Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Governance
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1096 1109 1267
Rank change year-on-year +13 +158 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Governance 81 113 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.060% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.067% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 41
UK median annual salary £63,750 £63,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +16.67% -8.09%
10th Percentile £40,850 £50,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £87,375 £92,875 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% +20.00% +25.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Governance in the UK

Information Security Governance
Top 11 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 6 months to 18 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
England -2 79 £65,500 +3.97%
London -33 44 £71,250 +13.10%
UK excluding London +65 38 £55,500 -7.50%
East of England - 12 £67,000 -
North of England +14 10 £60,000 +41.18%
Midlands +33 8 £50,000 -50.00%
West Midlands +23 8 £50,000 -50.00%
South East +23 6 £59,000 +2.61%
North West -14 6 £60,000 +66.67%
Yorkshire +35 4 £64,500 +29.00%
Scotland -10 2 £44,750 -22.17%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 50 (61.73%) CISSP
3 48 (59.26%) CISM
3 48 (59.26%) Risk Management
4 37 (45.68%) ISMS
5 33 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (40.74%) CRISC
5 33 (40.74%) CISA
6 32 (39.51%) Finance
7 29 (35.80%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (34.57%) Management Information System
9 23 (28.40%) Security Architecture
9 23 (28.40%) Degree
10 21 (25.93%) Security Management
11 20 (24.69%) Information Security Management
11 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.46%) COBIT
13 17 (20.99%) PCI DSS
14 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
15 13 (16.05%) ITIL
15 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
15 13 (16.05%) GDPR
16 12 (14.81%) Marketing
17 11 (13.58%) Android
17 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
17 11 (13.58%) IT Audit
17 11 (13.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
17 11 (13.58%) Java

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 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 5 (6.17%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 4 (4.94%) LDAP
2 4 (4.94%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
2 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) AppScan
2 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (39.51%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (14.81%) Marketing
4 10 (12.35%) Electronics
4 10 (12.35%) Manufacturing
5 7 (8.64%) Legal
6 5 (6.17%) Retail
7 3 (3.70%) Law
8 2 (2.47%) Billing
8 2 (2.47%) Games
9 1 (1.23%) Banking
9 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 20 (24.69%) Security Specialist
3 19 (23.46%) Consultant
4 16 (19.75%) Information Security Manager
5 15 (18.52%) Information Security Specialist
5 15 (18.52%) Information Specialist
6 14 (17.28%) Information Manager
6 14 (17.28%) Security Consultant
7 11 (13.58%) Governance Manager
8 10 (12.35%) Information Governance Specialist
8 10 (12.35%) Information Security Consultant
9 9 (11.11%) Analyst
9 9 (11.11%) Security Analyst
10 7 (8.64%) Information Governance Manager
11 6 (7.41%) Information Analyst
11 6 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (6.17%) Application Security Specialist
12 5 (6.17%) Applications Specialist
12 5 (6.17%) CISSP Consultant
12 5 (6.17%) CISSP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) J2EE
3 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.17%) CSS
3 5 (6.17%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) JSP
3 5 (6.17%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) XSL
4 4 (4.94%) OAuth
4 4 (4.94%) OAuth2
4 4 (4.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.57%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Internet of Things
4 5 (6.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.23%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.23%) Fintech
7 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Android
1 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Information Security
2 48 (59.26%) Risk Management
3 37 (45.68%) ISMS
4 29 (35.80%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (28.40%) Security Architecture
6 21 (25.93%) Security Management
7 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.69%) Information Security Management
8 13 (16.05%) ITIL
8 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (13.58%) IT Audit
10 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
10 10 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
11 9 (11.11%) Project Management
11 9 (11.11%) Security Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Secure Coding
13 7 (8.64%) Internal Audit
13 7 (8.64%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) Java
2 6 (7.41%) VB
3 5 (6.17%) C#
3 5 (6.17%) C++
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) Objective-C
3 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.47%) C
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (61.73%) CISSP
2 48 (59.26%) CISM
3 33 (40.74%) CISA
3 33 (40.74%) CRISC
4 23 (28.40%) Degree
5 6 (7.41%) CISMP
5 6 (7.41%) SANS
6 5 (6.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) CEH
8 3 (3.70%) CGEIT
8 3 (3.70%) ISSMP
9 2 (2.47%) CCNA
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.47%) GIAC
9 2 (2.47%) GSEC
10 1 (1.23%) ECSA
10 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (23.46%) COBIT
3 17 (20.99%) PCI DSS
4 13 (16.05%) GDPR
5 9 (11.11%) ISO 22301
6 6 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (4.94%) ISO 31000
8 2 (2.47%) PMO
8 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
9 1 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) EnCase
1 1 (1.23%) Nessus
1 1 (1.23%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.23%) Nmap
1 1 (1.23%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) SAP
3 9 (11.11%) Apple
3 9 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.94%) CyberArk
5 4 (4.94%) LogRhythm
5 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
5 4 (4.94%) Proofpoint
6 3 (3.70%) F5
6 3 (3.70%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.70%) Gemalto
6 3 (3.70%) Kaspersky
6 3 (3.70%) McAfee
6 3 (3.70%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.23%) Sophos