The median annual salary for a Information Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 10 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.074% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.080% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Median salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1071 1257 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.45% 93.32% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 846 777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in Edinburgh

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in Edinburgh

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in Edinburgh

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 Edinburgh region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Supplier Management
2 16 (59.26%) Internal Audit
3 8 (29.63%) CISSP
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) OWASP
5 3 (11.11%) CISA
5 3 (11.11%) CISM
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (7.41%) SIEM
6 2 (7.41%) Finance
6 2 (7.41%) DMZ
6 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
6 2 (7.41%) GDPR
7 1 (3.70%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.70%) Social Media
7 1 (3.70%) IIS
7 1 (3.70%) Banking
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.70%) People Management
7 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DMZ
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Internal Audit
2 16 (59.26%) Supplier Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) OWASP
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) CISA
2 3 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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