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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 712 759 840
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 166 134 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 148 113 44
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +29 151 £55,000 -4.34% 12
London +7 52 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Yorkshire +9 27 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +14 25 £45,000 - 2
Leeds +18 24 £45,000 - 2
South East -33 23 £61,250 +2.08%
North West 0 17 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands +19 15 £67,500 +22.72%
City of London +12 12 £52,500 -23.63% 2
Scotland +2 12 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh +16 10 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Manchester -8 10 £31,000 -34.73%
South West -13 10 £65,000 +26.21%
Leicestershire +22 9 £65,000 -7.14%
Surrey -3 9 £62,500 +4.16%
Gloucestershire -7 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Leicester +26 7 £65,000 -7.14%
Berkshire -11 7 £62,500 +8.69%
Derbyshire +24 5 £70,000 +87.91%
Kent -2 5 £47,500 -24.00%
West Midlands -8 5 £70,000 +12.90%
West Malling - 5 £47,500 -
Gloucester +16 4 £65,000 -
Reading -1 4 £62,500 +8.69%
Staines - 4 £50,000 -
Woking - 4 £62,500 -
Cirencester - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £70,000 -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Information Security
2 181 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 141 (47.80%) CISSP
4 98 (33.22%) Finance
5 97 (32.88%) CISM
6 86 (29.15%) Risk Management
6 86 (29.15%) Security Management
7 85 (28.81%) Management Information System
8 81 (27.46%) PCI DSS
9 68 (23.05%) ITIL
10 60 (20.34%) Data Protection
11 58 (19.66%) Information Security Management
12 43 (14.58%) CISA
12 43 (14.58%) Business Continuity
13 42 (14.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (12.88%) Security Cleared
15 35 (11.86%) Legal
16 30 (10.17%) Degree
17 29 (9.83%) ISMS
17 29 (9.83%) Risk Assessment
18 27 (9.15%) Firewall
19 26 (8.81%) PRINCE2
20 24 (8.14%) COBIT
21 23 (7.80%) Microsoft
22 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
23 21 (7.12%) MS Excel
23 21 (7.12%) Service Delivery
23 21 (7.12%) Information Assurance
23 21 (7.12%) Cyber Security
23 21 (7.12%) Analytical Skills

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (0.34%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.34%) Apache
1 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.15%) Firewall
2 16 (5.42%) Network Security
3 10 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.37%) Wireless
5 4 (1.36%) Internet
5 4 (1.36%) Broadband
5 4 (1.36%) SSL
6 3 (1.02%) DNS
6 3 (1.02%) DHCP
6 3 (1.02%) HTTP
6 3 (1.02%) LDAP
7 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 98 (33.22%) Finance
2 35 (11.86%) Legal
3 17 (5.76%) Banking
3 17 (5.76%) Retail
4 14 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.73%) Law
5 11 (3.73%) Marketing
6 4 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (1.02%) Local Government
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 85 (28.81%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.05%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.36%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.02%) CESG
8 2 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.34%) Tandem
9 1 (0.34%) SecurID
9 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) RMADS
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.07%) Windows
2 5 (1.69%) UNIX
3 3 (1.02%) Solaris
3 3 (1.02%) Linux
4 2 (0.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (100.00%) Information Security
2 86 (29.15%) Risk Management
2 86 (29.15%) Security Management
3 68 (23.05%) ITIL
4 60 (20.34%) Data Protection
5 58 (19.66%) Information Security Management
6 43 (14.58%) Business Continuity
7 42 (14.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (9.83%) ISMS
8 29 (9.83%) Risk Assessment
9 26 (8.81%) PRINCE2
10 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.12%) Service Delivery
11 21 (7.12%) Information Assurance
11 21 (7.12%) Cyber Security
12 16 (5.42%) Project Management
13 15 (5.08%) Risk Analysis
13 15 (5.08%) Security Architecture
14 13 (4.41%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.73%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 141 (47.80%) CISSP
2 97 (32.88%) CISM
3 43 (14.58%) CISA
4 38 (12.88%) Security Cleared
5 30 (10.17%) Degree
6 19 (6.44%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.08%) CRISC
8 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.69%) GIAC
10 5 (1.69%) SSCP
11 4 (1.36%) CCNP
11 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.02%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.02%) CCNA
13 2 (0.68%) CEH
14 1 (0.34%) CISMP
14 1 (0.34%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.34%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (61.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (27.46%) PCI DSS
3 24 (8.14%) COBIT
4 13 (4.41%) COSO
5 9 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (2.03%) BS25999
6 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.69%) SLA
8 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Nessus
1 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.71%) NetApp
3 6 (2.03%) BT
4 5 (1.69%) SAP
5 4 (1.36%) StatPro
5 4 (1.36%) Cisco
6 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.02%) Remedy
6 3 (1.02%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.34%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) Sun
7 1 (0.34%) Juniper
7 1 (0.34%) CA
7 1 (0.34%) Qualys
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
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Salary: £39,685 - 47,328 per year + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
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London
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London
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