The first table below looks at the demand for the Chief 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 Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Security Officer
Rank - 827 873
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 0 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £37,500 £91,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -58.90%
UK excluding London average salary £116,250 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103100 95904 105987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84942 80243 91513
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Chief Security Officer
UK

Chief Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Chief Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chief Security Officer
Salary Trend in England

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

Chief Security Officer Salary Trend in England

Chief Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Chief 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 Security Officer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Legal
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (25.00%) CISMP
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (25.00%) CGEIT
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Database Security
5 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) CESG
6 2 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) FMCG
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Chief Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Chief 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 Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 7 (58.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Database Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISM
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (25.00%) CISMP
3 3 (25.00%) CGEIT
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001