The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 238 234 212
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 6 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.016% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.017% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £62,500 £34,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.15% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £34,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £34,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5622 5902 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.10% 95.75% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4912 4276
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 the South West

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

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Information Security Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Wiltshire -3 3 £62,500 +81.15%
Somerset - 2 £51,500 -
Dorset - 1 £85,000 -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) CESG
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
6 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) SSCP
7 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) ISMS
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (27.27%) Firewall
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISMS
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley