The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 682 838 756
Rank change year-on-year
+156 -82
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 209 81 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.073% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 191 69 105
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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 +158 198 £63,500 +9.48% 20
London +125 109 £75,000 +3.44% 12
South East +56 45 £50,000 -20.00% 2
City of London +59 24 £68,750 -5.17% 5
East Sussex +30 13 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire +6 12 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £55,000 -10.56%
East Midlands +10 10 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £55,000 -
Lewes - 9 £50,000 -
Chesterfield - 8 £65,000 -
Derbyshire - 8 £65,000 -
North West +15 7 £62,500 +22.54% 3
South West -5 7 £62,500 +81.15%
North Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +18 6 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £49,000 - 1
Leeds - 6 £49,000 - 1
Scotland +10 5 £52,000 +4.00% 2
East of England +3 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Harrow - 5 £46,500 -
Skipton - 5 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead +5 4 £48,750 -27.77%
Wiltshire -10 4 £62,500 +81.15%
Canary Wharf - 4 £80,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £57,500 -
South Wales -5 3 £60,000 +12.67%
Cardiff -12 3 £60,000 +12.67%
Wales -15 3 £60,000 +12.67%

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 398 (100.00%) Information Security
2 256 (64.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 206 (51.76%) CISSP
4 153 (38.44%) CISM
5 120 (30.15%) PCI DSS
6 112 (28.14%) Security Management
7 98 (24.62%) Risk Management
8 95 (23.87%) Finance
9 91 (22.86%) Data Protection
10 90 (22.61%) CISA
11 82 (20.60%) Management Information System
11 82 (20.60%) Information Security Management
12 67 (16.83%) ITIL
13 64 (16.08%) Business Continuity
14 61 (15.33%) ISMS
15 56 (14.07%) Degree
16 52 (13.07%) Cyber Security
17 45 (11.31%) Risk Assessment
18 40 (10.05%) Firewall
19 37 (9.30%) Legal
20 36 (9.05%) Information Assurance
20 36 (9.05%) Data Protection Act
21 34 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (8.29%) COBIT
22 33 (8.29%) CRISC
23 31 (7.79%) Project Management
24 30 (7.54%) Security Cleared
25 28 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
26 27 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
26 27 (6.78%) Banking

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.51%) IIS
2 3 (0.75%) Apache
3 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Summit
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.28%) SaaS
2 4 (1.01%) IaaS
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.05%) Firewall
2 18 (4.52%) Network Security
3 11 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.01%) LAN
5 6 (1.51%) WLAN
5 6 (1.51%) VPN
6 5 (1.26%) Wireless
6 5 (1.26%) Internet
7 4 (1.01%) IPsec
8 3 (0.75%) HTTP
9 2 (0.50%) DNS
9 2 (0.50%) DHCP
9 2 (0.50%) LDAP
10 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.25%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) SMTP
10 1 (0.25%) SSL
10 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) Big Data
3 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 95 (23.87%) Finance
2 37 (9.30%) Legal
3 27 (6.78%) Banking
4 25 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.03%) Retail
5 20 (5.03%) Law
6 9 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.51%) Advertising
8 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.26%) Czech Language
9 4 (1.01%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.75%) Web Services
1 3 (0.75%) Middleware
2 2 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.60%) Management Information System
2 36 (9.05%) Data Protection Act
3 20 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.27%) RMADS
6 8 (2.01%) CESG
7 6 (1.51%) NHS
7 6 (1.51%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.51%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.51%) SCADA
7 6 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.01%) Social Network
10 2 (0.50%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.25%) Online Games
11 1 (0.25%) PMI
11 1 (0.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.03%) Windows
2 16 (4.02%) UNIX
3 8 (2.01%) Linux
4 2 (0.50%) Android
4 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (100.00%) Information Security
2 112 (28.14%) Security Management
3 98 (24.62%) Risk Management
4 91 (22.86%) Data Protection
5 82 (20.60%) Information Security Management
6 67 (16.83%) ITIL
7 64 (16.08%) Business Continuity
8 61 (15.33%) ISMS
9 52 (13.07%) Cyber Security
10 45 (11.31%) Risk Assessment
11 36 (9.05%) Information Assurance
12 34 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (7.79%) Project Management
14 28 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (6.53%) Service Delivery
16 26 (6.53%) BCP
16 26 (6.53%) SIEM
17 25 (6.28%) Security Architecture
17 25 (6.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.51%) SQL
2 5 (1.26%) APL
3 3 (0.75%) C
4 2 (0.50%) C#
4 2 (0.50%) C++
4 2 (0.50%) Java
4 2 (0.50%) R
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 206 (51.76%) CISSP
2 153 (38.44%) CISM
3 90 (22.61%) CISA
4 56 (14.07%) Degree
5 33 (8.29%) CRISC
6 30 (7.54%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.52%) CISMP
8 12 (3.02%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.26%) GIAC
9 9 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.51%) SSCP
10 6 (1.51%) CCNP
10 6 (1.51%) PCI QSA
10 6 (1.51%) MBA
10 6 (1.51%) ISACA
11 5 (1.26%) CEH
12 4 (1.01%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.75%) CCNA
14 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.50%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (64.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (30.15%) PCI DSS
3 33 (8.29%) COBIT
4 16 (4.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.01%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.76%) BS25999
6 7 (1.76%) COSO
7 3 (0.75%) QA
7 3 (0.75%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.50%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.25%) GCP
9 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.26%) RACF
2 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 5 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (1.01%) Nessus
3 2 (0.50%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 11 (2.76%) Oracle
2 10 (2.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.01%) CA
4 4 (1.01%) Tripwire
5 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.50%) F5
5 2 (0.50%) IBM
5 2 (0.50%) Computacenter
5 2 (0.50%) McAfee
5 2 (0.50%) HP
5 2 (0.50%) EMC
6 1 (0.25%) Juniper
6 1 (0.25%) NetApp
6 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy
6 1 (0.25%) VMware
6 1 (0.25%) SAP
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent bens
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Salary: £41000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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City, London
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