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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 705 847 776
Rank change year-on-year
+142 -71
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 170 72 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.061% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 154 54 83
Average salary £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,700
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £70,500
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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +152 161 £65,000 +13.04% 12
London +114 82 £70,000 +33.33% 3
South East +40 35 £55,000 -6.38% 4
City of London +51 20 £72,500 +52.63% 1
Yorkshire +27 14 £45,000 -25.00%
Berkshire +16 9 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +7 9 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East Sussex +20 8 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £55,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 -
East of England +21 7 £57,500 -17.85% 1
North Yorkshire +20 6 £45,000 -25.00%
South West -6 6 £58,750 +32.02% 2
Kent - 6 £72,500 -
Derbyshire - 6 £65,000 -
Chesterfield - 6 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +15 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland +15 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Lewes - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -2 4 £58,750 +17.50%
Surrey +26 3 £60,000 -
North West +14 3 £62,500 +22.54% 1
Hertfordshire +3 3 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Northampton +1 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Northamptonshire -1 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Cardiff -8 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Wales -10 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South Wales -13 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 361 (100.00%) Information Security
2 239 (66.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 186 (51.52%) CISSP
4 149 (41.27%) CISM
5 116 (32.13%) Security Management
6 101 (27.98%) PCI DSS
7 95 (26.32%) Information Security Management
8 89 (24.65%) Risk Management
9 88 (24.38%) Data Protection
10 85 (23.55%) Finance
10 85 (23.55%) Management Information System
11 70 (19.39%) CISA
12 67 (18.56%) ISMS
13 60 (16.62%) ITIL
14 57 (15.79%) Business Continuity
15 50 (13.85%) Degree
16 45 (12.47%) Cyber Security
17 40 (11.08%) Information Assurance
18 37 (10.25%) Legal
19 36 (9.97%) Security Cleared
20 34 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
21 33 (9.14%) Firewall
22 32 (8.86%) Data Protection Act
23 30 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
24 27 (7.48%) CRISC
25 26 (7.20%) Telecoms
25 26 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
26 24 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
27 22 (6.09%) Security Architecture
27 22 (6.09%) COBIT

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.82%) SaaS
2 3 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.14%) Firewall
2 21 (5.82%) Network Security
3 10 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.94%) Wireless
5 6 (1.66%) LAN
5 6 (1.66%) WLAN
6 4 (1.11%) Internet
7 3 (0.83%) DHCP
7 3 (0.83%) HTTP
7 3 (0.83%) DNS
7 3 (0.83%) LDAP
8 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Hudson
1 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 85 (23.55%) Finance
2 37 (10.25%) Legal
3 26 (7.20%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.09%) Law
5 20 (5.54%) Banking
6 15 (4.16%) Retail
7 9 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.66%) Advertising
8 6 (1.66%) Marketing
9 5 (1.39%) Czech Language
10 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.83%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (23.55%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.86%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.22%) RMADS
7 7 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.66%) NHS
8 6 (1.66%) SCADA
8 6 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.39%) CESG
10 4 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.83%) Social Network
12 1 (0.28%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.28%) Blog
12 1 (0.28%) DTV
12 1 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.88%) Windows
2 12 (3.32%) UNIX
3 8 (2.22%) Linux
4 2 (0.55%) Solaris
5 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (100.00%) Information Security
2 116 (32.13%) Security Management
3 95 (26.32%) Information Security Management
4 89 (24.65%) Risk Management
5 88 (24.38%) Data Protection
6 67 (18.56%) ISMS
7 60 (16.62%) ITIL
8 57 (15.79%) Business Continuity
9 45 (12.47%) Cyber Security
10 40 (11.08%) Information Assurance
11 34 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (6.09%) Security Architecture
16 20 (5.54%) Line Management
16 20 (5.54%) Security Testing
17 19 (5.26%) Service Delivery
17 19 (5.26%) SIEM
18 18 (4.99%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.66%) SQL
2 5 (1.39%) APL
3 2 (0.55%) R
4 1 (0.28%) C
4 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 186 (51.52%) CISSP
2 149 (41.27%) CISM
3 70 (19.39%) CISA
4 50 (13.85%) Degree
5 36 (9.97%) Security Cleared
6 27 (7.48%) CRISC
7 14 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.32%) CISMP
9 8 (2.22%) GIAC
9 8 (2.22%) SSCP
9 8 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.66%) MBA
11 6 (1.66%) CCNP
11 6 (1.66%) ISACA
12 4 (1.11%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.55%) GCIA
13 2 (0.55%) GSEC
13 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.55%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (66.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 101 (27.98%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.09%) COBIT
4 13 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.22%) COSO
5 8 (2.22%) BS25999
6 5 (1.39%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.83%) QA
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
8 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (3.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.66%) Oracle
3 3 (0.83%) Remedy
3 3 (0.83%) CA
3 3 (0.83%) SAP
3 3 (0.83%) BT
4 2 (0.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Cisco
5 1 (0.28%) F5
5 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.28%) Juniper
5 1 (0.28%) NetApp
5 1 (0.28%) McAfee
5 1 (0.28%) EMC
5 1 (0.28%) VMware
5 1 (0.28%) Computacenter
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + 15% bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + 20% bonus, 25 days a/l, Free Parking + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago