The median annual salary for a Information Security Manager was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
London / City of London
Rank 214 270 297
Rank change year-on-year +56 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 12 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.044% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 17
Median salary £83,750 £90,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.94% +63.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,200 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £100,400 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.32%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in the City of London

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (62.50%) CISSP
3 19 (59.38%) CISM
3 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (50.00%) CISA
5 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
6 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
7 11 (34.38%) Security Management
8 10 (31.25%) Law
8 10 (31.25%) Degree
9 9 (28.13%) ISMS
10 8 (25.00%) Legal
11 7 (21.88%) Information Security Management
12 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (15.63%) SIEM
13 4 (12.50%) Firewall
13 4 (12.50%) ITIL
14 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
14 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
14 3 (9.38%) Finance
14 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
14 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
14 3 (9.38%) SDLC
14 3 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
14 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.13%) DMZ
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
General
1 10 (31.25%) Law
2 8 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
4 11 (34.38%) Security Management
5 9 (28.13%) ISMS
6 7 (21.88%) Information Security Management
7 5 (15.63%) SIEM
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
9 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
9 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 3 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Information Management
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) CISSP
2 19 (59.38%) CISM
3 16 (50.00%) CISA
4 10 (31.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago