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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 644 822 714
Rank change year-on-year
+178 -108
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 252 107 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 223 98 116
Average salary £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 July 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 +159 237 £62,500 +7.75% 10
London +139 138 £77,500 +14.81% 6
South East +35 54 £50,000 -23.07% 2
City of London +44 32 £66,250 +6.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £55,000 -11.29% 1
Berkshire +11 16 £48,750 -25.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 14 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex +40 13 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +15 12 £45,000 -14.28%
East Midlands +5 11 £65,000 +13.04%
North West -2 9 £62,500 +22.54% 1
Lewes - 9 £50,000 -
Chesterfield 0 8 £65,000 +13.04%
Derbyshire -8 8 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland +13 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Maidenhead +7 7 £47,500 -26.92%
North Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 -
Surrey - 7 £75,000 -
South West -6 6 £62,500 +81.15%
East of England +6 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Glasgow - 5 £53,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £49,000 -
Leeds - 5 £49,000 -
Skipton - 5 £42,500 -
Manchester +8 4 £45,000 -25.61% 1
Bedfordshire 0 4 £57,500 -23.33%
Harrow - 4 £46,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £80,000 -
Wiltshire -3 3 £62,500 +81.15%
Wales -4 3 £60,000 +22.44%

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 425 (100.00%) Information Security
2 270 (63.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 222 (52.24%) CISSP
4 162 (38.12%) CISM
5 121 (28.47%) PCI DSS
6 115 (27.06%) Security Management
7 103 (24.24%) Risk Management
8 96 (22.59%) CISA
9 89 (20.94%) Finance
10 88 (20.71%) Data Protection
11 82 (19.29%) Management Information System
11 82 (19.29%) Information Security Management
12 69 (16.24%) ISMS
13 68 (16.00%) ITIL
14 67 (15.76%) Business Continuity
15 61 (14.35%) Degree
16 59 (13.88%) Risk Assessment
17 50 (11.76%) Cyber Security
18 40 (9.41%) Data Protection Act
18 40 (9.41%) Banking
19 39 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
19 39 (9.18%) Firewall
20 37 (8.71%) Information Assurance
21 36 (8.47%) COBIT
22 35 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
23 34 (8.00%) Project Management
23 34 (8.00%) CRISC
24 33 (7.76%) Data Centre
25 32 (7.53%) Legal
26 30 (7.06%) SIEM

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.88%) IIS
2 6 (1.41%) Apache
3 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.18%) SaaS
2 4 (0.94%) IaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.18%) Firewall
2 15 (3.53%) Network Security
3 14 (3.29%) Wireless
4 10 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (2.12%) LAN
6 7 (1.65%) VPN
6 7 (1.65%) Internet
7 6 (1.41%) WLAN
8 4 (0.94%) IPsec
9 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.24%) WAN
10 1 (0.24%) SMTP
10 1 (0.24%) FTP
10 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.94%) Big Data
2 3 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Subversion
1 2 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 89 (20.94%) Finance
2 40 (9.41%) Banking
3 32 (7.53%) Legal
4 19 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.47%) Retail
5 17 (4.00%) Law
6 9 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.18%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.71%) Marketing
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.94%) .NET
1 4 (0.94%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.71%) Web Services
2 3 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.29%) Management Information System
2 40 (9.41%) Data Protection Act
3 33 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.06%) RMADS
7 9 (2.12%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (2.12%) CESG
8 6 (1.41%) NHS
8 6 (1.41%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.41%) SCADA
8 6 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (0.94%) Semantic Web
10 4 (0.94%) Social Network
11 3 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.18%) Windows
2 18 (4.24%) UNIX
3 11 (2.59%) Linux
4 4 (0.94%) Android
4 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.47%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (100.00%) Information Security
2 115 (27.06%) Security Management
3 103 (24.24%) Risk Management
4 88 (20.71%) Data Protection
5 82 (19.29%) Information Security Management
6 69 (16.24%) ISMS
7 68 (16.00%) ITIL
8 67 (15.76%) Business Continuity
9 59 (13.88%) Risk Assessment
10 50 (11.76%) Cyber Security
11 39 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (8.71%) Information Assurance
13 35 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (8.00%) Project Management
15 30 (7.06%) SIEM
16 29 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (6.59%) BCP
18 27 (6.35%) PRINCE2
18 27 (6.35%) Security Architecture
19 26 (6.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.41%) SQL
2 5 (1.18%) APL
2 5 (1.18%) C
3 4 (0.94%) C#
3 4 (0.94%) C++
3 4 (0.94%) Java
4 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 222 (52.24%) CISSP
2 162 (38.12%) CISM
3 96 (22.59%) CISA
4 61 (14.35%) Degree
5 34 (8.00%) CRISC
6 30 (7.06%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.06%) CISMP
8 10 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.12%) GIAC
10 8 (1.88%) CEH
11 7 (1.65%) PCI QSA
12 6 (1.41%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.41%) ISACA
12 6 (1.41%) MBA
12 6 (1.41%) SSCP
12 6 (1.41%) CCNP
13 4 (0.94%) GCIA
13 4 (0.94%) GWAPT
13 4 (0.94%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (63.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 121 (28.47%) PCI DSS
3 36 (8.47%) COBIT
4 19 (4.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.35%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.88%) COSO
7 6 (1.41%) BS25999
8 4 (0.94%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.94%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.71%) QA
10 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.24%) GCP
11 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.41%) RACF
2 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.41%) Tivoli
1 6 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (1.41%) Nessus
1 6 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 6 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (0.94%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 12 (2.82%) Oracle
2 9 (2.12%) CA
3 7 (1.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.41%) Tripwire
5 4 (0.94%) IBM
5 4 (0.94%) HP
6 2 (0.47%) EMC
6 2 (0.47%) McAfee
6 2 (0.47%) Computacenter
6 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.47%) F5
7 1 (0.24%) Qualys
7 1 (0.24%) Websense
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy
7 1 (0.24%) SAP
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