The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief 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 Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Security Officer
Rank 612 652 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.013% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £92,500 £105,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 -
Chief 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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Chief Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Chief Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Chief Security Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Chief Security Officer Salary Trend in London

Chief Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Chief 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 Security Officer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) BYOD
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Chief Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Chief 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 Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) BYOD
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk