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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 651 776 931
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +155
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 263 189 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 231 169 61
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 £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,200 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +101 259 £60,000 -4.00% 22
South East +79 96 £55,000 - 3
London +43 93 £70,000 - 10
Berkshire +53 52 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +16 25 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Kent +10 20 £53,750 -25.86% 1
West Yorkshire +17 18 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Leeds +8 17 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Slough - 17 £60,000 - 2
East of England +37 13 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands -8 12 £66,250 +20.45% 2
East Sussex +19 11 £50,000 -
Lewes -2 11 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 11 £85,500 -
Hertfordshire +25 9 £55,880 +3.96%
Maidenhead +14 9 £52,500 -4.54%
South West +11 8 £80,000 +36.17% 1
Tunbridge Wells +8 8 £52,500 -27.58%
North West +17 7 £53,375 +6.75% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £67,500 -
Surrey +5 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Watford +8 5 £65,000 +20.93%
Bristol +8 5 £80,000 +45.45%
East Midlands +2 5 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £67,500 -
North Yorkshire +2 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Birmingham -7 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Tonbridge - 4 £52,500 - 1
City of London +35 3 £80,000 +14.28% 2
Milton Keynes +30 3 £65,000 +18.18%

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 538 (99.45%) Information Security
2 369 (68.21%) CISSP
3 319 (58.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 283 (52.31%) CISM
5 191 (35.30%) PCI DSS
6 172 (31.79%) Risk Management
7 141 (26.06%) Security Management
8 130 (24.03%) Finance
9 127 (23.48%) Management Information System
10 121 (22.37%) CISA
11 105 (19.41%) Information Security Management
12 93 (17.19%) ISMS
13 85 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
14 77 (14.23%) Degree
15 76 (14.05%) ITIL
16 73 (13.49%) Data Protection
17 69 (12.75%) Business Continuity
18 54 (9.98%) Information Assurance
19 52 (9.61%) COBIT
19 52 (9.61%) Legal
20 50 (9.24%) Service Delivery
21 47 (8.69%) Information Security Governance
22 44 (8.13%) SIEM
23 43 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 42 (7.76%) Project Management
24 42 (7.76%) Security Operations
25 41 (7.58%) CLAS
26 40 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
27 39 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
27 39 (7.21%) IIS

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 (7.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.03%) Office 365
3 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.02%) Firewall
2 22 (4.07%) Network Security
3 11 (2.03%) Internet
3 11 (2.03%) VPN
4 10 (1.85%) LAN
4 10 (1.85%) WAN
5 7 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.29%) Wireless
6 6 (1.11%) IPsec
6 6 (1.11%) SSL
6 6 (1.11%) VoIP
7 3 (0.55%) MPLS
7 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.37%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) HTTP
8 2 (0.37%) SMTP
8 2 (0.37%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 130 (24.03%) Finance
2 52 (9.61%) Legal
3 14 (2.59%) Banking
3 14 (2.59%) Law
3 14 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.40%) Retail
5 11 (2.03%) Electronics
6 9 (1.66%) Marketing
7 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.55%) Military
8 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 127 (23.48%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.55%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (3.33%) CESG
6 17 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.77%) Cryptography
7 15 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.66%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.11%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (1.11%) PKI
11 5 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.92%) Fintech
11 5 (0.92%) NHS
12 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.55%) PMI
12 3 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.25%) Windows
2 15 (2.77%) Linux
3 14 (2.59%) Unix
4 6 (1.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.55%) VMS
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (99.45%) Information Security
2 172 (31.79%) Risk Management
3 141 (26.06%) Security Management
4 105 (19.41%) Information Security Management
5 93 (17.19%) ISMS
6 85 (15.71%) Cybersecurity
7 76 (14.05%) ITIL
8 73 (13.49%) Data Protection
9 69 (12.75%) Business Continuity
10 54 (9.98%) Information Assurance
11 50 (9.24%) Service Delivery
12 47 (8.69%) Information Security Governance
13 44 (8.13%) SIEM
14 43 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 42 (7.76%) Project Management
15 42 (7.76%) Security Operations
16 40 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
17 39 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
18 37 (6.84%) Internal Audit
19 36 (6.65%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.03%) C
2 5 (0.92%) SQL
3 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 369 (68.21%) CISSP
2 283 (52.31%) CISM
3 121 (22.37%) CISA
4 77 (14.23%) Degree
5 41 (7.58%) CLAS
6 39 (7.21%) CRISC
6 39 (7.21%) IISP
7 32 (5.91%) GCIA
7 32 (5.91%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 24 (4.44%) SSCP
9 23 (4.25%) CISMP
10 21 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (3.33%) GREM
12 17 (3.14%) CCFP
12 17 (3.14%) CEH
12 17 (3.14%) EnCE
12 17 (3.14%) GCFA
12 17 (3.14%) GPEN
13 16 (2.96%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (58.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 191 (35.30%) PCI DSS
3 52 (9.61%) COBIT
4 37 (6.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 28 (5.18%) RMADS
6 22 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (3.88%) ISO27002
8 16 (2.96%) ISO 9001
9 12 (2.22%) ISO22301
10 10 (1.85%) ISO27005
11 9 (1.66%) COSO
12 8 (1.48%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.74%) BS25999
14 3 (0.55%) BS7799
14 3 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.55%) SLA
15 2 (0.37%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
16 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 37 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) Snort
3 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.37%) QRadar
2 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.22%) Remedy
3 9 (1.66%) SAP
4 8 (1.48%) Cisco
4 8 (1.48%) Intel Security
4 8 (1.48%) Oracle
5 4 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.55%) HP
6 3 (0.55%) Splunk
7 2 (0.37%) AlienVault
7 2 (0.37%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.37%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.37%) Progress
7 2 (0.37%) VMware
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Avaya
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix
8 1 (0.18%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Central London / West End
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Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
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Tonbridge
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
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North London
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