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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Security
Rank - 230 219
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.27% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 2
Average salary - £80,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
6474 6851 5315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.90% 96.37% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5534 4211
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001