The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of 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 Security in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 197 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.19% 0.021% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.022% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £65,000 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.57%
Head of 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
4527 4506 5038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.45% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3672 4333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Head of Security Salary Trend in Surrey

Head of Security
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Security across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Head of Security Salary Histogram in Surrey

Head of 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 Security within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 - 2 £72,500 -
Head of Security
South East

Head of Security
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Head of 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 Security in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
1 7 (53.85%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Product Management
2 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Information Management
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISSMP
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) BCP
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) ISMS
7 1 (7.69%) COBIT
7 1 (7.69%) IIS
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) CISM

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Head of 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 Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
1 7 (53.85%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Business Continuity
2 6 (46.15%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Information Management
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) BCP
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) ISMS
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) ISSMP
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) Juniper
1 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint