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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 570 647 617
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 46 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.047% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 13
Average salary £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £105,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.10%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 +41 7 £72,500 +16.00%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Information Security
2 78 (72.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (60.75%) Finance
4 64 (59.81%) CISSP
5 42 (39.25%) Management Information System
6 41 (38.32%) CISA
7 38 (35.51%) CISM
7 38 (35.51%) PCI DSS
8 31 (28.97%) Security Management
9 27 (25.23%) Risk Management
10 26 (24.30%) ISMS
11 23 (21.50%) COBIT
11 23 (21.50%) CRISC
12 22 (20.56%) Business Continuity
12 22 (20.56%) Information Security Management
13 21 (19.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 21 (19.63%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (18.69%) ITIL
15 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (15.89%) Cyber Security
16 17 (15.89%) Banking
17 15 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (14.02%) Security Architecture
18 14 (13.08%) Project Management
19 13 (12.15%) E-Discovery
20 12 (11.21%) Retail
21 10 (9.35%) Firewall
22 9 (8.41%) Legal
22 9 (8.41%) SaaS
23 8 (7.48%) Business Continuity Management

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (1.87%) IIS
1 2 (1.87%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (4.67%) Internet
4 4 (3.74%) Network Security
5 2 (1.87%) FirePass
5 2 (1.87%) HTTP
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
5 2 (1.87%) LAN
5 2 (1.87%) WAN
5 2 (1.87%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 65 (60.75%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Banking
3 12 (11.21%) Retail
4 9 (8.41%) Legal
5 6 (5.61%) Law
5 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Games
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (39.25%) Management Information System
2 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Economics
5 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.93%) BYOD
7 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Windows
1 5 (4.67%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) UNIX
3 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (28.97%) Security Management
3 27 (25.23%) Risk Management
4 26 (24.30%) ISMS
5 22 (20.56%) Business Continuity
5 22 (20.56%) Information Security Management
6 21 (19.63%) Risk Assessment
7 20 (18.69%) ITIL
8 17 (15.89%) Cyber Security
9 15 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (14.02%) Security Architecture
10 14 (13.08%) Project Management
11 13 (12.15%) E-Discovery
12 8 (7.48%) Business Continuity Management
12 8 (7.48%) Investment Management
12 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.54%) Data Protection
13 7 (6.54%) Vulnerability Management
14 5 (4.67%) Penetration Testing
15 4 (3.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) C++
2 3 (2.80%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) C
3 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 64 (59.81%) CISSP
2 41 (38.32%) CISA
3 38 (35.51%) CISM
4 23 (21.50%) CRISC
5 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.54%) PCI QSA
6 5 (4.67%) Degree
7 4 (3.74%) CCNP
7 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.80%) CCNA
9 2 (1.87%) CISMP
9 2 (1.87%) CCSE
9 2 (1.87%) CCSA
10 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) MCSA
10 1 (0.93%) MCSD
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.93%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (72.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (35.51%) PCI DSS
3 23 (21.50%) COBIT
4 21 (19.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (5.61%) EMIR
5 6 (5.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (5.61%) MiFID
5 6 (5.61%) Basel II
6 3 (2.80%) BS7799
6 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.87%) OpenSSH
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Nmap
1 2 (1.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Cisco
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) Juniper
5 3 (2.80%) F5
6 2 (1.87%) Qualys
6 2 (1.87%) VMware
6 2 (1.87%) HP
6 2 (1.87%) Dell
6 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.93%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Sourcefire