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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 632 711 889
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +178
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 308 258 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 288 230 86
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +88 293 £60,000 -7.69% 29
South East +92 112 £60,000 +20.00% 6
London +1 103 £65,000 -16.12% 8
Berkshire +44 53 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Slough +38 26 £60,000 +41.17%
Yorkshire +41 20 £60,000 +33.33% 4
North West +31 18 £56,000 -4.68% 2
West Yorkshire +27 16 £57,500 +17.34% 2
East Midlands +8 14 £62,500 -3.84% 5
Manchester +7 14 £59,000 +31.11% 2
Surrey +37 13 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Kent - 13 £55,000 -
East of England +38 11 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Leeds +32 11 £57,500 +17.34% 2
East Sussex +4 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Bracknell - 11 £72,750 -
West Midlands - 10 £50,000 - 1
Eastbourne - 8 £55,250 -
Hertfordshire +25 7 £65,000 -
South Wales +12 7 £41,500 -30.83%
Hampshire +1 7 £55,000 -22.80% 1
Wales +1 7 £41,500 -30.83%
Newport - 7 £41,500 -
Southampton - 7 £55,000 - 1
Watford - 7 £65,000 -
Oxford - 6 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 £67,500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £50,000 -
Kettering - 5 £50,000 -

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
2 369 (65.78%) CISSP
3 342 (60.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 283 (50.45%) CISM
5 210 (37.43%) PCI DSS
6 162 (28.88%) CISA
7 145 (25.85%) Risk Management
8 137 (24.42%) Finance
9 117 (20.86%) Security Management
10 115 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
11 106 (18.89%) Management Information System
12 89 (15.86%) Information Security Management
13 84 (14.97%) ISMS
14 83 (14.80%) Data Protection
15 81 (14.44%) ITIL
16 78 (13.90%) Degree
17 72 (12.83%) Business Continuity
18 68 (12.12%) COBIT
19 65 (11.59%) Information Assurance
20 63 (11.23%) Project Management
21 51 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
22 50 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 50 (8.91%) Penetration Testing
22 50 (8.91%) Legal
23 48 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
24 47 (8.38%) Information Security Governance
25 46 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
26 45 (8.02%) Internal Audit
27 42 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
28 40 (7.13%) Service Delivery

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 36 (6.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.96%) Office 365
3 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
4 2 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.70%) Firewall
2 20 (3.57%) Network Security
3 8 (1.43%) Internet
4 7 (1.25%) VPN
5 6 (1.07%) SSL
5 6 (1.07%) VoIP
6 5 (0.89%) LAN
6 5 (0.89%) WAN
7 4 (0.71%) IPsec
7 4 (0.71%) SAN
7 4 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.36%) DNS
9 2 (0.36%) HTTP
9 2 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.36%) SMTP
9 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.07%) Data Mining
2 5 (0.89%) SQLPlus
3 3 (0.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 137 (24.42%) Finance
2 50 (8.91%) Legal
3 18 (3.21%) Retail
4 14 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.78%) Electronics
7 9 (1.60%) Marketing
8 8 (1.43%) Banking
9 7 (1.25%) Law
10 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) Military
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.07%) SailPoint
2 5 (0.89%) Web Services
3 4 (0.71%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.89%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.70%) Data Protection Act
3 30 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.81%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (3.74%) Cybercrime
6 20 (3.57%) CESG
7 19 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.32%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.78%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (1.25%) Fintech
10 7 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (1.07%) PMI
11 6 (1.07%) User Experience
12 5 (0.89%) iPad
13 3 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
13 3 (0.53%) NHS
13 3 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.32%) Linux
1 13 (2.32%) Unix
2 12 (2.14%) Windows
3 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.18%) VMS
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (98.75%) Information Security
2 145 (25.85%) Risk Management
3 117 (20.86%) Security Management
4 115 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
5 89 (15.86%) Information Security Management
6 84 (14.97%) ISMS
7 83 (14.80%) Data Protection
8 81 (14.44%) ITIL
9 72 (12.83%) Business Continuity
10 65 (11.59%) Information Assurance
11 63 (11.23%) Project Management
12 51 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 50 (8.91%) Penetration Testing
13 50 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 48 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
15 47 (8.38%) Information Security Governance
16 46 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (8.02%) Internal Audit
18 42 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
19 40 (7.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.67%) SQL
2 10 (1.78%) C
3 4 (0.71%) Java
4 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 369 (65.78%) CISSP
2 283 (50.45%) CISM
3 162 (28.88%) CISA
4 78 (13.90%) Degree
5 39 (6.95%) CRISC
6 36 (6.42%) IISP
7 31 (5.53%) CLAS
8 26 (4.63%) Security Cleared
9 21 (3.74%) CEH
9 21 (3.74%) GCIA
10 18 (3.21%) SC Cleared
11 16 (2.85%) CISMP
11 16 (2.85%) ISACA
12 15 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
13 14 (2.50%) GCIH
13 14 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (2.14%) CCNP
14 12 (2.14%) GIAC
14 12 (2.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (60.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 210 (37.43%) PCI DSS
3 68 (12.12%) COBIT
4 32 (5.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 24 (4.28%) ISO27002
6 23 (4.10%) RMADS
7 19 (3.39%) ISO 9001
8 15 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (2.32%) ISO22301
10 10 (1.78%) ISO27005
11 8 (1.43%) COSO
11 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.71%) BS25999
13 3 (0.53%) SLA
14 2 (0.36%) BS7799
14 2 (0.36%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 31 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.36%) QRadar
3 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 14 (2.50%) Oracle
2 10 (1.78%) Remedy
2 10 (1.78%) SAP
3 6 (1.07%) CheckPoint
3 6 (1.07%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (1.07%) Intel Security
4 5 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (0.71%) HP
5 4 (0.71%) LogRhythm
6 3 (0.53%) Splunk
6 3 (0.53%) VMware
7 2 (0.36%) AlienVault
7 2 (0.36%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco
7 2 (0.36%) Forcepoint
7 2 (0.36%) Progress
8 1 (0.18%) Avaya
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.18%) Veracode
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Leading Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £Neg + £Car allow
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k + Car allow
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary & package
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
South East England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + hc + holiday
Posted: 26 days ago