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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Security
Rank 844 834 851
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 27 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 24
Average salary £72,500 £85,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £112,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £90,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
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 £26,250 £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% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yorkshire - 12 £85,000 -
South East -10 5 £72,500 -19.44%
London -53 5 £67,500 -17.17%
East Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
West Midlands +1 1 £75,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -
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Head of Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 40 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (56.52%) CISSP
4 21 (45.65%) CISM
5 20 (43.48%) Business Continuity
6 18 (39.13%) CISA
7 17 (36.96%) Management Information System
8 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
8 13 (28.26%) IRCA
9 12 (26.09%) Project Management
9 12 (26.09%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (19.57%) BCP
11 7 (15.22%) B2C
12 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (13.04%) Legal
12 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
12 6 (13.04%) Security Management
13 5 (10.87%) ISMS
13 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
13 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (10.87%) Information Management
13 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
14 4 (8.70%) ITIL
14 4 (8.70%) ISSMP
14 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
15 3 (6.52%) Degree
15 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
15 3 (6.52%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DMZ
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) iGaming
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (43.48%) Business Continuity
3 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
4 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) BCP
6 7 (15.22%) B2C
7 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (13.04%) Security Management
8 5 (10.87%) ISMS
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (10.87%) Information Management
8 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) Service Management
11 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.17%) Perl
1 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) CISSP
2 21 (45.65%) CISM
3 18 (39.13%) CISA
4 13 (28.26%) IRCA
5 4 (8.70%) ISSMP
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) ISEB
7 1 (2.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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