The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 811 714 783
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 93 162 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.16% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 83 113 95
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 23 July 2014 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 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -119 77 £57,750 -3.75% 11
London -66 23 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South East -31 17 £65,000 +8.33% 1
City of London -1 11 £60,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -8 9 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Edinburgh -2 8 £50,000 -13.04%
Berkshire -2 8 £65,000 +6.55%
Scotland -4 8 £50,000 -13.04%
Wales - 8 £49,000 -
Cardiff - 8 £49,000 -
South Wales - 8 £49,000 -
Birmingham +12 7 £50,000 - 1
North West +6 6 £50,500 -15.83% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £62,000 +30.52%
East Midlands - 6 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 5 £57,500 -
Chesterfield - 5 £57,500 -
Cheshire 0 4 £50,000 -28.57% 1
East of England -27 3 £63,750 +15.90%
North East - 3 £35,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £65,000 -
Manchester +1 2 £60,500 -39.50%
Chester +2 1 £60,000 - 1
Basingstoke -5 1 £45,000 -35.71%
Surrey -7 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Woking -9 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Coventry -9 1 £54,000 - 1
Hampshire -10 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Information Security
2 108 (59.67%) CISSP
3 92 (50.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (31.49%) Security Management
5 55 (30.39%) Management Information System
6 54 (29.83%) Finance
7 53 (29.28%) CISM
8 50 (27.62%) Risk Management
9 42 (23.20%) Information Security Management
9 42 (23.20%) PCI DSS
10 33 (18.23%) CISA
11 29 (16.02%) Project Management
12 26 (14.36%) Data Protection
13 24 (13.26%) ITIL
14 23 (12.71%) Legal
14 23 (12.71%) Business Continuity
15 21 (11.60%) Degree
16 20 (11.05%) ISMS
17 19 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
17 19 (10.50%) Information Assurance
18 18 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (9.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 17 (9.39%) Data Security
19 17 (9.39%) Firewall
19 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
20 16 (8.84%) Change Management
21 14 (7.73%) BCP
22 13 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
22 13 (7.18%) Banking
23 11 (6.08%) CESG

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (1.66%) IIS
2 2 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) Firewall
2 2 (1.10%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Paros
1 1 (0.55%) FxCop
General
1 54 (29.83%) Finance
2 23 (12.71%) Legal
3 13 (7.18%) Banking
4 10 (5.52%) Advertising
5 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.66%) Law
6 3 (1.66%) Local Government
7 2 (1.10%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) Web Services
1 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.39%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.08%) CESG
3 10 (5.52%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.76%) RMADS
5 3 (1.66%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.66%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) Windows
2 2 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (100.00%) Information Security
2 57 (31.49%) Security Management
3 50 (27.62%) Risk Management
4 42 (23.20%) Information Security Management
5 29 (16.02%) Project Management
6 26 (14.36%) Data Protection
7 24 (13.26%) ITIL
8 23 (12.71%) Business Continuity
9 20 (11.05%) ISMS
10 19 (10.50%) Information Assurance
10 19 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
11 18 (9.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (9.39%) Data Security
13 16 (8.84%) Change Management
14 14 (7.73%) BCP
15 13 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (4.97%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
16 9 (4.97%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 108 (59.67%) CISSP
2 53 (29.28%) CISM
3 33 (18.23%) CISA
4 21 (11.60%) Degree
5 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.52%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.97%) CISMP
8 4 (2.21%) ISACA
8 4 (2.21%) GCIH
8 4 (2.21%) GCFA
8 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.10%) SSCP
9 2 (1.10%) MBA
9 2 (1.10%) CRISC
9 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) PMP
10 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.55%) CEH
10 1 (0.55%) ISSEP
10 1 (0.55%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (50.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (23.20%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.52%) ISO 9001
4 9 (4.97%) COBIT
5 6 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.66%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.10%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.10%) SLA
7 2 (1.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.55%) QA
8 1 (0.55%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.55%) BS25999
8 1 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (2.21%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (1.66%) Symantec
3 2 (1.10%) McAfee
3 2 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle
4 1 (0.55%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.55%) Qualys
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +Min 18% bonus + car allowance + ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +Min 18% bonus + car allowance + ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Harvey Nash Group
Salary: Attractive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago
Greenwich Campus, London, South East
University of Greenwich
Salary: £41,026 - £49,418 inclusive
Posted: 27 days ago