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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Security Officer
Rank 638 643 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.016% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £87,500 £105,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £95,000 -
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
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 £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 Security Officer within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(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 +28 1 £82,500 -
Chief Security Officer
England

Chief Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) CISM
6 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (16.67%) Security Management
6 1 (16.67%) CISA
6 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (16.67%) SIEM
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) BYOD
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) COBIT

Chief Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk