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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 788 837 905
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +68
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 121 107 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 114 91 58
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 +34 67 £70,000 +9.80% 4
West Midlands -4 22 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +12 11 £36,250 -19.44% 2
South East +1 11 £70,000 +75.00% 2
North West +28 5 £40,000 -23.80%
East Midlands +14 2 £52,500 - 1
South West -14 2 £40,000 - 3
East of England +7 1 £100,000 +81.81% 1
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Information Security
2 183 (67.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 162 (60.00%) CISSP
4 116 (42.96%) CISM
5 96 (35.56%) Security Management
6 90 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 80 (29.63%) Information Security Management
7 80 (29.63%) Finance
8 73 (27.04%) ISMS
9 68 (25.19%) PCI DSS
10 64 (23.70%) Data Protection
10 64 (23.70%) CISA
11 54 (20.00%) Risk Management
12 50 (18.52%) ITIL
13 45 (16.67%) Business Continuity
14 40 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
14 40 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (14.07%) Risk Assessment
16 37 (13.70%) Legal
17 36 (13.33%) COBIT
18 34 (12.59%) Degree
18 34 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (12.22%) Project Management
20 32 (11.85%) SIEM
21 31 (11.48%) CISMP
22 29 (10.74%) Computer Science
23 25 (9.26%) Firewall
24 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
25 22 (8.15%) SSCP
26 21 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) MS Office
2 2 (0.74%) MS Project
2 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) IaaS
2 2 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.26%) Firewall
2 15 (5.56%) Network Security
3 8 (2.96%) Internet
4 7 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.85%) SSL
5 5 (1.85%) VPN
6 4 (1.48%) LAN
6 4 (1.48%) WAN
7 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.11%) Wireless
7 3 (1.11%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.74%) IPv4
8 2 (0.74%) IPv6
9 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.37%) GIS
1 1 (0.37%) Redis
General
1 80 (29.63%) Finance
2 37 (13.70%) Legal
3 11 (4.07%) Banking
4 7 (2.59%) Marketing
5 6 (2.22%) Law
6 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) JSON
1 1 (0.37%) REST
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 90 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 40 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (10.74%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.81%) CESG
6 12 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (4.07%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.48%) PKI
9 3 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.74%) Blog
11 1 (0.37%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.07%) Windows
2 7 (2.59%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.11%) Unix
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (100.00%) Information Security
2 96 (35.56%) Security Management
3 80 (29.63%) Information Security Management
4 73 (27.04%) ISMS
5 64 (23.70%) Data Protection
6 54 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 50 (18.52%) ITIL
8 45 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 40 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (14.07%) Risk Assessment
11 33 (12.22%) Project Management
12 32 (11.85%) SIEM
13 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (6.67%) Information Management
15 17 (6.30%) Data Security
15 17 (6.30%) Internal Audit
16 16 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (5.56%) Change Management
17 15 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (4.81%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.22%) Perl
1 6 (2.22%) Python
2 5 (1.85%) Ruby
3 2 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (60.00%) CISSP
2 116 (42.96%) CISM
3 64 (23.70%) CISA
4 34 (12.59%) Degree
5 31 (11.48%) CISMP
6 22 (8.15%) SSCP
7 12 (4.44%) CLAS
8 8 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.22%) GSEC
9 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.85%) CRISC
10 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.48%) CCNA
11 4 (1.48%) GCIA
11 4 (1.48%) GCIH
11 4 (1.48%) MCSE
12 3 (1.11%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.11%) GISP
12 3 (1.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (67.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (25.19%) PCI DSS
3 36 (13.33%) COBIT
4 21 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (6.30%) COSO
6 15 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (3.33%) ISO27002
7 9 (3.33%) QA
8 5 (1.85%) RMADS
9 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
10 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (1.11%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.74%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.37%) BS7799
12 1 (0.37%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (3.33%) VMware
2 8 (2.96%) CA
2 8 (2.96%) LogRhythm
3 6 (2.22%) Cisco
4 5 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.74%) Citrix
5 2 (0.74%) Computacenter
5 2 (0.74%) EMC
5 2 (0.74%) Intel Security
5 2 (0.74%) Qualys
5 2 (0.74%) Splunk
6 1 (0.37%) F5
6 1 (0.37%) HP
6 1 (0.37%) NetApp
6 1 (0.37%) Sony
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + very attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Council
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Corp Bens.
Posted: 25 days ago