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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 651 768 813
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 305 177 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 268 155 115
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 +158 299 £60,000 +9.09% 13
South East +90 104 £57,500 -8.00% 3
London +40 93 £75,000 +15.38% 3
Berkshire +31 44 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 34 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +13 27 £62,500 -3.84% 2
West Yorkshire +7 26 £52,500 +16.66%
Slough - 23 £60,000 -
Leeds -2 21 £57,500 +27.77%
East Sussex - 21 £50,000 - 1
Kent +22 18 £52,500 -2.32%
North West +23 14 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Lewes - 14 £50,000 -
City of London +56 10 £103,000 +96.19%
East Midlands -1 10 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Coventry - 10 £62,500 - 1
Bracknell - 10 £52,500 -
Surrey +12 9 £70,000 +12.00%
Staffordshire +11 9 £67,500 +55.14%
Merseyside -1 9 £50,000 +25.00%
South West -6 9 £56,250 -13.46% 1
Liverpool - 9 £50,000 -
Bristol +11 8 £56,250 +12.50%
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire +17 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £66,250 -
Brighton - 6 £68,750 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Staines +10 5 £70,000 +40.00%
Skipton - 5 £45,000 -

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 528 (99.25%) Information Security
2 358 (67.29%) CISSP
3 309 (58.08%) CISM
4 280 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 195 (36.65%) Risk Management
6 191 (35.90%) Security Management
7 156 (29.32%) Finance
8 153 (28.76%) Management Information System
9 149 (28.01%) Information Security Management
10 148 (27.82%) PCI DSS
11 132 (24.81%) CISA
12 110 (20.68%) ISMS
13 83 (15.60%) Legal
14 76 (14.29%) ITIL
15 73 (13.72%) Degree
16 67 (12.59%) Project Management
17 60 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
18 59 (11.09%) Firewall
19 56 (10.53%) Incident Management
20 55 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
21 54 (10.15%) Data Protection
22 52 (9.77%) Security Operations
23 50 (9.40%) Windows
24 49 (9.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 48 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
26 47 (8.83%) Security Architecture
27 46 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
27 46 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
27 46 (8.65%) Business Continuity
28 45 (8.46%) IIS

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 45 (8.46%) IIS
2 2 (0.38%) CMS
2 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) MS Office
1 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.09%) Firewall
2 46 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 37 (6.95%) Wireless
4 23 (4.32%) LAN
4 23 (4.32%) WAN
5 21 (3.95%) Internet
6 19 (3.57%) Network Security
7 13 (2.44%) MPLS
8 6 (1.13%) VPN
9 3 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.56%) IPsec
10 2 (0.38%) SSL
10 2 (0.38%) TACACS
11 1 (0.19%) DMZ
11 1 (0.19%) Intranet
11 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.19%) Big Data
2 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 156 (29.32%) Finance
2 83 (15.60%) Legal
3 43 (8.08%) Banking
4 21 (3.95%) Retail
5 14 (2.63%) Law
6 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.50%) Publishing
8 5 (0.94%) Electronics
8 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.94%) German Language
9 4 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 153 (28.76%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.39%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (1.69%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.13%) CESG
9 6 (1.13%) PKI
10 5 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.75%) Life Science
11 4 (0.75%) NHS
12 3 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.56%) Fintech
12 3 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.40%) Windows
2 20 (3.76%) Linux
3 13 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.26%) Unix
5 7 (1.32%) VMS
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (99.25%) Information Security
2 195 (36.65%) Risk Management
3 191 (35.90%) Security Management
4 149 (28.01%) Information Security Management
5 110 (20.68%) ISMS
6 76 (14.29%) ITIL
7 67 (12.59%) Project Management
8 60 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 56 (10.53%) Incident Management
10 55 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
11 54 (10.15%) Data Protection
12 52 (9.77%) Security Operations
13 49 (9.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 48 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
15 47 (8.83%) Security Architecture
16 46 (8.65%) Business Continuity
16 46 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (7.71%) SIEM
18 37 (6.95%) Data Privacy
19 36 (6.77%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.32%) SQL
2 5 (0.94%) C
3 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.56%) Python
5 2 (0.38%) VB
6 1 (0.19%) AWK
6 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.19%) Perl
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) sed
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 358 (67.29%) CISSP
2 309 (58.08%) CISM
3 132 (24.81%) CISA
4 73 (13.72%) Degree
5 45 (8.46%) IISP
6 30 (5.64%) CLAS
6 30 (5.64%) CRISC
7 24 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.76%) GIAC
9 19 (3.57%) SSCP
10 18 (3.38%) CISMP
11 17 (3.20%) GCIA
12 16 (3.01%) CCNA
12 16 (3.01%) CEH
13 15 (2.82%) MCP
13 15 (2.82%) SC Cleared
13 15 (2.82%) Security Cleared
14 13 (2.44%) GREM
15 11 (2.07%) CCFP
15 11 (2.07%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 148 (27.82%) PCI DSS
3 43 (8.08%) COBIT
4 21 (3.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 17 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (3.01%) RMADS
7 15 (2.82%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.32%) ISO27002
9 6 (1.13%) ISO22301
10 5 (0.94%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.75%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.38%) BS25999
12 2 (0.38%) BS7799
12 2 (0.38%) QA
13 1 (0.19%) COSO
13 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Snort
3 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Nessus
2 4 (0.75%) QRadar
3 2 (0.38%) Nexpose
3 2 (0.38%) Proventia
4 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.95%) Cisco
3 13 (2.44%) Intel Security
4 4 (0.75%) CheckPoint
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle
4 4 (0.75%) Remedy
5 3 (0.56%) Citrix
5 3 (0.56%) SAP
5 3 (0.56%) Splunk
6 2 (0.38%) AlienVault
6 2 (0.38%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.38%) F5
6 2 (0.38%) LogRhythm
6 2 (0.38%) Qualys
6 2 (0.38%) ScanSafe
6 2 (0.38%) Symantec
6 2 (0.38%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.19%) HP
7 1 (0.19%) Progress
7 1 (0.19%) Veracode
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Versende
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £32,451 to £41,208 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago