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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 698 667 698
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 202 215 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 167 161 174
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,361 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -37 182 £50,000 -9.09% 17
London +38 88 £54,000 -6.08% 7
South East +5 55 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Hampshire +9 25 £50,800 +27.00% 1
City of London +26 22 £45,000 +1.69% 1
East Sussex 0 12 £37,250 +35.45% 1
North West -21 11 £51,000 +22.89%
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Milton Keynes -8 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Southampton +12 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland -5 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham -10 7 £42,500 -10.52%
West Midlands -22 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Merseyside +15 6 £50,500 +21.68%
Liverpool +12 6 £50,500 +21.68%
Leeds -18 6 £44,500 -46.06%
West Yorkshire -32 6 £44,500 -46.06%
Yorkshire -48 6 £44,500 -25.83%
Brighton - 6 £47,500 - 1
Glasgow -2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Lewes -9 5 £27,000 -34.93%
East Midlands +3 4 £43,750 -37.50%
South West -42 4 £42,500 -45.16% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Bristol -4 3 £42,500 +77.08%
Manchester -7 3 £77,500 +127.94%
Nottingham - 3 £50,000 -
Havant - 3 £55,000 - 1
Hook +4 2 - -
Middlesex -6 2 £50,000 +17.64%

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 365 (100.00%) Security Management
1 365 (100.00%) Information Security
2 210 (57.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 197 (53.97%) Management Information System
4 168 (46.03%) ISMS
5 147 (40.27%) Degree
6 131 (35.89%) CISSP
7 112 (30.68%) ITIL
8 100 (27.40%) Risk Management
9 83 (22.74%) PCI DSS
10 80 (21.92%) Windows
11 72 (19.73%) CISM
12 70 (19.18%) Firewall
13 66 (18.08%) Legal
14 58 (15.89%) Business Continuity
15 57 (15.62%) CISA
16 52 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
17 45 (12.33%) Data Protection
17 45 (12.33%) MS Excel
18 43 (11.78%) Finance
18 43 (11.78%) COBIT
19 40 (10.96%) TCP/IP
20 37 (10.14%) Project Management
21 36 (9.86%) VPN
21 36 (9.86%) Network Security
22 35 (9.59%) Microsoft
22 35 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
23 32 (8.77%) Cisco
23 32 (8.77%) Active Directory
24 31 (8.49%) Computer Science

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (7.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (6.03%) IIS
4 18 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.58%) MS Office
3 8 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.92%) MS Project
5 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) FastStats
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) SAP PP
2 3 (0.82%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.55%) Summit
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.18%) Firewall
2 40 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 36 (9.86%) VPN
3 36 (9.86%) Network Security
4 23 (6.30%) DNS
4 23 (6.30%) DHCP
5 22 (6.03%) Wireless
6 18 (4.93%) SAN
7 17 (4.66%) SSL
8 10 (2.74%) VoIP
9 9 (2.47%) LDAP
9 9 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (2.47%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (2.19%) Internet
11 7 (1.92%) LAN
12 4 (1.10%) WAN
13 3 (0.82%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.55%) IPsec
14 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.10%) MS Access
5 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) NUnit
1 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (18.08%) Legal
2 43 (11.78%) Finance
3 27 (7.40%) Law
4 22 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.11%) Retail
6 9 (2.47%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.64%) Advertising
8 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.10%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.10%) Automotive
9 4 (1.10%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (30.41%) Analyst
2 95 (26.03%) Security Analyst
3 44 (12.05%) Security Manager
4 42 (11.51%) Information Analyst
5 41 (11.23%) Consultant
5 41 (11.23%) Information Security Analyst
6 32 (8.77%) Senior Security Analyst
6 32 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
7 29 (7.95%) Information Manager
7 29 (7.95%) Information Security Manager
8 25 (6.85%) Security Engineer
8 25 (6.85%) Security Consultant
9 22 (6.03%) Security Specialist
9 22 (6.03%) Information Security Specialist
9 22 (6.03%) Information Specialist
10 19 (5.21%) Information Security Officer
10 19 (5.21%) Security Officer
11 17 (4.66%) IT Manager
12 15 (4.11%) Network Engineer
12 15 (4.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.19%) .NET
2 6 (1.64%) jQuery
3 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.10%) Web Services
5 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.55%) HTML
6 2 (0.55%) WCF
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (0.27%) EDI
7 1 (0.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) CSS
7 1 (0.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 197 (53.97%) Management Information System
2 52 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 24 (6.58%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.29%) RMADS
7 9 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.47%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.19%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.64%) PKI
10 5 (1.37%) CESG
11 4 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.10%) Social Media
12 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.82%) NHS
13 2 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.27%) W3C
14 1 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.92%) Windows
2 28 (7.67%) Linux
2 28 (7.67%) UNIX
3 24 (6.58%) Mac OS
4 22 (6.03%) Windows 7
5 19 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 9 (2.47%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (100.00%) Security Management
1 365 (100.00%) Information Security
2 168 (46.03%) ISMS
3 112 (30.68%) ITIL
4 100 (27.40%) Risk Management
5 58 (15.89%) Business Continuity
6 45 (12.33%) Data Protection
7 37 (10.14%) Project Management
8 35 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
9 30 (8.22%) Incident Management
10 28 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (6.03%) Line Management
12 21 (5.75%) Quality Management
13 20 (5.48%) Ethical Hacking
13 20 (5.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 19 (5.21%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.93%) SIEM
16 16 (4.38%) Coaching
16 16 (4.38%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.84%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.19%) SQL
3 7 (1.92%) C
3 7 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.64%) C#
5 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (0.82%) Python
7 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 147 (40.27%) Degree
2 131 (35.89%) CISSP
3 72 (19.73%) CISM
4 57 (15.62%) CISA
5 27 (7.40%) CEH
5 27 (7.40%) Security Cleared
6 23 (6.30%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.11%) ISSMP
7 15 (4.11%) ISSAP
7 15 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.56%) GIAC
9 9 (2.47%) CCSP
10 8 (2.19%) CRISC
10 8 (2.19%) ISACA
11 7 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.37%) CISMP
13 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.10%) CCNA
13 4 (1.10%) IRCA
13 4 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (57.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (22.74%) PCI DSS
3 43 (11.78%) COBIT
4 28 (7.67%) ISO 9001
5 24 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (5.21%) SLA
7 15 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (1.37%) ISO 14001
8 5 (1.37%) COSO
9 4 (1.10%) TickIT
10 3 (0.82%) BS25999
11 2 (0.55%) QA
12 1 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.27%) BS7799
12 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.47%) Samba
4 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) XenApp
4 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (2.19%) SCCM
3 7 (1.92%) Nessus
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.77%) Cisco
3 29 (7.95%) VMware
4 27 (7.40%) Citrix
5 15 (4.11%) Mitel
6 12 (3.29%) SAP
7 11 (3.01%) Oracle
7 11 (3.01%) CheckPoint
8 9 (2.47%) Sun
8 9 (2.47%) Dell
8 9 (2.47%) Symantec
9 8 (2.19%) Juniper
10 6 (1.64%) HP
10 6 (1.64%) F5
10 6 (1.64%) Brocade
11 5 (1.37%) CA
12 3 (0.82%) McAfee
13 2 (0.55%) Sophos
13 2 (0.55%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.55%) Tableau
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: Yesterday
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £55k pa + Private Health, Group Pension & Share Incentive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago