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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 706 734 680
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -54
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 195 177 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 167 145 155
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 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
England +48 189 £60,000 +25.00% 14
London +36 118 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South East +11 29 £52,500 +10.52% 5
City of London +11 21 £52,500 +12.90% 2
Dagenham +15 20 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +8 13 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Hampshire +20 12 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Nottinghamshire - 11 £70,000 - 1
Nottingham - 11 £70,000 - 1
East of England +17 10 £75,000 +78.57% 1
North West +2 6 £45,000 -7.97%
South West -3 6 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Bristol -19 6 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £49,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £49,250 - 1
Essex -6 5 - - 1
Southampton +6 4 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £35,000 +20.68%
Scotland -16 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £77,500 -
Surrey - 4 £67,500 -
Brentwood - 4 - -
Manchester +3 3 £45,000 -2.70%
Edinburgh -3 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Cheshire -5 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Aldershot - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham +5 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Warrington +5 2 £55,000 +61.76%
Havant -3 2 £61,323 +11.49%

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Security Management
1 397 (100.00%) Information Security
2 236 (59.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 184 (46.35%) ISMS
4 179 (45.09%) Management Information System
5 167 (42.07%) CISSP
6 124 (31.23%) CISM
7 107 (26.95%) ITIL
8 105 (26.45%) PCI DSS
9 102 (25.69%) Business Continuity
10 98 (24.69%) Risk Management
11 96 (24.18%) Finance
12 74 (18.64%) Firewall
13 68 (17.13%) CISA
14 58 (14.61%) Degree
15 55 (13.85%) Risk Assessment
16 53 (13.35%) SQL
17 52 (13.10%) Windows
18 51 (12.85%) Microsoft
18 51 (12.85%) Legal
18 51 (12.85%) Data Protection
19 44 (11.08%) Project Management
20 43 (10.83%) COBIT
21 42 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
22 40 (10.08%) SIEM
23 37 (9.32%) TCP/IP
24 36 (9.07%) Service Management
24 36 (9.07%) BCP
24 36 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
24 36 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.52%) IIS
4 9 (2.27%) Apache
5 8 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.28%) MS Office
3 9 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.54%) SaaS
2 12 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (18.64%) Firewall
2 37 (9.32%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.80%) VPN
4 26 (6.55%) Internet
4 26 (6.55%) Network Security
5 18 (4.53%) Wireless
6 15 (3.78%) DNS
7 11 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (2.52%) LAN
9 8 (2.02%) DHCP
9 8 (2.02%) MPLS
10 7 (1.76%) Intranet
10 7 (1.76%) Broadband
11 6 (1.51%) WAN
12 5 (1.26%) SAN
12 5 (1.26%) SMTP
12 5 (1.26%) VoIP
13 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.50%) ADSL
14 1 (0.25%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 26 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (6.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.76%) Big Data
3 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (24.18%) Finance
2 51 (12.85%) Legal
3 26 (6.55%) Banking
4 18 (4.53%) Advertising
5 16 (4.03%) Retail
6 12 (3.02%) Law
7 11 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.76%) Publishing
9 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.51%) Back Office
10 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.01%) Marketing
12 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.50%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 105 (26.45%) Security Manager
2 95 (23.93%) Analyst
3 78 (19.65%) Information Manager
4 72 (18.14%) Information Security Manager
5 67 (16.88%) Security Analyst
6 36 (9.07%) Consultant
7 34 (8.56%) Information Analyst
8 33 (8.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 31 (7.81%) Security Consultant
10 21 (5.29%) Security Officer
10 21 (5.29%) Senior Security Analyst
10 21 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (5.04%) Team Leader
12 19 (4.79%) Head of Security
12 19 (4.79%) Compliance Analyst
13 17 (4.28%) .NET Team Leader
14 16 (4.03%) Information Security Officer
14 16 (4.03%) Architect
15 13 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (3.27%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.55%) .NET
1 26 (6.55%) WCF
2 18 (4.53%) HTML
2 18 (4.53%) CSS
3 17 (4.28%) SOAP
3 17 (4.28%) REST
3 17 (4.28%) Entity Framework
3 17 (4.28%) .NET Framework
3 17 (4.28%) jQuery
4 9 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.27%) RESTful
5 5 (1.26%) Web Services
6 2 (0.50%) JSP
7 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 179 (45.09%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.79%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.02%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (2.27%) RMADS
7 9 (2.27%) FMCG
7 9 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.02%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.02%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.51%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.26%) CESG
11 5 (1.26%) Blog
12 4 (1.01%) Social Media
12 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.10%) Windows
2 15 (3.78%) Linux
3 14 (3.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.53%) UNIX
4 6 (1.51%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (100.00%) Security Management
1 397 (100.00%) Information Security
2 184 (46.35%) ISMS
3 107 (26.95%) ITIL
4 102 (25.69%) Business Continuity
5 98 (24.69%) Risk Management
6 55 (13.85%) Risk Assessment
7 51 (12.85%) Data Protection
8 44 (11.08%) Project Management
9 42 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (10.08%) SIEM
11 36 (9.07%) Service Management
11 36 (9.07%) BCP
11 36 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (7.81%) Scrum
13 29 (7.30%) Vulnerability Management
14 27 (6.80%) OWASP
14 27 (6.80%) Business Continuity Planning
15 26 (6.55%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.35%) SQL
2 26 (6.55%) C#
3 11 (2.77%) Java
4 5 (1.26%) C
5 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.25%) VBScript
5 1 (0.25%) VB
5 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.25%) C++
5 1 (0.25%) Python
5 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 167 (42.07%) CISSP
2 124 (31.23%) CISM
3 68 (17.13%) CISA
4 58 (14.61%) Degree
5 33 (8.31%) CRISC
6 24 (6.05%) PCI QSA
7 23 (5.79%) Security Cleared
8 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (4.79%) CCNA
9 19 (4.79%) MCSE
9 19 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (4.79%) SC Cleared
10 14 (3.53%) MCSA
11 11 (2.77%) MCP
12 8 (2.02%) CCNP
13 6 (1.51%) CISMP
14 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.26%) ISEB
14 5 (1.26%) CCIE
14 5 (1.26%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (59.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (26.45%) PCI DSS
3 43 (10.83%) COBIT
4 29 (7.30%) QA
5 21 (5.29%) SLA
6 20 (5.04%) ISO 9001
7 14 (3.53%) BS25999
8 12 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (2.77%) ISO 14001
10 6 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (1.26%) BS7799
11 5 (1.26%) COSO
12 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.76%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.50%) BS15000
System Software
1 25 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.26%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.01%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.76%) vCloud
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.25%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.02%) SCCM
2 6 (1.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) Nessus
3 1 (0.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 51 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.54%) Cisco
2 22 (5.54%) Citrix
3 18 (4.53%) VMware
4 8 (2.02%) SAP
4 8 (2.02%) HP
4 8 (2.02%) Dell
5 6 (1.51%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.76%) Tripwire
7 3 (0.76%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.76%) CA
7 3 (0.76%) CommVault
7 3 (0.76%) Informatica
7 3 (0.76%) Symantec
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle
7 3 (0.76%) Splunk
7 3 (0.76%) Tableau
7 3 (0.76%) Fortinet
7 3 (0.76%) Qualys
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