The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Chief Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Security Officer
Rank 909 964 988
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Median salary £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £86,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £116,000 £100,000 £118,750
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Chief Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Salary Trend

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

Chief Security Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Chief Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +51 6 £100,000 - 1
West Midlands -10 2 £100,000 - 1
London +42 1 £120,000 +45.45%
East of England +34 1 £85,000 -15.00%
Coventry +1 1 £100,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £100,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £110,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £85,000 -

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Chief 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) CISSP
3 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (30.00%) COBIT
5 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (30.00%) BCP
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (15.00%) CISA
8 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Project Management
9 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) E-Discovery
9 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics

Chief 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 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (30.00%) BCP
3 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) CISA
5 2 (10.00%) CRISC
6 1 (5.00%) CISMP
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (30.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) COSO
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Splunk
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £165,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago