The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank 605 624 681
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 31 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.076% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.079% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 9
Median salary £90,000 £83,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% +15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £61,800
10% offered a salary of more than £105,250 £112,500 £80,700
UK excluding London median salary £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Head of 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
38177 42950 47461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33215 36341 39768
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Security
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of Security Salary Trend in London

Head of Security
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Security across the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Head of Security Salary Histogram in London

Head of 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 Security within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +55 12 £77,500 +4.02%
Head of Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Head of 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 Security in the job title.

1 51 (71.83%) Information Security
2 28 (39.44%) Risk Management
3 26 (36.62%) CISSP
4 24 (33.80%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (30.99%) Finance
6 19 (26.76%) CISM
6 19 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (25.35%) Security Management
8 14 (19.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
8 14 (19.72%) Information Security Management
9 13 (18.31%) Security Architecture
10 12 (16.90%) ISMS
11 10 (14.08%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (12.68%) Network Security
13 8 (11.27%) Law
14 7 (9.86%) Retail
14 7 (9.86%) CISA
15 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
16 5 (7.04%) BCP
16 5 (7.04%) Windows
16 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
16 5 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (7.04%) Banking
16 5 (7.04%) Firewall
16 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
16 5 (7.04%) Legal
16 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity Planning
16 5 (7.04%) Big Data
16 5 (7.04%) SIEM

Head of 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 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Network Security
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.23%) VoIP
4 2 (2.82%) MPLS
4 2 (2.82%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Big Data
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) AppScan
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Law
3 7 (9.86%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Legal
5 4 (5.63%) Games
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.82%) Marketing
7 2 (2.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) LAMP
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.82%) beanstalkd
2 2 (2.82%) COM
2 2 (2.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Information Security
2 28 (39.44%) Risk Management
3 24 (33.80%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (25.35%) Security Management
5 14 (19.72%) Information Security Management
5 14 (19.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (18.31%) Security Architecture
7 12 (16.90%) ISMS
8 10 (14.08%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.04%) BCP
10 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.04%) SIEM
11 4 (5.63%) Data Security
11 4 (5.63%) DRM
11 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) PHP
2 2 (2.82%) C
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) CISSP
2 19 (26.76%) CISM
3 7 (9.86%) CISA
4 3 (4.23%) GIAC
4 3 (4.23%) ISACA
5 2 (2.82%) GCIA
5 2 (2.82%) SANS
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) IISP
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.82%) HP Fortify
2 2 (2.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.82%) QRadar
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) AlienVault
2 2 (2.82%) ArcSight
2 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
2 2 (2.82%) LogRhythm
2 2 (2.82%) Splunk
3 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) Juniper
London
Yoh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago