The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Security
South East / Berkshire
Rank 178 234 226
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.019% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.020% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Median salary £77,500 - £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 5108 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.40% 95.82% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2754 4149 3736
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Head of Security in the job title.

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security across the Berkshire region.

Head of Security Salary Trend in Berkshire

Head of Security
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £70,000 - 2
Head of Security
South East

Head of Security Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Head of Security 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 Berkshire region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) QMS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 14001
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) IRCA
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) CEH
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Head of Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 14001
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitve Salary
Posted: 8 days ago