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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 808 807 801
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 72 50 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.050% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.053% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 68
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £71,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +22 36 £62,500 +28.20% 2
East of England -2 14 £52,500 +40.00%
South East 0 7 £37,573 -24.85%
West Midlands -19 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Yorkshire -44 3 £45,000 -11.76%
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Information Security
2 80 (65.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (52.46%) CISSP
4 47 (38.52%) PCI DSS
5 43 (35.25%) CISM
6 38 (31.15%) Finance
7 30 (24.59%) CISA
8 28 (22.95%) Risk Management
9 26 (21.31%) Management Information System
10 25 (20.49%) Business Continuity
11 21 (17.21%) Security Management
12 18 (14.75%) Degree
13 16 (13.11%) German Language
13 16 (13.11%) Data Protection
14 15 (12.30%) Business Continuity Planning
14 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
15 14 (11.48%) Network Security
15 14 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (11.48%) Information Security Management
16 13 (10.66%) Legal
17 11 (9.02%) Financial Institution
17 11 (9.02%) BCP
17 11 (9.02%) CISMP
17 11 (9.02%) ISMS
18 10 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
18 10 (8.20%) ITIL
19 7 (5.74%) Data Management
19 7 (5.74%) Risk Analysis
20 6 (4.92%) COBIT
20 6 (4.92%) Incident Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (0.82%) IIS
1 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (1.64%) MS Project
1 2 (1.64%) MS Office
1 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) Network Security
2 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) German Language
3 13 (10.66%) Legal
4 11 (9.02%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.82%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.10%) CESG
2 5 (4.10%) RMADS
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) EMV
4 3 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.82%) Equities
6 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) UNIX
1 4 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (22.95%) Risk Management
3 25 (20.49%) Business Continuity
4 21 (17.21%) Security Management
5 16 (13.11%) Data Protection
6 15 (12.30%) Business Continuity Planning
7 14 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.48%) Information Security Management
8 11 (9.02%) BCP
8 11 (9.02%) ISMS
9 10 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (8.20%) ITIL
10 7 (5.74%) Data Management
10 7 (5.74%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.92%) Cyber Security
12 5 (4.10%) Information Management
12 5 (4.10%) Information Assurance
12 5 (4.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (52.46%) CISSP
2 43 (35.25%) CISM
3 30 (24.59%) CISA
4 18 (14.75%) Degree
5 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.02%) CISMP
7 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.28%) IRCA
8 3 (2.46%) CEH
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.82%) MCSA
9 1 (0.82%) HND
9 1 (0.82%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.82%) CRISC
9 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (65.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (38.52%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.92%) COBIT
3 6 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.10%) CESG Infosec
5 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.64%) BS7799
7 1 (0.82%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Tripwire
2 3 (2.46%) LogRhythm
2 3 (2.46%) Tufin
3 2 (1.64%) CA
4 1 (0.82%) NetApp
4 1 (0.82%) McAfee
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco
4 1 (0.82%) HP
4 1 (0.82%) EMC
4 1 (0.82%) VMware
4 1 (0.82%) Computacenter
4 1 (0.82%) Qualys
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago