Security Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Security & Safety

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Security Skills List in Security & Safety

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Security role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Security job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 53% of Security job descriptions contained security as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

security
53%
cctv
29%
security management
20%
sia
20%
security officer
20%
relief
15%
x-ray
15%
aviation
15%
airport
15%
sia licence
15%
security guard
15%
security enforcement officer
15%
corporate security
15%
disa
10%
information security
10%
mod
10%
security controller
10%
vetting
10%
security support officer
10%
fulltime
10%
access control
10%
fire alarm
5%
driving
5%
delivering exceptional customer service
5%
communication skills
5%
first aid
5%
health safety
5%
positive personality
5%
night shifts
5%
driving licence
5%
protective services
5%
service delivery
5%
people development
5%
management
5%
customer service
5%
compliance
5%
resolve issues
5%
control room
5%
alarm systems
5%
alarm
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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