The median annual salary for a Head of Security was - in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Head of Security
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 231 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.090% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.092% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £78,875 -
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5296 5424 6722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 4599 5530
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Head of Security in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Security in Yorkshire

Head of Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of Security in Yorkshire

Head of Security Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Head of 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 Yorkshire region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (25.00%) SANS
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack

Head of Security Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft