Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Security Officer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 - 428
Rank change year-on-year - +428 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.010% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
City of London median annual salary £105,000 - £82,500
10th Percentile £100,000 - £78,750
90th Percentile £110,000 - £86,250
Central London median annual salary £105,000 - £101,250

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 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 City of London region featuring Chief Security Officer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT