The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security Governance skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Governance
Rank 903 959 985
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Governance 53 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.021% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 4
Average salary £60,000 £41,250 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -60.71%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security Governance
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Governance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Governance
Salary Trend

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

Information Security Governance Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Governance
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Governance Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
England +44 53 £60,000 -29.41% 7
South East +62 33 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +31 22 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +16 11 £63,000 -33.68% 1
Slough - 9 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +1 8 £51,250 - 1
Bracknell - 7 £69,250 -
West Midlands - 6 £60,000 - 1
Guildford - 5 £55,000 - 1
Warwick - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire +9 2 - - 1
South West 0 2 - - 1
Cheltenham -2 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £55,000 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Information Security Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Information Security Governance also 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 that cited Information Security Governance.

1 98 (100.00%) Information Security
2 48 (48.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (46.94%) CISSP
4 41 (41.84%) Security Management
5 39 (39.80%) Management Information System
6 38 (38.78%) Information Security Management
7 33 (33.67%) Finance
8 29 (29.59%) PCI DSS
9 27 (27.55%) ISMS
10 26 (26.53%) ITIL
11 23 (23.47%) Risk Management
12 21 (21.43%) COBIT
13 20 (20.41%) Cyberthreat
13 20 (20.41%) Security Operations
14 19 (19.39%) CISA
15 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
15 17 (17.35%) Data Protection
16 14 (14.29%) Unix
16 14 (14.29%) Linux
16 14 (14.29%) CISM
16 14 (14.29%) SANS
17 13 (13.27%) Legal
17 13 (13.27%) Business Continuity
18 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 12 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
18 12 (12.24%) Degree
19 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
19 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (11.22%) Security Architecture
20 9 (9.18%) Project Management

Information Security Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Information Security Governance also 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 that cited Information Security Governance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Firewall
2 4 (4.08%) Network Security
3 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
General
1 33 (33.67%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Security Manager
2 33 (33.67%) Analyst
3 31 (31.63%) Information Manager
3 31 (31.63%) Information Security Manager
4 19 (19.39%) Security Analyst
5 15 (15.31%) Governance Manager
5 15 (15.31%) Information Governance Manager
6 14 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
7 13 (13.27%) Information Analyst
7 13 (13.27%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (10.20%) Information Officer
8 10 (10.20%) Information Security Officer
8 10 (10.20%) IT Manager
8 10 (10.20%) IT Security Manager
8 10 (10.20%) Security Officer
9 9 (9.18%) Architect
9 9 (9.18%) Governance Analyst
9 9 (9.18%) Information Governance Analyst
9 9 (9.18%) Security Architect
10 8 (8.16%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.80%) Management Information System
2 20 (20.41%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.14%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.04%) CESG
6 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
1 14 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (41.84%) Security Management
3 38 (38.78%) Information Security Management
4 27 (27.55%) ISMS
5 26 (26.53%) ITIL
6 23 (23.47%) Risk Management
7 20 (20.41%) Security Operations
8 17 (17.35%) Data Protection
9 13 (13.27%) Business Continuity
10 12 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (11.22%) Security Architecture
12 9 (9.18%) Project Management
13 8 (8.16%) IT Audit
14 7 (7.14%) SDLC
14 7 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
14 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
15 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
16 5 (5.10%) Data Privacy
16 5 (5.10%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 46 (46.94%) CISSP
2 19 (19.39%) CISA
3 14 (14.29%) CISM
3 14 (14.29%) SANS
4 12 (12.24%) Degree
5 7 (7.14%) CISMP
5 7 (7.14%) CRISC
6 5 (5.10%) GISF
7 4 (4.08%) IISP
8 2 (2.04%) CEH
8 2 (2.04%) EC-Council LPT
8 2 (2.04%) ECSA
9 1 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.02%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (48.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (29.59%) PCI DSS
3 21 (21.43%) COBIT
4 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.04%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) RSA Archer
2 2 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) Forcepoint
2 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.06%) VMware
3 2 (2.04%) Acunetix
3 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.02%) CA
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £627000 - £628000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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