The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 566 619 594
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 46 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.057% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 8
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,444 £46,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £69,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Information Security Officer
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
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in London

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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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 +42 15 £72,500 +18.36%
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Information Security
2 58 (61.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (50.53%) CISSP
4 36 (37.89%) Finance
5 35 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 33 (34.74%) CISM
7 31 (32.63%) CISA
8 22 (23.16%) Project Management
9 20 (21.05%) Firewall
9 20 (21.05%) PCI DSS
10 19 (20.00%) CRISC
11 17 (17.89%) Data Protection
12 15 (15.79%) Risk Management
12 15 (15.79%) ISMS
13 13 (13.68%) Degree
13 13 (13.68%) COBIT
13 13 (13.68%) Banking
14 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (12.63%) ITIL
15 11 (11.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
16 10 (10.53%) Security Management
17 9 (9.47%) Legal
17 9 (9.47%) IIS
18 8 (8.42%) Windows
18 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (8.42%) Law
18 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
18 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.47%) IIS
2 6 (6.32%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) Firewall
2 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 6 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (6.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.21%) Wireless
4 2 (2.11%) HTTP
4 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.11%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.11%) FirePass
5 1 (1.05%) Intranet
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Big Data
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 36 (37.89%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Legal
4 8 (8.42%) Law
5 6 (6.32%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.16%) Games
6 3 (3.16%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.05%) Java EE
2 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.16%) BYOD
5 3 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.11%) Economics
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.05%) Equities
7 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) UNIX
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Android
4 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (23.16%) Project Management
3 17 (17.89%) Data Protection
4 15 (15.79%) ISMS
4 15 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 12 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (12.63%) ITIL
6 11 (11.58%) Business Continuity
7 10 (10.53%) Security Management
8 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (6.32%) Cyber Security
10 6 (6.32%) Information Security Management
11 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.26%) Security Testing
11 5 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Document Management
12 4 (4.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (4.21%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) Java
2 6 (6.32%) C++
3 5 (5.26%) C#
4 4 (4.21%) C
4 4 (4.21%) SQL
5 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (50.53%) CISSP
2 33 (34.74%) CISM
3 31 (32.63%) CISA
4 19 (20.00%) CRISC
5 13 (13.68%) Degree
6 6 (6.32%) GIAC
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.21%) GWAPT
8 4 (4.21%) CSSLP
9 3 (3.16%) CCSA
9 3 (3.16%) CCSE
9 3 (3.16%) CCNA
10 2 (2.11%) CCNP
10 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.05%) MCSD
11 1 (1.05%) MCSA
11 1 (1.05%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (61.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.68%) COBIT
4 11 (11.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (5.26%) BS7799
6 4 (4.21%) HIPAA
7 3 (3.16%) EMIR
7 3 (3.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (3.16%) Basel II
7 3 (3.16%) MiFID
8 2 (2.11%) SLA
9 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) OpenSSH
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Nessus
1 4 (4.21%) AppDetective
2 2 (2.11%) Nmap
3 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle
1 4 (4.21%) Cisco
1 4 (4.21%) IBM
1 4 (4.21%) HP
2 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Juniper
3 2 (2.11%) F5
4 1 (1.05%) Splunk
4 1 (1.05%) Clearswift
4 1 (1.05%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.05%) Sybase