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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 241 250 227
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
5493 6030 5524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.72% 97.49% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4611 4946 4629
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Bristol +6 9 £80,000 +45.45%
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 -
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (88.00%) Risk Management
3 21 (84.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (56.00%) ISMS
5 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (52.00%) Security Management
5 13 (52.00%) CISSP
6 12 (48.00%) CISM
7 11 (44.00%) Information Security Management
7 11 (44.00%) IIS
7 11 (44.00%) Legal
7 11 (44.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 11 (44.00%) IISP
8 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
8 10 (40.00%) Windows
9 9 (36.00%) Project Management
9 9 (36.00%) C
9 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (36.00%) Validation
9 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) Information Assurance
9 9 (36.00%) Network Management
10 7 (28.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) Electronics
12 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (16.00%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (16.00%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (44.00%) Legal
2 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Electronics
5 3 (12.00%) Military
6 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (88.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (56.00%) ISMS
4 13 (52.00%) Security Management
5 11 (44.00%) Information Security Management
5 11 (44.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (36.00%) Information Assurance
7 9 (36.00%) Network Management
7 9 (36.00%) Project Management
7 9 (36.00%) Validation
7 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (16.00%) Line Management
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) UML
10 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 1 (4.00%) OpenUP
11 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) CISM
3 11 (44.00%) IISP
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (16.00%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (4.00%) CISA
7 1 (4.00%) CISMP
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) RMADS