The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Information Security role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Information Security in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Security
Rank 301 322 312
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 13 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.009% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.010% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £83,000 - £77,500
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 - £85,250
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £56,250 -
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -
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
9698 10369 10363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.70% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8264 8719 9211
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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

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

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Information Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Head of Information Security Salary Histogram in the City of London

Head of Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Information 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 Information Security in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 3 (16.67%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 3 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.11%) CISA
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) Python

Head of Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Information 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 Information Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (5.56%) BS7799
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Clearswift
1 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago