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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 547 616 591
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 60 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.051% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.055% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 14
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,221 £48,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £73,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +4.70%
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
38709 40323 40040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32647 33078 34028
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +8 12 £91,250 +78.04% 1
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 84 (100.00%) Information Security
2 61 (72.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (66.67%) CISSP
4 55 (65.48%) Finance
5 37 (44.05%) PCI DSS
6 35 (41.67%) CISA
7 30 (35.71%) CISM
7 30 (35.71%) Security Management
8 28 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 27 (32.14%) Risk Management
10 22 (26.19%) Business Continuity
10 22 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (25.00%) ISMS
12 19 (22.62%) COBIT
12 19 (22.62%) Information Security Management
13 18 (21.43%) Cyber Security
14 17 (20.24%) CRISC
14 17 (20.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (19.05%) ITIL
15 16 (19.05%) Security Architecture
16 14 (16.67%) E-Discovery
17 13 (15.48%) Banking
18 12 (14.29%) Retail
19 10 (11.90%) Project Management
19 10 (11.90%) Legal
20 9 (10.71%) Business Continuity Management
20 9 (10.71%) Investment Management
21 8 (9.52%) Degree

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 2 (2.38%) VPN
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 55 (65.48%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 12 (14.29%) Retail
4 10 (11.90%) Legal
5 6 (7.14%) Law
6 4 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.76%) German Language
7 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.38%) Economics
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Equities
7 1 (1.19%) Tandem
7 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.19%) FMCG
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.38%) Solaris
3 2 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (35.71%) Security Management
3 27 (32.14%) Risk Management
4 22 (26.19%) Business Continuity
5 21 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 21 (25.00%) ISMS
6 19 (22.62%) Information Security Management
7 18 (21.43%) Cyber Security
8 17 (20.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (19.05%) ITIL
9 16 (19.05%) Security Architecture
10 14 (16.67%) E-Discovery
11 10 (11.90%) Project Management
12 9 (10.71%) Investment Management
12 9 (10.71%) Business Continuity Management
13 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
14 6 (7.14%) Data Security
15 5 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
16 4 (4.76%) Time Management
16 4 (4.76%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) C
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) C++
2 2 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (66.67%) CISSP
2 35 (41.67%) CISA
3 30 (35.71%) CISM
4 17 (20.24%) CRISC
5 8 (9.52%) Degree
6 7 (8.33%) PCI QSA
7 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.57%) VCP4
9 2 (2.38%) CCNP
9 2 (2.38%) CCNA
9 2 (2.38%) CISMP
10 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (72.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (44.05%) PCI DSS
3 22 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (22.62%) COBIT
5 5 (5.95%) MiFID
5 5 (5.95%) EMIR
5 5 (5.95%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (5.95%) Basel II
6 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (4.76%) BS7799
7 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle
1 4 (4.76%) Cisco
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) HP
3 2 (2.38%) Dell
3 2 (2.38%) Juniper
3 2 (2.38%) VMware
3 2 (2.38%) Qualys
3 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.19%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.19%) F5
London
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% combined Pension + Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Matrix Solutions
Salary: £42,500 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago