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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 786 818 830
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 79 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.045% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.047% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 41
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,850 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £101,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
London +11 37 £70,000 +24.44% 5
East of England - 10 £53,750 -
Yorkshire -19 9 £60,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -10 7 £52,500 -12.50%
East Midlands +18 4 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -10 4 £48,750 +8.33%
South West -12 4 - - 1
South East -14 4 £42,500 -43.33%
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Information Security
2 107 (73.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (50.68%) CISSP
4 64 (43.84%) PCI DSS
5 49 (33.56%) Finance
6 48 (32.88%) CISA
6 48 (32.88%) CISM
7 43 (29.45%) Security Management
8 42 (28.77%) Risk Management
9 34 (23.29%) Business Continuity
10 29 (19.86%) Information Security Management
10 29 (19.86%) Management Information System
11 23 (15.75%) ISMS
12 22 (15.07%) Degree
13 18 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 18 (12.33%) Legal
13 18 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (12.33%) Cyber Security
14 16 (10.96%) German Language
14 16 (10.96%) Network Security
15 15 (10.27%) Business Continuity Planning
16 14 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (9.59%) Security Architecture
16 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.53%) ITIL
17 11 (7.53%) CRISC
18 10 (6.85%) Data Protection
19 9 (6.16%) IRCA
19 9 (6.16%) BCP
19 9 (6.16%) Firewall

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Project
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
1 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Network Security
2 9 (6.16%) Firewall
3 3 (2.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
General
1 49 (33.56%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Legal
3 16 (10.96%) German Language
4 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.11%) Banking
6 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.74%) Law
8 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.37%) Automotive
8 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.86%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) EMV
4 4 (2.74%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.05%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.05%) RMADS
5 3 (2.05%) CESG
6 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.05%) Windows
2 2 (1.37%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Solaris
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (100.00%) Information Security
2 43 (29.45%) Security Management
3 42 (28.77%) Risk Management
4 34 (23.29%) Business Continuity
5 29 (19.86%) Information Security Management
6 23 (15.75%) ISMS
7 18 (12.33%) Cyber Security
7 18 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (10.27%) Business Continuity Planning
9 14 (9.59%) Security Architecture
9 14 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (7.53%) ITIL
11 10 (6.85%) Data Protection
12 9 (6.16%) E-Discovery
12 9 (6.16%) BCP
13 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.48%) Business Continuity Management
14 7 (4.79%) Data Management
15 6 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (3.42%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.48%) C
2 1 (0.68%) C++
2 1 (0.68%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (50.68%) CISSP
2 48 (32.88%) CISA
2 48 (32.88%) CISM
3 22 (15.07%) Degree
4 11 (7.53%) CRISC
5 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.16%) IRCA
6 5 (3.42%) CHFI
7 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.05%) PCI QSA
8 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CEH
9 1 (0.68%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (73.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (43.84%) PCI DSS
3 18 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (5.48%) COBIT
5 6 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (2.05%) BS7799
6 3 (2.05%) CESG Infosec
7 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.68%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.05%) CA
3 2 (1.37%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.68%) Tripwire
4 1 (0.68%) Qualys
4 1 (0.68%) Tufin
4 1 (0.68%) F5
4 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
4 1 (0.68%) HP
4 1 (0.68%) Dell
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco
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