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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank 192 247 214
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.017% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.017% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
Median salary £80,000 - £72,500
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 - £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
3971 5737 5556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.11% 96.06% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 4679 3804
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) QMS
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) IRCA
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) 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 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) QMS
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory