The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chief Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Information Security Officer
Rank - 865 891
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.012% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £37,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -53.12%
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 -

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Chief Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief 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 Chief Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (16.67%) COSO
6 2 (16.67%) COBIT
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Law
7 1 (8.33%) Advertising
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) FMCG
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (8.33%) Local Government

Chief Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief 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 Chief Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CISA
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) COSO
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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