Average Chief Information Security Officer Salary in United Kingdom

£87,209
Avg. Salary
£12,513
Bonus
£7,500
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The average salary for a Chief Information Security Officer in United Kingdom is £87,209.
10%
£52k
MEDIAN
£87k
90%
£133k
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What Do Chief Information Security Officers Do?

Chief Information Security Officer Tasks
  • Maintain procedures, standards, and policies to protect the privacy and integrity of data.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and security policies.
  • Provide information and training regarding information technology and security systems.
  • Develop contingency plans and manage security breaches.
  • Supervise development and application of security procedures and protocols.

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Information Security Officers?

Skills in Security Risk Management, Cyber Security, Security Policies and Procedures, IT Security & Infrastructure and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Information Security Officers?

An early career Chief Information Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £66,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Chief Information Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £71,686 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Chief Information Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £95,886 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £92,031.
Employees with Chief Information Security Officer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 32.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (38.4% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (26.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Early Career
5.9%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
46.5%
Late Career
24.8%