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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 777 852 802
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 101 49 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.047% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 90 36 42
Average salary £51,250 £46,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.41% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £33,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +49 46 £60,000 -4.00% 4
South East +30 20 £45,000 -14.28%
West Midlands -14 11 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire 0 8 £40,000 - 1
East of England +14 7 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East Midlands +6 3 - -
South West -3 3 £32,500 -39.53%
North West - 2 £53,000 - 1
North East - 1 - -
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Information Security
2 137 (65.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (52.40%) CISSP
4 77 (37.02%) CISM
4 77 (37.02%) Finance
5 75 (36.06%) PCI DSS
6 65 (31.25%) CISA
7 62 (29.81%) Risk Management
8 61 (29.33%) Management Information System
9 46 (22.12%) Data Protection
10 44 (21.15%) Security Management
11 40 (19.23%) Degree
12 35 (16.83%) ITIL
13 30 (14.42%) ISMS
14 29 (13.94%) Firewall
14 29 (13.94%) Risk Assessment
15 26 (12.50%) CRISC
16 24 (11.54%) Business Continuity
17 23 (11.06%) COBIT
18 22 (10.58%) Banking
19 21 (10.10%) Legal
19 21 (10.10%) Project Management
20 19 (9.13%) Information Security Management
20 19 (9.13%) Incident Management
21 17 (8.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 16 (7.69%) C
22 16 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
23 14 (6.73%) Cyber Security
23 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
24 13 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (4.33%) IIS
2 3 (1.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) SaaS
1 8 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.94%) Firewall
2 11 (5.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.37%) Network Security
4 6 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.40%) Internet
6 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.44%) Wireless
7 2 (0.96%) FirePass
7 2 (0.96%) HTTP
7 2 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.48%) IPsec
8 1 (0.48%) LAN
8 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.96%) Big Data
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
General
1 77 (37.02%) Finance
2 22 (10.58%) Banking
3 21 (10.10%) Legal
4 8 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.37%) Law
6 4 (1.92%) Retail
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Advertising
8 2 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Military
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.40%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) JSP
4 1 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (29.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.37%) EMV
5 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) CESG
6 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.44%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.44%) Economics
7 3 (1.44%) RMADS
8 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) CCTV
9 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.48%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.48%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.33%) Windows
2 6 (2.88%) UNIX
3 5 (2.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (100.00%) Information Security
2 62 (29.81%) Risk Management
3 46 (22.12%) Data Protection
4 44 (21.15%) Security Management
5 35 (16.83%) ITIL
6 30 (14.42%) ISMS
7 29 (13.94%) Risk Assessment
8 24 (11.54%) Business Continuity
9 21 (10.10%) Project Management
10 19 (9.13%) Information Security Management
10 19 (9.13%) Incident Management
11 16 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (6.73%) Cyber Security
13 13 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (5.29%) SIEM
16 10 (4.81%) PRINCE2
17 9 (4.33%) Security Architecture
17 9 (4.33%) Business Continuity Management
18 7 (3.37%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.69%) C
2 6 (2.88%) SQL
3 4 (1.92%) C++
3 4 (1.92%) Java
4 2 (0.96%) C#
4 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (52.40%) CISSP
2 77 (37.02%) CISM
3 65 (31.25%) CISA
4 40 (19.23%) Degree
5 26 (12.50%) CRISC
6 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.40%) CISMP
8 5 (2.40%) CHFI
8 5 (2.40%) GIAC
9 4 (1.92%) CEH
10 3 (1.44%) CCNP
10 3 (1.44%) CCNA
10 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.96%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.96%) ISACA
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) CCSA
11 2 (0.96%) GCIA
11 2 (0.96%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (65.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (36.06%) PCI DSS
3 23 (11.06%) COBIT
4 17 (8.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.88%) Basel II
5 6 (2.88%) MiFID
5 6 (2.88%) BS7799
5 6 (2.88%) EMIR
5 6 (2.88%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.96%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.48%) SLA
8 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.96%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) Nessus
2 2 (0.96%) Nmap
3 1 (0.48%) AppDetective
3 1 (0.48%) OpenView
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.88%) Oracle
2 6 (2.88%) Cisco
3 3 (1.44%) Juniper
3 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.44%) Tripwire
3 3 (1.44%) Tufin
3 3 (1.44%) LogRhythm
4 2 (0.96%) VMware
4 2 (0.96%) F5
4 2 (0.96%) Splunk
4 2 (0.96%) Qualys
4 2 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) Clearswift
5 1 (0.48%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) Sybase
5 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.48%) Sourcefire
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