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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 710 714 708
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 187 185 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 162 125 168
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £33,361 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%

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
92374 89648 91863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.25% 81.74% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76138 72001 78206
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 172 £50,000 -20.00% 32
London +43 67 £60,000 -11.11% 14
South East +9 48 £47,500 -7.18% 1
City of London +31 21 £48,000 -12.72% 5
North West -6 16 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Hampshire -9 14 £52,500 +2.58%
Yorkshire -18 14 £45,000 -45.45% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £47,500 +33.80%
East Midlands +25 11 £50,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 11 £55,000 -33.33% 1
Leeds -2 10 £45,000 -45.45% 1
East Sussex - 10 £27,000 -
Milton Keynes +8 9 £47,500 +33.80%
Berkshire -9 9 £55,000 +77.41% 1
South West -25 8 £51,250 -33.87% 2
Manchester -20 7 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Lewes - 6 £27,000 -
Bristol +14 5 £42,500 +10.76% 1
Reading -12 5 - -
East of England -35 5 £47,500 +42.38% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £50,000 -
Liverpool +16 4 £50,000 +20.48% 3
Merseyside +14 4 £50,000 +20.48% 3
Colchester +11 4 £47,500 +42.38%
Surrey 0 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -6 4 £50,000 -16.66%
West Midlands -10 4 £50,000 -
Essex -20 4 £47,500 +42.38%

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Security Management
1 397 (100.00%) Information Security
2 218 (54.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 204 (51.39%) Management Information System
4 189 (47.61%) ISMS
5 151 (38.04%) CISSP
6 138 (34.76%) Degree
7 113 (28.46%) ITIL
8 109 (27.46%) PCI DSS
9 106 (26.70%) Risk Management
10 88 (22.17%) CISM
11 81 (20.40%) Legal
12 67 (16.88%) Windows
13 65 (16.37%) Firewall
14 61 (15.37%) CISA
15 59 (14.86%) Business Continuity
16 57 (14.36%) Finance
17 49 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (11.84%) Data Protection
18 47 (11.84%) COBIT
19 43 (10.83%) MS Excel
20 41 (10.33%) TCP/IP
20 41 (10.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 40 (10.08%) Network Security
22 39 (9.82%) Computer Science
23 37 (9.32%) Law
23 37 (9.32%) Risk Assessment
23 37 (9.32%) VPN
24 34 (8.56%) Active Directory
25 29 (7.30%) Project Management

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (5.29%) IIS
4 16 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.30%) MS Office
3 9 (2.27%) MS Project
3 9 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.53%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.37%) Firewall
2 41 (10.33%) TCP/IP
3 40 (10.08%) Network Security
4 37 (9.32%) VPN
5 25 (6.30%) DNS
5 25 (6.30%) DHCP
6 22 (5.54%) Wireless
7 17 (4.28%) SAN
8 14 (3.53%) SSL
9 13 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.76%) WAN
10 7 (1.76%) LAN
11 3 (0.76%) VoIP
12 2 (0.50%) Internet
12 2 (0.50%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.25%) 4G
13 1 (0.25%) Extranet
13 1 (0.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.01%) NUnit
1 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.25%) Moq
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 81 (20.40%) Legal
2 57 (14.36%) Finance
3 37 (9.32%) Law
4 24 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.79%) Retail
6 10 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.02%) Banking
8 7 (1.76%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.26%) Games
10 4 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.01%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (28.72%) Analyst
2 95 (23.93%) Security Analyst
3 57 (14.36%) Security Manager
4 53 (13.35%) Consultant
5 45 (11.34%) Information Manager
5 45 (11.34%) Information Security Manager
6 41 (10.33%) Information Analyst
7 39 (9.82%) Information Security Analyst
8 34 (8.56%) Security Engineer
9 32 (8.06%) Security Consultant
10 31 (7.81%) Information Security Officer
10 31 (7.81%) Security Officer
11 27 (6.80%) Information Security Specialist
11 27 (6.80%) Information Specialist
11 27 (6.80%) Security Specialist
12 26 (6.55%) Senior Security Analyst
12 26 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (5.04%) Information Security Engineer
14 14 (3.53%) IT Security Analyst
14 14 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.02%) .NET
2 7 (1.76%) jQuery
3 6 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (1.51%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.26%) Web Services
5 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (0.76%) HTML
6 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (0.76%) WCF
6 3 (0.76%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) LINQ
7 1 (0.25%) XML
7 1 (0.25%) EDI
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (0.25%) REST
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 204 (51.39%) Management Information System
2 49 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (9.82%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.55%) Blackberry
5 15 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.53%) RMADS
7 12 (3.02%) Fat Client
7 12 (3.02%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.52%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.51%) PKI
9 6 (1.51%) CESG
10 5 (1.26%) GIS
10 5 (1.26%) NHS
11 4 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.76%) Social Media
13 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.50%) SCADA
14 1 (0.25%) Psychology
14 1 (0.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.88%) Windows
2 25 (6.30%) UNIX
3 17 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (4.03%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.78%) Mac OS
5 15 (3.78%) Linux
6 14 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (100.00%) Security Management
1 397 (100.00%) Information Security
2 189 (47.61%) ISMS
3 113 (28.46%) ITIL
4 106 (26.70%) Risk Management
5 59 (14.86%) Business Continuity
6 47 (11.84%) Data Protection
7 37 (9.32%) Risk Assessment
8 29 (7.30%) Project Management
9 26 (6.55%) Incident Management
10 23 (5.79%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (5.29%) Cyber Security
12 20 (5.04%) Ethical Hacking
12 20 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (4.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 19 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (4.53%) Service Management
14 18 (4.53%) Quality Management
15 17 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.27%) C
2 9 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (1.76%) SQL
3 7 (1.76%) C#
4 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.76%) Python
6 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 151 (38.04%) CISSP
2 138 (34.76%) Degree
3 88 (22.17%) CISM
4 61 (15.37%) CISA
5 28 (7.05%) Security Cleared
6 24 (6.05%) CEH
7 23 (5.79%) SC Cleared
8 22 (5.54%) ISSAP
8 22 (5.54%) ISSMP
9 21 (5.29%) CRISC
10 13 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (3.02%) GIAC
12 11 (2.77%) CCSP
12 11 (2.77%) PCI QSA
13 8 (2.02%) ISACA
14 6 (1.51%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.76%) CISMP
16 2 (0.50%) ISSEP
16 2 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (54.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (27.46%) PCI DSS
3 47 (11.84%) COBIT
4 41 (10.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (5.79%) ISO 9001
6 22 (5.54%) SLA
7 10 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (2.27%) COSO
9 6 (1.51%) QA
10 4 (1.01%) BS25999
10 4 (1.01%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.25%) WAI
11 1 (0.25%) TickIT
11 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) XenApp
3 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.77%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (1.76%) Nessus
2 7 (1.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (7.05%) Citrix
2 27 (6.80%) Cisco
3 26 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.05%) VMware
5 16 (4.03%) SAP
6 14 (3.53%) Mitel
7 12 (3.02%) Dell
7 12 (3.02%) Symantec
8 11 (2.77%) Oracle
8 11 (2.77%) Sun
9 7 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.51%) Brocade
10 6 (1.51%) Juniper
10 6 (1.51%) CA
10 6 (1.51%) F5
11 5 (1.26%) Remedy
12 4 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (1.01%) BT
13 3 (0.76%) HP
14 2 (0.50%) LogRhythm
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xchanging
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xchanging
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £00000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 6 days ago