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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Information Security Officer
Rank 921 954 1003
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Officer 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £65,000 £95,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +104.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £63,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £57,300
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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 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 25 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 +25 5 £65,000 -31.57%
London +2 3 £75,000 -21.05%
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 25 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%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) GIAC
4 2 (25.00%) CISMP
4 2 (25.00%) GISP
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%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CISMP
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS