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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 819 815 810
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 84 76 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.069% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.073% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 62
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,400 £70,000 £76,500
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
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -37 68 £57,500 -4.16% 4
London -29 33 £60,000 -7.69% 2
City of London -3 14 £55,000 -29.03% 1
South East -25 10 £57,500 -4.16%
Cardiff +19 9 £55,000 - 1
South Wales +8 9 £55,000 - 1
Wales +5 9 £55,000 - 1
South West 0 6 £52,500 -
East of England -24 6 £70,000 +16.66%
Scotland - 6 £57,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
West Midlands +15 4 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £70,000 -
Yorkshire -46 3 £60,000 +35.21%
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £52,500 -
Chippenham - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £49,000 -18.33%
Reigate +8 2 £58,750 -14.85%
North West +7 2 £51,000 -27.14% 1
Manchester +6 2 £51,000 - 1
Warwickshire +4 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Surrey -1 2 £58,750 -14.85%
West Yorkshire -19 2 - -
Leeds -28 2 - -
Marlow - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Bath - 2 £52,000 -
Somerset - 2 £52,000 -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Information Security
2 148 (65.20%) CISSP
3 117 (51.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 97 (42.73%) Security Management
5 94 (41.41%) CISM
6 80 (35.24%) Risk Management
7 67 (29.52%) PCI DSS
8 62 (27.31%) Management Information System
8 62 (27.31%) Information Security Management
9 61 (26.87%) Finance
10 57 (25.11%) CISA
11 43 (18.94%) ITIL
12 35 (15.42%) Business Continuity
13 34 (14.98%) Risk Assessment
14 33 (14.54%) ISMS
15 31 (13.66%) Information Assurance
16 28 (12.33%) Legal
17 26 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (10.57%) Data Security
18 24 (10.57%) Security Cleared
19 21 (9.25%) Business Continuity Management
20 20 (8.81%) Firewall
21 19 (8.37%) Degree
21 19 (8.37%) COBIT
22 18 (7.93%) Banking
22 18 (7.93%) Data Protection
22 18 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
22 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
23 16 (7.05%) Penetration Testing
23 16 (7.05%) Project Management

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.44%) MS Project
1 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.81%) Firewall
2 9 (3.96%) Wireless
3 2 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) FxCop
1 1 (0.44%) Paros
General
1 61 (26.87%) Finance
2 28 (12.33%) Legal
3 18 (7.93%) Banking
4 8 (3.52%) Advertising
5 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.76%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.76%) Local Government
5 4 (1.76%) Law
5 4 (1.76%) Retail
6 3 (1.32%) Publishing
6 3 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.31%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.17%) RMADS
3 13 (5.73%) CESG
4 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.76%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.32%) CCTV
7 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.08%) Windows
2 5 (2.20%) Linux
3 3 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (100.00%) Information Security
2 97 (42.73%) Security Management
3 80 (35.24%) Risk Management
4 62 (27.31%) Information Security Management
5 43 (18.94%) ITIL
6 35 (15.42%) Business Continuity
7 34 (14.98%) Risk Assessment
8 33 (14.54%) ISMS
9 31 (13.66%) Information Assurance
10 26 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (10.57%) Data Security
12 21 (9.25%) Business Continuity Management
13 18 (7.93%) Data Protection
13 18 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (7.05%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (7.05%) Project Management
15 15 (6.61%) Benchmarking
16 14 (6.17%) BCP
16 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
17 13 (5.73%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (65.20%) CISSP
2 94 (41.41%) CISM
3 57 (25.11%) CISA
4 24 (10.57%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.37%) Degree
6 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.96%) CISMP
8 8 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.08%) CGEIT
9 7 (3.08%) CCNP
10 6 (2.64%) ISACA
11 4 (1.76%) CCSP
11 4 (1.76%) GCIH
11 4 (1.76%) GCFA
12 3 (1.32%) ISSEP
12 3 (1.32%) SSCP
12 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.88%) PMP
13 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (51.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (29.52%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.37%) COBIT
4 11 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.96%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.76%) SLA
7 3 (1.32%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.32%) CESG Infosec
7 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.88%) BS7799
8 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.44%) COSO
9 1 (0.44%) BS25999
9 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (3.08%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (2.20%) Symantec
2 5 (2.20%) McAfee
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.44%) Qualys
5 1 (0.44%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.44%) CA
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco
5 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.44%) SAP
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus + 11% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago