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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Governance
Rank 871 877 889
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Governance 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Information Security Governance Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 6 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 7 £58,500 +46.25%
London -7 3 £70,000 +75.00%
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
South East - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £58,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £58,500 -

Information Security Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (92.31%) CISM
3 11 (84.62%) CISA
3 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (69.23%) CISSP
4 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
5 6 (46.15%) C
5 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (46.15%) CRISC
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (23.08%) Data Security
7 3 (23.08%) Security Management
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 2 (15.38%) Symantec
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Nessus
8 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
8 2 (15.38%) Splunk
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 1 (7.69%) MCSE
9 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.69%) VoIP
9 1 (7.69%) WAN
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) CCNP
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification

Information Security Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Security
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Security
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISM
2 11 (84.62%) CISA
3 9 (69.23%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) CRISC
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
1 2 (15.38%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft