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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 578 646 603
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 58 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.044% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 50 14 12
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £72,500 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +43 18 £73,750 +18.00%
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Information Security
2 67 (63.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (51.43%) CISSP
4 43 (40.95%) Finance
5 39 (37.14%) Management Information System
6 36 (34.29%) CISM
7 34 (32.38%) CISA
8 25 (23.81%) Project Management
9 22 (20.95%) PCI DSS
10 20 (19.05%) Risk Management
10 20 (19.05%) Firewall
11 19 (18.10%) CRISC
12 18 (17.14%) COBIT
12 18 (17.14%) ITIL
13 17 (16.19%) Data Protection
14 16 (15.24%) ISMS
15 15 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (14.29%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Business Continuity
17 13 (12.38%) Security Management
17 13 (12.38%) Legal
18 11 (10.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 10 (9.52%) Windows
19 10 (9.52%) Information Security Management
19 10 (9.52%) Degree
20 9 (8.57%) Law
20 9 (8.57%) IIS
21 8 (7.62%) Java
21 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
21 8 (7.62%) Computer Science

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.57%) IIS
2 6 (5.71%) Apache
3 5 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) Firewall
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
2 6 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (5.71%) Network Security
3 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.81%) Wireless
4 2 (1.90%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) VPN
4 2 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.90%) FirePass
5 1 (0.95%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Big Data
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
General
1 43 (40.95%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Legal
4 9 (8.57%) Law
5 6 (5.71%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.86%) Games
7 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.95%) Java EE
2 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.81%) Semantic Web
5 3 (2.86%) Economics
5 3 (2.86%) BYOD
5 3 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
6 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) UNIX
3 4 (3.81%) Android
3 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (23.81%) Project Management
3 20 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 18 (17.14%) ITIL
5 17 (16.19%) Data Protection
6 16 (15.24%) ISMS
7 15 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (13.33%) Business Continuity
9 13 (12.38%) Security Management
10 10 (9.52%) Information Security Management
11 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (7.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
13 6 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (4.76%) OWASP
14 5 (4.76%) Security Testing
14 5 (4.76%) BCP
14 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
14 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
14 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) Java
2 7 (6.67%) C++
3 5 (4.76%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) C
3 5 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (51.43%) CISSP
2 36 (34.29%) CISM
3 34 (32.38%) CISA
4 19 (18.10%) CRISC
5 10 (9.52%) Degree
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.71%) GIAC
8 4 (3.81%) CCNA
8 4 (3.81%) GWAPT
8 4 (3.81%) CSSLP
9 3 (2.86%) CCNP
9 3 (2.86%) CCSA
9 3 (2.86%) CCSE
9 3 (2.86%) CISMP
10 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.95%) MCSD
11 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (63.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (20.95%) PCI DSS
3 18 (17.14%) COBIT
4 11 (10.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (4.76%) Basel II
5 5 (4.76%) MiFID
5 5 (4.76%) EMIR
5 5 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (3.81%) BS7799
6 4 (3.81%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.90%) SLA
8 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Nessus
1 4 (3.81%) AppDetective
2 2 (1.90%) Nmap
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle
1 5 (4.76%) Cisco
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) HP
2 4 (3.81%) IBM
3 3 (2.86%) Juniper
3 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.90%) F5
5 1 (0.95%) Splunk
5 1 (0.95%) Clearswift
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase