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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
UK
Rank 623 654 775
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +121
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 233 300 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 186 263 156
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +2.72%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +12 209 £60,000 - 18
London +93 131 £65,000 -13.33% 5
West Midlands +14 31 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland +45 20 £60,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +51 19 £75,000 -27.18% 1
Edinburgh +26 18 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North West -7 18 £58,000 +16.00% 2
South East -18 14 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Coventry +13 10 £50,000 -20.00%
Birmingham +12 10 £69,250 +62.94% 2
Cheshire +22 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey +39 6 £60,000 -14.28%
Manchester -16 5 £55,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +16 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Leeds +15 4 £46,250 -19.56%
West Yorkshire +11 4 £46,250 -15.90%
South West +10 4 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Yorkshire +5 4 £46,250 -7.50%
Hertfordshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Liverpool -10 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside -13 3 £50,000 -
Guildford +28 2 £70,000 -
Glasgow +25 2 £52,500 +20.68%
Kingston Upon Thames +11 2 £68,750 -
Hammersmith +2 2 £70,000 +16.66%
Leicestershire -4 2 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Bristol -8 2 £56,250 -2.17% 1
Lancashire -12 2 £52,500 +23.52%

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 479 (99.17%) Information Security
2 266 (55.07%) CISSP
3 244 (50.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 223 (46.17%) CISM
5 221 (45.76%) Risk Management
6 171 (35.40%) CISA
7 154 (31.88%) Finance
8 148 (30.64%) Cybersecurity
9 142 (29.40%) Data Protection
10 124 (25.67%) PCI DSS
11 122 (25.26%) Management Information System
12 116 (24.02%) Security Management
13 100 (20.70%) Information Security Management
14 91 (18.84%) Degree
15 80 (16.56%) Legal
16 64 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (13.04%) ISMS
18 51 (10.56%) Project Management
19 50 (10.35%) Security Operations
20 49 (10.14%) ITIL
21 47 (9.73%) Business Continuity
22 40 (8.28%) Incident Management
22 40 (8.28%) Penetration Testing
22 40 (8.28%) Internal Audit
23 37 (7.66%) COBIT
23 37 (7.66%) Security Cleared
24 36 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
25 32 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
26 31 (6.42%) SC Cleared
27 30 (6.21%) Network Security

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 10 (2.07%) IIS
2 1 (0.21%) Apache
2 1 (0.21%) JBoss
2 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.52%) MS Office
2 6 (1.24%) MS Project
3 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.66%) Sentinel
2 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.86%) Office 365
4 4 (0.83%) IaaS
4 4 (0.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.21%) Network Security
2 11 (2.28%) Firewall
3 10 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.83%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) LAN
6 2 (0.41%) SMTP
6 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
2 4 (0.83%) Big Data
3 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.21%) GIS
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
General
1 154 (31.88%) Finance
2 80 (16.56%) Legal
3 29 (6.00%) Law
4 24 (4.97%) Retail
5 20 (4.14%) Banking
6 14 (2.90%) Marketing
6 14 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.45%) German Language
9 5 (1.04%) Electronics
9 5 (1.04%) Games
10 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.04%) AngularJS
1 5 (1.04%) Node.js
1 5 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (1.04%) SAML
1 5 (1.04%) XACML
2 4 (0.83%) SailPoint
2 4 (0.83%) SPML
3 2 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.21%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 122 (25.26%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (1.86%) CESG
7 9 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (1.45%) iPad
8 7 (1.45%) NHS
9 6 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.83%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.41%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.04%) Windows
2 3 (0.62%) Linux
3 1 (0.21%) Unix
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (99.17%) Information Security
2 221 (45.76%) Risk Management
3 148 (30.64%) Cybersecurity
4 142 (29.40%) Data Protection
5 116 (24.02%) Security Management
6 100 (20.70%) Information Security Management
7 64 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (13.04%) ISMS
9 51 (10.56%) Project Management
10 50 (10.35%) Security Operations
11 49 (10.14%) ITIL
12 47 (9.73%) Business Continuity
13 40 (8.28%) Incident Management
13 40 (8.28%) Internal Audit
13 40 (8.28%) Penetration Testing
14 36 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (6.21%) Identity Access Management
15 30 (6.21%) Risk Assessment
15 30 (6.21%) Security Architecture
16 25 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.45%) C
2 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.21%) Java
3 1 (0.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 266 (55.07%) CISSP
2 223 (46.17%) CISM
3 171 (35.40%) CISA
4 91 (18.84%) Degree
5 37 (7.66%) Security Cleared
6 31 (6.42%) SC Cleared
7 27 (5.59%) CRISC
8 13 (2.69%) CISMP
9 12 (2.48%) CEH
10 10 (2.07%) GISF
11 9 (1.86%) IISP
11 9 (1.86%) MBA
12 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.45%) SANS
13 6 (1.24%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.24%) Postgraduate
14 5 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (1.04%) CGEIT
14 5 (1.04%) CLAS
15 4 (0.83%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (50.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (25.67%) PCI DSS
3 37 (7.66%) COBIT
4 18 (3.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 17 (3.52%) GDPR
6 13 (2.69%) RMADS
7 12 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.28%) BS25999
9 9 (1.86%) QA
10 8 (1.66%) GPG13
11 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.04%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.83%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.41%) SLA
14 1 (0.21%) BS7799
14 1 (0.21%) COSO
14 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.21%) EMIR
14 1 (0.21%) FISMA
14 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (2.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.28%) SAP
3 9 (1.86%) Cisco
4 8 (1.66%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle
6 4 (0.83%) ForgeRock
6 4 (0.83%) Intel
6 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.62%) AlienVault
7 3 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.62%) F5
8 2 (0.41%) VMware
9 1 (0.21%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.21%) Informatica
9 1 (0.21%) Lumension
9 1 (0.21%) Qualys
9 1 (0.21%) SunGard
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £74000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £60k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Tonbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago