The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Information Security Officer
Rank 933 971 994
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Officer 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Median salary £58,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.80% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £56,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £88,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £55,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-24.54% +66.66%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Officer over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Information Security Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Information Security Officer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 4 £58,250 -6.80%
London +18 2 £75,000 -4.76%
West Midlands - 2 £41,500 -
Worcester - 2 £41,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -

Senior Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) GISP
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CISMP
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Senior 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
2 3 (37.50%) GIAC
2 3 (37.50%) GISP
3 2 (25.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS