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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Risk Manager
Rank 875 927 870
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -57
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 22 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.003% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 11
Average salary £84,000 £72,750 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.46% +39.90%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+12.03% +30.27%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 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 27 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 27 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 +57 19 £84,000 -1.17%
London +35 18 £84,000 -1.17%
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 27 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 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (65.52%) CISSP
4 17 (58.62%) CRISC
5 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (48.28%) CISA
7 13 (44.83%) Risk Management
8 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
9 11 (37.93%) Security Management
9 11 (37.93%) Cyber Security
10 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
11 8 (27.59%) COSO
11 8 (27.59%) Degree
12 7 (24.14%) COBIT
12 7 (24.14%) ISMS
12 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 7 (24.14%) Information Security Management
13 6 (20.69%) CISM
13 6 (20.69%) Banking
14 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
14 5 (17.24%) Legal
15 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (13.79%) Database Security
15 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
15 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
16 3 (10.34%) CIMA
17 1 (3.45%) Line Management
17 1 (3.45%) GIAC
17 1 (3.45%) Incident Management

Information Security Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Legal
3 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (44.83%) Risk Management
4 11 (37.93%) Cyber Security
4 11 (37.93%) Security Management
5 7 (24.14%) Information Security Management
5 7 (24.14%) ISMS
6 4 (13.79%) Database Security
6 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Information Management
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CISSP
2 17 (58.62%) CRISC
3 14 (48.28%) CISA
4 8 (27.59%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) CISM
6 3 (10.34%) CIMA
7 1 (3.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
3 8 (27.59%) COSO
4 7 (24.14%) COBIT