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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 707 785 651
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -134
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 200 162 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 163 129 168
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 £36,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £47,500 £54,920
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -13.51%

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
92318 99153 88437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.54% 82.71% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75379 80339 72907
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +99 196 £58,000 +26.08% 19
London +76 100 £60,000 +26.31% 8
South East +7 42 £53,750 +34.37% 5
East of England +20 23 £51,500 +3.00% 2
City of London +55 17 £65,000 +41.30% 5
Yorkshire +12 12 £36,000 +16.12% 1
Dagenham +8 12 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire +2 12 £67,500 +117.74% 1
Hertfordshire +2 12 £72,500 -17.14%
Surrey +18 10 £67,500 -10.00% 1
North West +3 10 £37,500 -25.74%
Reading 0 8 £67,500 -
East Sussex +19 7 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Suffolk -7 7 £49,000 -2.00%
East Midlands +6 6 £70,000 +145.61% 1
Cheshire +6 6 £52,500 +54.41%
Hampshire -1 6 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Lewes -9 6 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 5 £44,132 +42.36%
Warrington +2 5 £55,000 +61.76%
Ipswich -9 5 £49,000 -2.00%
Manchester +12 4 £32,500 -36.27%
Leeds +9 4 £30,764 -7.47%
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £51,750 +15.00%
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £70,000 +145.61%
Nottingham - 4 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
Scotland +9 3 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Milton Keynes -8 3 £51,000 +13.33%
Sheffield - 3 £36,000 -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 404 (100.00%) Security Management
1 404 (100.00%) Information Security
2 263 (65.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 200 (49.50%) Management Information System
4 175 (43.32%) ISMS
5 171 (42.33%) CISSP
6 131 (32.43%) CISM
7 124 (30.69%) ITIL
8 120 (29.70%) PCI DSS
9 116 (28.71%) Risk Management
10 98 (24.26%) Finance
11 87 (21.53%) Business Continuity
12 83 (20.54%) Firewall
13 70 (17.33%) Windows
14 69 (17.08%) CISA
15 68 (16.83%) Data Protection
16 65 (16.09%) Degree
17 56 (13.86%) Microsoft
18 54 (13.37%) SQL
18 54 (13.37%) Service Management
19 51 (12.62%) Active Directory
20 44 (10.89%) Legal
21 42 (10.40%) Cyber Security
22 41 (10.15%) COBIT
22 41 (10.15%) Security Cleared
22 41 (10.15%) Risk Assessment
23 40 (9.90%) Data Protection Act
24 38 (9.41%) SC Cleared
24 38 (9.41%) SIEM
24 38 (9.41%) CRISC

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 32 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (2.97%) IIS
5 9 (2.23%) Apache
6 4 (0.99%) Lync
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.45%) SaaS
2 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (20.54%) Firewall
2 37 (9.16%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.68%) Network Security
4 22 (5.45%) DNS
5 20 (4.95%) Internet
5 20 (4.95%) VPN
6 16 (3.96%) DHCP
7 13 (3.22%) SAN
8 12 (2.97%) LAN
9 9 (2.23%) WAN
10 8 (1.98%) Wireless
10 8 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.24%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.99%) SMTP
12 4 (0.99%) VoIP
12 4 (0.99%) Broadband
12 4 (0.99%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.74%) Intranet
14 1 (0.25%) SSL
14 1 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.99%) Redis
4 2 (0.50%) Big Data
4 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 98 (24.26%) Finance
2 44 (10.89%) Legal
3 32 (7.92%) Advertising
4 18 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.96%) Law
6 8 (1.98%) Retail
7 6 (1.49%) Banking
7 6 (1.49%) Back Office
8 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.74%) Publishing
9 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (27.48%) Security Manager
2 100 (24.75%) Analyst
3 83 (20.54%) Information Manager
4 81 (20.05%) Information Security Manager
5 68 (16.83%) Security Analyst
6 44 (10.89%) Consultant
7 33 (8.17%) Information Analyst
8 32 (7.92%) Information Security Analyst
9 29 (7.18%) Security Consultant
10 26 (6.44%) Security Officer
11 20 (4.95%) Information Security Officer
12 17 (4.21%) Head of Security
13 16 (3.96%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (3.71%) Senior Security Analyst
15 13 (3.22%) IT Security Analyst
15 13 (3.22%) CLAS Consultant
15 13 (3.22%) Compliance Analyst
16 12 (2.97%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.96%) .NET
1 16 (3.96%) WCF
2 8 (1.98%) jQuery
2 8 (1.98%) RESTful
2 8 (1.98%) Entity Framework
2 8 (1.98%) REST
2 8 (1.98%) ASP.NET
2 8 (1.98%) CSS
2 8 (1.98%) SOAP
2 8 (1.98%) HTML
2 8 (1.98%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.99%) Web Services
4 3 (0.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (49.50%) Management Information System
2 40 (9.90%) Data Protection Act
3 32 (7.92%) Data Centre
4 24 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.46%) RMADS
6 16 (3.96%) Fat Client
6 16 (3.96%) Thin Client
6 16 (3.96%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.22%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.97%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (2.23%) FMCG
10 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.98%) CESG
11 7 (1.73%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.49%) NHS
13 5 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.24%) Blog
13 5 (1.24%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.33%) Windows
2 27 (6.68%) Linux
3 22 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 20 (4.95%) UNIX
5 7 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.73%) Debian
6 6 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (100.00%) Security Management
1 404 (100.00%) Information Security
2 175 (43.32%) ISMS
3 124 (30.69%) ITIL
4 116 (28.71%) Risk Management
5 87 (21.53%) Business Continuity
6 68 (16.83%) Data Protection
7 54 (13.37%) Service Management
8 42 (10.40%) Cyber Security
9 41 (10.15%) Risk Assessment
10 38 (9.41%) SIEM
11 36 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (8.66%) ITSM
13 30 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (7.43%) Line Management
14 29 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (6.93%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (6.93%) Vulnerability Management
16 26 (6.44%) Project Management
17 25 (6.19%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.37%) SQL
2 16 (3.96%) C#
3 11 (2.72%) Java
4 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 171 (42.33%) CISSP
2 131 (32.43%) CISM
3 69 (17.08%) CISA
4 65 (16.09%) Degree
5 41 (10.15%) Security Cleared
6 38 (9.41%) CRISC
6 38 (9.41%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.45%) PCI QSA
8 17 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (3.71%) MCSA
10 14 (3.47%) MCSE
10 14 (3.47%) CCNA
10 14 (3.47%) CISMP
11 9 (2.23%) CCA
11 9 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.73%) CCEA
12 7 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.73%) VCAP
13 6 (1.49%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (65.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (29.70%) PCI DSS
3 41 (10.15%) COBIT
4 36 (8.91%) SLA
5 21 (5.20%) QA
6 15 (3.71%) ISO 9001
6 15 (3.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (3.47%) BS25999
8 11 (2.72%) ISO 14001
9 7 (1.73%) COSO
10 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.74%) BS7799
12 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (3.71%) XenDesktop
4 12 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.72%) vCloud
6 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) RACF
7 1 (0.25%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 26 (6.44%) SCCM
2 6 (1.49%) SCOM
3 4 (0.99%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) OpenView
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 56 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.91%) Citrix
3 28 (6.93%) Cisco
4 27 (6.68%) VMware
5 18 (4.46%) HP
6 15 (3.71%) Dell
7 8 (1.98%) SAP
8 7 (1.73%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.73%) CommVault
9 5 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (0.99%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.99%) McAfee
11 3 (0.74%) Websense
11 3 (0.74%) Tripwire
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle
11 3 (0.74%) CA
11 3 (0.74%) Avaya
11 3 (0.74%) Splunk
11 3 (0.74%) Veeam
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