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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 793 831 802
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 67 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.044% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.047% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 67
Average salary £54,000 £51,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £110,000 £61,150
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.50%
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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 22 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 22 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 +32 30 £65,000 +4.00%
East of England -7 13 £53,250 +6.50%
West Midlands -23 8 £52,750 -1.86% 1
South East -19 6 £41,287 -24.93%
East Midlands +1 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire -30 5 £45,000 -11.76% 2
Information Security Officer
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Information Security
2 77 (66.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (51.72%) CISSP
4 45 (38.79%) PCI DSS
5 39 (33.62%) CISM
6 35 (30.17%) Finance
7 29 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 28 (24.14%) CISA
9 26 (22.41%) Business Continuity
10 25 (21.55%) Management Information System
11 23 (19.83%) Security Management
12 19 (16.38%) Degree
13 16 (13.79%) German Language
13 16 (13.79%) Information Security Management
14 15 (12.93%) Business Continuity Planning
15 14 (12.07%) Network Security
16 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
16 13 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (10.34%) Legal
18 11 (9.48%) BCP
18 11 (9.48%) ISMS
19 10 (8.62%) Data Protection
19 10 (8.62%) CISMP
20 7 (6.03%) Data Management
20 7 (6.03%) ITIL
20 7 (6.03%) Risk Assessment
20 7 (6.03%) Financial Institution
21 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
21 6 (5.17%) Banking
21 6 (5.17%) Incident Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.86%) IIS
1 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Project
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
1 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) Network Security
2 5 (4.31%) Firewall
3 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.86%) HTTP
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) German Language
3 12 (10.34%) Legal
4 7 (6.03%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) French Language
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.31%) RMADS
2 5 (4.31%) CESG
3 4 (3.45%) EMV
3 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) UNIX
1 3 (2.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 26 (22.41%) Business Continuity
4 23 (19.83%) Security Management
5 16 (13.79%) Information Security Management
6 15 (12.93%) Business Continuity Planning
7 13 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.48%) BCP
8 11 (9.48%) ISMS
9 10 (8.62%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.03%) Data Management
10 7 (6.03%) ITIL
10 7 (6.03%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.17%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity Management
12 5 (4.31%) Cyber Security
12 5 (4.31%) Security Architecture
13 4 (3.45%) Information Assurance
13 4 (3.45%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.45%) C
2 1 (0.86%) C++
2 1 (0.86%) Java
2 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (51.72%) CISSP
2 39 (33.62%) CISM
3 28 (24.14%) CISA
4 19 (16.38%) Degree
5 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.62%) CISMP
7 4 (3.45%) IRCA
7 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.59%) CEH
9 2 (1.72%) CHFI
10 1 (0.86%) CRISC
10 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.86%) CCNA
10 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.86%) HND
10 1 (0.86%) MCSA
10 1 (0.86%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (66.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (38.79%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (4.31%) COBIT
4 5 (4.31%) CESG Infosec
4 5 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.72%) BS7799
7 1 (0.86%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.72%) CA
2 2 (1.72%) Tufin
2 2 (1.72%) Tripwire
2 2 (1.72%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.86%) Computacenter
3 1 (0.86%) Qualys
3 1 (0.86%) McAfee
3 1 (0.86%) NetApp
3 1 (0.86%) HP
3 1 (0.86%) EMC
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco
3 1 (0.86%) VMware
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