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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 632 680 826
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +146
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 259 267 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 212 234 137
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
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 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +51 242 £60,000 - 18
London +103 155 £65,000 -1.88% 4
City of London +38 25 £75,000 -23.07% 2
South East +24 25 £52,500 -8.69% 1
North West -7 22 £60,000 +10.09% 6
West Midlands -8 17 £48,750 -19.42% 3
Surrey +24 16 £52,500 -25.00%
Scotland +30 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh +22 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester -8 12 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +19 10 £60,000 +12.94%
Birmingham - 10 £51,250 - 1
West Yorkshire +26 7 £56,250 +5.88%
Weybridge - 7 £42,500 -
Cheshire +20 6 £60,000 +23.07% 2
East of England +5 6 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Guildford - 6 £70,000 -
Leeds +14 5 £52,500 -1.17%
South West -11 5 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Berkshire +37 4 £48,500 -11.81%
Slough +23 4 £48,500 -15.65%
Hertfordshire +4 4 £55,000 -14.39%
Lancashire -9 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Wolverhampton - 4 - -
Darwen - 3 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £62,500 -
Coventry -1 2 £32,500 -48.00% 2
Dorset - 2 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £65,000 -
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 546 (98.56%) Information Security
2 318 (57.40%) CISSP
3 305 (55.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 277 (50.00%) CISM
5 200 (36.10%) CISA
6 198 (35.74%) Risk Management
7 179 (32.31%) PCI DSS
8 169 (30.51%) Finance
9 144 (25.99%) Cybersecurity
10 143 (25.81%) Data Protection
11 135 (24.37%) Management Information System
12 121 (21.84%) Security Management
13 103 (18.59%) Information Security Management
14 96 (17.33%) Degree
15 89 (16.06%) Legal
16 86 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 75 (13.54%) ISMS
18 74 (13.36%) Project Management
19 71 (12.82%) COBIT
20 64 (11.55%) ITIL
21 62 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
22 53 (9.57%) Security Operations
23 50 (9.03%) Business Continuity
24 46 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
25 45 (8.12%) Internal Audit
26 41 (7.40%) Security Architecture
27 39 (7.04%) Incident Management
27 39 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
27 39 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
28 37 (6.68%) Data Protection Act

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 17 (3.07%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) Apache
2 1 (0.18%) JBoss
2 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.07%) MS Office
2 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.08%) MS Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.44%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.62%) Office 365
3 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.72%) IaaS
4 4 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.32%) Network Security
2 15 (2.71%) Firewall
3 10 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.26%) Internet
5 4 (0.72%) SAN
6 3 (0.54%) DNS
7 2 (0.36%) Intranet
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) SMTP
7 2 (0.36%) SSL
7 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.90%) Big Data
1 5 (0.90%) SQLPlus
2 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) GIS
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
General
1 169 (30.51%) Finance
2 89 (16.06%) Legal
3 22 (3.97%) Law
4 20 (3.61%) Retail
5 15 (2.71%) Marketing
6 14 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.17%) Banking
8 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.26%) German Language
10 5 (0.90%) Electronics
10 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.54%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.81%) SailPoint
2 5 (0.90%) SAML
2 5 (0.90%) XACML
3 4 (0.72%) Apache Flex
3 4 (0.72%) SPML
4 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.54%) Node.js
4 3 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.18%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 135 (24.37%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.68%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.71%) Cybercrime
7 12 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.81%) CESG
8 10 (1.81%) iPad
9 9 (1.62%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.08%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (0.90%) Fintech
12 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.72%) NHS
12 4 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.72%) User Experience
13 3 (0.54%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.26%) Windows
2 6 (1.08%) Linux
3 4 (0.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (98.56%) Information Security
2 198 (35.74%) Risk Management
3 144 (25.99%) Cybersecurity
4 143 (25.81%) Data Protection
5 121 (21.84%) Security Management
6 103 (18.59%) Information Security Management
7 86 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (13.54%) ISMS
9 74 (13.36%) Project Management
10 64 (11.55%) ITIL
11 62 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
12 53 (9.57%) Security Operations
13 50 (9.03%) Business Continuity
14 46 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (8.12%) Internal Audit
16 41 (7.40%) Security Architecture
17 39 (7.04%) Incident Management
17 39 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
17 39 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
18 35 (6.32%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.17%) SQL
2 7 (1.26%) C
3 5 (0.90%) Java
4 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 318 (57.40%) CISSP
2 277 (50.00%) CISM
3 200 (36.10%) CISA
4 96 (17.33%) Degree
5 35 (6.32%) CRISC
5 35 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 31 (5.60%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.25%) CEH
8 16 (2.89%) GISF
8 16 (2.89%) IISP
9 15 (2.71%) SANS
10 13 (2.35%) CISMP
11 10 (1.81%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (1.81%) Security+ Certification
12 9 (1.62%) MBA
13 8 (1.44%) Postgraduate
14 7 (1.26%) CHFI
14 7 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (55.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 179 (32.31%) PCI DSS
3 71 (12.82%) COBIT
4 20 (3.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 16 (2.89%) RMADS
6 14 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (2.17%) BS25999
8 11 (1.99%) ISO 9001
9 10 (1.81%) ISO27002
10 9 (1.62%) QA
11 8 (1.44%) GPG13
12 3 (0.54%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.36%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.18%) BS7799
14 1 (0.18%) COSO
14 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.18%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) RSA Archer
2 4 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (2.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.17%) Oracle
2 12 (2.17%) SAP
3 11 (1.99%) Cisco
4 8 (1.44%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 5 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.72%) ForgeRock
7 4 (0.72%) Intel
7 4 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.54%) AlienVault
8 3 (0.54%) F5
9 2 (0.36%) Forcepoint
9 2 (0.36%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.36%) VMware
10 1 (0.18%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.18%) Informatica
10 1 (0.18%) Lumension
10 1 (0.18%) Qualys
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Midlands
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London
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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