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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 586 649 657
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 24 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.050% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.052% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 10
Median salary £90,000 £67,500 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,400
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £118,500 £96,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
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
35846 42011 43917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.79% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31060 35769 36543
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +49 2 £102,500 -8.88% 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Head of Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 43 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 18 (41.86%) Risk Management
4 15 (34.88%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (23.26%) CISM
6 9 (20.93%) CISSP
6 9 (20.93%) Legal
7 8 (18.60%) Big Data
8 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
8 7 (16.28%) Network Security
9 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
9 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) COBIT
9 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
9 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
9 6 (13.95%) Information Security Governance
9 6 (13.95%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (11.63%) Analytics
10 5 (11.63%) Law
10 5 (11.63%) Windows
10 5 (11.63%) BCP
10 5 (11.63%) Security Management
10 5 (11.63%) Information Security Management
11 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.30%) Change Management
11 4 (9.30%) Linux
11 4 (9.30%) C
11 4 (9.30%) SAS

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 (9.30%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Network Security
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Law
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.98%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.33%) IPTV
5 1 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (41.86%) Risk Management
3 15 (34.88%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (16.28%) Security Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
5 6 (13.95%) Information Security Governance
5 6 (13.95%) Regulatory Compliance
6 5 (11.63%) Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) BCP
6 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security Management
6 5 (11.63%) Security Management
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) ERP
8 3 (6.98%) ISMS
8 3 (6.98%) Line Management
8 3 (6.98%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CISM
2 9 (20.93%) CISSP
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) CRISC
4 3 (6.98%) ISACA
5 2 (4.65%) CISA
6 1 (2.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) COBIT
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.33%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Ab Initio
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Juniper
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago