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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 821 816 833
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 77 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.040% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 64 35 51
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,448 £36,690
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £110,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +25 27 £65,000 -10.34% 3
East of England - 13 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +4 10 £52,500 -2.32%
Yorkshire -34 9 £60,000 +17.64% 2
East Midlands +17 5 £37,500 -33.33%
South East -16 5 £42,500 -54.05% 1
South West -10 4 - -
North West - 4 £48,750 -
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Information Security
2 94 (68.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (47.45%) CISSP
4 55 (40.15%) PCI DSS
5 44 (32.12%) CISM
6 39 (28.47%) CISA
7 37 (27.01%) Risk Management
8 36 (26.28%) Finance
9 32 (23.36%) Business Continuity
10 29 (21.17%) Security Management
11 23 (16.79%) Degree
12 22 (16.06%) Management Information System
13 20 (14.60%) Business Continuity Planning
14 19 (13.87%) Information Security Management
15 16 (11.68%) Legal
15 16 (11.68%) ISMS
15 16 (11.68%) German Language
16 15 (10.95%) Network Security
17 14 (10.22%) BCP
18 12 (8.76%) Data Protection
19 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
19 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
20 10 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
20 10 (7.30%) Cyber Security
21 9 (6.57%) Firewall
21 9 (6.57%) IRCA
21 9 (6.57%) ITIL
22 8 (5.84%) C
22 8 (5.84%) Incident Management
23 7 (5.11%) Business Continuity Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Project
1 2 (1.46%) MS Office
1 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) Network Security
2 9 (6.57%) Firewall
3 3 (2.19%) Internet
4 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) HTTP
5 1 (0.73%) Wireless
5 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
General
1 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Legal
2 16 (11.68%) German Language
3 7 (5.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.38%) EMV
2 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) RMADS
3 5 (3.65%) CESG
4 3 (2.19%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) iPad
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.73%) Equities
6 1 (0.73%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.73%) FMCG
6 1 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (27.01%) Risk Management
3 32 (23.36%) Business Continuity
4 29 (21.17%) Security Management
5 20 (14.60%) Business Continuity Planning
6 19 (13.87%) Information Security Management
7 16 (11.68%) ISMS
8 14 (10.22%) BCP
9 12 (8.76%) Data Protection
10 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (7.30%) Cyber Security
12 9 (6.57%) ITIL
13 8 (5.84%) Incident Management
14 7 (5.11%) Business Continuity Management
14 7 (5.11%) Security Architecture
14 7 (5.11%) Data Management
15 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (3.65%) Computer Security
16 5 (3.65%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.84%) C
2 1 (0.73%) C++
2 1 (0.73%) Java
2 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (47.45%) CISSP
2 44 (32.12%) CISM
3 39 (28.47%) CISA
4 23 (16.79%) Degree
5 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.57%) IRCA
7 5 (3.65%) CISMP
7 5 (3.65%) CHFI
8 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.19%) CEH
9 2 (1.46%) CRISC
10 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.73%) HND
10 1 (0.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (68.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (40.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 7 (5.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.65%) CESG Infosec
5 4 (2.92%) COBIT
6 3 (2.19%) BS7799
7 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.73%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.46%) CA
2 2 (1.46%) Tripwire
2 2 (1.46%) Tufin
2 2 (1.46%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle
Colchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package on offer
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 23 days ago