The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Head of Information Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 257 302 364
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.099% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.10% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £85,000 £85,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £87,750 £62,500 £73,750
% change year-on-year
+40.40% -15.25%
Head of Information Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6225 9595 12374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.84% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5693 8197 10469
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Information Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Head of Information Security Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Head of Information 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 City of London region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture