The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Information Security role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Information Security in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Security
Rank 604 622 612
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 17 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.004% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.005% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 16
Average salary £80,000 £160,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +96.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £160,000 £73,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £160,000 £96,250
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
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
40782 41868 44449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.89% 93.96% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34763 34463 38430
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 29 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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 - 5 £95,000 -
Head of Information Security
England

Head of Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
6 6 (22.22%) CISSP
7 5 (18.52%) CISA
7 5 (18.52%) CISM
7 5 (18.52%) Games
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
9 3 (11.11%) Security Management
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.41%) UNIX
10 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 2 (7.41%) Service Management
10 2 (7.41%) Symantec
10 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (7.41%) Firewall
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security
10 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.41%) COBIT
10 2 (7.41%) Nessus
10 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
10 2 (7.41%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Games
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Social Network
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) CISA
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
3 2 (7.41%) CRISC
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) COBIT
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.70%) BS7799
4 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Symantec
1 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
1 2 (7.41%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) CA
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