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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 707 699 700
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 181 175 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 144 122 155
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,330
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,200 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(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
England +13 167 £50,000 -9.09% 20
London +3 62 £60,000 +2.12% 11
South East -43 26 £50,000 -13.04% 1
City of London +14 25 £48,000 -8.57% 6
Yorkshire +6 21 £45,000 +38.46% 1
North West +5 19 £47,500 +35.71% 2
East Midlands +37 13 £48,750 -2.50%
West Yorkshire +1 12 £45,000 +38.46%
Leeds -4 11 £45,000 +38.46%
South West -13 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -4 10 £57,500 +85.48%
Manchester -8 8 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Sheffield - 8 £25,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £25,500 - 1
West Midlands -29 7 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 7 - -
Birmingham -4 6 £50,000 +29.87%
East of England -13 6 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Cheshire - 6 £53,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £47,500 -
Gloucester +16 5 £65,000 - 1
Bristol +1 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading -3 5 £62,500 +101.61%
Gloucestershire -13 5 £65,000 -16.12% 1
Surrey -13 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 - 1
Staines - 5 £50,000 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £50,000 -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 386 (100.00%) Security Management
1 386 (100.00%) Information Security
2 224 (58.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 208 (53.89%) Management Information System
4 176 (45.60%) ISMS
5 152 (39.38%) CISSP
6 122 (31.61%) Risk Management
7 118 (30.57%) Degree
8 111 (28.76%) PCI DSS
9 104 (26.94%) CISM
10 100 (25.91%) ITIL
11 74 (19.17%) CISA
12 66 (17.10%) Legal
13 61 (15.80%) Business Continuity
14 60 (15.54%) Finance
15 56 (14.51%) Windows
16 49 (12.69%) COBIT
16 49 (12.69%) Data Protection
17 46 (11.92%) Firewall
18 44 (11.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 44 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
20 36 (9.33%) Active Directory
21 35 (9.07%) TCP/IP
21 35 (9.07%) Security Cleared
22 32 (8.29%) Law
22 32 (8.29%) MS Excel
22 32 (8.29%) MS Office
22 32 (8.29%) Computer Science
23 29 (7.51%) Network Security

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (7.51%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (3.89%) IIS
4 12 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (8.29%) MS Excel
1 32 (8.29%) MS Office
2 11 (2.85%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.85%) MS Project
3 9 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.63%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.92%) Firewall
2 35 (9.07%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.51%) Network Security
4 27 (6.99%) VPN
5 25 (6.48%) DNS
5 25 (6.48%) DHCP
6 18 (4.66%) Wireless
7 14 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.63%) SAN
8 12 (3.11%) LAN
8 12 (3.11%) WAN
9 10 (2.59%) SSL
10 8 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.78%) Internet
12 2 (0.52%) VoIP
12 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.26%) IMAP
13 1 (0.26%) 4G
13 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.26%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) Hudson
2 1 (0.26%) Moq
2 1 (0.26%) NUnit
General
1 66 (17.10%) Legal
2 60 (15.54%) Finance
3 32 (8.29%) Law
4 24 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.96%) Retail
6 10 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.33%) Banking
8 5 (1.30%) Games
8 5 (1.30%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.04%) Marketing
9 4 (1.04%) Advertising
10 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.78%) Automotive
10 3 (0.78%) Electronics
10 3 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (27.20%) Analyst
2 79 (20.47%) Security Analyst
3 62 (16.06%) Security Manager
4 54 (13.99%) Information Manager
4 54 (13.99%) Information Security Manager
5 53 (13.73%) Consultant
6 37 (9.59%) Information Analyst
7 35 (9.07%) Information Security Officer
7 35 (9.07%) Security Officer
8 34 (8.81%) Information Security Analyst
9 33 (8.55%) Security Engineer
10 28 (7.25%) Security Consultant
11 24 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (6.22%) Senior Security Analyst
12 21 (5.44%) Information Security Specialist
12 21 (5.44%) Information Specialist
12 21 (5.44%) Security Specialist
13 20 (5.18%) Information Security Engineer
14 17 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (3.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.78%) .NET
1 3 (0.78%) HTML
1 3 (0.78%) CSS
2 2 (0.52%) Web Services
2 2 (0.52%) jQuery
3 1 (0.26%) WCF
3 1 (0.26%) LINQ
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.26%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (0.26%) REST
3 1 (0.26%) XML
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 208 (53.89%) Management Information System
2 44 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.48%) Blackberry
5 22 (5.70%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (4.15%) RMADS
7 15 (3.89%) Fat Client
7 15 (3.89%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.59%) Cryptography
9 9 (2.33%) NHS
10 8 (2.07%) CESG
11 7 (1.81%) GIS
12 6 (1.55%) PKI
13 4 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
14 3 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
15 2 (0.52%) Social Media
15 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
15 2 (0.52%) SCADA
16 1 (0.26%) Psychology
16 1 (0.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.51%) Windows
2 18 (4.66%) Windows 7
3 17 (4.40%) UNIX
4 13 (3.37%) Linux
5 12 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.59%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (100.00%) Security Management
1 386 (100.00%) Information Security
2 176 (45.60%) ISMS
3 122 (31.61%) Risk Management
4 100 (25.91%) ITIL
5 61 (15.80%) Business Continuity
6 49 (12.69%) Data Protection
7 38 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
8 28 (7.25%) Incident Management
9 26 (6.74%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (6.74%) Cyber Security
10 24 (6.22%) Project Management
10 24 (6.22%) Service Management
10 24 (6.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (5.70%) Security Architecture
12 20 (5.18%) Change Control
13 19 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (4.66%) Information Assurance
15 17 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.55%) SQL
2 6 (1.55%) C
3 4 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 152 (39.38%) CISSP
2 118 (30.57%) Degree
3 104 (26.94%) CISM
4 74 (19.17%) CISA
5 35 (9.07%) Security Cleared
6 28 (7.25%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.25%) CRISC
7 23 (5.96%) ISSMP
7 23 (5.96%) ISSAP
8 11 (2.85%) PCI QSA
8 11 (2.85%) CEH
8 11 (2.85%) GIAC
9 10 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.81%) ISACA
12 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.55%) CCSP
13 4 (1.04%) CISMP
14 3 (0.78%) CGEIT
14 3 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (58.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (28.76%) PCI DSS
3 49 (12.69%) COBIT
4 44 (11.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (6.48%) SLA
6 23 (5.96%) ISO 9001
7 10 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (2.33%) COSO
9 5 (1.30%) QA
9 5 (1.30%) ISO 14001
10 4 (1.04%) BS25999
11 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.07%) SCCM
2 6 (1.55%) Nessus
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 29 (7.51%) Citrix
2 21 (5.44%) VMware
2 21 (5.44%) Cisco
2 21 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.89%) SAP
4 14 (3.63%) Dell
5 10 (2.59%) Mitel
6 8 (2.07%) Symantec
7 7 (1.81%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (1.81%) CA
8 6 (1.55%) BT
8 6 (1.55%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.55%) Sun
8 6 (1.55%) Oracle
9 5 (1.30%) F5
9 5 (1.30%) HP
9 5 (1.30%) Juniper
9 5 (1.30%) Remedy
9 5 (1.30%) Brocade
10 2 (0.52%) McAfee
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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