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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 605 724 831
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +107
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 302 254 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 280 225 133
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.48%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 August 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 27 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
(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 +100 278 £60,000 - 25
South East +65 87 £60,000 +14.28% 4
London -18 85 £65,000 -13.33% 11
Berkshire +18 32 £60,000 +26.31%
Yorkshire +54 30 £60,000 +29.38% 3
North West +30 24 £56,000 +12.00% 1
Manchester +10 21 £59,000 +7.27% 1
East Midlands +18 19 £65,000 - 1
Slough +31 17 £60,000 +41.17%
West Yorkshire +28 16 £60,000 +22.44%
South West +20 15 £67,500 +18.42% 4
Scotland +22 14 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Surrey +37 13 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds +39 11 £58,750 +19.89%
Edinburgh +17 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Kent - 11 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +20 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £70,000 - 1
East Sussex +8 8 £55,250 +10.50%
West Midlands +4 8 £50,000 -37.50% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 8 £55,250 -
Cheltenham - 8 £70,000 -
Southampton - 8 £55,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +15 7 £50,000 -35.48%
Newport - 7 £41,500 -
South Wales - 7 £41,500 -
Wales - 7 £41,500 -
Guildford - 7 £70,000 -
Sheffield - 7 £60,000 -

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 558 (98.76%) Information Security
2 363 (64.25%) CISSP
3 346 (61.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 280 (49.56%) CISM
5 223 (39.47%) PCI DSS
6 174 (30.80%) CISA
7 148 (26.19%) Finance
8 146 (25.84%) Risk Management
9 119 (21.06%) Cybersecurity
10 117 (20.71%) Security Management
11 111 (19.65%) Management Information System
12 99 (17.52%) Data Protection
13 93 (16.46%) Degree
14 87 (15.40%) Information Security Management
15 82 (14.51%) ITIL
16 78 (13.81%) COBIT
17 77 (13.63%) ISMS
18 63 (11.15%) Project Management
19 61 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 59 (10.44%) Risk Assessment
21 58 (10.27%) Business Continuity
22 57 (10.09%) Legal
22 57 (10.09%) Information Assurance
23 52 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
24 47 (8.32%) Internal Audit
25 44 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
25 44 (7.79%) IT Audit
26 42 (7.43%) Information Security Governance
26 42 (7.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 41 (7.26%) SDLC

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 30 (5.31%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.53%) IaaS
3 3 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.02%) Firewall
2 24 (4.25%) Network Security
3 8 (1.42%) Internet
4 6 (1.06%) VoIP
5 5 (0.88%) VPN
6 4 (0.71%) DNS
6 4 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.71%) LAN
6 4 (0.71%) SAN
6 4 (0.71%) SMTP
6 4 (0.71%) SSL
6 4 (0.71%) WAN
6 4 (0.71%) Wireless
7 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.35%) HTTP
8 2 (0.35%) IPsec
8 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.06%) Data Mining
2 5 (0.88%) SQLPlus
3 4 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.35%) Big Data
4 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 148 (26.19%) Finance
2 57 (10.09%) Legal
3 19 (3.36%) Retail
4 16 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.12%) Marketing
7 11 (1.95%) Electronics
8 8 (1.42%) Banking
9 7 (1.24%) German Language
10 5 (0.88%) Law
11 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.06%) SailPoint
2 5 (0.88%) Web Services
3 4 (0.71%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.65%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
4 21 (3.72%) Cybercrime
5 20 (3.54%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.30%) CESG
8 12 (2.12%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.24%) Fintech
10 6 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (1.06%) iPad
10 6 (1.06%) NHS
10 6 (1.06%) PMI
11 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.71%) User Experience
13 3 (0.53%) PKI
14 2 (0.35%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.65%) Linux
2 14 (2.48%) Unix
3 13 (2.30%) Windows
4 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (98.76%) Information Security
2 146 (25.84%) Risk Management
3 119 (21.06%) Cybersecurity
4 117 (20.71%) Security Management
5 99 (17.52%) Data Protection
6 87 (15.40%) Information Security Management
7 82 (14.51%) ITIL
8 77 (13.63%) ISMS
9 63 (11.15%) Project Management
10 61 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (10.44%) Risk Assessment
12 58 (10.27%) Business Continuity
13 57 (10.09%) Information Assurance
14 52 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
15 47 (8.32%) Internal Audit
16 44 (7.79%) IT Audit
16 44 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
17 42 (7.43%) Information Security Governance
17 42 (7.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 41 (7.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.65%) SQL
2 11 (1.95%) C
3 4 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 363 (64.25%) CISSP
2 280 (49.56%) CISM
3 174 (30.80%) CISA
4 93 (16.46%) Degree
5 33 (5.84%) CRISC
6 31 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 30 (5.31%) IISP
8 22 (3.89%) CLAS
9 21 (3.72%) SC Cleared
10 17 (3.01%) CEH
11 16 (2.83%) SANS
12 14 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
13 13 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (2.12%) GCIA
15 11 (1.95%) CCNP
15 11 (1.95%) CISMP
15 11 (1.95%) ISACA
16 9 (1.59%) GCIH
17 8 (1.42%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (61.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 223 (39.47%) PCI DSS
3 78 (13.81%) COBIT
4 23 (4.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 22 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (3.72%) ISO27002
7 19 (3.36%) ISO 9001
7 19 (3.36%) RMADS
8 12 (2.12%) ISO22301
9 10 (1.77%) ISO27005
10 9 (1.59%) COSO
11 8 (1.42%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.53%) BS7799
12 3 (0.53%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.53%) SLA
13 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 21 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (2.48%) Oracle
2 13 (2.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.30%) SAP
3 6 (1.06%) CheckPoint
3 6 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (0.88%) Remedy
5 4 (0.71%) Cisco
5 4 (0.71%) Intel Security
6 3 (0.53%) HP
6 3 (0.53%) Intel
6 3 (0.53%) VMware
7 2 (0.35%) Forcepoint
7 2 (0.35%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.18%) Splunk
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £82000 - £108000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 16% Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 5 days ago
East Cowick, North Humberside
The SmartList
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Tonbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago