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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 759 826 846
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 152 93 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.095% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.099% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 140 70 39
Average salary £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £41,775 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +18 68 £60,000 -14.28% 5
South East +9 25 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire +28 20 £47,500 +26.66% 1
South West 0 13 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -7 9 £40,000 -23.80%
East of England -8 7 £52,500 -6.66% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £42,500 -10.52%
North West +7 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Information Security Officer
UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Information Security
2 177 (72.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 139 (57.20%) CISSP
4 107 (44.03%) CISM
5 89 (36.63%) Security Management
6 71 (29.22%) Management Information System
7 69 (28.40%) Finance
8 68 (27.98%) Information Security Management
9 66 (27.16%) ISMS
10 64 (26.34%) CISA
11 63 (25.93%) PCI DSS
12 52 (21.40%) ITIL
13 51 (20.99%) Data Protection
14 44 (18.11%) Risk Management
15 42 (17.28%) Business Continuity
16 36 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (14.40%) Degree
18 34 (13.99%) Legal
19 31 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
20 30 (12.35%) Data Protection Act
21 28 (11.52%) COBIT
22 24 (9.88%) CISMP
23 23 (9.47%) Firewall
24 21 (8.64%) Project Management
25 20 (8.23%) Computer Science
26 19 (7.82%) Security Operations
26 19 (7.82%) Risk Assessment
27 18 (7.41%) SSCP
28 17 (7.00%) Information Management
29 15 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Office
1 1 (0.41%) MS Project
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) IaaS
2 3 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.47%) Firewall
2 14 (5.76%) Internet
2 14 (5.76%) Network Security
3 13 (5.35%) VPN
4 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.88%) IPv4
5 7 (2.88%) IPv6
5 7 (2.88%) LAN
5 7 (2.88%) WAN
6 6 (2.47%) Wireless
6 6 (2.47%) Wireless Security
7 5 (2.06%) SSL
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) GIS
1 1 (0.41%) Redis
General
1 69 (28.40%) Finance
2 34 (13.99%) Legal
3 15 (6.17%) Banking
4 6 (2.47%) Law
5 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.65%) Retail
7 3 (1.23%) Marketing
7 3 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.65%) CSS
2 1 (0.41%) JSON
2 1 (0.41%) REST
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (29.22%) Management Information System
2 36 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (12.35%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (8.23%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.35%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (4.53%) CESG
6 11 (4.53%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.65%) PKI
9 4 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.23%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.82%) Blog
12 1 (0.41%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.41%) Equities
12 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.53%) Windows
2 8 (3.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (100.00%) Information Security
2 89 (36.63%) Security Management
3 68 (27.98%) Information Security Management
4 66 (27.16%) ISMS
5 52 (21.40%) ITIL
6 51 (20.99%) Data Protection
7 44 (18.11%) Risk Management
8 42 (17.28%) Business Continuity
9 31 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (8.64%) Project Management
11 19 (7.82%) Risk Assessment
11 19 (7.82%) Security Operations
12 17 (7.00%) Information Management
13 15 (6.17%) Data Security
13 15 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (5.76%) Change Management
14 14 (5.76%) Computer Security
14 14 (5.76%) ITIL V3
14 14 (5.76%) OWASP
14 14 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.29%) Perl
1 8 (3.29%) Python
2 7 (2.88%) Ruby
3 4 (1.65%) C
4 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 139 (57.20%) CISSP
2 107 (44.03%) CISM
3 64 (26.34%) CISA
4 35 (14.40%) Degree
5 24 (9.88%) CISMP
6 18 (7.41%) SSCP
7 12 (4.94%) CLAS
8 8 (3.29%) CRISC
9 7 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.06%) GSEC
11 4 (1.65%) CCIE
11 4 (1.65%) GCIA
11 4 (1.65%) GCIH
11 4 (1.65%) MCSE
11 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.23%) CGEIT
12 3 (1.23%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.23%) GISP
12 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (72.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 28 (11.52%) COBIT
4 14 (5.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 13 (5.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (4.94%) COSO
7 9 (3.70%) QA
8 6 (2.47%) ISO27002
9 4 (1.65%) RMADS
9 4 (1.65%) SLA
10 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.41%) GCP
11 1 (0.41%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (1.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (2.88%) Cisco
1 7 (2.88%) VMware
2 5 (2.06%) McAfee
3 4 (1.65%) ArcSight
3 4 (1.65%) LogLogic
3 4 (1.65%) Symantec
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.82%) Citrix
5 2 (0.82%) Qualys
6 1 (0.41%) CA
6 1 (0.41%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.41%) EMC
6 1 (0.41%) F5
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