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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Governance
Rank 900 918 940
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Governance 48 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.023% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.026% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 11
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +16.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £58,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year
-31.62% +9.85%

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Governance Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 17 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 9 February 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 +53 47 £62,500 +4.16% 3
London +21 22 £81,250 +16.07%
North West - 12 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 12 £40,000 - 1
South East +13 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
City of London +64 6 £85,000 -9.33%
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £65,000 -
West Midlands -11 2 £39,000 -33.33%
Birmingham - 2 £39,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire +18 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 -

Information Security Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 68 (100.00%) Information Security
2 32 (47.06%) Security Management
2 32 (47.06%) Finance
3 27 (39.71%) Information Security Management
4 26 (38.24%) Management Information System
5 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
6 24 (35.29%) ITIL
6 24 (35.29%) ISMS
7 21 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (30.88%) Security Operations
8 20 (29.41%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (27.94%) Unix
9 19 (27.94%) Linux
10 16 (23.53%) Risk Management
10 16 (23.53%) CISSP
11 15 (22.06%) SANS
11 15 (22.06%) COBIT
12 13 (19.12%) CISM
13 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
14 8 (11.76%) Legal
15 7 (10.29%) CISA
15 7 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Security Architecture
16 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
16 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 6 (8.82%) Project Management
17 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
17 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (7.35%) Banking
17 5 (7.35%) Data Protection

Information Security Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) AWD
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.94%) French Language
4 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 22 (32.35%) Security Manager
3 19 (27.94%) SOC Analyst
4 17 (25.00%) Information Manager
4 17 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
5 10 (14.71%) Information Officer
5 10 (14.71%) Information Security Officer
5 10 (14.71%) Security Officer
6 7 (10.29%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Information Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) IT Manager
7 6 (8.82%) IT Security Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Risk Officer
8 4 (5.88%) Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Head of Information
8 4 (5.88%) Head of Information Security
8 4 (5.88%) Head of Security
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Management Information System
2 20 (29.41%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) CESG
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
1 19 (27.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Information Security
2 32 (47.06%) Security Management
3 27 (39.71%) Information Security Management
4 24 (35.29%) ISMS
4 24 (35.29%) ITIL
5 21 (30.88%) Security Operations
6 16 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Security Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.82%) Project Management
8 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.88%) OWASP
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.88%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) CISSP
2 15 (22.06%) SANS
3 13 (19.12%) CISM
4 7 (10.29%) CISA
5 4 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (4.41%) CEH
6 3 (4.41%) EC-Council LPT
6 3 (4.41%) ECSA
7 2 (2.94%) CRISC
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.47%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (22.06%) COBIT
3 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) ISO27005
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Forcepoint
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) Acunetix
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
Manchester
Capita plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago