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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 250 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.094% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.100% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Average salary £85,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £74,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
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
7068 5010 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.33% 94.42% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5569 3950 4573
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -30 12 £85,000 +41.66%
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (62.86%) Risk Management
4 16 (45.71%) CISSP
5 15 (42.86%) Business Continuity
6 13 (37.14%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (37.14%) Information Security Management
6 13 (37.14%) Security Management
6 13 (37.14%) CISA
6 13 (37.14%) PCI DSS
7 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (20.00%) B2C
11 5 (14.29%) Legal
12 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
12 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (8.57%) ISMS
12 3 (8.57%) ISEB
12 3 (8.57%) BCP
12 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 3 (8.57%) CISM
13 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
14 1 (2.86%) Games

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (62.86%) Risk Management
3 15 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 13 (37.14%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (37.14%) Information Security Management
4 13 (37.14%) Security Management
5 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (20.00%) B2C
7 3 (8.57%) BCP
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) ISMS
7 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) CISSP
2 13 (37.14%) CISA
3 3 (8.57%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (37.14%) PCI DSS