The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 751 641 712
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +71
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 160 236 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 136 162 178
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -0.99%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 2014 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 July 2014. 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 -123 143 £48,000 -12.66% 20
London -54 72 £48,000 -13.90% 6
City of London +1 25 £47,250 -32.50% 2
South East -35 23 £40,000 -27.27% 3
East Sussex - 13 £40,000 -
North West -7 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Scotland +4 9 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -4 9 £55,000 - 3
Brighton - 9 £40,000 -
East of England -19 8 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -27 7 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Glasgow -11 6 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Suffolk +8 5 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 - 1
Manchester -10 4 £36,750 +5.00%
Leeds -32 4 £32,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -38 4 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands -25 3 £55,000 -12.69% 3
South West -38 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,500 - 2
Wales - 3 £65,000 - 1
South Wales - 3 £65,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £28,500 - 1
Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
North East - 3 £35,500 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £28,500 - 1
Havant - 3 £55,000 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £65,000 - 1

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 381 (100.00%) Security Management
1 381 (100.00%) Information Security
2 239 (62.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 233 (61.15%) Management Information System
4 184 (48.29%) ISMS
5 139 (36.48%) CISSP
6 136 (35.70%) ITIL
7 120 (31.50%) Degree
8 104 (27.30%) Risk Management
9 98 (25.72%) Windows
10 83 (21.78%) PCI DSS
11 66 (17.32%) Project Management
11 66 (17.32%) Finance
12 64 (16.80%) CISM
13 61 (16.01%) Microsoft
14 57 (14.96%) CISA
14 57 (14.96%) Firewall
15 49 (12.86%) Legal
16 48 (12.60%) Linux
17 47 (12.34%) MS Excel
18 46 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
18 46 (12.07%) Business Continuity
19 42 (11.02%) Data Protection
20 41 (10.76%) ISO 9001
21 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
22 38 (9.97%) UNIX
22 38 (9.97%) Security Cleared
23 37 (9.71%) Cisco
24 36 (9.45%) COBIT
25 33 (8.66%) Quality Management

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.67%) IIS
2 14 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.79%) SAS
5 3 (0.79%) Apache
5 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.99%) MS Office
3 12 (3.15%) MS Project
4 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.79%) Summit
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.79%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.96%) Firewall
2 32 (8.40%) VPN
3 30 (7.87%) Network Security
4 24 (6.30%) TCP/IP
5 22 (5.77%) VoIP
5 22 (5.77%) LDAP
5 22 (5.77%) Asterisk PBX
6 21 (5.51%) SSL
7 20 (5.25%) Internet
8 15 (3.94%) DNS
8 15 (3.94%) DHCP
9 12 (3.15%) IPsec
9 12 (3.15%) NetScreen
10 9 (2.36%) SAN
10 9 (2.36%) LAN
10 9 (2.36%) Wireless
11 8 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.41%) MS Access
3 7 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.05%) MySQL
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.52%) Big Data
7 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) NUnit
1 3 (0.79%) Subversion
1 3 (0.79%) SpecFlow
1 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 66 (17.32%) Finance
2 49 (12.86%) Legal
3 22 (5.77%) Advertising
4 16 (4.20%) Law
5 15 (3.94%) Marketing
6 13 (3.41%) Banking
6 13 (3.41%) Retail
7 12 (3.15%) Multimedia
8 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.79%) Automotive
10 3 (0.79%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (20.47%) Analyst
2 65 (17.06%) Security Manager
3 59 (15.49%) Security Analyst
4 41 (10.76%) Information Manager
4 41 (10.76%) Consultant
5 40 (10.50%) Information Security Manager
6 32 (8.40%) Information Analyst
7 28 (7.35%) Information Security Analyst
8 26 (6.82%) IT Manager
9 23 (6.04%) Security Consultant
10 20 (5.25%) Head of Security
11 19 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (4.99%) Senior Security Analyst
12 17 (4.46%) Security Engineer
12 17 (4.46%) Security Officer
13 16 (4.20%) Information Security Officer
13 16 (4.20%) Security Specialist
14 15 (3.94%) Information Security Specialist
14 15 (3.94%) Information Specialist
15 13 (3.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.15%) .NET
2 11 (2.89%) Web Services
3 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.31%) XML
4 5 (1.31%) jQuery
4 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.79%) LAMP
5 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.52%) WCF
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
7 1 (0.26%) EDI
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) HTML5
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 233 (61.15%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.67%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.62%) Social Media
6 8 (2.10%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.10%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (1.31%) Kindle
7 5 (1.31%) RMADS
7 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.05%) PKI
8 4 (1.05%) NHS
9 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.79%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.52%) CESG
11 1 (0.26%) W3C
11 1 (0.26%) GIS
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 98 (25.72%) Windows
2 48 (12.60%) Linux
3 38 (9.97%) UNIX
4 31 (8.14%) Windows 7
5 28 (7.35%) Mac OS
6 22 (5.77%) Mac OS X
6 22 (5.77%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.77%) Mac OS X Server
7 9 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (100.00%) Security Management
1 381 (100.00%) Information Security
2 184 (48.29%) ISMS
3 136 (35.70%) ITIL
4 104 (27.30%) Risk Management
5 66 (17.32%) Project Management
6 46 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
6 46 (12.07%) Business Continuity
7 42 (11.02%) Data Protection
8 33 (8.66%) Quality Management
9 32 (8.40%) SIEM
10 30 (7.87%) Service Management
11 29 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (7.09%) Cyber Security
13 22 (5.77%) Project Planning
14 20 (5.25%) Business Continuity Management
15 19 (4.99%) Information Assurance
15 19 (4.99%) PRINCE2
16 18 (4.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.82%) SQL
2 13 (3.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 10 (2.62%) C#
4 7 (1.84%) VB.NET
4 7 (1.84%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.57%) Python
6 5 (1.31%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.31%) C
6 5 (1.31%) VB
7 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.79%) Perl
8 3 (0.79%) Ruby
9 2 (0.52%) C++
9 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (36.48%) CISSP
2 120 (31.50%) Degree
3 64 (16.80%) CISM
4 57 (14.96%) CISA
5 38 (9.97%) Security Cleared
6 27 (7.09%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (4.72%) CEH
9 17 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.94%) MCP
11 12 (3.15%) JNCIA
11 12 (3.15%) MCSE
11 12 (3.15%) CCNP
11 12 (3.15%) CCNA
12 10 (2.62%) ISSMP
12 10 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.62%) MCSA
12 10 (2.62%) CCA
12 10 (2.62%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.36%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (62.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (21.78%) PCI DSS
3 41 (10.76%) ISO 9001
4 36 (9.45%) COBIT
5 28 (7.35%) SLA
6 14 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (3.41%) ISO 14001
8 8 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (1.57%) QA
10 4 (1.05%) TickIT
11 2 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.52%) BS7799
12 1 (0.26%) GPG13
12 1 (0.26%) WAI
12 1 (0.26%) COSO
12 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (6.56%) Active Directory
1 25 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.77%) Samba
3 2 (0.52%) XenApp
3 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.89%) SCCM
2 7 (1.84%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (1.31%) SCOM
4 3 (0.79%) Nagios
4 3 (0.79%) Nessus
4 3 (0.79%) Puppet
4 3 (0.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 61 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.71%) Cisco
3 29 (7.61%) VMware
4 21 (5.51%) Oracle
5 20 (5.25%) CheckPoint
6 17 (4.46%) Citrix
7 14 (3.67%) Juniper
8 13 (3.41%) Sophos
9 12 (3.15%) LogRhythm
9 12 (3.15%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.10%) CA
11 7 (1.84%) Sun
11 7 (1.84%) Symantec
12 6 (1.57%) Mitel
12 6 (1.57%) SAP
12 6 (1.57%) HP
13 4 (1.05%) Huawei
13 4 (1.05%) Dell
14 3 (0.79%) McAfee
14 3 (0.79%) EMC
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £70 to £95 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,800 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Visa
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Three People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £90 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 22 days ago