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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 628 746 811
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 285 221 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 260 195 140
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,350
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +118 265 £65,000 +12.65% 12
London +21 108 £70,000 +7.69% 5
South East +66 58 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +52 27 £60,000 +22.44%
Manchester +16 23 £59,000 +7.76% 2
North West +10 23 £59,000 +21.02% 2
South West +11 18 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Midlands +31 17 £62,500 -19.35%
Surrey +53 16 £70,000 -6.66% 1
City of London +48 15 £75,000 +39.53% 3
Scotland +27 15 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire +27 12 £60,000 +26.31%
Edinburgh +24 12 £57,500 +21.05%
West Yorkshire +26 11 £60,000 +22.44%
Guildford - 11 £70,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £70,000 - 1
Kent +22 8 £55,000 +4.76%
West Midlands -10 8 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Hampshire - 8 £55,000 - 2
Dorset - 8 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 8 £70,000 -
Birmingham -18 7 £50,000 -37.50%
Sheffield - 7 £60,000 -
Southampton - 7 £55,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £50,000 -35.48%
Bournemouth - 6 £65,000 -
Leeds +32 5 £60,000 +22.44%
Slough +23 5 £48,500 +14.11%
Reading +21 5 £70,000 +43.58%

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 554 (98.75%) Information Security
2 350 (62.39%) CISSP
3 346 (61.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 278 (49.55%) CISM
5 200 (35.65%) PCI DSS
6 197 (35.12%) CISA
7 159 (28.34%) Finance
8 147 (26.20%) Risk Management
9 143 (25.49%) Cybersecurity
10 120 (21.39%) Data Protection
11 116 (20.68%) Management Information System
12 107 (19.07%) Security Management
13 92 (16.40%) Degree
14 81 (14.44%) COBIT
14 81 (14.44%) Information Security Management
15 79 (14.08%) ITIL
16 75 (13.37%) Legal
16 75 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (13.19%) ISMS
18 69 (12.30%) Project Management
19 57 (10.16%) Penetration Testing
20 49 (8.73%) Information Assurance
21 47 (8.38%) Risk Assessment
22 46 (8.20%) Business Continuity
23 45 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
24 43 (7.66%) Security Architecture
25 39 (6.95%) Information Security Governance
26 38 (6.77%) SDLC
26 38 (6.77%) Security Operations
26 38 (6.77%) IT Audit

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 21 (3.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) MS Office
1 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.53%) MS Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.07%) IaaS
2 6 (1.07%) SaaS
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.17%) Firewall
2 21 (3.74%) Network Security
3 9 (1.60%) Internet
4 6 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.89%) DNS
6 4 (0.71%) SAN
6 4 (0.71%) SMTP
7 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.36%) HTTP
8 2 (0.36%) LAN
8 2 (0.36%) SSL
8 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 2 (0.36%) WAN
8 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.07%) Data Mining
2 5 (0.89%) SQLPlus
3 4 (0.71%) Big Data
4 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
General
1 159 (28.34%) Finance
2 75 (13.37%) Legal
3 16 (2.85%) Retail
4 13 (2.32%) Marketing
4 13 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.78%) Law
7 8 (1.43%) Electronics
8 7 (1.25%) Banking
8 7 (1.25%) German Language
9 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.07%) SailPoint
2 4 (0.71%) Apache Flex
3 2 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 116 (20.68%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
4 18 (3.21%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.03%) Cybercrime
6 15 (2.67%) CESG
7 10 (1.78%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.25%) Fintech
8 7 (1.25%) iPad
9 6 (1.07%) NHS
9 6 (1.07%) PMI
10 5 (0.89%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.71%) User Experience
12 2 (0.36%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.36%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.14%) Linux
2 11 (1.96%) Windows
3 9 (1.60%) Unix
4 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (98.75%) Information Security
2 147 (26.20%) Risk Management
3 143 (25.49%) Cybersecurity
4 120 (21.39%) Data Protection
5 107 (19.07%) Security Management
6 81 (14.44%) Information Security Management
7 79 (14.08%) ITIL
8 75 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (13.19%) ISMS
10 69 (12.30%) Project Management
11 57 (10.16%) Penetration Testing
12 49 (8.73%) Information Assurance
13 47 (8.38%) Risk Assessment
14 46 (8.20%) Business Continuity
15 45 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
16 43 (7.66%) Security Architecture
17 39 (6.95%) Information Security Governance
18 38 (6.77%) IT Audit
18 38 (6.77%) SDLC
18 38 (6.77%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.50%) SQL
2 7 (1.25%) C
3 4 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 350 (62.39%) CISSP
2 278 (49.55%) CISM
3 197 (35.12%) CISA
4 92 (16.40%) Degree
5 36 (6.42%) CRISC
6 28 (4.99%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.74%) IISP
8 20 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.85%) CEH
9 16 (2.85%) SANS
10 14 (2.50%) CLAS
10 14 (2.50%) GISF
11 13 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.96%) GCIA
13 10 (1.78%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (1.78%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (1.60%) CISMP
15 8 (1.43%) CCNP
15 8 (1.43%) GCIH
15 8 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (61.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 200 (35.65%) PCI DSS
3 81 (14.44%) COBIT
4 22 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 22 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (3.21%) ISO27002
6 17 (3.03%) ISO 9001
7 14 (2.50%) RMADS
8 10 (1.78%) ISO22301
9 7 (1.25%) COSO
10 6 (1.07%) Data Quality
10 6 (1.07%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.71%) BS25999
12 3 (0.53%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.18%) BS7799
13 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (2.50%) SAP
2 11 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.78%) Oracle
4 6 (1.07%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (0.89%) VMware
6 4 (0.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (0.71%) Cisco
6 4 (0.71%) Remedy
7 3 (0.53%) HP
7 3 (0.53%) Intel
8 2 (0.36%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.36%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.18%) Apple
9 1 (0.18%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.18%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.18%) Splunk
9 1 (0.18%) SunGard
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £76,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago