Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 332 346
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 10 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.097% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 13
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.67% -44.19%
10th Percentile £39,500 £39,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £66,750 £34,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10095 10620 11558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.01% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Information Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in the South West

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Information Security Officer in the South West

Information Security Officer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -21 5 £45,000 +11.11%
Gloucestershire +24 4 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security Officer
England

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) SAP
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) Electronics
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) RMADS
5 4 (40.00%) Security Auditing
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) CISSP
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (20.00%) GDPR
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) Degree

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

General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Auditing
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) RMADS
3 2 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP