The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Information Security role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Information Security 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
Head of Information Security
Rank 214 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.061% 0.021% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.022% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Head of Information Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4721 4608 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.26% 95.42% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3875 3664 4481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Head of Information Security
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Information Security across the Surrey region.

Head of Information Security Salary Trend in Surrey

Head of Information Security
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the Surrey 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
Farnham - 3 £72,500 -
Head of Information Security
South East

Head of Information Security
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Legal
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISSMP
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Head of Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001