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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management
Rank 644 779 791
Rank change year-on-year
+135 +12
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 270 191 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 213 162 144
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,117 £35,000 £37,914
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%

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
86015 94271 97867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.58% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71937 77596 78114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +101 254 £59,221 -1.29% 17
London 0 72 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East +66 69 £55,000 +2.32% 7
Berkshire +33 33 £44,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands +22 31 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Yorkshire +49 24 £54,000 +54.28%
Reading +27 24 £44,000 -45.00% 3
South West +21 24 £60,000 +71.42%
Hampshire 0 16 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Birmingham -9 15 £53,750 -10.41% 2
West Yorkshire +32 14 £52,750 +44.52%
North West +24 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Surrey +37 12 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Bristol +15 11 £33,000 -5.71%
Leeds +29 9 £52,500 +43.83%
East Midlands +2 9 £50,000 -28.57%
South Yorkshire - 9 £60,000 -
East of England +22 8 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Manchester +4 8 £59,000 +31.11%
Watford +27 7 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +24 7 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Scotland +19 7 £47,750 +36.42% 1
Solihull - 7 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +10 6 £43,500 +24.28%
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Southampton -6 5 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Bournemouth - 5 £65,000 -
Bradford - 5 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £65,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £60,000 -

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 551 (100.00%) Security Management
1 551 (100.00%) Information Security
2 368 (66.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 306 (55.54%) Management Information System
4 262 (47.55%) CISSP
5 237 (43.01%) PCI DSS
6 214 (38.84%) ISMS
7 180 (32.67%) CISM
8 157 (28.49%) Risk Management
9 153 (27.77%) Finance
9 153 (27.77%) Data Protection
10 140 (25.41%) Cybersecurity
11 135 (24.50%) CISA
12 121 (21.96%) Business Continuity
13 119 (21.60%) Degree
14 112 (20.33%) Risk Assessment
15 106 (19.24%) ITIL
16 89 (16.15%) Legal
17 85 (15.43%) Security Cleared
18 73 (13.25%) Microsoft
19 71 (12.89%) Data Protection Act
19 71 (12.89%) Security Architecture
20 70 (12.70%) Security Operations
21 67 (12.16%) Telecoms
22 66 (11.98%) Network Security
23 65 (11.80%) SC Cleared
23 65 (11.80%) Firewall
24 57 (10.34%) ISO27002
25 56 (10.16%) Internal Audit
25 56 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.27%) IIS
3 6 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.36%) Apache
6 2 (0.36%) nginx
6 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.90%) MS Office
2 26 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.45%) MS Project
3 19 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.98%) Network Security
2 65 (11.80%) Firewall
3 33 (5.99%) Internet
4 20 (3.63%) LAN
4 20 (3.63%) VPN
5 11 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (1.81%) SAN
7 7 (1.27%) WAN
8 6 (1.09%) NAS
8 6 (1.09%) SSL
9 5 (0.91%) Broadband
9 5 (0.91%) HTTP
9 5 (0.91%) LDAP
9 5 (0.91%) Wireless
10 4 (0.73%) 3G
10 4 (0.73%) 4G
10 4 (0.73%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.73%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.73%) TACACS
10 4 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.91%) Big Data
5 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.36%) GIS
7 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.54%) Grunt
4 2 (0.36%) GitLab
5 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 153 (27.77%) Finance
2 89 (16.15%) Legal
3 67 (12.16%) Telecoms
4 39 (7.08%) Marketing
4 39 (7.08%) Retail
5 22 (3.99%) Banking
6 18 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.90%) Back Office
7 16 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (2.18%) Electronics
9 11 (2.00%) Law
10 5 (0.91%) Automotive
10 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (25.95%) Security Manager
2 106 (19.24%) Consultant
3 92 (16.70%) Analyst
4 88 (15.97%) Information Manager
5 85 (15.43%) Information Security Manager
6 80 (14.52%) Security Analyst
7 67 (12.16%) Security Consultant
8 48 (8.71%) Security Officer
9 43 (7.80%) Information Officer
10 42 (7.62%) Information Security Officer
11 36 (6.53%) Information Analyst
11 36 (6.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 31 (5.63%) Security Specialist
13 28 (5.08%) Head of Security
14 27 (4.90%) IT Analyst
15 26 (4.72%) Head of Information
15 26 (4.72%) Head of Information Security
16 22 (3.99%) Cybersecurity Manager
17 21 (3.81%) Information Security Specialist
17 21 (3.81%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.81%) Web Services
2 17 (3.09%) REST
2 17 (3.09%) XML
3 11 (2.00%) HTML
4 8 (1.45%) CSS
5 7 (1.27%) .NET
5 7 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.27%) Middleware
5 7 (1.27%) SailPoint
6 5 (0.91%) Ajax
6 5 (0.91%) JSP
6 5 (0.91%) RESTful
6 5 (0.91%) Servlets
6 5 (0.91%) SOAP
6 5 (0.91%) SPML
7 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.73%) Entity Framework
7 4 (0.73%) jQuery
7 4 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 306 (55.54%) Management Information System
2 71 (12.89%) Data Protection Act
3 49 (8.89%) CESG
4 48 (8.71%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
7 17 (3.09%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.36%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.18%) Cybercrime
10 11 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.00%) NHS
11 9 (1.63%) PKI
11 9 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.09%) Clustering
13 6 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
14 5 (0.91%) SCADA
15 4 (0.73%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.45%) Windows
2 18 (3.27%) Linux
3 17 (3.09%) Unix
4 8 (1.45%) Solaris
4 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.91%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (100.00%) Information Security
1 551 (100.00%) Security Management
2 214 (38.84%) ISMS
3 157 (28.49%) Risk Management
4 153 (27.77%) Data Protection
5 140 (25.41%) Cybersecurity
6 121 (21.96%) Business Continuity
7 112 (20.33%) Risk Assessment
8 106 (19.24%) ITIL
9 71 (12.89%) Security Architecture
10 70 (12.70%) Security Operations
11 56 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 56 (10.16%) Internal Audit
12 55 (9.98%) Project Management
13 54 (9.80%) SIEM
14 49 (8.89%) Information Assurance
15 47 (8.53%) IT Audit
16 41 (7.44%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (7.26%) Identity Access Management
18 37 (6.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.99%) SQL
2 17 (3.09%) Java
3 13 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.00%) C
5 5 (0.91%) BeanShell
6 4 (0.73%) C#
7 2 (0.36%) C++
7 2 (0.36%) Perl
7 2 (0.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.36%) Python
7 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 262 (47.55%) CISSP
2 180 (32.67%) CISM
3 135 (24.50%) CISA
4 119 (21.60%) Degree
5 85 (15.43%) Security Cleared
6 65 (11.80%) SC Cleared
7 47 (8.53%) CESG Certified Professional
8 36 (6.53%) CLAS
9 32 (5.81%) PCI QSA
10 29 (5.26%) CRISC
11 22 (3.99%) DV Cleared
12 21 (3.81%) CEH
13 17 (3.09%) CISMP
14 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (2.00%) GIAC
16 11 (2.00%) MCSE
17 10 (1.81%) ISACA
18 8 (1.45%) SANS
19 7 (1.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (66.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 237 (43.01%) PCI DSS
3 57 (10.34%) ISO27002
4 53 (9.62%) COBIT
5 40 (7.26%) ISO22301
6 37 (6.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (5.81%) ISO 9001
8 24 (4.36%) RMADS
9 21 (3.81%) QA
10 20 (3.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 14 (2.54%) ISO 14001
12 11 (2.00%) BS25999
13 8 (1.45%) JSP 440
14 7 (1.27%) GPG13
14 7 (1.27%) HMG Infosec
15 3 (0.54%) COSO
16 2 (0.36%) BS7799
16 2 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.36%) PA-DSS
16 2 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.45%) Firmware
3 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.09%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.73%) vSphere
4 4 (0.73%) XenApp
5 2 (0.36%) Docker
5 2 (0.36%) KVM
5 2 (0.36%) Snort
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (0.91%) SCOM
2 4 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.54%) Nessus
4 2 (0.36%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.81%) CA
3 17 (3.09%) Citrix
4 13 (2.36%) Oracle
5 12 (2.18%) CheckPoint
5 12 (2.18%) SAP
6 11 (2.00%) Cisco
7 10 (1.81%) HP
8 7 (1.27%) Huawei
8 7 (1.27%) VMware
9 6 (1.09%) CommVault
9 6 (1.09%) Remedy
10 5 (0.91%) ArcSight
11 4 (0.73%) Forcepoint
12 3 (0.54%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (0.54%) Intel Security
12 3 (0.54%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.54%) Qualys
12 3 (0.54%) Riverbed
12 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds
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