The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 409 390 402
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 28 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 37
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,500 £52,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.85%
Information Security Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20534 20105 21775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.05% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16099 16613 18648
Average salary £41,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Information Security Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
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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
Berkshire +9 15 £65,000 +8.33%
Hampshire -4 6 £65,000 +4.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £62,500 +31.57%
Kent - 2 £47,500 -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (60.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (57.89%) CISSP
4 16 (42.11%) Business Continuity
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
6 13 (34.21%) Data Protection
7 12 (31.58%) CISM
7 12 (31.58%) Security Management
7 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) COBIT
9 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
9 10 (26.32%) COSO
10 8 (21.05%) Project Management
10 8 (21.05%) CISA
11 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
11 7 (18.42%) Data Security
11 7 (18.42%) Legal
12 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
12 6 (15.79%) Logistics
12 6 (15.79%) Resource Management
13 5 (13.16%) BCP
13 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (13.16%) Information Management
13 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
14 4 (10.53%) IIS

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Broadband
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (42.11%) Business Continuity
3 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL
4 13 (34.21%) Data Protection
5 12 (31.58%) Security Management
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
7 7 (18.42%) Data Security
8 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 6 (15.79%) Logistics
8 6 (15.79%) Resource Management
9 5 (13.16%) Information Management
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (13.16%) BCP
10 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.53%) Information Security Management
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.26%) Data Management
12 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) CISSP
2 12 (31.58%) CISM
3 10 (26.32%) Degree
4 8 (21.05%) CISA
5 4 (10.53%) ISACA
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) MBA
7 1 (2.63%) SSCP
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (60.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (26.32%) COBIT
2 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 10 (26.32%) COSO
3 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.63%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory