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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 740 653 693
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +40
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 153 228 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 129 161 167
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £54,920 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +9.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 £40,000 £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 22 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 22 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 -113 138 £48,000 -12.72% 21
London -53 64 £48,000 -13.90% 5
South East -16 27 £40,000 -27.27% 2
City of London -6 21 £46,000 -34.28% 2
East Sussex - 14 £40,000 -
East of England -17 12 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Brighton - 10 £40,000 -
Hampshire -7 9 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Suffolk +11 8 £50,000 - 1
North West -3 8 £46,750 +33.57% 1
Scotland -15 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -44 7 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £28,500 -22.97%
Wales 0 4 £57,000 +103.57%
South Wales -3 4 £57,000 +103.57%
Manchester -3 4 £36,750 +5.00%
Cardiff -4 4 £57,000 +103.57%
East Midlands -5 4 £28,500 -22.97%
Glasgow -10 4 £40,000 -
Leeds -29 4 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -35 4 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £50,000 -
Sutton-in-Ashfield - 4 £28,500 -
South West -47 3 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,500 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 - 1
Midlands - 3 £47,500 - 1
North East - 3 £35,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,500 - 1
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 378 (100.00%) Security Management
1 378 (100.00%) Information Security
2 235 (62.17%) Management Information System
2 235 (62.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 178 (47.09%) ISMS
4 135 (35.71%) CISSP
5 134 (35.45%) ITIL
6 116 (30.69%) Degree
7 103 (27.25%) Risk Management
8 93 (24.60%) Windows
9 80 (21.16%) PCI DSS
10 68 (17.99%) Project Management
11 65 (17.20%) Finance
12 63 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 62 (16.40%) CISM
14 59 (15.61%) CISA
15 52 (13.76%) Firewall
16 46 (12.17%) Legal
16 46 (12.17%) Linux
17 44 (11.64%) MS Excel
17 44 (11.64%) Business Continuity
18 43 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
19 41 (10.85%) ISO 9001
20 40 (10.58%) SQL Server
20 40 (10.58%) Security Cleared
21 36 (9.52%) Data Protection
22 34 (8.99%) COBIT
22 34 (8.99%) SIEM
23 33 (8.73%) Network Security
23 33 (8.73%) UNIX

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.44%) IIS
3 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.79%) SAS
4 3 (0.79%) Apache
4 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.35%) MS Office
3 13 (3.44%) MS Project
4 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.79%) Summit
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.79%) Google Apps
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 52 (13.76%) Firewall
2 33 (8.73%) Network Security
3 30 (7.94%) VPN
4 24 (6.35%) LDAP
5 22 (5.82%) Asterisk PBX
5 22 (5.82%) SSL
5 22 (5.82%) VoIP
6 21 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 20 (5.29%) Internet
8 14 (3.70%) DNS
8 14 (3.70%) DHCP
9 12 (3.17%) NetScreen
9 12 (3.17%) IPsec
10 9 (2.38%) SAN
10 9 (2.38%) LAN
11 7 (1.85%) Wireless
12 6 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.06%) WLAN
13 4 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.44%) MS Access
3 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.32%) MySQL
3 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) Big Data
6 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 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 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 65 (17.20%) Finance
2 46 (12.17%) Legal
3 22 (5.82%) Advertising
4 16 (4.23%) Banking
5 15 (3.97%) Marketing
6 13 (3.44%) Law
7 10 (2.65%) Retail
7 10 (2.65%) Multimedia
8 9 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.79%) Automotive
10 3 (0.79%) Games
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (18.25%) Analyst
2 68 (17.99%) Security Manager
3 48 (12.70%) Security Analyst
4 44 (11.64%) Consultant
4 44 (11.64%) Information Manager
5 42 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
6 26 (6.88%) IT Manager
7 25 (6.61%) Security Consultant
8 24 (6.35%) Information Analyst
9 20 (5.29%) Information Security Analyst
9 20 (5.29%) Head of Security
10 17 (4.50%) Senior Security Analyst
10 17 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.23%) Security Officer
12 15 (3.97%) Information Security Officer
12 15 (3.97%) Security Engineer
13 14 (3.70%) Security Specialist
14 13 (3.44%) Programmer
14 13 (3.44%) Information Specialist
14 13 (3.44%) Data Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.91%) .NET
1 11 (2.91%) Web Services
2 10 (2.65%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.32%) XML
3 5 (1.32%) jQuery
3 5 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.79%) LAMP
4 3 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.53%) WCF
6 1 (0.26%) HTML
6 1 (0.26%) HTML5
6 1 (0.26%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 235 (62.17%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.61%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (3.44%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.65%) Social Media
5 8 (2.12%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.12%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.32%) Kindle
6 5 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.06%) PKI
7 4 (1.06%) RMADS
7 4 (1.06%) CESG
8 3 (0.79%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.79%) NHS
8 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.26%) GIS
10 1 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.60%) Windows
2 46 (12.17%) Linux
3 33 (8.73%) UNIX
4 30 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 27 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 22 (5.82%) Mac OS X Server
6 22 (5.82%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.82%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (100.00%) Security Management
1 378 (100.00%) Information Security
2 178 (47.09%) ISMS
3 134 (35.45%) ITIL
4 103 (27.25%) Risk Management
5 68 (17.99%) Project Management
6 44 (11.64%) Business Continuity
7 43 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
8 36 (9.52%) Data Protection
9 34 (8.99%) SIEM
10 33 (8.73%) Quality Management
11 30 (7.94%) Service Management
12 29 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (7.41%) Cyber Security
14 23 (6.08%) Information Assurance
15 22 (5.82%) Project Planning
16 20 (5.29%) PRINCE2
16 20 (5.29%) Service Delivery
16 20 (5.29%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.88%) SQL
2 13 (3.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 10 (2.65%) C#
4 7 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.59%) C
5 6 (1.59%) Python
6 5 (1.32%) VB
6 5 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.79%) Perl
8 3 (0.79%) Ruby
9 2 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (35.71%) CISSP
2 116 (30.69%) Degree
3 62 (16.40%) CISM
4 59 (15.61%) CISA
5 40 (10.58%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.67%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (4.50%) CEH
10 15 (3.97%) MCP
11 13 (3.44%) MCSE
12 12 (3.17%) JNCIA
12 12 (3.17%) CCNP
12 12 (3.17%) CCNA
13 10 (2.65%) MCSA
13 10 (2.65%) CCA
13 10 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (2.38%) CISMP
15 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (62.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (21.16%) PCI DSS
3 41 (10.85%) ISO 9001
4 34 (8.99%) COBIT
5 28 (7.41%) SLA
6 13 (3.44%) ISO 14001
6 13 (3.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 7 (1.85%) QA
9 4 (1.06%) TickIT
10 3 (0.79%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.53%) BS7799
12 1 (0.26%) GPG13
12 1 (0.26%) COSO
12 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.82%) Samba
4 2 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.91%) SCCM
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.32%) SCOM
3 3 (0.79%) Nagios
3 3 (0.79%) Puppet
3 3 (0.79%) Opsview
4 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 63 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.20%) Cisco
3 28 (7.41%) VMware
4 21 (5.56%) Oracle
5 17 (4.50%) CheckPoint
6 15 (3.97%) Citrix
7 13 (3.44%) Sophos
7 13 (3.44%) Juniper
8 12 (3.17%) LogRhythm
8 12 (3.17%) Blue Coat
9 9 (2.38%) CA
10 6 (1.59%) HP
11 5 (1.32%) Mitel
11 5 (1.32%) Sun
11 5 (1.32%) Symantec
11 5 (1.32%) SAP
12 4 (1.06%) Huawei
12 4 (1.06%) Dell
13 3 (0.79%) Computacenter
13 3 (0.79%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ThreePeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £90 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 13 days ago
Midlands - home or office based with UK Travel
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago