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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 310 327 316
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.056% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.060% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £87,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
9863 11637 10956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8406 9785 9603
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,504
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%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 14 (77.78%) Finance
4 13 (72.22%) CISM
4 13 (72.22%) CISSP
5 12 (66.67%) CISA
5 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
5 12 (66.67%) Information Security Management
5 12 (66.67%) Security Management
5 12 (66.67%) ISMS
6 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
6 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (55.56%) Cyber Security
7 10 (55.56%) Security Architecture
7 10 (55.56%) CRISC
7 10 (55.56%) Business Continuity
7 10 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (50.00%) E-Discovery
9 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 2 (11.11%) COBIT
10 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL
11 1 (5.56%) UNIX
11 1 (5.56%) Windows
11 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (5.56%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 12 (66.67%) Security Management
2 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 12 (66.67%) ISMS
3 10 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 10 (55.56%) Cyber Security
3 10 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (50.00%) E-Discovery
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Security
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CISSP
1 13 (72.22%) CISM
2 12 (66.67%) CISA
3 10 (55.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
3 10 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (11.11%) COBIT
5 1 (5.56%) MiFID
5 1 (5.56%) Basel II
5 1 (5.56%) EMIR
5 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Sybase
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
1 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire