The median annual salary for a Information Security Officer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Information Security Officer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 583 610
Rank change year-on-year +38 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 43 71 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 71 42
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £46,221
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.47% -13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in London

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Officer in London

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Officer in London

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +46 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Twickenham - 1 £80,000 -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Information 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 London region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Information Security
2 71 (66.98%) CISSP
3 51 (48.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (45.28%) CISM
5 41 (38.68%) CISA
6 37 (34.91%) Risk Management
6 37 (34.91%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (22.64%) Finance
8 20 (18.87%) COBIT
9 18 (16.98%) Management Information System
10 17 (16.04%) Law
10 17 (16.04%) Degree
11 16 (15.09%) Security Architecture
11 16 (15.09%) Security Management
12 15 (14.15%) Data Protection
13 13 (12.26%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (12.26%) Network Security
13 13 (12.26%) ISMS
14 12 (11.32%) Information Security Management
15 11 (10.38%) TOGAF
15 11 (10.38%) ISO22301
15 11 (10.38%) Cyber Essentials
16 10 (9.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 10 (9.43%) German Language
17 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (7.55%) Spanish Language
18 8 (7.55%) PCI DSS
18 8 (7.55%) Security Operations
18 8 (7.55%) Line Management
19 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) assyst
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) IaaS
2 2 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Network Security
2 2 (1.89%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 17 (16.04%) Law
3 10 (9.43%) German Language
4 8 (7.55%) Spanish Language
5 6 (5.66%) Banking
5 6 (5.66%) French Language
5 6 (5.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.83%) Fintech
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (34.91%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (34.91%) Risk Management
3 16 (15.09%) Security Architecture
3 16 (15.09%) Security Management
4 15 (14.15%) Data Protection
5 13 (12.26%) ISMS
5 13 (12.26%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (11.32%) Information Security Management
7 11 (10.38%) TOGAF
8 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.55%) Line Management
9 8 (7.55%) Security Operations
10 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.66%) Information Assurance
11 6 (5.66%) SIEM
12 5 (4.72%) Information Security Governance
12 5 (4.72%) ITIL
12 5 (4.72%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) C
2 2 (1.89%) Java
2 2 (1.89%) Scala
3 1 (0.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (66.98%) CISSP
2 48 (45.28%) CISM
3 41 (38.68%) CISA
4 17 (16.04%) Degree
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.77%) CISMP
7 3 (2.83%) CRISC
8 2 (1.89%) CEH
8 2 (1.89%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.89%) SANS
8 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (48.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (18.87%) COBIT
3 11 (10.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (10.38%) ISO22301
4 10 (9.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (7.55%) PCI DSS
6 6 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.89%) FINRA
7 2 (1.89%) GDPR
7 2 (1.89%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.94%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (1.89%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.94%) EnCase
2 1 (0.94%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) Nmap
2 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.94%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Cisco
2 5 (4.72%) CA
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.94%) Forcepoint
5 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.94%) Qualys
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Symantec
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