The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 312 333 337
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.057% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.062% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Average salary £65,000 £68,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
Information Security Officer
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
10451 11344 11110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.11% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9105 9745 10127
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) BCP
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Equities
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) COSO