The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 574 635
Rank change year-on-year +13 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 51 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 43
Median salary £78,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £119,000 £100,500 £84,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +16.56% -7.38%  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +23 6 £77,500 +40.90%
Docklands, London - 5 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Information Security Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 91 (95.79%) Information Security
2 49 (51.58%) CISSP
3 42 (44.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (36.84%) CISA
5 33 (34.74%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (33.68%) CISM
7 28 (29.47%) Risk Management
8 26 (27.37%) Finance
9 16 (16.84%) Degree
10 15 (15.79%) Data Protection
10 15 (15.79%) Banking
11 13 (13.68%) ISMS
12 12 (12.63%) Law
13 11 (11.58%) Security Management
13 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
13 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.47%) Project Management
14 9 (9.47%) Network Security
15 8 (8.42%) Security Operations
15 8 (8.42%) COBIT
15 8 (8.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 7 (7.37%) Security Architecture
16 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management
16 7 (7.37%) C
16 7 (7.37%) ITIL
16 7 (7.37%) Information Security Management
16 7 (7.37%) Legal
17 6 (6.32%) CEH
17 6 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 6 (6.32%) GAP Analysis

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 (2.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) SaaS
2 4 (4.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Network Security
2 4 (4.21%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Banking
3 12 (12.63%) Law
4 7 (7.37%) Legal
5 6 (6.32%) Marketing
6 5 (5.26%) Advertising
7 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.21%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.11%) German Language
9 1 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (1.05%) Retail
9 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.32%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.05%) CESG
6 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (95.79%) Information Security
2 33 (34.74%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (29.47%) Risk Management
4 15 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 13 (13.68%) ISMS
6 11 (11.58%) Security Management
6 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.47%) Project Management
8 8 (8.42%) Security Operations
9 7 (7.37%) Information Security Management
9 7 (7.37%) ITIL
9 7 (7.37%) Security Architecture
9 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (6.32%) Change Control
10 6 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
10 6 (6.32%) PRINCE
10 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (51.58%) CISSP
2 35 (36.84%) CISA
3 32 (33.68%) CISM
4 16 (16.84%) Degree
5 8 (8.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (6.32%) CEH
7 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (4.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (2.11%) CISMP
8 2 (2.11%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.11%) ISSMP
8 2 (2.11%) SANS
9 1 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.05%) CLAS
9 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (44.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.42%) COBIT
3 6 (6.32%) ISO 22301
4 5 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (4.21%) GDPR
6 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.11%) FINRA
7 2 (2.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
8 1 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 4 (4.21%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (5.26%) CA
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £83000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago