The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Security role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Security in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
Head of Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
986 1143 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.20% 96.21% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1014 646
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Security
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Head of Security 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 Head of Security in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Head of Security 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 Head of Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco