The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 757 799 839
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 93 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.049% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.052% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 71 36 21
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £33,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £59,400 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
Information Security Officer
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in England

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in England

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
London +28 49 £70,000 +33.33% 3
East of England - 18 £56,250 -
Yorkshire -14 7 £37,500 - 1
South East -23 6 £43,750 -34.70% 2
South West -14 4 - - 1
North West -8 3 £52,500 +16.66%
West Midlands -11 3 £52,500 -14.97%
East Midlands +16 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 163 (100.00%) Information Security
2 120 (73.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (52.76%) CISSP
4 79 (48.47%) PCI DSS
5 65 (39.88%) Finance
6 56 (34.36%) CISA
7 54 (33.13%) CISM
7 54 (33.13%) Risk Management
8 52 (31.90%) Security Management
9 38 (23.31%) Management Information System
10 36 (22.09%) Business Continuity
11 33 (20.25%) Information Security Management
12 27 (16.56%) ISMS
13 26 (15.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 26 (15.95%) Risk Assessment
14 25 (15.34%) Cyber Security
15 24 (14.72%) Degree
16 23 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (12.27%) Security Architecture
19 19 (11.66%) Legal
20 17 (10.43%) Network Security
21 16 (9.82%) CRISC
22 15 (9.20%) ITIL
23 14 (8.59%) COBIT
23 14 (8.59%) E-Discovery
24 12 (7.36%) Incident Management
24 12 (7.36%) Retail
25 11 (6.75%) German Language
26 10 (6.13%) Data Protection

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Project
1 3 (1.84%) MS Office
1 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.43%) Network Security
2 10 (6.13%) Firewall
3 3 (1.84%) LAN
3 3 (1.84%) WAN
3 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 3 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Big Data
General
1 65 (39.88%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Legal
3 12 (7.36%) Retail
4 11 (6.75%) German Language
5 9 (5.52%) Banking
6 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.84%) Law
7 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.31%) Management Information System
2 23 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.13%) EMV
4 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.45%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.23%) iPad
7 2 (1.23%) Replication
7 2 (1.23%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Equities
8 1 (0.61%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.61%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.45%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) UNIX
2 2 (1.23%) Solaris
2 2 (1.23%) Linux
2 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Information Security
2 54 (33.13%) Risk Management
3 52 (31.90%) Security Management
4 36 (22.09%) Business Continuity
5 33 (20.25%) Information Security Management
6 27 (16.56%) ISMS
7 26 (15.95%) Risk Assessment
8 25 (15.34%) Cyber Security
9 21 (12.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (12.27%) Security Architecture
11 15 (9.20%) ITIL
12 14 (8.59%) E-Discovery
13 12 (7.36%) Incident Management
14 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
14 10 (6.13%) Business Continuity Management
15 9 (5.52%) Business Continuity Planning
15 9 (5.52%) Investment Management
16 8 (4.91%) Data Security
16 8 (4.91%) Service Delivery
17 7 (4.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.52%) C
2 3 (1.84%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) C++
3 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 86 (52.76%) CISSP
2 56 (34.36%) CISA
3 54 (33.13%) CISM
4 24 (14.72%) Degree
5 16 (9.82%) CRISC
6 7 (4.29%) IRCA
6 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.29%) PCI QSA
7 5 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.07%) CHFI
8 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) ISACA
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CCNP
9 1 (0.61%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (73.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (48.47%) PCI DSS
3 26 (15.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (8.59%) COBIT
5 6 (3.68%) BS7799
5 6 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.84%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.61%) Basel II
7 1 (0.61%) MiFID
7 1 (0.61%) EMIR
7 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.61%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (2.45%) Cisco
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle
2 3 (1.84%) CA
2 3 (1.84%) HP
3 2 (1.23%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.23%) Qualys
3 2 (1.23%) VMware
3 2 (1.23%) Dell
4 1 (0.61%) Juniper
4 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.61%) F5
4 1 (0.61%) Splunk
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago