The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 442 443 463
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 11 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.078% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.080% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 10
Median salary £50,000 £41,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -20.95%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.73%
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 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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the South East

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Security Officer
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 Information Security Officer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 5 £76,000 +76.74%
Buckinghamshire +28 4 £37,500 -50.00%
Surrey +2 1 £50,000 -38.65%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Information Security Officer 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 Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (75.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (63.64%) CISSP
4 15 (45.45%) Security Management
4 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (39.39%) Information Security Management
6 12 (36.36%) Data Protection
7 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 10 (30.30%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (30.30%) ISMS
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
11 7 (21.21%) CISM
11 7 (21.21%) CESG
11 7 (21.21%) CESG CLAS
11 7 (21.21%) CISMP
11 7 (21.21%) CLAS
11 7 (21.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (18.18%) GSEC
12 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
13 5 (15.15%) Legal
13 5 (15.15%) Data Security
13 5 (15.15%) COBIT
13 5 (15.15%) COSO
14 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (12.12%) Information Management
14 4 (12.12%) VMware
14 4 (12.12%) Project Management
14 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
15 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture

Information Security Officer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (30.30%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (21.21%) CESG
3 7 (21.21%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (45.45%) Security Management
3 13 (39.39%) Information Security Management
4 12 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 10 (30.30%) ISMS
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) Data Security
9 4 (12.12%) Information Management
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
10 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.09%) Records Management
10 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
11 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 2 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
1 2 (6.06%) Python
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) CISSP
2 7 (21.21%) CISM
2 7 (21.21%) CISMP
2 7 (21.21%) CLAS
3 6 (18.18%) GSEC
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) GCIA
4 2 (6.06%) GCIH
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (75.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (21.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (15.15%) COBIT
4 5 (15.15%) COSO
5 3 (9.09%) ISO27002
6 1 (3.03%) BS7799
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp