The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of 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 Security in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 327 312 339
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.027% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £110,000 £80,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £83,750 £82,500
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Head of Security
London

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of 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 Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of 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 Security across the City of London region.

Head of Security Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Security
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) GIAC

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) SSCP
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (33.33%) QA
City of London
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