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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 838 904 927
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 42 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.028% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 18
Median salary £87,500 £70,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £64,475
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £120,000 £95,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +46 25 £90,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 7 £80,000 -
South East +34 3 £90,000 +38.46%
East Midlands +15 3 £85,000 -19.04%
North West - 3 £60,000 - 1
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 27 September 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 82 (100.00%) Information Security
2 44 (53.66%) Risk Management
3 39 (47.56%) Finance
4 33 (40.24%) CISSP
4 33 (40.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (32.93%) CISM
6 23 (28.05%) Security Management
6 23 (28.05%) Information Security Management
6 23 (28.05%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
8 18 (21.95%) Network Security
9 17 (20.73%) PCI DSS
10 16 (19.51%) CISA
11 15 (18.29%) Business Continuity
12 14 (17.07%) Legal
12 14 (17.07%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (15.85%) ISMS
13 13 (15.85%) Retail
14 12 (14.63%) IT Audit
15 11 (13.41%) Security Architecture
16 10 (12.20%) Regulatory Compliance
17 9 (10.98%) Information Security Governance
18 8 (9.76%) Big Data
18 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
18 8 (9.76%) COBIT
18 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
19 7 (8.54%) Law
19 7 (8.54%) Degree
19 7 (8.54%) Computer Science

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 (4.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) Network Security
2 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) SMTP
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Legal
3 13 (15.85%) Retail
4 7 (8.54%) Law
5 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.10%) Automotive
7 4 (4.88%) Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.66%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.22%) IPTV
6 1 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Information Security
2 44 (53.66%) Risk Management
3 23 (28.05%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (28.05%) Information Security Management
3 23 (28.05%) Security Management
4 15 (18.29%) Business Continuity
5 13 (15.85%) ISMS
6 12 (14.63%) IT Audit
7 11 (13.41%) Security Architecture
8 10 (12.20%) Regulatory Compliance
9 9 (10.98%) Information Security Governance
10 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.32%) BCP
11 6 (7.32%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (7.32%) Project Governance
12 5 (6.10%) Analytics
12 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (40.24%) CISSP
2 27 (32.93%) CISM
3 16 (19.51%) CISA
4 7 (8.54%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) CRISC
6 3 (3.66%) ISACA
7 2 (2.44%) CEH
8 1 (1.22%) GIAC
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (20.73%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.76%) COBIT
4 7 (8.54%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.22%) BS7799
6 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Ab Initio
1 4 (4.88%) Cisco
2 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.22%) Juniper
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
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McGregor Boyall
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