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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 728 849 808
Rank change year-on-year
+121 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 176 91 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.075% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.080% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 153 67 49
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,507 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £80,000 £69,000
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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +125 168 £55,000 -4.34% 12
London +42 70 £65,000 -1.88% 9
South East +18 29 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Yorkshire +27 22 £45,000 -
City of London +34 21 £57,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +17 14 £45,000 -
Leeds +15 14 £45,000 -
Berkshire +15 13 £62,500 -
West Midlands -8 11 £55,000 -12.00%
Reading - 11 £62,500 -
East of England +35 10 £52,500 -14.28%
East Midlands +18 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent +28 8 £72,500 +61.11%
Scotland +19 8 £55,000 -3.50%
Hertfordshire +5 8 £51,250 -26.78%
Edinburgh +14 7 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £33,738 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £33,738 -
North East - 7 £33,738 -
North West +8 6 £35,328 -35.76%
Watford - 6 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £72,500 -
Northamptonshire +3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Northampton +2 4 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -13 4 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £43,507 -
Derbyshire +18 3 £65,000 +74.49%
Surrey +11 3 £60,000 +2.12%
Manchester +7 3 £43,000 -21.81%
Bristol - 3 £55,000 -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 339 (100.00%) Information Security
2 225 (66.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 186 (54.87%) CISSP
4 145 (42.77%) CISM
5 118 (34.81%) Security Management
6 95 (28.02%) PCI DSS
7 94 (27.73%) Information Security Management
8 93 (27.43%) Management Information System
9 92 (27.14%) Finance
10 90 (26.55%) Risk Management
10 90 (26.55%) Data Protection
11 68 (20.06%) ITIL
12 62 (18.29%) Business Continuity
13 58 (17.11%) CISA
14 56 (16.52%) ISMS
15 46 (13.57%) Disaster Recovery
16 45 (13.27%) Degree
17 41 (12.09%) Security Cleared
18 38 (11.21%) Cyber Security
19 36 (10.62%) Risk Assessment
20 33 (9.73%) Firewall
20 33 (9.73%) Information Assurance
21 31 (9.14%) Legal
22 30 (8.85%) Data Protection Act
23 28 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (7.96%) CRISC
25 26 (7.67%) MS Excel
26 23 (6.78%) Service Delivery
26 23 (6.78%) Telecoms
27 22 (6.49%) Security Testing

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.01%) SaaS
2 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.73%) Firewall
2 21 (6.19%) Network Security
3 10 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.36%) Wireless
5 6 (1.77%) LAN
5 6 (1.77%) WLAN
6 3 (0.88%) DHCP
6 3 (0.88%) HTTP
6 3 (0.88%) DNS
6 3 (0.88%) SSL
6 3 (0.88%) LDAP
7 2 (0.59%) Internet
8 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 92 (27.14%) Finance
2 31 (9.14%) Legal
3 23 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.19%) Law
5 14 (4.13%) Banking
6 9 (2.65%) Retail
6 9 (2.65%) Marketing
7 6 (1.77%) Advertising
7 6 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.47%) Czech Language
9 4 (1.18%) Back Office
10 3 (0.88%) Electronics
10 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.88%) Local Government
11 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 93 (27.43%) Management Information System
2 30 (8.85%) Data Protection Act
3 28 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.95%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.77%) SCADA
6 6 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.88%) CESG
9 3 (0.88%) NHS
9 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Social Network
10 1 (0.29%) DTV
10 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.19%) Windows
2 13 (3.83%) UNIX
3 9 (2.65%) Linux
4 3 (0.88%) Solaris
5 2 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (100.00%) Information Security
2 118 (34.81%) Security Management
3 94 (27.73%) Information Security Management
4 90 (26.55%) Risk Management
4 90 (26.55%) Data Protection
5 68 (20.06%) ITIL
6 62 (18.29%) Business Continuity
7 56 (16.52%) ISMS
8 46 (13.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (11.21%) Cyber Security
10 36 (10.62%) Risk Assessment
11 33 (9.73%) Information Assurance
12 23 (6.78%) Service Delivery
13 22 (6.49%) Security Testing
14 19 (5.60%) PRINCE2
14 19 (5.60%) BCP
14 19 (5.60%) Business Continuity Management
15 18 (5.31%) Line Management
15 18 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.31%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.77%) SQL
2 5 (1.47%) APL
3 1 (0.29%) PHP
3 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 186 (54.87%) CISSP
2 145 (42.77%) CISM
3 58 (17.11%) CISA
4 45 (13.27%) Degree
5 41 (12.09%) Security Cleared
6 27 (7.96%) CRISC
7 15 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 14 (4.13%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.95%) SSCP
10 9 (2.65%) GIAC
11 8 (2.36%) CISMP
12 6 (1.77%) MBA
12 6 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.77%) CCNP
12 6 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.47%) ISACA
14 4 (1.18%) PCI QSA
15 2 (0.59%) GSEC
15 2 (0.59%) CGEIT
16 1 (0.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (66.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (28.02%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.19%) COBIT
4 10 (2.95%) COSO
5 9 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.65%) BS25999
6 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.59%) SLA
7 2 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Nessus
1 1 (0.29%) Nmap
1 1 (0.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.36%) NetApp
3 6 (1.77%) Oracle
3 6 (1.77%) SAP
3 6 (1.77%) BT
4 4 (1.18%) StatPro
4 4 (1.18%) Remedy
5 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.29%) Juniper
6 1 (0.29%) CA
6 1 (0.29%) VMware
6 1 (0.29%) Qualys
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