The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Head of Information Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Security
England / London
Rank 553 643 623
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 21 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.007% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.008% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 20
Median salary £90,000 £95,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £79,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,500 £107,000 £101,000
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £70,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%

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
32088 38970 39692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.87% 96.18% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27226 33535 33783
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Head of Information Security in the job title.

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Information Security
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of Information Security Salary Trend in London

Head of Information Security
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Information Security across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Head of Information Security Salary Histogram in London

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Head of Information Security job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (56.82%) Finance
3 20 (45.45%) CISM
4 19 (43.18%) CISSP
5 15 (34.09%) GIAC
5 15 (34.09%) Degree
6 14 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
7 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
9 9 (20.45%) Security Management
10 8 (18.18%) Change Management
10 8 (18.18%) CISA
10 8 (18.18%) Firewall
10 8 (18.18%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 8 (18.18%) WAN
10 8 (18.18%) Banking
10 8 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
11 7 (15.91%) Regulatory Compliance
11 7 (15.91%) SIEM
11 7 (15.91%) Identity Management
11 7 (15.91%) Information Security Management
12 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.36%) Network Security
13 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
1 8 (18.18%) WAN
2 5 (11.36%) Network Security
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) SMTP
3 4 (9.09%) SSL
3 4 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.55%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (20.45%) Security Management
5 8 (18.18%) Change Management
5 8 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (15.91%) Identity Management
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security Management
6 7 (15.91%) Regulatory Compliance
6 7 (15.91%) SIEM
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (11.36%) Line Management
9 4 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (9.09%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
9 4 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) CISM
2 19 (43.18%) CISSP
3 15 (34.09%) Degree
3 15 (34.09%) GIAC
4 8 (18.18%) CISA
5 4 (9.09%) CEH
5 4 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (9.09%) CSSLP
5 4 (9.09%) SANS
5 4 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (9.09%) SSCP
6 3 (6.82%) GISF
6 3 (6.82%) GSEC
7 1 (2.27%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.82%) COBIT
5 1 (2.27%) BS7799
5 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.82%) Nessus
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) Aveksa
3 3 (6.82%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (6.82%) Intel Security
3 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec
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Lawrence Harvey
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