The median annual salary for a Information Assurance Leader was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance Lead
UK
Rank 855 946 958
Rank change year-on-year +91 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Leader 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £56,250 £32,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.75% -22.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £32,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.77% -22.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Assurance Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Assurance Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Leader in the UK

Information Assurance Leader
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance Leader.

Salary trend for Information Assurance Leader in the UK

Information Assurance Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance Leader over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance Leader in the UK

Information Assurance Leader
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +99 2 £56,250 +71.75%
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
London - 1 £70,000 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -

Information Assurance Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Information Assurance Leader 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 featuring Information Assurance Leader in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Information Assurance
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (42.86%) MODAF
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (28.57%) Military
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (14.29%) ISMS
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) DoDAF

Information Assurance Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 2 (28.57%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Assurance
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) MODAF
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) DoDAF
6 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 1 (14.29%) ISMS
6 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001