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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 635 793 683
Rank change year-on-year
+158 -110
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 237 95 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.092% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 213 88 112
Average salary £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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 +125 137 £77,500 +14.81% 3
South East +47 56 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire +15 11 £45,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +10 11 £65,000 +13.04%
North West 0 9 £62,500 +12.61% 2
South West -4 6 £62,500 +81.15%
East of England +18 5 £57,500 -20.68%
Midlands - 1 - -
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Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Information Security
2 255 (63.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 210 (52.24%) CISSP
4 148 (36.82%) CISM
5 110 (27.36%) PCI DSS
6 108 (26.87%) Security Management
7 90 (22.39%) Risk Management
8 84 (20.90%) CISA
9 80 (19.90%) Information Security Management
10 79 (19.65%) Data Protection
11 74 (18.41%) Management Information System
12 72 (17.91%) Finance
13 70 (17.41%) ISMS
14 68 (16.92%) Business Continuity
15 57 (14.18%) ITIL
16 55 (13.68%) Degree
17 51 (12.69%) Risk Assessment
18 42 (10.45%) Cyber Security
19 41 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (9.95%) Banking
21 39 (9.70%) Data Protection Act
22 37 (9.20%) Firewall
23 35 (8.71%) Data Centre
24 31 (7.71%) CRISC
24 31 (7.71%) Legal
25 30 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
25 30 (7.46%) SIEM
26 29 (7.21%) Information Assurance
26 29 (7.21%) BCP
27 28 (6.97%) Project Management

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (1.99%) IIS
2 6 (1.49%) Apache
3 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.74%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.47%) SaaS
2 4 (1.00%) IaaS
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.20%) Firewall
2 16 (3.98%) Wireless
3 15 (3.73%) Network Security
4 9 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.99%) Internet
6 7 (1.74%) VPN
7 4 (1.00%) IPsec
8 3 (0.75%) LAN
9 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.25%) WAN
10 1 (0.25%) SMTP
10 1 (0.25%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.00%) Big Data
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Subversion
1 2 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 72 (17.91%) Finance
2 40 (9.95%) Banking
3 31 (7.71%) Legal
4 18 (4.48%) Retail
5 17 (4.23%) Law
6 12 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.24%) Advertising
8 5 (1.24%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
9 3 (0.75%) Electronics
9 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.00%) .NET
1 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.75%) Web Services
2 3 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.41%) Management Information System
2 39 (9.70%) Data Protection Act
3 35 (8.71%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.23%) RMADS
6 9 (2.24%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.99%) CESG
7 8 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.49%) NHS
9 5 (1.24%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (1.00%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.00%) Social Network
11 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.25%) Online Games
13 1 (0.25%) Blog
13 1 (0.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.73%) Windows
2 12 (2.99%) UNIX
3 5 (1.24%) Linux
4 4 (1.00%) Android
4 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (100.00%) Information Security
2 108 (26.87%) Security Management
3 90 (22.39%) Risk Management
4 80 (19.90%) Information Security Management
5 79 (19.65%) Data Protection
6 70 (17.41%) ISMS
7 68 (16.92%) Business Continuity
8 57 (14.18%) ITIL
9 51 (12.69%) Risk Assessment
10 42 (10.45%) Cyber Security
11 41 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (7.46%) SIEM
13 29 (7.21%) Information Assurance
13 29 (7.21%) BCP
14 28 (6.97%) Project Management
14 28 (6.97%) Security Architecture
15 27 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (6.22%) PRINCE2
17 24 (5.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.24%) C
1 5 (1.24%) APL
2 4 (1.00%) C#
2 4 (1.00%) C++
2 4 (1.00%) Java
3 2 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 210 (52.24%) CISSP
2 148 (36.82%) CISM
3 84 (20.90%) CISA
4 55 (13.68%) Degree
5 31 (7.71%) CRISC
6 21 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.23%) CISMP
8 9 (2.24%) GIAC
8 9 (2.24%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.74%) CEH
10 7 (1.74%) PCI QSA
11 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.49%) ISACA
11 6 (1.49%) SSCP
12 5 (1.24%) CCNP
13 4 (1.00%) GCIA
13 4 (1.00%) GWAPT
13 4 (1.00%) CSSLP
14 3 (0.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (63.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (27.36%) PCI DSS
3 26 (6.47%) COBIT
4 19 (4.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.24%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.49%) BS25999
7 5 (1.24%) COSO
8 4 (1.00%) HIPAA
8 4 (1.00%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.75%) QA
10 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.25%) GCP
11 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.49%) RACF
2 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) Tivoli
1 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (1.49%) Nessus
1 6 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 6 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.00%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 9 (2.24%) CA
2 6 (1.49%) Tripwire
2 6 (1.49%) Oracle
2 6 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.00%) HP
3 4 (1.00%) IBM
4 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.25%) Qualys
5 1 (0.25%) Symantec
5 1 (0.25%) Websense
5 1 (0.25%) SAP
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