The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Security role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Security in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Security
Rank - 219 210
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.018% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £82,500 £91,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.34%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £80,000 £79,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.31%
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
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Head of Security in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Security in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) GPG13
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) FISMA

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Head of Security in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) GPG13
1 1 (100.00%) FISMA