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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Information Security Officer
Rank 925 962 984
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Median salary £107,500 £100,000 £116,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £86,000 £111,250
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £100,000 £121,250
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £100,000 £116,250
% change year-on-year
- -13.97%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +52 6 £107,500 +7.50% 2
London +43 3 £110,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +33 1 £85,000 -15.00%
West Midlands -3 1 £100,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £85,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £100,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £110,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £85,000 -

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (47.06%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) CISM
3 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (35.29%) BCP
4 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) COBIT
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) E-Discovery
8 2 (11.76%) CRISC
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (11.76%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (11.76%) CISA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) BCP
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (11.76%) E-Discovery
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (29.41%) COBIT
4 1 (5.88%) COSO
4 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
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Salary: Up to £165,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £100000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + 20-70% bonus depending on level
Posted: 27 days ago