The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 250 223 218
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 21 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Average salary £80,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £83,750 £82,500
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7380 5604 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.68% 95.84% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 4426 4735
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Head of Security
England

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 16 April 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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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
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Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 21 £80,000 -
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (100.00%) CISSP
1 21 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (95.24%) Risk Management
2 20 (95.24%) Information Security
2 20 (95.24%) CISA
2 20 (95.24%) PCI DSS
3 19 (90.48%) Risk Assessment
4 18 (85.71%) Security Management
5 17 (80.95%) Management Information System
5 17 (80.95%) Information Security Management
6 12 (57.14%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) BS7799
9 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (4.76%) ISEB

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Risk Management
1 20 (95.24%) Information Security
2 19 (90.48%) Risk Assessment
3 18 (85.71%) Security Management
4 17 (80.95%) Information Security Management
5 6 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (95.24%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (95.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) BS7799
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799