Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Information Security was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Head of Information Security
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 272 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +320
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.080% 0.061% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Surrey median annual salary £87,500 £80,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
South East median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +30.77% -25.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6032 6430 8362
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.51% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4933 5464 7265
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Head of Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Information Security in Surrey

Head of Information Security
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Head of Information Security in Surrey

Head of Information Security
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 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
Reigate - 4 £87,500 -
Head of Information Security
South East

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Head of Information 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 Surrey region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) CRISC
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft