Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 325 374
Rank change year-on-year +12 +49 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 9 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.088% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 36
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.23% +31.91%
10th Percentile £58,250 £54,425 £47,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £101,500 £101,875
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year -6.67% +13.21% +15.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Information Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the City of London

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in the City of London

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in the City of London

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) ISMS
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
6 1 (11.11%) CRAMM
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) ISMS
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 1 (11.11%) CRAMM
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) HIPAA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft