Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Security was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Head of Security
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 363 405
Rank change year-on-year +39 +42 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 2 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 28
City of London median annual salary £100,000 £85,000 £81,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.29% -22.38%
10th Percentile £64,750 £65,000 £66,000
90th Percentile £141,250 £108,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £115,000 £95,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% +15.15% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9853 12915 20091
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 95.99% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8911 11687 17129
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Head of Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Security in the City of London

Head of Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Head of Security in the City of London

Head of Security
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Security in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Security in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Head of Security 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 Head of Security in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

Head of Security 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 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago