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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 740 713 799
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +86
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 151 176 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 126 133 90
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 2014. 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 -48 139 £57,500 - 12
London -20 53 £57,500 -11.53% 4
South East -11 29 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands -5 17 £54,000 -6.08%
Berkshire +6 14 £65,000 +8.33%
City of London +7 12 £56,500 -16.29% 2
Scotland +2 11 £60,250 +12.09%
East Midlands 0 11 £57,500 - 1
Birmingham -1 10 £47,500 -15.55%
East of England -21 9 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Derbyshire - 9 £62,500 -
Chesterfield - 8 £60,000 -
North West -3 7 £65,000 -23.52% 2
Hampshire -5 6 £65,000 +4.00%
Edinburgh -15 6 £51,500 -15.91%
Havant - 6 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £77,500 -
Yorkshire -48 5 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Kent - 5 £47,500 -
West Malling - 5 £47,500 -
Cheshire -8 4 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £67,500 +42.10%
Chester -3 3 £65,000 -
Glasgow -5 3 £60,000 +26.31%
South West -14 3 £40,000 - 2
Leeds -25 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire -27 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Luton - 3 £80,000 -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Information Security
2 130 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 126 (53.85%) CISSP
4 84 (35.90%) Finance
5 66 (28.21%) Risk Management
5 66 (28.21%) CISM
6 62 (26.50%) PCI DSS
7 61 (26.07%) Management Information System
8 59 (25.21%) Security Management
9 50 (21.37%) CISA
10 46 (19.66%) ITIL
11 40 (17.09%) Data Protection
12 39 (16.67%) Project Management
13 34 (14.53%) Information Security Management
14 30 (12.82%) Business Continuity
14 30 (12.82%) Legal
15 28 (11.97%) Degree
16 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (9.40%) Security Cleared
18 21 (8.97%) Information Assurance
18 21 (8.97%) COBIT
19 20 (8.55%) PRINCE2
20 19 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (7.26%) Data Protection Act
22 16 (6.84%) Firewall
22 16 (6.84%) Cyber Security
23 15 (6.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 15 (6.41%) Banking
24 14 (5.98%) Data Security
24 14 (5.98%) Service Delivery

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (1.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.84%) Firewall
2 4 (1.71%) Broadband
2 4 (1.71%) Internet
3 3 (1.28%) Network Security
3 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
4 2 (0.85%) NGN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) FxCop
1 1 (0.43%) Paros
General
1 84 (35.90%) Finance
2 30 (12.82%) Legal
3 15 (6.41%) Banking
4 13 (5.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.99%) Advertising
6 6 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.07%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.26%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.42%) CESG
5 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.71%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.28%) RMADS
7 3 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.85%) GIS
8 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.85%) Tandem
8 2 (0.85%) FMCG
9 1 (0.43%) Open Source
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.43%) SecurID
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.85%) UNIX
1 2 (0.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (28.21%) Risk Management
3 59 (25.21%) Security Management
4 46 (19.66%) ITIL
5 40 (17.09%) Data Protection
6 39 (16.67%) Project Management
7 34 (14.53%) Information Security Management
8 30 (12.82%) Business Continuity
9 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.97%) Information Assurance
11 20 (8.55%) PRINCE2
12 19 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (6.84%) Cyber Security
14 15 (6.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 14 (5.98%) Data Security
15 14 (5.98%) Service Delivery
15 14 (5.98%) ISMS
16 13 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
17 12 (5.13%) Line Management
18 11 (4.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (53.85%) CISSP
2 66 (28.21%) CISM
3 50 (21.37%) CISA
4 28 (11.97%) Degree
5 22 (9.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.70%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.71%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.71%) CCNP
8 4 (1.71%) CCNA
8 4 (1.71%) CISMP
8 4 (1.71%) ISACA
9 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.85%) MBA
10 2 (0.85%) CEH
11 1 (0.43%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.43%) APMP
11 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.43%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (26.50%) PCI DSS
3 21 (8.97%) COBIT
4 10 (4.27%) COSO
5 9 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.99%) ISO 9001
7 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (1.71%) SLA
9 2 (0.85%) BS25999
10 1 (0.43%) QA
10 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.71%) ArcSight
3 2 (0.85%) SAP
4 1 (0.43%) Qualys
4 1 (0.43%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco
4 1 (0.43%) Sun
4 1 (0.43%) CA
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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