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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 595 602 614
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 26 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.031% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.033% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 31
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,444 £42,900 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £81,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Wimbledon - 4 - -
City of London -9 2 £61,250 +28.94% 1
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (64.58%) CISSP
3 26 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (43.75%) CISM
5 15 (31.25%) Finance
6 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.83%) CISA
8 10 (20.83%) Banking
8 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
9 9 (18.75%) Degree
9 9 (18.75%) German Language
9 9 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) Security Management
9 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 7 (14.58%) Legal
12 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
13 5 (10.42%) ISMS
13 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
13 5 (10.42%) Project Management
13 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
13 5 (10.42%) Information Security Governance
14 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
14 4 (8.33%) Firewall
14 4 (8.33%) COBIT
14 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
15 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) German Language
4 7 (14.58%) Legal
5 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (6.25%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
4 9 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (18.75%) Security Management
5 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) ISMS
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
8 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.25%) Change Management
9 3 (6.25%) BCP
9 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) CISSP
2 21 (43.75%) CISM
3 10 (20.83%) CISA
4 9 (18.75%) Degree
5 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.33%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Qualys
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £49,073 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago