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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 226 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £82,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 5023 5376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.50% 94.40% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 3929 4405
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Security across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Head of Security Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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 - 20 £82,500 -
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (97.67%) Information Security
2 38 (88.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (67.44%) Risk Management
4 24 (55.81%) CISSP
5 20 (46.51%) CISA
5 20 (46.51%) PCI DSS
6 19 (44.19%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (44.19%) Security Management
7 18 (41.86%) Information Security Management
8 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
9 15 (34.88%) Business Continuity
10 12 (27.91%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
11 8 (18.60%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (16.28%) B2C
13 6 (13.95%) Protective Monitoring
14 5 (11.63%) Legal
15 4 (9.30%) ISEB
16 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
16 3 (6.98%) CISM
16 3 (6.98%) BCP
16 3 (6.98%) ISMS
16 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
16 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity Planning
17 1 (2.33%) BS7799
17 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 1 (2.33%) Games
17 1 (2.33%) Data Security

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Information Security
2 29 (67.44%) Risk Management
3 19 (44.19%) Risk Assessment
3 19 (44.19%) Security Management
4 18 (41.86%) Information Security Management
5 15 (34.88%) Business Continuity
6 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) B2C
8 6 (13.95%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) BCP
9 3 (6.98%) ISMS
9 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (2.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) CISSP
2 20 (46.51%) CISA
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
4 3 (6.98%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (88.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (46.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) BS7799
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799