The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Chief Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Information Security Officer
UK
Rank 842 910 951
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 16 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.011% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Median salary £115,000 £120,000 £101,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £95,000 £88,250
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £135,000 £114,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £112,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +32.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Chief Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Chief Information Security Officer in the job title.

Chief Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer within the UK.

Chief Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Chief Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 16 £115,000 -4.16% 2
London +67 7 £115,000 -4.16% 1
North West - 6 - -
Chester - 6 - -
Cheshire - 6 - -
Devon - 3 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £45,000 -
Exeter - 3 £45,000 -

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Chief Information Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Chief Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (82.61%) CISM
3 16 (69.57%) CISSP
4 15 (65.22%) CISA
5 14 (60.87%) Degree
6 11 (47.83%) Finance
7 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (30.43%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
9 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
9 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
10 6 (26.09%) BCP
10 6 (26.09%) Data Security
10 6 (26.09%) ISMS
10 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
10 6 (26.09%) ISSAP
10 6 (26.09%) Marketing
10 6 (26.09%) PCI QSA
10 6 (26.09%) ISO22301
11 4 (17.39%) Digital Forensics
11 4 (17.39%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
11 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
11 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
12 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (13.04%) Workflow

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) CESG
2 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (30.43%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) BCP
4 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
4 6 (26.09%) Data Security
4 6 (26.09%) ISMS
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 4 (17.39%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (13.04%) Information Management
6 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) CISM
2 16 (69.57%) CISSP
3 15 (65.22%) CISA
4 14 (60.87%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) ISSAP
5 6 (26.09%) PCI QSA
6 3 (13.04%) CREST Certified
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (26.09%) ISO22301
4 3 (13.04%) COBIT
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £100000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago