The median annual salary for a Chief Security Officer was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Security Officer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 124 137 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.059% 0.046% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £100,000 £100,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £125,000 £100,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +29.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1615 2118 2020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.51% 97.42% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1656 1659
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Chief Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Chief Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Security Officer in Cambridgeshire

Chief Security Officer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Chief Security Officer in Cambridgeshire

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Chief Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Chief Security Officer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001