The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank 226 265 268
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.031% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £81,250 £71,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.06%
Head of Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5520 6527 7260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.73% 97.48% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 5314 5782
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,106 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Head of Security in the job title.

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security across the Yorkshire region.

Head of Security Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Head of Security
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
West Yorkshire +21 6 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Head of Security
England

Head of Security Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Head of Security 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 across the Yorkshire region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
7 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (14.29%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) CISM
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Data Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
8 1 (7.14%) People Management
8 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
8 1 (7.14%) Information Security Governance
8 1 (7.14%) ISMS
8 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce

Head of Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
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