The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank 786 888 907
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 96 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.048% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 45
Median salary £90,000 £77,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £113,500 £120,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Head of 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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 +67 57 £95,000 +24.18% 1
West Midlands - 12 £76,250 -
South East +54 11 £80,000 +40.21%
Yorkshire +36 9 £68,750 -
East Midlands +14 5 £78,750 -25.00%
North West +16 3 £60,000 -29.41% 1
Head of Security
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Head of 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 Security in the job title.

1 122 (74.85%) Information Security
2 69 (42.33%) Finance
3 68 (41.72%) Risk Management
4 63 (38.65%) CISSP
5 52 (31.90%) CISM
6 51 (31.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 50 (30.67%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (26.99%) Security Architecture
9 38 (23.31%) PCI DSS
10 34 (20.86%) CISA
11 33 (20.25%) Network Security
12 30 (18.40%) Management Information System
13 27 (16.56%) Security Management
14 24 (14.72%) Information Security Management
15 22 (13.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (12.88%) IT Audit
17 19 (11.66%) Vulnerability Management
17 19 (11.66%) Data Centre
17 19 (11.66%) Risk Assessment
18 17 (10.43%) Business Continuity
18 17 (10.43%) Retail
18 17 (10.43%) Degree
18 17 (10.43%) COBIT
18 17 (10.43%) ITIL
19 16 (9.82%) Line Management
19 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (9.82%) CRISC
19 16 (9.82%) Service Delivery
20 15 (9.20%) Change Management

Head of 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 (2.45%) SAS
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.59%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.25%) Network Security
2 14 (8.59%) Firewall
3 6 (3.68%) Internet
4 4 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.84%) VoIP
5 3 (1.84%) WAN
6 2 (1.23%) MPLS
6 2 (1.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) SSL
7 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.98%) Big Data
2 5 (3.07%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.23%) GIS
3 2 (1.23%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) AppScan
General
1 69 (42.33%) Finance
2 17 (10.43%) Retail
3 15 (9.20%) Legal
4 10 (6.13%) Law
5 8 (4.91%) Banking
5 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.07%) Automotive
7 4 (2.45%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) LAMP
1 3 (1.84%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) beanstalkd
2 2 (1.23%) COM
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.40%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.66%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.36%) CESG
5 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.84%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.61%) IPTV
10 1 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.13%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Linux
3 3 (1.84%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (74.85%) Information Security
2 68 (41.72%) Risk Management
3 50 (30.67%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (26.99%) Security Architecture
5 27 (16.56%) Security Management
6 24 (14.72%) Information Security Management
7 22 (13.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.88%) IT Audit
9 19 (11.66%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (11.66%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (10.43%) Business Continuity
10 17 (10.43%) ITIL
11 16 (9.82%) Line Management
11 16 (9.82%) Service Delivery
12 15 (9.20%) Change Management
12 15 (9.20%) Identity Management
13 14 (8.59%) ISMS
13 14 (8.59%) Security Operations
14 13 (7.98%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.75%) C
2 3 (1.84%) PHP
3 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (38.65%) CISSP
2 52 (31.90%) CISM
3 34 (20.86%) CISA
4 17 (10.43%) Degree
5 16 (9.82%) CRISC
6 4 (2.45%) CEH
7 3 (1.84%) CLAS
7 3 (1.84%) ISACA
7 3 (1.84%) ISSMP
7 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.23%) SANS
8 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) GCIA
9 1 (0.61%) GIAC
9 1 (0.61%) IRCA
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (31.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (23.31%) PCI DSS
3 17 (10.43%) COBIT
4 12 (7.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (5.52%) ISO27002
6 5 (3.07%) QA
7 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (1.23%) BS7799
8 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (2.45%) Ab Initio
1 4 (2.45%) Cisco
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.61%) AlienVault
2 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
2 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
2 1 (0.61%) Intel
2 1 (0.61%) Intel Security
2 1 (0.61%) Juniper
2 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm
2 1 (0.61%) Splunk
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