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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 735 639 681
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 168 227 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 139 165 187
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,132 £34,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%

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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -82 151 £48,000 +1.05% 14
London -13 83 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South East -26 29 £45,000 -3.74% 5
City of London +4 28 £46,500 -33.57% 2
Hampshire +4 15 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North West -12 13 £48,900 +39.71%
East Sussex -16 13 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Scotland -10 11 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Glasgow -4 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Brighton - 9 £40,000 - 1
Liverpool +6 6 £50,000 +20.48%
Merseyside +5 6 £50,000 +20.48%
Yorkshire -38 5 £48,250 +37.85% 2
Manchester -14 4 £46,250 +32.14%
Southampton +8 3 £45,000 - 1
Lewes -8 3 - -
South West -31 3 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,500 -
North East - 3 £35,500 -
Havant - 3 £55,000 - 2
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £34,000 -
Warrington - 3 £34,000 -
Hook -1 2 - -
West Midlands -6 2 £54,750 -15.76% 2
Edinburgh -13 2 £47,500 +58.33% 2
East of England -23 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Leeds -27 2 £48,250 +39.85% 2
West Yorkshire -30 2 £48,250 +7.82% 2

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Security Management
1 388 (100.00%) Information Security
2 245 (63.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 232 (59.79%) Management Information System
4 191 (49.23%) ISMS
5 148 (38.14%) CISSP
6 145 (37.37%) ITIL
7 123 (31.70%) Degree
8 108 (27.84%) Risk Management
9 101 (26.03%) Windows
10 87 (22.42%) PCI DSS
11 71 (18.30%) Firewall
12 68 (17.53%) CISM
13 59 (15.21%) Finance
13 59 (15.21%) Legal
14 57 (14.69%) CISA
14 57 (14.69%) Project Management
15 51 (13.14%) Microsoft
16 50 (12.89%) Linux
16 50 (12.89%) Business Continuity
16 50 (12.89%) Data Protection
17 49 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
18 44 (11.34%) MS Excel
18 44 (11.34%) COBIT
19 42 (10.82%) Cisco
20 40 (10.31%) VPN
20 40 (10.31%) UNIX
21 39 (10.05%) Security Cleared
22 38 (9.79%) Network Security
23 37 (9.54%) ISO 9001

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.64%) IIS
3 17 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.77%) Apache
6 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.38%) MS Office
3 7 (1.80%) MS Project
4 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.77%) Summit
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.77%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (18.30%) Firewall
2 40 (10.31%) VPN
3 38 (9.79%) Network Security
4 35 (9.02%) TCP/IP
5 24 (6.19%) SSL
6 22 (5.67%) LDAP
6 22 (5.67%) VoIP
6 22 (5.67%) Asterisk PBX
7 20 (5.15%) Internet
8 18 (4.64%) DNS
8 18 (4.64%) DHCP
9 17 (4.38%) Wireless
10 13 (3.35%) SAN
11 12 (3.09%) IPsec
11 12 (3.09%) NetScreen
12 10 (2.58%) LAN
13 8 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.03%) WAN
15 3 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.09%) MS Access
3 7 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.77%) MySQL
6 2 (0.52%) Big Data
6 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) NUnit
1 3 (0.77%) Subversion
1 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 59 (15.21%) Finance
1 59 (15.21%) Legal
2 22 (5.67%) Law
3 18 (4.64%) Advertising
4 15 (3.87%) Retail
5 14 (3.61%) Marketing
6 12 (3.09%) Multimedia
6 12 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.84%) Banking
8 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.77%) Automotive
9 3 (0.77%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (25.00%) Analyst
2 78 (20.10%) Security Analyst
3 65 (16.75%) Security Manager
4 40 (10.31%) Information Manager
4 40 (10.31%) Information Security Manager
5 39 (10.05%) Information Analyst
6 35 (9.02%) Consultant
6 35 (9.02%) Information Security Analyst
7 28 (7.22%) IT Manager
8 26 (6.70%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (6.70%) Senior Security Analyst
9 22 (5.67%) Security Consultant
10 21 (5.41%) Security Specialist
11 20 (5.15%) Security Engineer
11 20 (5.15%) Information Security Specialist
11 20 (5.15%) Information Specialist
12 18 (4.64%) Head of Security
12 18 (4.64%) Security Officer
13 17 (4.38%) Information Security Officer
14 13 (3.35%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.84%) .NET
2 9 (2.32%) Web Services
3 8 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.29%) jQuery
4 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (0.77%) LAMP
5 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.77%) XML
6 2 (0.52%) WCF
7 1 (0.26%) EDI
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) HTML5
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 232 (59.79%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.22%) Data Protection Act
3 20 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.38%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.84%) Social Media
6 8 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.80%) RMADS
8 5 (1.29%) PKI
8 5 (1.29%) NHS
9 4 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.77%) Kindle
11 2 (0.52%) CESG
12 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.26%) W3C
12 1 (0.26%) GIS
12 1 (0.26%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 101 (26.03%) Windows
2 50 (12.89%) Linux
3 40 (10.31%) UNIX
4 32 (8.25%) Windows 7
5 31 (7.99%) Mac OS
6 22 (5.67%) Mac OS X
6 22 (5.67%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.67%) Mac OS X Server
7 13 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (100.00%) Security Management
1 388 (100.00%) Information Security
2 191 (49.23%) ISMS
3 145 (37.37%) ITIL
4 108 (27.84%) Risk Management
5 57 (14.69%) Project Management
6 50 (12.89%) Business Continuity
6 50 (12.89%) Data Protection
7 49 (12.63%) Risk Assessment
8 34 (8.76%) SIEM
9 30 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (6.96%) Quality Management
11 26 (6.70%) Cyber Security
12 25 (6.44%) Service Management
13 24 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (5.67%) Project Planning
15 20 (5.15%) Incident Management
15 20 (5.15%) Business Continuity Management
16 19 (4.90%) Information Assurance
17 18 (4.64%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.90%) SQL
2 12 (3.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 9 (2.32%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.06%) C#
5 6 (1.55%) Python
6 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.29%) C
6 5 (1.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.77%) Ruby
8 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.77%) VB
8 3 (0.77%) Perl
9 2 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 148 (38.14%) CISSP
2 123 (31.70%) Degree
3 68 (17.53%) CISM
4 57 (14.69%) CISA
5 39 (10.05%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.47%) SC Cleared
7 24 (6.19%) CEH
8 22 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.35%) ISSMP
10 12 (3.09%) ISSAP
10 12 (3.09%) CCNP
10 12 (3.09%) CCNA
10 12 (3.09%) JNCIA
11 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.84%) CISMP
12 8 (2.06%) GIAC
12 8 (2.06%) MCSE
12 8 (2.06%) MCP
13 7 (1.80%) CCSP
14 5 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (63.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (22.42%) PCI DSS
3 44 (11.34%) COBIT
4 37 (9.54%) ISO 9001
5 29 (7.47%) SLA
6 18 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (2.32%) ISO 14001
9 7 (1.80%) QA
10 4 (1.03%) TickIT
11 2 (0.52%) BS7799
11 2 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.52%) COSO
12 1 (0.26%) GPG13
12 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.67%) Samba
3 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.77%) XenApp
3 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (1.55%) SCCM
3 5 (1.29%) Nessus
4 3 (0.77%) Nagios
4 3 (0.77%) SCOM
4 3 (0.77%) Puppet
4 3 (0.77%) Opsview
Vendors
1 51 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.82%) Cisco
3 29 (7.47%) VMware
4 22 (5.67%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.41%) Citrix
6 18 (4.64%) Oracle
7 17 (4.38%) Juniper
8 13 (3.35%) Sophos
9 12 (3.09%) Blue Coat
9 12 (3.09%) LogRhythm
10 9 (2.32%) Mitel
11 8 (2.06%) CA
12 7 (1.80%) Symantec
12 7 (1.80%) Sun
12 7 (1.80%) HP
13 6 (1.55%) SAP
14 5 (1.29%) Brocade
14 5 (1.29%) F5
15 4 (1.03%) Huawei
15 4 (1.03%) Dell
West Midlands
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Flexabile for the right candidate
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
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £70 to £95 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago