The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 638 753 911
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +158
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 281 217 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.20% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 258 199 71
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,200 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK.

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Manager over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +111 270 £60,000 -7.69% 39
London +45 105 £66,250 -11.66% 8
South East +88 103 £58,000 +5.45% 11
Berkshire +59 60 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Slough - 27 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +15 16 £57,500 +27.77% 6
West Yorkshire +33 13 £57,500 +27.77% 3
East of England +46 12 £62,500 +8.69%
Leeds +26 12 £57,500 +27.77% 1
East Sussex -3 11 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 11 £85,500 -
Kent - 11 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 10 £67,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +33 9 £60,000 -
Surrey +31 9 £70,000 -6.66% 2
East Midlands +6 9 £62,500 -3.84% 6
North West +16 8 £50,125 -10.88% 2
Lewes +4 7 £50,000 -
Watford - 7 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 7 £67,500 -
Wales +9 5 £41,500 -30.83% 1
South Wales +8 5 £41,500 -30.83% 1
Oxford - 5 £55,000 - 1
Newport - 5 £41,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire +44 4 £47,500 -5.00%
City of London +43 4 £80,000 +14.28% 2
South West +7 4 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Maidenhead -1 4 £55,000 -

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Information Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 544 (99.09%) Information Security
2 366 (66.67%) CISSP
3 329 (59.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 285 (51.91%) CISM
5 198 (36.07%) PCI DSS
6 151 (27.50%) Risk Management
7 146 (26.59%) CISA
8 137 (24.95%) Finance
9 122 (22.22%) Security Management
10 119 (21.68%) Management Information System
11 107 (19.49%) Cybersecurity
12 91 (16.58%) Information Security Management
13 90 (16.39%) ISMS
14 80 (14.57%) ITIL
15 79 (14.39%) Data Protection
16 76 (13.84%) Degree
17 69 (12.57%) Business Continuity
18 60 (10.93%) Information Assurance
19 58 (10.56%) Project Management
20 56 (10.20%) COBIT
21 51 (9.29%) Information Security Governance
22 49 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 47 (8.56%) Service Delivery
24 46 (8.38%) Legal
25 43 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
25 43 (7.83%) Risk Assessment
26 42 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
26 42 (7.65%) Penetration Testing
27 41 (7.47%) SIEM
27 41 (7.47%) Internal Audit

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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 39 (7.10%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.00%) Office 365
3 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
4 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.65%) Firewall
2 20 (3.64%) Network Security
3 9 (1.64%) Internet
4 8 (1.46%) LAN
4 8 (1.46%) WAN
5 7 (1.28%) VPN
6 6 (1.09%) SSL
6 6 (1.09%) VoIP
7 5 (0.91%) Wireless
8 4 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.73%) IPsec
9 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.36%) DNS
10 2 (0.36%) HTTP
10 2 (0.36%) SAN
10 2 (0.36%) SMTP
10 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.18%) Intranet
11 1 (0.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.73%) Data Mining
1 4 (0.73%) SQLPlus
2 3 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 137 (24.95%) Finance
2 46 (8.38%) Legal
3 18 (3.28%) Retail
4 13 (2.37%) Law
5 12 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.82%) Banking
8 9 (1.64%) Electronics
9 8 (1.46%) Marketing
10 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.55%) Military
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.91%) Web Services
2 2 (0.36%) Apache Flex
2 2 (0.36%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 119 (21.68%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.83%) Cyberthreat
3 31 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
5 23 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.28%) CESG
6 18 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.73%) Cryptography
8 13 (2.37%) Cybercrime
9 12 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.91%) Fintech
12 4 (0.73%) iPad
12 4 (0.73%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.73%) PKI
12 4 (0.73%) PMI
12 4 (0.73%) User Experience
13 3 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.91%) Linux
2 14 (2.55%) Unix
2 14 (2.55%) Windows
3 3 (0.55%) VMS
3 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (99.09%) Information Security
2 151 (27.50%) Risk Management
3 122 (22.22%) Security Management
4 107 (19.49%) Cybersecurity
5 91 (16.58%) Information Security Management
6 90 (16.39%) ISMS
7 80 (14.57%) ITIL
8 79 (14.39%) Data Protection
9 69 (12.57%) Business Continuity
10 60 (10.93%) Information Assurance
11 58 (10.56%) Project Management
12 51 (9.29%) Information Security Governance
13 49 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 47 (8.56%) Service Delivery
15 43 (7.83%) Risk Assessment
15 43 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
16 42 (7.65%) Penetration Testing
16 42 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (7.47%) Internal Audit
17 41 (7.47%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.37%) SQL
2 11 (2.00%) C
3 2 (0.36%) Java
3 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 366 (66.67%) CISSP
2 285 (51.91%) CISM
3 146 (26.59%) CISA
4 76 (13.84%) Degree
5 40 (7.29%) CRISC
6 39 (7.10%) IISP
7 34 (6.19%) CLAS
8 31 (5.65%) Security Cleared
9 28 (5.10%) GCIA
10 23 (4.19%) SC Cleared
11 19 (3.46%) CISMP
12 17 (3.10%) CEH
12 17 (3.10%) SSCP
13 16 (2.91%) GCIH
14 15 (2.73%) GCFA
14 15 (2.73%) ISACA
15 14 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (2.55%) GIAC
15 14 (2.55%) GREM
16 13 (2.37%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (59.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 198 (36.07%) PCI DSS
3 56 (10.20%) COBIT
4 33 (6.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 23 (4.19%) RMADS
6 22 (4.01%) ISO27002
7 18 (3.28%) ISO 9001
8 17 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (2.19%) ISO22301
10 10 (1.82%) ISO27005
11 9 (1.64%) COSO
12 8 (1.46%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.55%) BS25999
13 3 (0.55%) SLA
14 2 (0.36%) BS7799
14 2 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 33 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.36%) QRadar
1 2 (0.36%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.55%) Oracle
3 12 (2.19%) Remedy
4 8 (1.46%) SAP
5 6 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (1.09%) Intel Security
6 4 (0.73%) HP
6 4 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.55%) Cisco
7 3 (0.55%) Splunk
7 3 (0.55%) VMware
8 2 (0.36%) AlienVault
8 2 (0.36%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.36%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.36%) Progress
9 1 (0.18%) Apple
9 1 (0.18%) Avaya
9 1 (0.18%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.18%) Qualys
UK
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum to £55,000 + 10% Bonus & Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Good benefits and car funding
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bath Spa University
Salary: From £40,082 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + hc + holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits & pension
Posted: 15 days ago