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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 760 798 829
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 103 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.060% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.064% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 82 48 26
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £79,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +9.09%
Information Security Officer
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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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +53 61 £67,500 +28.57% 4
East of England +8 15 £55,000 -
South East -6 14 £36,250 -39.58% 2
Yorkshire -7 6 £37,500 -8.53% 3
South West -17 2 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -18 2 £42,500 +10.38% 2
East Midlands +24 1 £47,500 -5.00%
North West -8 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Information Security Officer
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Information Security
2 128 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (52.27%) CISSP
4 78 (44.32%) PCI DSS
5 74 (42.05%) Finance
6 65 (36.93%) Risk Management
7 62 (35.23%) CISA
8 59 (33.52%) Security Management
9 58 (32.95%) CISM
10 45 (25.57%) Management Information System
11 37 (21.02%) Business Continuity
12 35 (19.89%) Information Security Management
13 31 (17.61%) Degree
14 29 (16.48%) ISMS
14 29 (16.48%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (15.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 27 (15.34%) Cyber Security
16 25 (14.20%) ITIL
17 24 (13.64%) Legal
18 23 (13.07%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (11.93%) Security Architecture
20 20 (11.36%) COBIT
21 19 (10.80%) Data Protection
22 17 (9.66%) CRISC
23 14 (7.95%) E-Discovery
23 14 (7.95%) Network Security
23 14 (7.95%) Firewall
24 13 (7.39%) Incident Management
25 12 (6.82%) Retail

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Project
1 2 (1.14%) MS Office
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) Firewall
1 14 (7.95%) Network Security
2 3 (1.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.70%) LAN
2 3 (1.70%) WAN
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
4 1 (0.57%) IPsec
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.70%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
General
1 74 (42.05%) Finance
2 24 (13.64%) Legal
3 12 (6.82%) Retail
4 11 (6.25%) Banking
5 8 (4.55%) Law
6 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.41%) German Language
8 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.70%) Automotive
9 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.70%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.98%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.57%) Management Information System
2 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.25%) EMV
4 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.84%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.70%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) Equities
9 1 (0.57%) Tandem
9 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.57%) Economics
9 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.57%) FMCG
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.98%) Windows
2 3 (1.70%) Linux
2 3 (1.70%) UNIX
3 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (100.00%) Information Security
2 65 (36.93%) Risk Management
3 59 (33.52%) Security Management
4 37 (21.02%) Business Continuity
5 35 (19.89%) Information Security Management
6 29 (16.48%) Risk Assessment
6 29 (16.48%) ISMS
7 27 (15.34%) Cyber Security
8 25 (14.20%) ITIL
9 23 (13.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (11.93%) Security Architecture
11 19 (10.80%) Data Protection
12 14 (7.95%) E-Discovery
13 13 (7.39%) Incident Management
14 10 (5.68%) Business Continuity Management
15 9 (5.11%) Investment Management
15 9 (5.11%) Project Management
16 8 (4.55%) Service Delivery
16 8 (4.55%) Data Security
16 8 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.25%) C
2 4 (2.27%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) C++
3 2 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 92 (52.27%) CISSP
2 62 (35.23%) CISA
3 58 (32.95%) CISM
4 31 (17.61%) Degree
5 17 (9.66%) CRISC
6 7 (3.98%) PCI QSA
6 7 (3.98%) CHFI
7 5 (2.84%) IRCA
7 5 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.27%) CEH
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CCNP
9 2 (1.14%) CCNA
9 2 (1.14%) CISMP
9 2 (1.14%) VCP4
9 2 (1.14%) ISACA
10 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (44.32%) PCI DSS
3 27 (15.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (11.36%) COBIT
5 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (3.41%) BS7799
6 3 (1.70%) EMIR
6 3 (1.70%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.70%) Basel II
6 3 (1.70%) MiFID
7 1 (0.57%) COSO
7 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (3.41%) Cisco
1 6 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle
3 3 (1.70%) VMware
3 3 (1.70%) HP
4 2 (1.14%) Dell
4 2 (1.14%) Juniper
4 2 (1.14%) CA
4 2 (1.14%) Qualys
4 2 (1.14%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.14%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.57%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.57%) Tufin
5 1 (0.57%) F5
5 1 (0.57%) Splunk
5 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VIQU
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Highly Competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 3 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Matrix Solutions
Salary: £42,500 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 22 days ago