The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Information Security Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Governance
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 844 932
Rank change year-on-year +41 +88  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Governance 71 91 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.092% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.10% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 25
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -  

Information Security Governance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 263997 301274 311895
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,000 £29,789
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Security Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Governance over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +29 71 £60,000 - 9
UK excluding London +13 37 £60,000 +9.09% 7
London +34 34 £65,000 +3.17% 2
North of England +5 13 £60,000 -0.20% 3
East of England - 13 £78,000 - 1
Midlands +17 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
South East -4 3 £70,000 +27.27% 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Information Security Governance.

1 105 (100.00%) Information Security
2 64 (60.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (53.33%) CISSP
4 55 (52.38%) Risk Management
5 50 (47.62%) CISM
6 40 (38.10%) PCI DSS
7 38 (36.19%) ITIL
8 36 (34.29%) Management Information System
9 35 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
10 31 (29.52%) CISA
11 28 (26.67%) Data Protection
12 27 (25.71%) Security Architecture
13 26 (24.76%) COBIT
14 20 (19.05%) Network Security
15 19 (18.10%) CRISC
15 19 (18.10%) Finance
16 18 (17.14%) CISMP
17 17 (16.19%) Project Management
17 17 (16.19%) IT Governance
17 17 (16.19%) ISMS
17 17 (16.19%) Degree
17 17 (16.19%) GDPR
18 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
19 15 (14.29%) IT Audit
20 14 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 14 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
20 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
21 13 (12.38%) Information Assurance
21 13 (12.38%) Coaching
22 12 (11.43%) Identity Access Management

Information Security Governance
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) Network Security
2 10 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Legal
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Law
6 3 (2.86%) Billing
6 3 (2.86%) Games
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
6 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Security Manager
2 29 (27.62%) Information Security Manager
3 26 (24.76%) Information Manager
4 24 (22.86%) Consultant
5 18 (17.14%) Security Consultant
6 17 (16.19%) Analyst
6 17 (16.19%) Security Analyst
7 15 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (13.33%) Governance Manager
8 14 (13.33%) Information Analyst
8 14 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
8 14 (13.33%) Information Specialist
8 14 (13.33%) Security Specialist
9 13 (12.38%) Information Governance Manager
10 10 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (8.57%) Information Governance Specialist
12 8 (7.62%) Risk Analyst
12 8 (7.62%) Security Risk Analyst
13 6 (5.71%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.48%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (8.57%) Internet of Things
3 9 (8.57%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.71%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.81%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.90%) CESG
8 2 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.90%) PMI
9 1 (0.95%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.95%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) GCOS
3 1 (0.95%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (52.38%) Risk Management
3 38 (36.19%) ITIL
4 35 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 27 (25.71%) Security Architecture
7 17 (16.19%) ISMS
7 17 (16.19%) IT Governance
7 17 (16.19%) Project Management
8 15 (14.29%) IT Audit
9 14 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (12.38%) Coaching
10 13 (12.38%) Information Assurance
11 12 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (11.43%) Security Management
12 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (8.57%) Data Management
13 9 (8.57%) Data Privacy
13 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) C
1 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.95%) Python
1 1 (0.95%) SQL
1 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (53.33%) CISSP
2 50 (47.62%) CISM
3 31 (29.52%) CISA
4 19 (18.10%) CRISC
5 18 (17.14%) CISMP
6 17 (16.19%) Degree
7 9 (8.57%) SANS
8 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
9 7 (6.67%) ISSMP
10 4 (3.81%) CEH
10 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.86%) GIAC
11 3 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.90%) CGEIT
12 2 (1.90%) CLAS
12 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (60.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (38.10%) PCI DSS
3 26 (24.76%) COBIT
4 17 (16.19%) GDPR
5 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (8.57%) ISO 22301
7 4 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.90%) SLA
10 1 (0.95%) FINRA
10 1 (0.95%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.95%) PMO
10 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) EnCase
1 1 (0.95%) Nessus
1 1 (0.95%) Nexpose
1 1 (0.95%) Nmap
1 1 (0.95%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Cisco
2 7 (6.67%) CyberArk
2 7 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 7 (6.67%) Palo Alto
2 7 (6.67%) Proofpoint
3 6 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.71%) F5
3 6 (5.71%) Forcepoint
3 6 (5.71%) Fortinet
3 6 (5.71%) Gemalto
3 6 (5.71%) Kaspersky
3 6 (5.71%) McAfee
3 6 (5.71%) Tripwire
4 1 (0.95%) CA
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) NetIQ
4 1 (0.95%) Qualys
4 1 (0.95%) Sophos
4 1 (0.95%) Symantec
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