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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 817 720 781
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 81 146 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.14% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 71 103 89
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 £46,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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
110361 102983 110103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.43% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90366 85705 94527
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%

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 9 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 9 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 -100 65 £57,500 -4.16% 14
London -73 20 £65,000 +21.49% 6
City of London -12 12 £62,500 - 4
South East -35 11 £62,500 +4.16% 3
South Wales - 10 £49,000 -
Wales - 10 £49,000 -
Cardiff - 10 £49,000 -
West Midlands -11 8 £50,000 -
Birmingham +11 7 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -1 7 £51,000 -15.00%
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £61,500 +29.47%
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 - 2
Manchester +2 4 £51,000 -49.00%
East of England -10 4 £70,000 +14.28%
Derbyshire - 4 £51,000 - 2
Chesterfield - 4 £51,000 - 2
Cheshire +1 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Hertfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Berkshire -8 2 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £67,500 - 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Chester +4 1 £60,000 -
Basingstoke 0 1 £45,000 -35.71%
Surrey -8 1 £75,000 +20.00%

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Information Security
2 101 (56.74%) CISSP
3 90 (50.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (33.15%) Security Management
5 53 (29.78%) Management Information System
6 50 (28.09%) Risk Management
6 50 (28.09%) Finance
7 46 (25.84%) Information Security Management
7 46 (25.84%) CISM
8 39 (21.91%) PCI DSS
9 29 (16.29%) ITIL
10 28 (15.73%) CISA
11 26 (14.61%) Project Management
12 25 (14.04%) Data Protection
13 24 (13.48%) Legal
13 24 (13.48%) Business Continuity
14 22 (12.36%) Information Assurance
15 21 (11.80%) ISMS
16 19 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
16 19 (10.67%) Degree
17 18 (10.11%) Data Security
18 17 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
18 17 (9.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
19 16 (8.99%) Change Management
20 15 (8.43%) Firewall
21 14 (7.87%) Banking
21 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
22 13 (7.30%) BCP
23 11 (6.18%) Advertising

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 2 (1.12%) SAS
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WLAN
2 1 (0.56%) VPN
2 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Paros
1 1 (0.56%) FxCop
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 24 (13.48%) Legal
3 14 (7.87%) Banking
4 11 (6.18%) Advertising
5 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Local Government
6 3 (1.69%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.78%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.18%) CESG
3 10 (5.62%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.37%) RMADS
5 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.25%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (100.00%) Information Security
2 59 (33.15%) Security Management
3 50 (28.09%) Risk Management
4 46 (25.84%) Information Security Management
5 29 (16.29%) ITIL
6 26 (14.61%) Project Management
7 25 (14.04%) Data Protection
8 24 (13.48%) Business Continuity
9 22 (12.36%) Information Assurance
10 21 (11.80%) ISMS
11 19 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
12 18 (10.11%) Data Security
13 17 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (9.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 16 (8.99%) Change Management
15 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (7.30%) BCP
17 11 (6.18%) Service Delivery
18 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (5.06%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.56%) C
1 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (56.74%) CISSP
2 46 (25.84%) CISM
3 28 (15.73%) CISA
4 19 (10.67%) Degree
5 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.18%) CISMP
6 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.25%) GCIH
7 4 (2.25%) GCFA
8 3 (1.69%) MBA
8 3 (1.69%) ISACA
9 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) CRISC
9 2 (1.12%) SSCP
10 1 (0.56%) CEH
10 1 (0.56%) ISSEP
10 1 (0.56%) IRCA
10 1 (0.56%) PMP
10 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (50.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (21.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.62%) COBIT
3 10 (5.62%) ISO 9001
4 8 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.69%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.12%) BS7799
6 2 (1.12%) SLA
7 1 (0.56%) QA
7 1 (0.56%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.56%) BS25999
7 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.56%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (3.37%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (2.81%) Symantec
3 3 (1.69%) McAfee
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (0.56%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.56%) Qualys
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Greenwich Campus, London, South East
University of Greenwich
Salary: £41,026 - £49,418 inclusive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago