The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Security
England / South East
Rank 374 439 464
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.028% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.016% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £70,000 £69,875 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.17% -17.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,375 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £82,375 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £85,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +0.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Head of Security in the job title.

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security across the South East region.

Head of Security Salary Trend in the South East

Head of Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Head of Security Salary Histogram in the South East

Head of Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
Surrey +47 1 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Head of Security
England

Head of Security Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Head of Security job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
2 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 9 (47.37%) SIEM
5 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
6 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (15.79%) ISSMP
9 3 (15.79%) Data Security
9 3 (15.79%) CISA
9 3 (15.79%) C
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 2 (10.53%) Windows
10 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001

Head of Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) SIEM
3 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
7 3 (15.79%) Data Security
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.53%) ISMS
8 2 (10.53%) People Management
8 2 (10.53%) QMS
9 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) CISA
4 3 (15.79%) ISSMP
5 2 (10.53%) CEH
5 2 (10.53%) IRCA
6 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 14001
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
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