The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Information Security role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Information Security in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Security
Rank 876 847 861
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 19 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 15
Average salary £52,500 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £92,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -45.94%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Head of Information Security
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Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 17 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -10 10 £52,500 +5.00%
London -56 7 £85,000 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Head of Information Security
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Head of Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (62.86%) CISSP
3 18 (51.43%) CISA
4 17 (48.57%) CISM
4 17 (48.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (42.86%) Project Management
6 13 (37.14%) IRCA
6 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
7 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.14%) Banking
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Legal
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.43%) Security Management
10 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
11 3 (8.57%) ITIL
11 3 (8.57%) BCP
11 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (8.57%) Degree
12 2 (5.71%) COBIT
12 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
12 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
12 2 (5.71%) SaaS
12 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Security Management
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) BCP
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Data Security
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) SIEM
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) CISSP
2 18 (51.43%) CISA
3 17 (48.57%) CISM
4 13 (37.14%) IRCA
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) COSO
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec
1 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
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