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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 743 839 795
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 128 51 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.049% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 113 35 45
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 29 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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
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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 +64 61 £57,500 -8.00%
South East +40 22 £45,000 +38.46%
Yorkshire +7 14 £37,500 -7.40% 1
West Midlands -18 9 £26,000 -38.82%
East of England +5 7 £67,500 +38.46% 1
East Midlands - 6 £70,000 -
North West - 5 £52,500 -
South West -12 3 £32,500 -39.53%
North East - 1 - -
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Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Information Security
2 142 (61.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (49.78%) CISSP
4 83 (35.93%) CISM
5 79 (34.20%) PCI DSS
6 74 (32.03%) Finance
7 71 (30.74%) CISA
8 69 (29.87%) Management Information System
9 61 (26.41%) Risk Management
10 54 (23.38%) Data Protection
11 41 (17.75%) Degree
12 40 (17.32%) Security Management
13 37 (16.02%) Firewall
14 36 (15.58%) ITIL
15 31 (13.42%) Project Management
16 29 (12.55%) ISMS
17 27 (11.69%) CRISC
17 27 (11.69%) Risk Assessment
18 24 (10.39%) Legal
19 23 (9.96%) Business Continuity
20 21 (9.09%) C
20 21 (9.09%) COBIT
21 20 (8.66%) Banking
22 19 (8.23%) Incident Management
23 18 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
23 18 (7.79%) Information Security Management
24 16 (6.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
25 14 (6.06%) Windows
25 14 (6.06%) Security Testing
25 14 (6.06%) Network Security

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (5.19%) IIS
2 6 (2.60%) Apache
3 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.76%) Office 365
2 7 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.02%) Firewall
2 14 (6.06%) Network Security
3 11 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.60%) Internet
5 5 (2.16%) Wireless
6 4 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.87%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) FirePass
7 2 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.87%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) Extranet
8 1 (0.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) Big Data
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 74 (32.03%) Finance
2 24 (10.39%) Legal
3 20 (8.66%) Banking
4 10 (4.33%) Law
5 9 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.03%) .NET
2 5 (2.16%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.43%) Java EE
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
4 1 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (29.87%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.73%) Semantic Web
4 4 (1.73%) CESG
4 4 (1.73%) EMV
5 3 (1.30%) Economics
5 3 (1.30%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.30%) RMADS
5 3 (1.30%) BYOD
5 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.87%) PKI
7 1 (0.43%) CCTV
7 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.43%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.06%) Windows
2 9 (3.90%) UNIX
3 8 (3.46%) Linux
4 4 (1.73%) Android
4 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (100.00%) Information Security
2 61 (26.41%) Risk Management
3 54 (23.38%) Data Protection
4 40 (17.32%) Security Management
5 36 (15.58%) ITIL
6 31 (13.42%) Project Management
7 29 (12.55%) ISMS
8 27 (11.69%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (9.96%) Business Continuity
10 19 (8.23%) Incident Management
11 18 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (7.79%) Information Security Management
12 14 (6.06%) Security Testing
13 13 (5.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.63%) PRINCE2
14 12 (5.19%) Cyber Security
15 11 (4.76%) SIEM
16 9 (3.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (3.46%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.09%) C
2 8 (3.46%) Java
3 7 (3.03%) C++
4 5 (2.16%) SQL
4 5 (2.16%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (49.78%) CISSP
2 83 (35.93%) CISM
3 71 (30.74%) CISA
4 41 (17.75%) Degree
5 27 (11.69%) CRISC
6 9 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.90%) CISMP
7 7 (3.03%) GIAC
7 7 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.16%) CHFI
9 4 (1.73%) CCNA
9 4 (1.73%) CSSLP
9 4 (1.73%) GWAPT
9 4 (1.73%) CEH
10 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.30%) CCNP
10 3 (1.30%) CCSE
10 3 (1.30%) CCSA
11 2 (0.87%) GCIA
11 2 (0.87%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (61.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (34.20%) PCI DSS
3 21 (9.09%) COBIT
4 16 (6.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.16%) Basel II
5 5 (2.16%) MiFID
5 5 (2.16%) EMIR
5 5 (2.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.73%) BS7799
6 4 (1.73%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.87%) SLA
8 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.87%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Nessus
2 4 (1.73%) AppDetective
3 2 (0.87%) Nmap
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.60%) Cisco
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle
4 4 (1.73%) IBM
4 4 (1.73%) HP
5 3 (1.30%) Juniper
5 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.30%) Tripwire
5 3 (1.30%) Tufin
5 3 (1.30%) LogRhythm
6 2 (0.87%) Qualys
6 2 (0.87%) F5
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.43%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
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