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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
UK
Rank 774 803 836
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 83 143 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 136 93
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-14.00% -9.09%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
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 £70,000 £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 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Officer
Top 29 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 24 February 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 +37 81 £62,500 +13.63% 7
London +61 50 £65,000 +6.12% 4
West Midlands +33 15 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +16 13 £40,000 -
City of London +40 10 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North West -6 7 £43,000 -46.25%
Manchester -19 4 £43,000 -46.25%
South East +27 3 £45,000 -18.18%
South West -3 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +29 2 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +15 2 £82,500 +40.42% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £100,000 -
Chester - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £38,000 - 1
County Londonderry - 2 £100,000 -
Warwickshire +28 1 £90,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +17 1 £65,000 -23.52%
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £100,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £29,500 -
North East - 1 £29,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £80,000 -
Rugby - 1 £90,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £29,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £65,000 -

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 192 (98.97%) Information Security
2 120 (61.86%) CISSP
3 98 (50.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (48.97%) CISM
5 71 (36.60%) CISA
6 69 (35.57%) Risk Management
7 55 (28.35%) Finance
8 53 (27.32%) PCI DSS
9 48 (24.74%) Management Information System
10 47 (24.23%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (20.10%) Risk Assessment
12 38 (19.59%) Data Protection
13 37 (19.07%) Degree
14 36 (18.56%) ISMS
15 30 (15.46%) COBIT
16 28 (14.43%) ITIL
17 26 (13.40%) Security Management
18 25 (12.89%) Data Security
18 25 (12.89%) Incident Management
19 23 (11.86%) Security Architecture
20 20 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (9.79%) SIEM
21 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
21 19 (9.79%) Information Security Management
22 18 (9.28%) assyst
22 18 (9.28%) Network Security
22 18 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
23 16 (8.25%) ISO22301
23 16 (8.25%) SC Cleared
23 16 (8.25%) CESG

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 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (9.28%) assyst
2 12 (6.19%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) SaaS
2 5 (2.58%) IaaS
2 5 (2.58%) PaaS
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.28%) Network Security
2 8 (4.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.03%) Intranet
3 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.52%) IPv4
4 1 (0.52%) IPv6
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) SMS
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (28.35%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Banking
3 13 (6.70%) Law
4 10 (5.15%) German Language
4 10 (5.15%) Marketing
5 8 (4.12%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.09%) French Language
6 6 (3.09%) Legal
7 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.55%) Electronics
8 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.74%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.25%) CESG
4 15 (7.73%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.19%) Freedom of Information
5 12 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.55%) Fintech
9 3 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.09%) Linux
2 5 (2.58%) Windows
3 3 (1.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (98.97%) Information Security
2 69 (35.57%) Risk Management
3 47 (24.23%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (20.10%) Risk Assessment
5 38 (19.59%) Data Protection
6 36 (18.56%) ISMS
7 28 (14.43%) ITIL
8 26 (13.40%) Security Management
9 25 (12.89%) Data Security
9 25 (12.89%) Incident Management
10 23 (11.86%) Security Architecture
11 20 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (9.79%) Information Security Management
12 19 (9.79%) SIEM
13 14 (7.22%) Service Delivery
14 13 (6.70%) Cryptography
14 13 (6.70%) Service Management
14 13 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.70%) TOGAF
15 12 (6.19%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.12%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) C
3 2 (1.03%) Java
3 2 (1.03%) Scala
4 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (61.86%) CISSP
2 95 (48.97%) CISM
3 71 (36.60%) CISA
4 37 (19.07%) Degree
5 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
6 16 (8.25%) SC Cleared
7 13 (6.70%) CISMP
8 12 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (5.15%) CRISC
10 7 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.09%) ISSAP
11 6 (3.09%) PCI QSA
12 5 (2.58%) CREST Certified
13 3 (1.55%) CEH
13 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.55%) SANS
14 2 (1.03%) PhD
15 1 (0.52%) CCNP
15 1 (0.52%) GIAC
15 1 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (50.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (27.32%) PCI DSS
3 30 (15.46%) COBIT
4 16 (8.25%) ISO22301
5 12 (6.19%) QA
6 8 (4.12%) COSO
7 6 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.06%) GDPR
8 4 (2.06%) ISO27005
9 2 (1.03%) FINRA
9 2 (1.03%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.52%) EnCase
3 1 (0.52%) Nessus
3 1 (0.52%) Nmap
3 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.52%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (4.64%) Oracle
2 7 (3.61%) Cisco
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.55%) SAP
4 2 (1.03%) Citrix
4 2 (1.03%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (0.52%) CA
5 1 (0.52%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.52%) Forcepoint
5 1 (0.52%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.52%) Qualys
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec
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