The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chief Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Information Security Officer
Rank 900 925 913
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £115,000 £97,500 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £86,500 £86,500
10% offered a salary of more than £131,250 £113,750 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Chief Information Security Officer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Chief Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Chief Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in England

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

Chief Information Security Officer Salary Trend in England

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Chief Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in England

Chief Information Security Officer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 8 £120,000 +7.86%
East of England -2 1 £100,000 +14.28%
Chief Information Security Officer
UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Chief 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 Chief Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (78.95%) CISM
2 15 (78.95%) CISSP
3 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
5 8 (42.11%) CISA
6 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) CRISC
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
8 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
8 4 (21.05%) People Management
8 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) C
9 3 (15.79%) CISMP
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (15.79%) CGEIT
9 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
10 2 (10.53%) COBIT
10 2 (10.53%) Qualys
10 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture

Chief Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Chief 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 Chief Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Private Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Blog
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (21.05%) People Management
3 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.26%) BCP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Social Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) CISM
1 15 (78.95%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CISA
3 6 (31.58%) CRISC
4 3 (15.79%) CGEIT
4 3 (15.79%) CISMP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Qualys