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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 422 454 418
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 22 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.019% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,537 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.88% -6.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 31 August 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
(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
West Sussex +3 12 £45,000 +38.46%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,500 -
Berkshire +8 2 £43,000 +14.44%
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (57.89%) PCI DSS
2 22 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 12 (31.58%) C
4 11 (28.95%) Security Management
4 11 (28.95%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Office 365
5 9 (23.68%) Degree
5 9 (23.68%) Data Protection
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) CISSP
8 3 (7.89%) BCP
8 3 (7.89%) CISM
8 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.63%) Data Security
10 1 (2.63%) CISA
10 1 (2.63%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.63%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (2.63%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.95%) Security Management
3 11 (28.95%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) BCP
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.63%) Data Security
8 1 (2.63%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) ISMS
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 3 (7.89%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISA
3 1 (2.63%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (57.89%) PCI DSS
1 22 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001