator if you've got several years' experience in IT management, network engineering or cyber intelligence.

You'll need:

  • analytical thinking skills
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • broadcasting and telecommunications knowledge
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • complex problem-solving skills
  • excellent written communication skills
  • to have a thorough understanding of computer systems and applications

Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a IT security co-ordinator

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Things to highlight for your IT security co-ordinator interview

Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Analytical Thinking Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

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