The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 836 818 835
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 66 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.037% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.039% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 58 33 53
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Information Security Officer
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -42 25 £71,250 +58.33% 2
Yorkshire -26 14 £40,000 +58.57% 1
South East -6 12 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East of England - 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands +4 4 £38,000 -15.55%
East Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
South West -7 1 £53,000 +20.45%
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (57.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (54.78%) CISSP
4 44 (38.26%) CISM
5 36 (31.30%) Data Protection
6 35 (30.43%) Risk Management
7 32 (27.83%) PCI DSS
8 28 (24.35%) Management Information System
8 28 (24.35%) Finance
9 26 (22.61%) Security Management
9 26 (22.61%) CISA
10 25 (21.74%) ITIL
11 24 (20.87%) Legal
12 21 (18.26%) Information Security Management
13 17 (14.78%) Project Management
14 16 (13.91%) ISMS
15 15 (13.04%) Degree
16 14 (12.17%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (12.17%) Risk Analysis
16 14 (12.17%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (12.17%) Business Continuity
16 14 (12.17%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
18 11 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 10 (8.70%) COBIT
20 9 (7.83%) Network Security
20 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
21 7 (6.09%) Information Assurance
21 7 (6.09%) Information Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (2.61%) IIS
1 3 (2.61%) SAS
2 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
3 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) Network Security
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
2 7 (6.09%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (24.35%) Finance
2 24 (20.87%) Legal
3 7 (6.09%) Retail
4 6 (5.22%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.22%) Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Law
6 2 (1.74%) French Language
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.35%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.17%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.48%) FMCG
4 2 (1.74%) CESG
4 2 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) RMADS
5 1 (0.87%) Derivative
5 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.87%) Android
2 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (100.00%) Information Security
2 36 (31.30%) Data Protection
3 35 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 26 (22.61%) Security Management
5 25 (21.74%) ITIL
6 21 (18.26%) Information Security Management
7 17 (14.78%) Project Management
8 16 (13.91%) ISMS
9 14 (12.17%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (12.17%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (12.17%) Business Continuity
9 14 (12.17%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.09%) Information Assurance
13 7 (6.09%) Information Management
14 6 (5.22%) PRINCE
15 5 (4.35%) Security Architecture
15 5 (4.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (54.78%) CISSP
2 44 (38.26%) CISM
3 26 (22.61%) CISA
4 15 (13.04%) Degree
5 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.09%) CEH
7 5 (4.35%) CISMP
7 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) CRISC
8 3 (2.61%) CGEIT
8 3 (2.61%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (2.61%) ISEB
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.74%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.87%) GISP
10 1 (0.87%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (57.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (27.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.70%) COBIT
4 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.87%) QA
6 1 (0.87%) BS25999
6 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.87%) COSO
6 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.74%) CA
2 2 (1.74%) Capita
3 1 (0.87%) Computacenter
3 1 (0.87%) VMware
3 1 (0.87%) McAfee
3 1 (0.87%) NetApp
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) HP
3 1 (0.87%) EMC
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits.
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum CA £5,500, 6% London Waiting, Pensio
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talented Acquisition Consulting Ltd
Salary: car and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago