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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Governance
Rank 886 884 878
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Governance 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £65,000 £52,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.22% +5.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +5.50%

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
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Information Security Governance Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 7 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 20 October 2014. 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 -8 8 £61,250 +16.11%
London - 5 £70,000 -
South East 0 2 £42,500 -17.47%
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Leeds - 1 £52,500 -

Information Security Governance
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (90.91%) CISA
3 9 (81.82%) CISM
4 8 (72.73%) CISSP
4 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
4 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (45.45%) C
5 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (45.45%) CRISC
6 3 (27.27%) Security Management
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Data Security
7 2 (18.18%) Nessus
7 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Splunk
8 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
8 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
8 1 (9.09%) CGEIT
8 1 (9.09%) Retail
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) ISMS
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management

Information Security Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Security
2 2 (18.18%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISA
2 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 8 (72.73%) CISSP
4 5 (45.45%) CRISC
5 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
5 1 (9.09%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
1 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk