Period
to 20 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Chief Security Officer was £120,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

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

Chief Security Officer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 339 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% 0.054% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.057% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
City of London median annual salary £120,000 £102,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% - -
Central London median annual salary £120,000 £102,500 -
% change year-on-year +17.07% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,633 10,612 9,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 96.08% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8,548 9,412 8,834
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,525
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Chief Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Chief Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Security Officer in the City of London

Chief Security Officer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Chief Security Officer in the City of London

Chief Security Officer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £120,000 -
Chief Security Officer
Central London

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, Chief Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Chief Security Officer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) SLA