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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 564 651 644
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 26 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.034% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 21
Median salary £95,000 £68,750 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £55,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Head of Information Security
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
34182 41598 43682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.20% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29145 35385 37094
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016.

Head of Information Security Salary Histogram in London

Head of Information Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 2 £100,000 -4.76%
Head of Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (60.00%) Finance
3 21 (38.18%) CISSP
3 21 (38.18%) CISM
4 20 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 17 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (29.09%) Degree
7 15 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (23.64%) GIAC
9 12 (21.82%) Windows
10 10 (18.18%) Security Management
11 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.36%) Network Security
11 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
11 9 (16.36%) Regulatory Compliance
12 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
12 8 (14.55%) Big Data
12 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (14.55%) Security Operations
12 8 (14.55%) Information Security Management
12 8 (14.55%) Firewall
12 8 (14.55%) Banking
13 7 (12.73%) Legal
13 7 (12.73%) CISA
13 7 (12.73%) Identity Management
13 7 (12.73%) Change Management
13 7 (12.73%) Linux
13 7 (12.73%) C
13 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (12.73%) WAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Network Security
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 7 (12.73%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) SMTP
4 4 (7.27%) SSL
4 4 (7.27%) Wireless
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Big Data
2 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
General
1 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Law
6 2 (3.64%) Games
7 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Middleware
1 3 (5.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.64%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.82%) CESG
6 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.82%) IPTV
6 1 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 17 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (18.18%) Security Management
5 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
5 9 (16.36%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (14.55%) Information Security Management
6 8 (14.55%) Security Operations
6 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.73%) Identity Management
7 7 (12.73%) Line Management
7 7 (12.73%) SIEM
8 6 (10.91%) Information Security Governance
8 6 (10.91%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.09%) Analytics
9 5 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (9.09%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) CISM
1 21 (38.18%) CISSP
2 16 (29.09%) Degree
3 13 (23.64%) GIAC
4 7 (12.73%) CISA
5 3 (5.45%) CRISC
5 3 (5.45%) GISF
5 3 (5.45%) GSEC
6 2 (3.64%) CEH
6 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (3.64%) CSSLP
6 2 (3.64%) SANS
6 2 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (3.64%) SSCP
7 1 (1.82%) CLAS
7 1 (1.82%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.09%) COBIT
4 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.82%) BS7799
5 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (5.45%) Nessus
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Ab Initio
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Aveksa
3 3 (5.45%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (5.45%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
3 3 (5.45%) Splunk
3 3 (5.45%) Symantec
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Juniper
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