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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 826 800 810
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 62 53 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.053% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.057% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 76
Average salary £48,287 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.42% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +13 26 £58,750 +14.63% 5
West Midlands -8 11 £43,250 -24.78% 1
East of England -11 9 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Yorkshire -40 9 £41,500 -27.19%
South East -23 4 £37,537 -6.15%
East Midlands -18 2 £36,250 +11.53%
South West -22 1 £55,000 +71.87%
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Information Security
2 68 (57.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (51.69%) CISSP
4 44 (37.29%) CISM
5 39 (33.05%) Finance
5 39 (33.05%) PCI DSS
6 29 (24.58%) Management Information System
6 29 (24.58%) Risk Management
7 27 (22.88%) CISA
8 24 (20.34%) Business Continuity
8 24 (20.34%) Degree
9 22 (18.64%) Security Management
10 19 (16.10%) Data Protection
11 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
11 15 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (12.71%) Information Security Management
11 15 (12.71%) Legal
12 14 (11.86%) Business Continuity Planning
12 14 (11.86%) ISMS
12 14 (11.86%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (10.17%) CISMP
14 12 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (10.17%) Financial Institution
14 12 (10.17%) Project Management
14 12 (10.17%) ITIL
15 11 (9.32%) BCP
16 10 (8.47%) Banking
16 10 (8.47%) Network Security
16 10 (8.47%) German Language

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (0.85%) IIS
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Office
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) Network Security
2 6 (5.08%) Firewall
3 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
General
1 39 (33.05%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Legal
3 12 (10.17%) Financial Institution
4 10 (8.47%) Banking
4 10 (8.47%) German Language
5 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) French Language
6 2 (1.69%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.24%) CESG
2 5 (4.24%) RMADS
3 4 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.54%) EMV
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.24%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (24.58%) Risk Management
3 24 (20.34%) Business Continuity
4 22 (18.64%) Security Management
5 19 (16.10%) Data Protection
6 15 (12.71%) Information Security Management
6 15 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.86%) Risk Analysis
7 14 (11.86%) ISMS
7 14 (11.86%) Business Continuity Planning
8 13 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (10.17%) ITIL
9 12 (10.17%) Project Management
9 12 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (9.32%) BCP
11 6 (5.08%) Information Assurance
12 5 (4.24%) Business Continuity Management
12 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.24%) Information Security Governance
12 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (51.69%) CISSP
2 44 (37.29%) CISM
3 27 (22.88%) CISA
4 24 (20.34%) Degree
5 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.17%) CISMP
7 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.39%) IRCA
8 3 (2.54%) CEH
9 1 (0.85%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.85%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.85%) HND
9 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (57.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (33.05%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (4.24%) COBIT
4 5 (4.24%) CESG Infosec
5 3 (2.54%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.85%) BS7799
6 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.54%) Tripwire
2 3 (2.54%) Tufin
2 3 (2.54%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.69%) CA
4 1 (0.85%) NetApp
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee
4 1 (0.85%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Computacenter
4 1 (0.85%) Qualys
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) EMC
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £49,073 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Basildon
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package on offer
Posted: 18 days ago