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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 778 860 828
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 93 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.055% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 80 49 38
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,700 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,550 £87,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.10%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +77 46 £60,000 -17.24%
South East +21 16 £41,500 -20.95%
Yorkshire +15 10 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands -2 9 £26,000 -35.80% 1
East of England +24 5 £65,000 +36.84%
South West -10 3 - -
North West - 2 £52,500 -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Information Security
2 131 (66.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 106 (53.81%) CISSP
4 91 (46.19%) Finance
5 77 (39.09%) PCI DSS
6 68 (34.52%) Risk Management
7 67 (34.01%) CISM
8 63 (31.98%) Management Information System
9 61 (30.96%) CISA
10 58 (29.44%) Security Management
11 40 (20.30%) Data Protection
12 39 (19.80%) Degree
13 37 (18.78%) ISMS
14 36 (18.27%) ITIL
15 31 (15.74%) Business Continuity
16 30 (15.23%) Information Security Management
16 30 (15.23%) Risk Assessment
17 29 (14.72%) CRISC
18 27 (13.71%) COBIT
18 27 (13.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 26 (13.20%) Firewall
20 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.68%) Cyber Security
22 22 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
23 21 (10.66%) Legal
24 19 (9.64%) Banking
25 18 (9.14%) Security Architecture
26 15 (7.61%) Project Management
27 13 (6.60%) Incident Management
27 13 (6.60%) E-Discovery

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (2.03%) IIS
2 2 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) Firewall
2 9 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.06%) Network Security
4 6 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.54%) Internet
6 3 (1.52%) LAN
6 3 (1.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.02%) HTTP
7 2 (1.02%) VPN
7 2 (1.02%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.02%) FirePass
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
General
1 91 (46.19%) Finance
2 21 (10.66%) Legal
3 19 (9.64%) Banking
4 12 (6.09%) Retail
5 8 (4.06%) Law
6 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.02%) Games
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.02%) Automotive
8 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.02%) Middleware
2 2 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (31.98%) Management Information System
2 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.55%) EMV
5 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.03%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.52%) Economics
9 2 (1.02%) Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.51%) CCTV
10 1 (0.51%) RMADS
10 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.51%) BYOD
10 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.51%) CESG
10 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.57%) Windows
2 7 (3.55%) Linux
2 7 (3.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (100.00%) Information Security
2 68 (34.52%) Risk Management
3 58 (29.44%) Security Management
4 40 (20.30%) Data Protection
5 37 (18.78%) ISMS
6 36 (18.27%) ITIL
7 31 (15.74%) Business Continuity
8 30 (15.23%) Information Security Management
8 30 (15.23%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (11.68%) Cyber Security
10 22 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (9.14%) Security Architecture
12 15 (7.61%) Project Management
13 13 (6.60%) Incident Management
13 13 (6.60%) E-Discovery
14 12 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (5.08%) SIEM
16 9 (4.57%) Business Continuity Management
16 9 (4.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 9 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.55%) C
2 6 (3.05%) SQL
3 3 (1.52%) C++
3 3 (1.52%) Java
4 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 106 (53.81%) CISSP
2 67 (34.01%) CISM
3 61 (30.96%) CISA
4 39 (19.80%) Degree
5 29 (14.72%) CRISC
6 7 (3.55%) PCI QSA
6 7 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.54%) CHFI
7 5 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.03%) CEH
8 4 (2.03%) CCNP
9 3 (1.52%) CCNA
10 2 (1.02%) CCSA
10 2 (1.02%) GIAC
10 2 (1.02%) CCSE
10 2 (1.02%) GCIA
10 2 (1.02%) GSEC
10 2 (1.02%) GCIH
10 2 (1.02%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (66.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (39.09%) PCI DSS
3 27 (13.71%) COBIT
3 27 (13.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.05%) Basel II
4 6 (3.05%) EMIR
4 6 (3.05%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (3.05%) MiFID
5 5 (2.54%) BS7799
5 5 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) OpenSSH
2 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Nessus
2 2 (1.02%) Nmap
3 1 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (4.57%) Cisco
1 9 (4.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.05%) Oracle
3 4 (2.03%) Juniper
3 4 (2.03%) LogRhythm
4 3 (1.52%) Qualys
4 3 (1.52%) Tufin
4 3 (1.52%) F5
4 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.52%) HP
4 3 (1.52%) Tripwire
4 3 (1.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.02%) Dell
5 2 (1.02%) Splunk
5 2 (1.02%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.51%) Sybase
6 1 (0.51%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.51%) CA
6 1 (0.51%) Sourcefire
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