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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 810 792 809
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 70 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.054% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.057% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 74
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £37,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +15 32 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England -10 12 £52,500 +40.00%
West Midlands -4 9 £52,500 -8.69%
South East -7 6 £37,537 -16.58% 1
Yorkshire -32 6 £42,500 -16.66%
East Midlands -4 4 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -26 1 £55,000 +129.16%
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Information Security
2 76 (61.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (52.03%) CISSP
4 45 (36.59%) CISM
5 43 (34.96%) PCI DSS
6 38 (30.89%) Finance
7 31 (25.20%) CISA
7 31 (25.20%) Risk Management
8 28 (22.76%) Management Information System
8 28 (22.76%) Business Continuity
9 25 (20.33%) Security Management
10 22 (17.89%) Degree
11 18 (14.63%) Information Security Management
11 18 (14.63%) Legal
11 18 (14.63%) Data Protection
12 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
13 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (12.20%) Network Security
13 15 (12.20%) ISMS
13 15 (12.20%) Business Continuity Planning
14 14 (11.38%) ITIL
15 12 (9.76%) Financial Institution
15 12 (9.76%) German Language
15 12 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
16 11 (8.94%) BCP
16 11 (8.94%) CISMP
17 10 (8.13%) Risk Assessment
17 10 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
18 8 (6.50%) Project Management
18 8 (6.50%) Banking

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (0.81%) IIS
1 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.63%) MS Project
2 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.20%) Network Security
2 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.25%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Legal
3 12 (9.76%) Financial Institution
3 12 (9.76%) German Language
4 8 (6.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.07%) CESG
2 5 (4.07%) RMADS
3 4 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.25%) EMV
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) FMCG
4 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) UNIX
1 4 (3.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (25.20%) Risk Management
3 28 (22.76%) Business Continuity
4 25 (20.33%) Security Management
5 18 (14.63%) Information Security Management
5 18 (14.63%) Data Protection
6 15 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (12.20%) ISMS
6 15 (12.20%) Business Continuity Planning
7 14 (11.38%) ITIL
8 12 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (8.94%) BCP
10 10 (8.13%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (6.50%) Project Management
12 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
13 6 (4.88%) Data Management
13 6 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.07%) Information Management
14 5 (4.07%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (52.03%) CISSP
2 45 (36.59%) CISM
3 31 (25.20%) CISA
4 22 (17.89%) Degree
5 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.94%) CISMP
7 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.25%) IRCA
8 3 (2.44%) CEH
9 1 (0.81%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.81%) HND
9 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (61.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (34.96%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (4.07%) COBIT
4 5 (4.07%) CESG Infosec
5 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.81%) BS7799
6 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.81%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.44%) Tripwire
2 3 (2.44%) Tufin
2 3 (2.44%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.63%) CA
4 1 (0.81%) NetApp
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
4 1 (0.81%) Computacenter
4 1 (0.81%) Qualys
4 1 (0.81%) HP
4 1 (0.81%) EMC
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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