The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Security role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Security in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 249 216 234
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.081% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £85,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.57%
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
7145 5052 5616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.57% 94.70% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5671 4009 4624
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Security in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -33 6 £85,000 +41.66%
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Head of Security 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 Head of Security in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (82.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
3 15 (53.57%) Business Continuity
4 9 (32.14%) CISSP
5 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 7 (25.00%) Security Management
6 7 (25.00%) B2C
7 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (21.43%) CISA
7 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Legal
9 3 (10.71%) CISM
9 3 (10.71%) ISEB
9 3 (10.71%) BCP
9 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) ISMS
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (3.57%) Coaching
10 1 (3.57%) Games

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Head of Security 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 Head of Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
2 15 (53.57%) Business Continuity
3 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 8 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) B2C
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.71%) BCP
6 3 (10.71%) ISMS
6 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 3 (10.71%) CISM
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (82.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS