The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chief Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Information Security Officer
Rank 637 651 650
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £120,000 £111,250 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.86% +11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Chief Information Security Officer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Chief Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Chief Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer across the London region.

Chief Information Security Officer Salary Trend in London

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Chief Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in London

Chief Information Security Officer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer within the London region over the 3 months to 10 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
City of London +53 1 £142,500 +21.27%
Chief Information Security Officer
England

Chief Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Chief 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 Chief Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 11 (73.33%) CISM
3 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (53.33%) CISA
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) CRISC
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) People Management
7 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (20.00%) CGEIT
8 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (13.33%) Publishing
9 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
9 2 (13.33%) Data Security
9 2 (13.33%) Security Management
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

Chief Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Chief 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 Chief Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Publishing
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Blog
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) People Management
3 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISM
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) CISA
3 6 (40.00%) CRISC
4 3 (20.00%) CGEIT
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CISMP
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Qualys