The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Head of Information Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 824 895 925
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 37 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.028% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.029% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 34
Median salary £87,500 £70,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £113,500 £97,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Head of Information Security
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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Head of Information Security in the job title.

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Information Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Information Security Salary Trend in England

Head of Information Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Information Security across the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Head of Information Security Salary Histogram in England

Head of Information Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 28 £92,500 +34.54% 2
South East - 4 £83,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
North West - 2 £61,750 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Head of Information Security
UK

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Head of Information Security job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (50.62%) Finance
3 34 (41.98%) CISSP
4 31 (38.27%) CISM
5 27 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 27 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (30.86%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (23.46%) Degree
8 14 (17.28%) GIAC
8 14 (17.28%) Windows
9 13 (16.05%) Security Management
9 13 (16.05%) CISA
9 13 (16.05%) Regulatory Compliance
10 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
11 11 (13.58%) Data Protection
11 11 (13.58%) Information Security Management
11 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.58%) Security Operations
12 10 (12.35%) Legal
12 10 (12.35%) Banking
12 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
12 10 (12.35%) Network Security
12 10 (12.35%) ISMS
13 9 (11.11%) COBIT
13 9 (11.11%) Big Data
13 9 (11.11%) Security Architecture
13 9 (11.11%) Firewall
13 9 (11.11%) Line Management
14 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Scanning

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.94%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Network Security
2 9 (11.11%) Firewall
3 7 (8.64%) WAN
4 4 (4.94%) DNS
4 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.94%) LAN
4 4 (4.94%) SMTP
4 4 (4.94%) SSL
4 4 (4.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Big Data
2 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
General
1 41 (50.62%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
2 10 (12.35%) Legal
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Games
5 3 (3.70%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Middleware
1 3 (3.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.70%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.23%) IPTV
7 1 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 25 (30.86%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (16.05%) Regulatory Compliance
4 13 (16.05%) Security Management
5 11 (13.58%) Data Protection
5 11 (13.58%) Information Security Management
5 11 (13.58%) Security Operations
5 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.35%) ISMS
7 9 (11.11%) Line Management
7 9 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.88%) SIEM
8 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (8.64%) Change Management
9 7 (8.64%) Identity Management
9 7 (8.64%) Information Security Governance
9 7 (8.64%) People Management
9 7 (8.64%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (41.98%) CISSP
2 31 (38.27%) CISM
3 19 (23.46%) Degree
4 14 (17.28%) GIAC
5 13 (16.05%) CISA
6 4 (4.94%) CEH
6 4 (4.94%) CRISC
7 3 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.70%) CSSLP
7 3 (3.70%) GISF
7 3 (3.70%) GSEC
7 3 (3.70%) SANS
7 3 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.70%) SSCP
8 1 (1.23%) CLAS
8 1 (1.23%) IRCA
8 1 (1.23%) ISACA
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.11%) COBIT
4 7 (8.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.70%) BS7799
6 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (3.70%) Nessus
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Ab Initio
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco
3 3 (3.70%) Aveksa
3 3 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
3 3 (3.70%) Splunk
3 3 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Juniper
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