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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 708 775 900
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +125
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 247 190 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 219 166 64
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 £43,507 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +79 246 £60,000 - 30
South East +85 92 £55,000 -18.51% 6
London -9 77 £75,000 +15.38% 8
Berkshire +53 43 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Yorkshire +22 33 £47,750 +6.11% 1
Kent +14 21 £52,500 -27.58%
West Yorkshire +11 21 £45,375 +0.83% 1
Leeds +18 20 £45,375 +0.83% 1
Slough - 16 £60,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +12 13 £52,500 -27.58%
West Midlands -18 13 £62,500 +13.63% 3
East Sussex - 12 £50,000 - 1
South West +5 11 £80,000 +45.45%
Lewes - 11 £50,000 -
North West +24 10 £55,000 +26.43% 4
Bristol +10 9 £80,000 +45.45%
East of England +16 8 £61,690 +17.50% 2
West Sussex - 8 £79,750 -
North Yorkshire +13 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Maidenhead +11 7 £50,000 -37.50%
Manchester +9 7 £55,000 +27.90% 2
Bracknell - 7 £85,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +13 6 £54,190 +3.21% 2
Staffordshire +8 5 £67,500 +55.14% 2
Birmingham -10 5 £60,000 +6.66%
Crawley - 5 £72,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £67,500 -
Skipton - 4 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes +28 3 £65,000 -3.70%

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 549 (99.64%) Information Security
2 381 (69.15%) CISSP
3 315 (57.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 310 (56.26%) CISM
5 204 (37.02%) Risk Management
6 181 (32.85%) PCI DSS
7 148 (26.86%) Security Management
8 145 (26.32%) Finance
9 134 (24.32%) Management Information System
10 119 (21.60%) CISA
11 111 (20.15%) Information Security Management
12 96 (17.42%) ISMS
13 78 (14.16%) Degree
13 78 (14.16%) ITIL
13 78 (14.16%) Cybersecurity
14 69 (12.52%) Data Protection
15 65 (11.80%) Business Continuity
16 64 (11.62%) Legal
17 56 (10.16%) COBIT
18 52 (9.44%) Information Assurance
19 48 (8.71%) IIS
19 48 (8.71%) IISP
19 48 (8.71%) Security Operations
20 46 (8.35%) Project Management
20 46 (8.35%) Disaster Recovery
21 45 (8.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 44 (7.99%) Service Delivery
23 43 (7.80%) SIEM
24 42 (7.62%) CLAS
25 41 (7.44%) Penetration Testing

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 48 (8.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.00%) Office 365
2 10 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.26%) Firewall
2 22 (3.99%) Network Security
3 13 (2.36%) LAN
3 13 (2.36%) WAN
4 12 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (2.00%) VPN
6 10 (1.81%) Internet
7 9 (1.63%) Wireless
8 7 (1.27%) IPsec
9 6 (1.09%) SSL
10 4 (0.73%) VoIP
11 3 (0.54%) MPLS
11 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.36%) DNS
12 2 (0.36%) HTTP
12 2 (0.36%) SMTP
12 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.18%) Intranet
13 1 (0.18%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 145 (26.32%) Finance
2 64 (11.62%) Legal
3 20 (3.63%) Banking
4 15 (2.72%) Law
4 15 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.54%) Retail
6 13 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.18%) Electronics
8 8 (1.45%) Marketing
9 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.54%) Military
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.54%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.90%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (3.09%) CESG
6 14 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.00%) Cryptography
7 11 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (1.09%) Fintech
9 6 (1.09%) PKI
10 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.73%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.73%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.54%) NHS
13 2 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.17%) Windows
2 17 (3.09%) Linux
3 14 (2.54%) Unix
4 6 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.73%) VMS
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (99.64%) Information Security
2 204 (37.02%) Risk Management
3 148 (26.86%) Security Management
4 111 (20.15%) Information Security Management
5 96 (17.42%) ISMS
6 78 (14.16%) Cybersecurity
6 78 (14.16%) ITIL
7 69 (12.52%) Data Protection
8 65 (11.80%) Business Continuity
9 52 (9.44%) Information Assurance
10 48 (8.71%) Security Operations
11 46 (8.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 46 (8.35%) Project Management
12 45 (8.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 44 (7.99%) Service Delivery
14 43 (7.80%) SIEM
15 41 (7.44%) Penetration Testing
16 40 (7.26%) Incident Management
16 40 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (6.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.00%) C
2 5 (0.91%) SQL
3 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.36%) Python
5 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 381 (69.15%) CISSP
2 310 (56.26%) CISM
3 119 (21.60%) CISA
4 78 (14.16%) Degree
5 48 (8.71%) IISP
6 42 (7.62%) CLAS
7 38 (6.90%) CRISC
8 31 (5.63%) GCIA
8 31 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 26 (4.72%) SC Cleared
10 25 (4.54%) CISMP
11 24 (4.36%) SSCP
12 22 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (3.27%) GREM
14 17 (3.09%) CEH
14 17 (3.09%) GIAC
14 17 (3.09%) ISACA
15 16 (2.90%) EnCE
15 16 (2.90%) GCFA
15 16 (2.90%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (57.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 181 (32.85%) PCI DSS
3 56 (10.16%) COBIT
4 36 (6.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 29 (5.26%) RMADS
6 22 (3.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (2.90%) ISO 9001
7 16 (2.90%) ISO27002
8 11 (2.00%) ISO22301
9 9 (1.63%) ISO27005
10 8 (1.45%) COSO
11 4 (0.73%) BS25999
11 4 (0.73%) BS7799
11 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.54%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.54%) SLA
13 2 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.36%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 36 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Snort
3 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) QRadar
2 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.18%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.18%) Proventia
2 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (2.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.18%) Intel Security
3 11 (2.00%) Remedy
4 10 (1.81%) Cisco
5 6 (1.09%) Oracle
5 6 (1.09%) SAP
6 3 (0.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.54%) Splunk
7 2 (0.36%) AlienVault
7 2 (0.36%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.36%) Citrix
7 2 (0.36%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.36%) Progress
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Avaya
8 1 (0.18%) F5
8 1 (0.18%) HP
8 1 (0.18%) Qualys
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The British Red Cross
Salary: £45k - £47k pa including market supplement
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 90k per year + Pension, Holidays, Car Allowance, Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Brunel University
Salary: From £44,654 to £52,868 per annum incl. London Weighting
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Salary: Pay in range: £69,000 - £102,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago