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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Security Systems Services

Overview of the U.S. Security Systems Services Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Security Systems Services: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Security Systems Services industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Security Guard And Patrol Services

Security Guard And Patrol Services For Buildings And Grounds

Building Security System Services (With Monitoring)

Residential Security System Services (With Monitoring)

Non-Residential Security System Services (With Monitoring)

Building Security System And Lock Installation, Including Repair Services (Without Monitoring)

Building Security System And Lock Installation, Including Repair Services (Without Monitoring) - Residential

Building Security System And Lock Installation, Including Repair Services (Without Monitoring) - Non-Residential

Key Duplication Services

Resale Of Merchandise

Resale Of Merchandise, Over-The-Counter Or Separate From Services Provided

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Security Systems Services by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Security Systems Services company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Security Systems Services industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Security Systems Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Sales and Related Occupations 13%
Sales Representatives, Services 7%
Miscellaneous Sales Representatives, Services 7%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 27%
Information and Record Clerks 7%
Customer Service Representatives 6%
Customer Service Representatives 6%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 6%
Dispatchers 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44%
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 30%
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 30%
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 29%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11%
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 10%
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 10%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Security Systems Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Tyfone raises $9 million in funding. - 12/07/2017
  • Duos Technologies raises $2 million in funding. - 12/04/2017
  • Smarter Security trademarks "SMARTERSOLAR" - Security products - 09/05/2017
  • Tyfone trademarks "NFINIA" - Computer software and computer application software for transmitting, displaying and storing transaction, identification and financial information for use in the financial services and banking industries; computer application software for mobile phones and mobile devices - 08/15/2017
  • Amp Security trademarks "AMP SMART" - Writing implements; Printed materials - 08/01/2017
  • Tyfone patents Computing Device With Nfc And Active Load Modulation - 02/16/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Bosch Security Systems112
    Rapiscan Systems91

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Meltdown, Spectre, and Cisco Cloud Collaboration Security - I wanted to provide a few quick answers to questions that we’re being asked about the implications of Meltdown and Spectre on the security of Cisco’s cloud ... As updates for server operating systems are released, we will be patching our servers ... (01/08/2018)
    • Tift Regional Health System Technology Services/IT Infrastructure department awarded for superior cyber, IT security - TIFTON — The Technology Services/IT department at Tift Regional Health System (TRHS) was recently awarded by CSO - the premier security media brand providing insight into business risk leadership – as one of 50 winners of the 2018 CSO50 Awards. (11/02/2017)
    • NTT Security (UK) Ltd: NTT Security Launches Security Services for Industrial Control Systems - Cyber-defense for critical infrastructure including factories, plants, utilities & hospitals TOKYO, 2017-09-20 10:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NTT Security Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo; CEO: Jun Sawada), the specialized security company of ... (09/20/2017)
    • Affordable Security Systems - How do I get my business listed? Our directory features more than 18 million business listings from across the entire US. However, if we're missing your business, just click the button below to request that it be added. (05/24/2017)
    • Wilson Legal Solutions Introduces Systems and Information Security Services - NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Legal Solutions, a leading provider of consulting services and analytics software for law firms and professional services organizations, today announced its systems and information security services ... (03/01/2017)
    • Cable firms branch out into home-security services - A system that would have cost thousands of dollars to ... ADT, which offers many of the same security and monitoring services as the cable companies, is not worried about new competition from cable. "We focus on customer experience; the cable industry ... (12/06/2011)
    • Research and Markets: Security System Services: Industry in the US Includes About 5,000 Companies with Combined Annual Revenue of About $13 Billion - Executive Summary Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter: The security systems services industry in the US includes about 5,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $13 billion. Major companies include ADT Security Services, Monitronics ... (11/05/2010)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $642,253,253 on Security Systems Services. It has awarded 8,109 contracts to 1,215 companies, with an average value of $528,604 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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