The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 689 720 679
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -41
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 202 197 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 166 149 174
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £54,920
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £29,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £45,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -8.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89432 96771 87058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.15% 82.70% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 72768 78605 71687
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +6.25%

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK.

Information Security Management Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Management over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 within the UK.

Information Security Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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
England +47 200 £57,500 +25.00% 13
London +80 100 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +5 42 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England +13 23 £53,250 +6.50% 1
City of London +47 19 £54,100 +3.04%
Hertfordshire +10 14 £55,000 -37.14%
North West +13 11 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Yorkshire +2 11 £36,000 -55.00%
Surrey +31 10 £60,000 +50.00% 1
East Sussex +1 10 £27,000 -32.50%
Berkshire -6 10 £67,500 +117.74%
Lewes -4 8 £27,000 -
Reading -7 8 £67,500 +117.74%
Suffolk 0 7 £49,000 -2.00%
Cheshire - 7 £34,000 -
Watford +8 6 £55,000 -2.22%
Kent - 6 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire -3 5 £44,132 -44.83%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Ipswich -10 5 £49,000 -2.00%
West Midlands -13 5 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Leeds +7 4 £30,764 -61.54%
Manchester +3 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Wilmslow - 4 £33,250 -
Sheffield - 4 £36,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £36,000 -
Milton Keynes -14 3 £51,000 +13.33%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £72,500 -
Warrington - 3 £57,500 -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Information Security Management also 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 that cited Information Security Management.

1 412 (100.00%) Security Management
1 412 (100.00%) Information Security
2 277 (67.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 209 (50.73%) Management Information System
4 195 (47.33%) ISMS
5 182 (44.17%) CISSP
6 144 (34.95%) CISM
7 129 (31.31%) Risk Management
8 128 (31.07%) PCI DSS
9 125 (30.34%) ITIL
10 95 (23.06%) Finance
11 87 (21.12%) Business Continuity
12 76 (18.45%) CISA
13 72 (17.48%) Windows
14 71 (17.23%) Data Protection
15 69 (16.75%) Firewall
16 59 (14.32%) Degree
17 53 (12.86%) Service Management
18 52 (12.62%) Active Directory
19 50 (12.14%) Microsoft
20 47 (11.41%) Data Protection Act
21 45 (10.92%) Security Cleared
21 45 (10.92%) Cyber Security
21 45 (10.92%) Legal
22 44 (10.68%) SQL
23 43 (10.44%) CRISC
24 41 (9.95%) COBIT
25 40 (9.71%) SC Cleared
26 38 (9.22%) Citrix
26 38 (9.22%) SLA

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Information Security Management also 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 that cited Information Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.18%) Apache
5 7 (1.70%) IIS
6 4 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.07%) MS Office
3 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.97%) MS Project
5 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.34%) SaaS
2 4 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (16.75%) Firewall
2 36 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.83%) DNS
4 21 (5.10%) Network Security
5 18 (4.37%) DHCP
6 17 (4.13%) LAN
7 16 (3.88%) VPN
8 15 (3.64%) WAN
8 15 (3.64%) Internet
9 14 (3.40%) SAN
10 8 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.94%) Wireless
11 6 (1.46%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.21%) VoIP
12 5 (1.21%) SMTP
13 4 (0.97%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.97%) Broadband
14 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.49%) HTTP
15 1 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.97%) Redis
4 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 95 (23.06%) Finance
2 45 (10.92%) Legal
3 32 (7.77%) Advertising
4 22 (5.34%) Law
4 22 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.13%) Retail
6 7 (1.70%) Banking
7 6 (1.46%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Electronics
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.73%) Marketing
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 120 (29.13%) Security Manager
2 98 (23.79%) Information Manager
2 98 (23.79%) Analyst
3 96 (23.30%) Information Security Manager
4 67 (16.26%) Security Analyst
5 41 (9.95%) Consultant
6 34 (8.25%) Security Officer
7 32 (7.77%) Information Analyst
8 30 (7.28%) Information Security Officer
9 29 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
10 24 (5.83%) Security Consultant
11 18 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.64%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.64%) CLAS Consultant
13 13 (3.16%) IT Security Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (2.91%) Senior Security Analyst
15 11 (2.67%) Compliance Analyst
16 10 (2.43%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.21%) .NET
1 5 (1.21%) WCF
2 4 (0.97%) Web Services
3 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.73%) CSS
3 3 (0.73%) JSP
3 3 (0.73%) HTML
3 3 (0.73%) RESTful
4 2 (0.49%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.49%) REST
4 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.49%) jQuery
4 2 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 209 (50.73%) Management Information System
2 47 (11.41%) Data Protection Act
3 32 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.85%) RMADS
6 18 (4.37%) Fat Client
6 18 (4.37%) Blackberry
6 18 (4.37%) Thin Client
7 13 (3.16%) Freedom of Information
8 12 (2.91%) NHS
9 11 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.18%) CESG
10 9 (2.18%) FMCG
11 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.21%) GIS
13 5 (1.21%) Blog
13 5 (1.21%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.48%) Windows
2 27 (6.55%) Linux
3 24 (5.83%) Windows 7
4 18 (4.37%) UNIX
5 7 (1.70%) Debian
5 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (100.00%) Security Management
1 412 (100.00%) Information Security
2 195 (47.33%) ISMS
3 129 (31.31%) Risk Management
4 125 (30.34%) ITIL
5 87 (21.12%) Business Continuity
6 71 (17.23%) Data Protection
7 53 (12.86%) Service Management
8 45 (10.92%) Cyber Security
9 36 (8.74%) Line Management
10 35 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (8.50%) Risk Assessment
11 34 (8.25%) SIEM
12 31 (7.52%) ITSM
12 31 (7.52%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (7.52%) Change Control
13 29 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 26 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.07%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.68%) SQL
2 10 (2.43%) Java
3 5 (1.21%) C#
4 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.97%) C
5 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.24%) C++
5 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.24%) VBScript
5 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (44.17%) CISSP
2 144 (34.95%) CISM
3 76 (18.45%) CISA
4 59 (14.32%) Degree
5 45 (10.92%) Security Cleared
6 43 (10.44%) CRISC
7 40 (9.71%) SC Cleared
8 21 (5.10%) PCI QSA
9 14 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (3.16%) ISSMP
11 12 (2.91%) ISSAP
11 12 (2.91%) CISMP
11 12 (2.91%) MCSA
12 11 (2.67%) CCNA
13 10 (2.43%) MCSE
14 9 (2.18%) CCA
14 9 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.70%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (67.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 128 (31.07%) PCI DSS
3 41 (9.95%) COBIT
4 38 (9.22%) SLA
5 22 (5.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (4.61%) ISO 9001
7 13 (3.16%) QA
8 11 (2.67%) ISO 14001
9 10 (2.43%) BS25999
10 9 (2.18%) COSO
11 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 52 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 13 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.67%) vCloud
6 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) RACF
7 1 (0.24%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (6.31%) SCCM
2 6 (1.46%) SCOM
3 4 (0.97%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.24%) Nessus
4 1 (0.24%) Nmap
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.22%) Citrix
3 29 (7.04%) VMware
4 25 (6.07%) Cisco
5 18 (4.37%) HP
6 17 (4.13%) Dell
7 9 (2.18%) SAP
8 7 (1.70%) CommVault
8 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.46%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (1.21%) Remedy
11 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.97%) CA
12 3 (0.73%) BT
12 3 (0.73%) Tripwire
12 3 (0.73%) Avaya
12 3 (0.73%) McAfee
12 3 (0.73%) Websense
12 3 (0.73%) Veeam
12 3 (0.73%) Splunk
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Generous
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + More
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + More
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42863.00 - £61435.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AQA
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 26 days ago