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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 241 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.050% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.051% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.90%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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
(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
Somerset - 12 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 1 - -
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (59.09%) Business Continuity
4 9 (40.91%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Information Security Management
5 8 (36.36%) Security Management
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) IT Governance
7 6 (27.27%) ISMS
8 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 4 (18.18%) Service Management
9 4 (18.18%) RMADS
9 4 (18.18%) ITSM
9 4 (18.18%) ISO27002
10 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
10 3 (13.64%) CISM
10 3 (13.64%) CISSP
11 2 (9.09%) SSCP
11 2 (9.09%) Legal
11 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
11 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (9.09%) Line Management
11 2 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
11 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
12 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (59.09%) Business Continuity
3 8 (36.36%) Information Security Management
3 8 (36.36%) Security Management
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) ISMS
5 6 (27.27%) IT Governance
6 4 (18.18%) ITSM
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISM
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SSCP
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.55%) CLAS
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (40.91%) QA
3 4 (18.18%) ISO27002
3 4 (18.18%) RMADS
4 2 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
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