The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Risk 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 Risk Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Risk Manager
Rank 885 946 865
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -81
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 20 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.001% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 8
Average salary £84,000 £60,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +18.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £60,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,100 £60,000 £89,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +41.17%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 £27,000 £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 Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager within the UK.

Information Security Risk Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Information Security Risk Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 19 £84,000 -
London - 18 £84,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £80,000 -
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £85,000 -
South East - 1 £60,000 -

Information Security Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Risk 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 Risk Manager in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (70.37%) CISSP
4 17 (62.96%) CRISC
5 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (44.44%) Risk Management
7 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
7 11 (40.74%) CISA
8 10 (37.04%) Security Management
8 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
8 10 (37.04%) Cyber Security
9 9 (33.33%) Degree
10 8 (29.63%) ISMS
10 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
11 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 7 (25.93%) CISM
11 7 (25.93%) COSO
12 6 (22.22%) Banking
12 6 (22.22%) Legal
13 5 (18.52%) COBIT
13 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
13 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
14 4 (14.81%) Database Security
14 4 (14.81%) Wealth Management
14 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
16 1 (3.70%) GIAC
16 1 (3.70%) CIMA
16 1 (3.70%) Retail
16 1 (3.70%) Information Management

Information Security Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Risk 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 Risk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Legal
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 10 (37.04%) Cyber Security
4 10 (37.04%) Security Management
5 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
5 8 (29.63%) ISMS
6 4 (14.81%) Database Security
6 4 (14.81%) Wealth Management
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.70%) Information Management
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) CISSP
2 17 (62.96%) CRISC
3 11 (40.74%) CISA
4 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) CIMA
6 1 (3.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
3 7 (25.93%) COSO
4 5 (18.52%) COBIT