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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 290 333 322
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 18 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.008% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.009% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 7
Average salary £73,750 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) CISSP
3 13 (56.52%) CISM
3 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (47.83%) CISA
5 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) IIS
6 9 (39.13%) CRISC
7 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) ITIL
8 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Project Management
9 6 (26.09%) Legal
9 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (21.74%) GIAC
10 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
10 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
10 5 (21.74%) UNIX
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) C++
10 5 (21.74%) Java
11 4 (17.39%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) C
11 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
11 4 (17.39%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Legal
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Semantic Web
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) BYOD
5 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Security Management
6 4 (17.39%) OWASP
7 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) ISMS
7 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Security
8 2 (8.70%) BCP
8 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) C++
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) C
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CISSP
2 13 (56.52%) CISM
3 11 (47.83%) CISA
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) CRISC
5 5 (21.74%) GIAC
6 4 (17.39%) GWAPT
6 4 (17.39%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) HIPAA
4 3 (13.04%) COBIT
5 1 (4.35%) MiFID
5 1 (4.35%) Basel II
5 1 (4.35%) EMIR
5 1 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) AppDetective
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
3 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire