The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of 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 Security in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 809 811 811
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 69 42 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.041% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.044% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 44
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £99,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £75,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103792 95991 105966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85662 80321 91544
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 £26,500 £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 Security
UK

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Security Salary Trend in England

Head of Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Security across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Head of Security Salary Histogram in England

Head of 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 Security within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 21 £82,500 -
South East -24 15 £75,000 +0.67% 1
London -36 15 £77,500 +1.30%
East of England - 8 £72,500 - 1
North West -5 4 - - 1
East Midlands -8 3 £52,500 -31.37%
West Midlands +9 1 £75,000 -
South West -23 1 £62,500 +38.88%
North East - 1 £75,000 -
Head of Security
UK

Head of Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of 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 Security in their job title.

1 93 (73.81%) Information Security
2 78 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (43.65%) CISSP
4 48 (38.10%) Management Information System
5 46 (36.51%) Risk Management
6 41 (32.54%) CISA
7 35 (27.78%) Business Continuity
8 31 (24.60%) Security Management
9 30 (23.81%) Finance
10 26 (20.63%) CISM
11 25 (19.84%) Risk Assessment
11 25 (19.84%) PCI DSS
12 20 (15.87%) Information Security Management
13 19 (15.08%) Legal
14 18 (14.29%) Service Delivery
14 18 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
15 15 (11.90%) Project Management
16 14 (11.11%) ITIL
17 13 (10.32%) IRCA
17 13 (10.32%) Information Management
18 12 (9.52%) Information Assurance
19 11 (8.73%) Penetration Testing
19 11 (8.73%) BCP
19 11 (8.73%) Data Security
20 9 (7.14%) Service Management
20 9 (7.14%) Degree
20 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
21 8 (6.35%) IT Governance
21 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
21 8 (6.35%) B2C

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of 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 Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (3.17%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.79%) DVB
4 1 (0.79%) DMZ
4 1 (0.79%) ATM
4 1 (0.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 19 (15.08%) Legal
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.17%) RMADS
2 4 (3.17%) Life Science
3 2 (1.59%) GIS
3 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) W3C
4 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (73.81%) Information Security
2 46 (36.51%) Risk Management
3 35 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 31 (24.60%) Security Management
5 25 (19.84%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (15.87%) Information Security Management
7 18 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 18 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 15 (11.90%) Project Management
9 14 (11.11%) ITIL
10 13 (10.32%) Information Management
11 12 (9.52%) Information Assurance
12 11 (8.73%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (8.73%) BCP
12 11 (8.73%) Data Security
13 9 (7.14%) Service Management
14 8 (6.35%) IT Governance
14 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
14 8 (6.35%) B2C
14 8 (6.35%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.79%) Python
1 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (43.65%) CISSP
2 41 (32.54%) CISA
3 26 (20.63%) CISM
4 13 (10.32%) IRCA
5 9 (7.14%) Degree
5 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) ISEB
7 4 (3.17%) ISSMP
8 3 (2.38%) GCIH
8 3 (2.38%) GCFA
8 3 (2.38%) GIAC
9 2 (1.59%) MBA
9 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (19.84%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.17%) GCP
4 4 (3.17%) GMP
4 4 (3.17%) GLP
5 3 (2.38%) COBIT
5 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.59%) QA
7 1 (0.79%) WAI
7 1 (0.79%) BS7799
7 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.79%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (1.59%) Cadence
2 1 (0.79%) Capita
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco
2 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle
Slough, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago