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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 418 444 442
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 23 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.056% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.059% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
20363 22203 21325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 94.80% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16368 17762 17621
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 - 16 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £75,000 +71.42%
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey - 2 £76,500 -
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 20 (74.07%) Security Management
4 17 (62.96%) Data Protection
4 17 (62.96%) Degree
5 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) CISSP
9 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
10 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.81%) Network Security
10 4 (14.81%) CEH
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) Analytics
11 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
11 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
11 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) Automotive
11 3 (11.11%) Law
11 3 (11.11%) Legal
11 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
11 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
12 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 17799

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Law
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 20 (74.07%) Security Management
4 17 (62.96%) Data Protection
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Data Security
9 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (3.70%) Data Management
10 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (3.70%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 4 (14.81%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) COBIT
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.41%) BS7799
3 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco
1 1 (3.70%) HP
1 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.70%) VMware
1 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
1 1 (3.70%) Splunk