The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 149 168 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2999 3673 2911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.40% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 2404 1746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
(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
Edinburgh +10 10 £55,000 -3.50%
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Information Security Manager
UK

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (94.74%) Finance
3 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (68.42%) PCI DSS
5 12 (63.16%) CISSP
6 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) LAN
7 6 (31.58%) WLAN
7 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
7 6 (31.58%) Project Management
7 6 (31.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (31.58%) CISA
7 6 (31.58%) CISM
7 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
7 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
7 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
7 6 (31.58%) MBA
7 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (31.58%) Cryptography
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) COBIT
7 6 (31.58%) SCADA
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (31.58%) Data Protection

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) WLAN
General
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (31.58%) Cryptography
2 6 (31.58%) SCADA
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
2 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
2 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISA
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) MBA
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (68.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (31.58%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy