The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 618 584 611
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 23 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.035% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.038% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 34
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45732 42382 52200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.91% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37760 35776 45275
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Information Security Officer
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 7 £62,500 +47.05%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £105,000 -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (50.00%) CISSP
3 20 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (36.36%) CISM
4 16 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 10 (22.73%) Security Management
8 10 (22.73%) Finance
8 10 (22.73%) CISA
9 9 (20.45%) Legal
10 8 (18.18%) Project Management
10 8 (18.18%) ITIL
10 8 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (15.91%) Degree
12 6 (13.64%) Banking
12 6 (13.64%) PRINCE
12 6 (13.64%) Internet
12 6 (13.64%) Information Security Management
13 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
13 5 (11.36%) Information Security Governance
14 4 (9.09%) Cyber Security
14 4 (9.09%) FMCG
14 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
14 4 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
14 4 (9.09%) ISMS
14 4 (9.09%) Firewall

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (6.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Legal
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.09%) FMCG
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) CESG
4 2 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (22.73%) Security Management
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE
7 6 (13.64%) Information Security Management
8 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security Governance
9 4 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) ISMS
9 4 (9.09%) Change Management
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.82%) Data Security
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) CISSP
2 16 (36.36%) CISM
3 10 (22.73%) CISA
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) CRISC
6 2 (4.55%) CGEIT
6 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) CISMP
6 2 (4.55%) CEH
6 2 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) GSEC
7 1 (2.27%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.82%) COBIT
4 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Capita