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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
UK
Rank 671 668 759
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +91
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 181 278 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 150 247 174
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £81,600 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +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
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -21 158 £61,000 +1.66% 14
London +58 81 £68,000 -9.33% 7
West Midlands +35 32 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Scotland +35 18 £60,000 +12.67% 2
City of London +36 15 £77,500 -24.75%
Edinburgh +19 15 £60,000 +12.67% 2
South East -35 14 £58,750 +2.17%
Birmingham +17 11 £61,000 +39.42%
North West -21 11 £56,000 +12.00% 1
Coventry +14 10 £50,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -4 9 £60,000 +27.65%
South West +21 7 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Leeds +7 5 £65,000 +27.45%
Bristol +2 5 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire -4 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Warwickshire +27 4 £56,500 -3.41%
Manchester -23 4 £56,000 -8.57%
Cheshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £52,500 -
Sheffield +12 3 - -
South Yorkshire +12 3 - -
Liverpool +4 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside -7 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £52,500 -
Southampton - 3 £60,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £46,000 -
Surrey +53 2 £70,000 -
East of England +30 2 £66,500 +47.77% 1
Hertfordshire +13 2 £66,500 -26.11% 1

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 430 (99.08%) Information Security
2 238 (54.84%) CISSP
3 224 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 203 (46.77%) Risk Management
5 195 (44.93%) CISM
6 150 (34.56%) CISA
7 143 (32.95%) Cybersecurity
8 124 (28.57%) Finance
8 124 (28.57%) Data Protection
9 110 (25.35%) Management Information System
10 108 (24.88%) Security Management
11 103 (23.73%) PCI DSS
12 92 (21.20%) Information Security Management
13 74 (17.05%) Degree
14 69 (15.90%) Legal
15 60 (13.82%) ISMS
16 59 (13.59%) Business Continuity
17 54 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (9.91%) ITIL
18 43 (9.91%) Security Operations
19 42 (9.68%) Project Management
20 40 (9.22%) Internal Audit
21 37 (8.53%) Penetration Testing
22 34 (7.83%) Data Protection Act
23 33 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
24 32 (7.37%) Incident Management
25 28 (6.45%) Supplier Management
25 28 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
26 27 (6.22%) Security Cleared
26 27 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (1.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.23%) Apache
2 1 (0.23%) JBoss
2 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.15%) MS Office
2 6 (1.38%) MS Project
3 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.84%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.07%) Office 365
3 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.69%) IaaS
3 3 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.99%) Network Security
2 11 (2.53%) Firewall
3 7 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.69%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) DHCP
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.15%) MongoDB
2 3 (0.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.23%) GIS
General
1 124 (28.57%) Finance
2 69 (15.90%) Legal
3 25 (5.76%) Law
4 22 (5.07%) Retail
5 19 (4.38%) Banking
6 12 (2.76%) Marketing
7 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.15%) Games
10 4 (0.92%) Electronics
11 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.15%) AngularJS
1 5 (1.15%) Node.js
1 5 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (1.15%) SAML
1 5 (1.15%) XACML
2 4 (0.92%) SailPoint
2 4 (0.92%) SPML
3 2 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.23%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 110 (25.35%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.83%) Data Protection Act
3 22 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.46%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.07%) CESG
8 7 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.38%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.38%) iPad
9 6 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.92%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.92%) NHS
12 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.46%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.23%) BBC
14 1 (0.23%) Online Games
14 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.23%) Windows
1 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
1 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (99.08%) Information Security
2 203 (46.77%) Risk Management
3 143 (32.95%) Cybersecurity
4 124 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 108 (24.88%) Security Management
6 92 (21.20%) Information Security Management
7 60 (13.82%) ISMS
8 59 (13.59%) Business Continuity
9 54 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (9.91%) ITIL
10 43 (9.91%) Security Operations
11 42 (9.68%) Project Management
12 40 (9.22%) Internal Audit
13 37 (8.53%) Penetration Testing
14 33 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (7.37%) Incident Management
16 28 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
16 28 (6.45%) Supplier Management
17 27 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (5.99%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (0.92%) C
3 1 (0.23%) Java
3 1 (0.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 238 (54.84%) CISSP
2 195 (44.93%) CISM
3 150 (34.56%) CISA
4 74 (17.05%) Degree
5 27 (6.22%) Security Cleared
6 25 (5.76%) CRISC
7 24 (5.53%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.46%) CEH
9 12 (2.76%) CISMP
10 9 (2.07%) DBS Check
10 9 (2.07%) MBA
11 8 (1.84%) GISF
12 7 (1.61%) CLAS
13 6 (1.38%) CSSLP
13 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.15%) IISP
14 5 (1.15%) PCI QSA
15 4 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (23.73%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.15%) GDPR
4 17 (3.92%) COBIT
4 17 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (2.53%) BS25999
6 11 (2.53%) RMADS
7 10 (2.30%) QA
8 8 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 8 (1.84%) GPG13
9 7 (1.61%) ISO27002
10 6 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.92%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.46%) SLA
13 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.23%) EMIR
13 1 (0.23%) FISMA
13 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (3.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.07%) SAP
3 8 (1.84%) ServiceNow
4 7 (1.61%) Cisco
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle
6 4 (0.92%) ForgeRock
6 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.69%) AlienVault
7 3 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.69%) F5
8 2 (0.46%) VMware
9 1 (0.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.23%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.23%) Informatica
9 1 (0.23%) Intel
9 1 (0.23%) Lumension
9 1 (0.23%) Qualys
9 1 (0.23%) SunGard
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