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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Security
London / City of London
Rank - - 319
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £87,750 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-21.65% -2.50%

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
4759 6607 9864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.34% 95.81% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4361 5893 8469
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) BS7799
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) BS7799