The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 732 688 781
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +93
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 140 166 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 120 119 91
Average salary £59,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £45,750 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Information Security Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in England

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Information Security Manager Salary Histogram in England

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 56 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South East -32 29 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +1 17 £54,000 -4.00%
East Midlands +8 10 £60,000 +4.34%
East of England -38 8 £77,500 +55.00% 1
North West -14 6 £65,000 -16.12% 2
Yorkshire -45 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South West -30 2 £37,250 - 2
North East - 2 £35,500 - 2
Information Security Manager
UK

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 196 (100.00%) Information Security
2 109 (55.61%) CISSP
3 105 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (35.71%) Finance
5 61 (31.12%) Management Information System
6 58 (29.59%) Risk Management
7 54 (27.55%) CISM
8 51 (26.02%) PCI DSS
9 47 (23.98%) Security Management
10 44 (22.45%) CISA
11 40 (20.41%) ITIL
12 36 (18.37%) Project Management
13 35 (17.86%) Data Protection
14 26 (13.27%) Business Continuity
15 24 (12.24%) Legal
15 24 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (12.24%) Information Security Management
16 23 (11.73%) Degree
17 22 (11.22%) COBIT
18 19 (9.69%) PRINCE2
19 18 (9.18%) Security Cleared
20 17 (8.67%) Firewall
20 17 (8.67%) Data Protection Act
21 16 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 16 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
22 13 (6.63%) Data Security
22 13 (6.63%) Retail
22 13 (6.63%) ISMS
22 13 (6.63%) Cyber Security
23 12 (6.12%) Information Assurance

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) MS Office
2 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) Firewall
2 4 (2.04%) Broadband
2 4 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.02%) NGN
3 2 (1.02%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Paros
1 1 (0.51%) FxCop
General
1 70 (35.71%) Finance
2 24 (12.24%) Legal
3 13 (6.63%) Retail
4 9 (4.59%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.12%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.67%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (4.08%) CESG
4 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.53%) RMADS
7 3 (1.53%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) GIS
9 1 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.51%) Tandem
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.02%) UNIX
1 2 (1.02%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (100.00%) Information Security
2 58 (29.59%) Risk Management
3 47 (23.98%) Security Management
4 40 (20.41%) ITIL
5 36 (18.37%) Project Management
6 35 (17.86%) Data Protection
7 26 (13.27%) Business Continuity
8 24 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (12.24%) Information Security Management
9 19 (9.69%) PRINCE2
10 16 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (6.63%) Data Security
11 13 (6.63%) ISMS
11 13 (6.63%) Cyber Security
12 12 (6.12%) Information Assurance
12 12 (6.12%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.61%) Information Management
13 11 (5.61%) Line Management
13 11 (5.61%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (55.61%) CISSP
2 54 (27.55%) CISM
3 44 (22.45%) CISA
4 23 (11.73%) Degree
5 18 (9.18%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.04%) ISACA
8 3 (1.53%) CCNP
8 3 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.53%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.02%) MBA
10 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.51%) GIAC
10 1 (0.51%) GCIA
10 1 (0.51%) GCIH
10 1 (0.51%) GCFA
10 1 (0.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (26.02%) PCI DSS
3 22 (11.22%) COBIT
4 10 (5.10%) COSO
5 7 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.02%) SLA
9 1 (0.51%) BS7799
9 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.51%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.53%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.02%) SAP
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle
4 1 (0.51%) Sun
4 1 (0.51%) CA
4 1 (0.51%) McAfee
4 1 (0.51%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.51%) Qualys
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