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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank 262 221 225
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.013% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £60,000 £83,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.35%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £62,500 £83,750
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -25.37%
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
7303 5430 5612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.56% 95.46% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5850 4327 4648
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 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 -26 1 - -
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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%) Information Security
2 16 (76.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (71.43%) Business Continuity
4 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
5 7 (33.33%) B2C
6 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) CISSP
8 3 (14.29%) BCP
8 3 (14.29%) ISEB
8 3 (14.29%) Legal
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) CISM
8 3 (14.29%) ISMS
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
9 2 (9.52%) Security Management
10 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
10 1 (4.76%) CISA
10 1 (4.76%) Games
10 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
10 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.76%) Coaching

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) Business Continuity
3 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 7 (33.33%) B2C
5 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) ISMS
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) BCP
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
7 2 (9.52%) Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS