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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank - 220 223
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.041% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £78,750 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Head of Security
South East

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
4330 4884 5587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.12% 96.01% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3788 3848
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) COBIT
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) QMS
5 1 (20.00%) CEH
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) IRCA

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 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) QMS
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory