The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Officer
Rank 438 415 432
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.033% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.035% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Average salary £37,537 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,522 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +25.00%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire -4 3 £37,573 -
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (92.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (61.54%) CISM
4 7 (53.85%) CISSP
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Financial Institution
6 4 (30.77%) Security Management
6 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
6 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISMS
8 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Legal
8 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (15.38%) BCP
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) IRCA
9 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.69%) Advertising
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Financial Institution
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) BCP
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS