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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 737 771 661
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -110
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 178 161 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 147 136 161
Average salary £60,000 £47,750 £54,960
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.65% -13.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 2015. 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 +61 170 £60,000 +25.00% 17
London +57 94 £60,000 +25.00% 8
South East +11 31 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England +16 19 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Dagenham +13 17 £60,000 +33.33%
City of London +30 16 £58,750 +27.02% 3
Hertfordshire +10 11 £77,500 -11.42%
Berkshire +18 9 £61,250 +97.58% 1
East Midlands +6 9 £70,000 +145.61% 1
Yorkshire +5 9 £36,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +4 7 £55,000 -
North West -4 7 £41,250 -11.76% 2
Surrey - 7 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire -1 6 £70,000 +145.61% 1
Nottingham - 6 £70,000 - 1
Manchester +14 5 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Scotland +7 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Reading - 5 £67,500 -
Suffolk -5 4 £49,000 -2.00%
Ipswich -8 4 £49,000 -2.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £33,500 -
East Sussex +9 3 £47,500 +18.75%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £57,500 +91.66%
Edinburgh +3 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £49,000 +8.88%
Essex - 3 - -
Skipton - 3 £33,500 -
Watford - 3 - -
Aldershot - 3 £55,000 -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 400 (100.00%) Security Management
1 400 (100.00%) Information Security
2 252 (63.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 183 (45.75%) Management Information System
4 181 (45.25%) ISMS
5 162 (40.50%) CISSP
6 122 (30.50%) CISM
6 122 (30.50%) ITIL
7 114 (28.50%) PCI DSS
8 102 (25.50%) Risk Management
9 97 (24.25%) Finance
10 89 (22.25%) Business Continuity
11 82 (20.50%) Firewall
12 65 (16.25%) Data Protection
13 64 (16.00%) Degree
14 62 (15.50%) CISA
15 58 (14.50%) Windows
16 55 (13.75%) SQL
17 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
18 48 (12.00%) Legal
18 48 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
19 43 (10.75%) Service Management
20 40 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (10.00%) SIEM
21 38 (9.50%) Cyber Security
22 37 (9.25%) COBIT
22 37 (9.25%) Project Management
22 37 (9.25%) Active Directory
22 37 (9.25%) SQL Server
23 35 (8.75%) Data Protection Act

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 20 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.25%) IIS
4 9 (2.25%) Apache
4 9 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.00%) Lync
6 2 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.50%) SaaS
2 10 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (20.50%) Firewall
2 34 (8.50%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.50%) VPN
3 26 (6.50%) Network Security
4 24 (6.00%) Internet
5 15 (3.75%) DNS
6 12 (3.00%) Wireless
7 11 (2.75%) SAN
8 9 (2.25%) LAN
8 9 (2.25%) DHCP
9 7 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.50%) WAN
10 6 (1.50%) Broadband
11 4 (1.00%) VoIP
11 4 (1.00%) SMTP
11 4 (1.00%) Intranet
11 4 (1.00%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.75%) MPLS
13 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.00%) Redis
4 3 (0.75%) Big Data
4 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (24.25%) Finance
2 48 (12.00%) Legal
3 28 (7.00%) Advertising
4 20 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.75%) Banking
5 15 (3.75%) Retail
6 13 (3.25%) Law
7 6 (1.50%) Back Office
7 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.00%) Publishing
8 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
9 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (28.00%) Security Manager
2 96 (24.00%) Analyst
3 82 (20.50%) Information Manager
4 81 (20.25%) Information Security Manager
5 70 (17.50%) Security Analyst
6 41 (10.25%) Consultant
7 34 (8.50%) Information Analyst
8 33 (8.25%) Information Security Analyst
9 30 (7.50%) Security Consultant
10 22 (5.50%) Security Officer
11 19 (4.75%) Senior Security Analyst
11 19 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (4.50%) Head of Security
13 17 (4.25%) Information Security Officer
14 16 (4.00%) Architect
14 16 (4.00%) Team Leader
15 15 (3.75%) Compliance Analyst
16 12 (3.00%) Head of Information Security
16 12 (3.00%) Information Security Consultant
16 12 (3.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.25%) .NET
1 21 (5.25%) WCF
2 13 (3.25%) CSS
2 13 (3.25%) HTML
3 12 (3.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (3.00%) SOAP
3 12 (3.00%) jQuery
3 12 (3.00%) Entity Framework
3 12 (3.00%) REST
4 9 (2.25%) RESTful
4 9 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.00%) Web Services
6 2 (0.50%) JSP
7 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 183 (45.75%) Management Information System
2 35 (8.75%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (8.50%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.25%) RMADS
7 10 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
8 9 (2.25%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.25%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.25%) FMCG
8 9 (2.25%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.50%) CESG
10 6 (1.50%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.25%) HP Storage
11 5 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.25%) Blog
11 5 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.50%) Windows
2 25 (6.25%) Linux
3 19 (4.75%) UNIX
4 15 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.50%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (100.00%) Security Management
1 400 (100.00%) Information Security
2 181 (45.25%) ISMS
3 122 (30.50%) ITIL
4 102 (25.50%) Risk Management
5 89 (22.25%) Business Continuity
6 65 (16.25%) Data Protection
7 48 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
8 43 (10.75%) Service Management
9 40 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (10.00%) SIEM
10 38 (9.50%) Cyber Security
11 37 (9.25%) Project Management
12 32 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (7.25%) ITSM
15 28 (7.00%) BCP
16 27 (6.75%) Line Management
17 26 (6.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.75%) SQL
2 21 (5.25%) C#
3 11 (2.75%) Java
4 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) VBScript
6 1 (0.25%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (40.50%) CISSP
2 122 (30.50%) CISM
3 64 (16.00%) Degree
4 62 (15.50%) CISA
5 35 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 33 (8.25%) CRISC
7 31 (7.75%) SC Cleared
8 22 (5.50%) PCI QSA
9 16 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (3.50%) MCSA
12 13 (3.25%) MCSE
12 13 (3.25%) CCNA
12 13 (3.25%) CISMP
13 7 (1.75%) CCA
13 7 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.25%) CCEA
14 5 (1.25%) ISEB
14 5 (1.25%) SSCP
14 5 (1.25%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (63.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (28.50%) PCI DSS
3 37 (9.25%) COBIT
4 30 (7.50%) SLA
5 25 (6.25%) QA
6 18 (4.50%) ISO 9001
7 14 (3.50%) BS25999
8 11 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.75%) ISO 14001
9 6 (1.50%) COSO
10 5 (1.25%) BS7799
11 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.50%) BS15000
System Software
1 37 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.75%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.75%) vCloud
6 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.25%) Xen
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) RACF
7 1 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (5.00%) SCCM
2 6 (1.50%) SCOM
3 4 (1.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.50%) Citrix
3 23 (5.75%) VMware
4 22 (5.50%) Cisco
5 14 (3.50%) HP
6 9 (2.25%) Dell
7 8 (2.00%) SAP
8 6 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.25%) CommVault
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle
10 4 (1.00%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (0.75%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.75%) Veeam
11 3 (0.75%) Splunk
11 3 (0.75%) Tableau
11 3 (0.75%) Informatica
11 3 (0.75%) Avaya
11 3 (0.75%) CA
11 3 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.75%) McAfee
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