The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 232 224 211
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.034% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.036% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £52,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the South West

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Dorset - 4 - -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) ISMS
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) ISMS
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco