The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Information Security Officer
Rank - 905 871
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Officer 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £33,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -34.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Officer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Officer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Information Security Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Information Security Officer in their job title 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 with Senior Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) CRISC
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) GCIA
3 1 (33.33%) GSEC
3 1 (33.33%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) BS7799
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

Senior Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Information Security Officer in their job title 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 with Senior Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) GSEC
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (33.33%) BS7799