The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
UK
Rank 735 802 854
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 110 145 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 87 133 66
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £104,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend

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

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Officer over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +31 109 £62,500 +13.63% 7
London +52 60 £65,000 +8.33% 6
West Midlands +17 22 £40,000 +53.84%
Birmingham +17 20 £40,000 +53.84%
City of London +42 15 £65,000 +18.18%
North West -11 11 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire - 7 - -
Chester - 6 - -
Yorkshire +15 5 £62,500 +31.57%
South East +40 4 £72,500 +11.53%
North Yorkshire +1 4 £62,500 +101.61%
Manchester -25 4 £50,000 -18.36% 1
Berkshire +39 3 £45,000 -18.18%
South West +4 3 £36,000 +10.76%
York - 3 £62,500 -
East of England +13 2 £82,500 +44.73%
Devon - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
Reading +44 1 £100,000 +81.81%
Oxfordshire +31 1 £100,000 +66.66%
Scotland +24 1 £47,500 -13.63%
West Yorkshire +18 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire +15 1 £100,000 +122.22%
East Midlands +7 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Bristol +5 1 £36,000 +30.90%
Skipton -1 1 £35,000 +4.47%
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £75,000 +3.44%
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £90,000 -
North East - 1 £29,500 -

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Information 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 Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 215 (100.00%) Information Security
2 122 (56.74%) CISSP
3 117 (54.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (46.51%) CISM
5 76 (35.35%) Risk Management
6 70 (32.56%) CISA
7 67 (31.16%) Finance
8 60 (27.91%) PCI DSS
9 56 (26.05%) Management Information System
10 47 (21.86%) Data Protection
11 44 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
12 42 (19.53%) ISMS
12 42 (19.53%) Degree
13 41 (19.07%) Risk Assessment
14 34 (15.81%) ITIL
15 31 (14.42%) COBIT
16 28 (13.02%) Security Management
17 27 (12.56%) Data Security
18 26 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (11.63%) Security Architecture
20 22 (10.23%) Incident Management
21 21 (9.77%) SIEM
22 20 (9.30%) Security Cleared
22 20 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (8.84%) Network Security
24 18 (8.37%) CESG
24 18 (8.37%) Information Security Management
25 17 (7.91%) assyst
25 17 (7.91%) SC Cleared
25 17 (7.91%) Internal Audit

Information 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.91%) assyst
2 11 (5.12%) Sentinel
3 4 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) IaaS
1 5 (2.33%) PaaS
1 5 (2.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.84%) Network Security
2 9 (4.19%) Firewall
3 3 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) IPv4
5 1 (0.47%) IPv6
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.93%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (31.16%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Banking
3 15 (6.98%) Law
4 12 (5.58%) Marketing
5 9 (4.19%) German Language
6 8 (3.72%) Legal
6 8 (3.72%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.79%) French Language
8 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.86%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.47%) .NET
1 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.05%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.37%) CESG
4 15 (6.98%) Cryptography
4 15 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 13 (6.05%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.58%) Freedom of Information
7 11 (5.12%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (5.12%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.93%) Fintech
12 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.72%) Linux
2 7 (3.26%) Windows
3 3 (1.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (100.00%) Information Security
2 76 (35.35%) Risk Management
3 47 (21.86%) Data Protection
4 44 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (19.53%) ISMS
6 41 (19.07%) Risk Assessment
7 34 (15.81%) ITIL
8 28 (13.02%) Security Management
9 27 (12.56%) Data Security
10 26 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (11.63%) Security Architecture
12 22 (10.23%) Incident Management
13 21 (9.77%) SIEM
14 18 (8.37%) Information Security Management
15 17 (7.91%) Internal Audit
16 15 (6.98%) Information Assurance
16 15 (6.98%) Security Monitoring
17 14 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement Process
17 14 (6.51%) IT Governance
18 13 (6.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.19%) SQL
2 4 (1.86%) C
3 2 (0.93%) Java
3 2 (0.93%) Scala
4 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (56.74%) CISSP
2 100 (46.51%) CISM
3 70 (32.56%) CISA
4 42 (19.53%) Degree
5 20 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.91%) SC Cleared
7 14 (6.51%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (5.58%) CISMP
9 11 (5.12%) CRISC
10 7 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.79%) ISSAP
11 6 (2.79%) PCI QSA
12 4 (1.86%) CEH
12 4 (1.86%) CREST Certified
13 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.40%) SANS
14 2 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
14 2 (0.93%) GIAC
14 2 (0.93%) PhD
15 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (54.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (27.91%) PCI DSS
3 31 (14.42%) COBIT
4 12 (5.58%) ISO22301
5 11 (5.12%) QA
6 10 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (4.19%) COSO
8 5 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (2.33%) ISO27005
9 3 (1.40%) GDPR
10 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.47%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (3.26%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.47%) EnCase
2 1 (0.47%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) Nmap
2 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.47%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (4.65%) Oracle
2 7 (3.26%) Cisco
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.86%) SAP
4 2 (0.93%) CA
4 2 (0.93%) Citrix
4 2 (0.93%) LogRhythm
4 2 (0.93%) VMware
5 1 (0.47%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.47%) FINRA
5 1 (0.47%) Forcepoint
5 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.47%) Qualys
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec
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