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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 667 762 727
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 234 148 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 206 123 119
Average salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -3.33%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +103 221 £60,000 +3.44% 10
London +89 134 £75,000 +25.00% 3
South East +32 48 £52,500 -19.23% 5
City of London +30 25 £65,000 +4.00%
Berkshire +13 18 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £55,000 -12.00%
Milton Keynes 0 16 £53,750 -20.37%
North West +14 13 £50,000 -23.07%
Maidenhead +15 10 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Scotland -12 9 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -5 8 £65,000 +4.00%
Glasgow +4 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Surrey - 6 £75,000 -
East Sussex +15 5 £50,000 -
East of England +8 5 £56,250 -25.00% 1
Manchester +7 5 £55,000 -21.42%
Yorkshire +6 5 £49,000 -6.66%
Chesterfield -8 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Derbyshire -15 5 £65,000 +4.00%
Reading - 5 £50,000 - 2
South West -3 4 £57,000 +65.21%
Lewes - 4 £50,000 -
Harrow +13 3 £46,500 -
Bedfordshire +11 3 £55,000 -26.66%
Cheshire -7 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottingham - 3 £77,500 -
Leeds - 3 £49,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £49,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £77,500 -
Luton +4 2 £56,250 -29.68%

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 404 (100.00%) Information Security
2 241 (59.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 209 (51.73%) CISSP
4 145 (35.89%) CISM
5 114 (28.22%) PCI DSS
6 108 (26.73%) Security Management
7 105 (25.99%) Risk Management
8 85 (21.04%) CISA
9 77 (19.06%) Finance
10 72 (17.82%) Information Security Management
11 71 (17.57%) Management Information System
12 65 (16.09%) Risk Assessment
12 65 (16.09%) ISMS
13 61 (15.10%) Data Protection
14 57 (14.11%) ITIL
15 55 (13.61%) Business Continuity
16 48 (11.88%) Banking
17 45 (11.14%) Disaster Recovery
18 44 (10.89%) Data Centre
19 41 (10.15%) Degree
20 38 (9.41%) Firewall
21 35 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (8.17%) COBIT
22 33 (8.17%) Cyber Security
22 33 (8.17%) People Management
23 32 (7.92%) CRISC
23 32 (7.92%) Project Management
24 30 (7.43%) Security Architecture
25 29 (7.18%) Information Assurance
25 29 (7.18%) SIEM

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (1.98%) IIS
2 6 (1.49%) Apache
3 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.24%) MS Project
2 4 (0.99%) MS Office
2 4 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.95%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) IaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.41%) Firewall
2 28 (6.93%) Wireless
3 17 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (2.97%) Network Security
5 10 (2.48%) Internet
6 9 (2.23%) LAN
7 7 (1.73%) VPN
8 4 (0.99%) WAN
8 4 (0.99%) IPsec
9 3 (0.74%) MPLS
9 3 (0.74%) WLAN
10 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.25%) SMTP
11 1 (0.25%) FTP
11 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.24%) Big Data
2 4 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Subversion
1 2 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 77 (19.06%) Finance
2 48 (11.88%) Banking
3 27 (6.68%) Legal
4 22 (5.45%) Retail
5 11 (2.72%) Law
6 9 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.99%) Publishing
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.99%) .NET
1 4 (0.99%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.74%) Web Services
3 2 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.57%) Management Information System
2 44 (10.89%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.70%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.22%) RMADS
6 9 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.73%) CESG
7 7 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.73%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (0.99%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.74%) SCADA
10 3 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.74%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.74%) Social Network
10 3 (0.74%) NHS
11 2 (0.50%) Life Science
12 1 (0.25%) Blog
12 1 (0.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.45%) Windows
2 15 (3.71%) UNIX
3 9 (2.23%) Linux
4 4 (0.99%) Android
4 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (100.00%) Information Security
2 108 (26.73%) Security Management
3 105 (25.99%) Risk Management
4 72 (17.82%) Information Security Management
5 65 (16.09%) Risk Assessment
5 65 (16.09%) ISMS
6 61 (15.10%) Data Protection
7 57 (14.11%) ITIL
8 55 (13.61%) Business Continuity
9 45 (11.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (8.17%) Cyber Security
11 33 (8.17%) People Management
12 32 (7.92%) Project Management
13 30 (7.43%) Security Architecture
14 29 (7.18%) Information Assurance
14 29 (7.18%) SIEM
14 29 (7.18%) BCP
15 27 (6.68%) PRINCE2
16 21 (5.20%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.24%) C
2 4 (0.99%) C#
2 4 (0.99%) C++
2 4 (0.99%) Java
3 3 (0.74%) SQL
4 2 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (51.73%) CISSP
2 145 (35.89%) CISM
3 85 (21.04%) CISA
4 41 (10.15%) Degree
5 32 (7.92%) CRISC
6 19 (4.70%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.48%) GIAC
8 9 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.23%) CEH
9 7 (1.73%) CISMP
9 7 (1.73%) PCI QSA
9 7 (1.73%) CCNA
10 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.99%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.99%) ISACA
11 4 (0.99%) GWAPT
11 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.99%) GCIA
11 4 (0.99%) SSCP
12 3 (0.74%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (59.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (28.22%) PCI DSS
3 33 (8.17%) COBIT
4 19 (4.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.48%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.24%) COSO
7 4 (0.99%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.99%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.25%) GCP
9 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.49%) RACF
2 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.23%) Nessus
2 6 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.99%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 9 (2.23%) Oracle
1 9 (2.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (1.98%) CA
3 6 (1.49%) Tripwire
4 4 (0.99%) HP
4 4 (0.99%) Cisco
4 4 (0.99%) IBM
5 2 (0.50%) EMC
5 2 (0.50%) McAfee
5 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.50%) Qualys
5 2 (0.50%) F5
5 2 (0.50%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.25%) Websense
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car,benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 19 days ago