The median annual salary for a Information Security Officer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
England / South East
Rank 376 440 430
Rank change year-on-year +64 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 17
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £50,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £85,750 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.79% -11.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in the South East

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Information Security Officer in the South East

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Officer in the South East

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +23 2 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +34 1 £110,000 +83.33%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £65,000 -24.63%
Kent - 1 £27,500 -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 3 (25.00%) COBIT
6 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) COSO
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Database Security
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (16.67%) Security Management
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
5 2 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
2 3 (25.00%) COSO
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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