Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 683 851
Rank change year-on-year -93 +168 +149
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 407 575 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 318 471 358
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,350 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +20.00%

Information Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in England

Information Security Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Management in England

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Management in England

Information Security Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 168 £60,000 -4.00% 13
South East +2 93 £50,000 -9.09% 8
North of England -16 68 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Midlands -8 41 £50,000 -
West Midlands -25 38 £50,000 -
North West -19 35 £51,000 -2.86% 1
Yorkshire +11 30 £48,000 -8.57% 3
East of England +12 20 £63,750 -1.92% 1
South West -37 16 £60,000 - 3
East Midlands +29 3 £32,500 -38.10%
North East +6 3 £48,500 -4.43% 2
Information Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 407 (100.00%) Security Management
1 407 (100.00%) Information Security
2 251 (61.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 232 (57.00%) ISMS
4 223 (54.79%) Management Information System
5 175 (43.00%) CISSP
6 148 (36.36%) CISM
7 138 (33.91%) Finance
8 113 (27.76%) Data Protection
9 101 (24.82%) Risk Assessment
10 97 (23.83%) Risk Management
11 94 (23.10%) Firewall
12 76 (18.67%) ITIL
13 75 (18.43%) CISA
14 73 (17.94%) Penetration Testing
15 71 (17.44%) PCI DSS
15 71 (17.44%) CRISC
16 70 (17.20%) GDPR
17 67 (16.46%) Degree
18 60 (14.74%) Business Continuity
19 58 (14.25%) Disaster Recovery
20 56 (13.76%) Cybersecurity
21 55 (13.51%) Network Security
22 54 (13.27%) Active Directory
23 47 (11.55%) Project Management
24 43 (10.57%) Microsoft
24 43 (10.57%) Windows
24 43 (10.57%) SIEM
25 40 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
26 39 (9.58%) Process Improvement

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.19%) IIS
3 8 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.47%) Apache
4 6 (1.47%) nginx
5 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.49%) Moodle
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 2 (0.49%) Totara
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.49%) Unica
2 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.25%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (2.46%) Office 365
2 8 (1.97%) SaaS
3 7 (1.72%) IaaS
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.25%) npm
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (23.10%) Firewall
2 55 (13.51%) Network Security
3 14 (3.44%) Internet
4 7 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.72%) SMS
5 6 (1.47%) LAN
5 6 (1.47%) SAN
5 6 (1.47%) VLAN
5 6 (1.47%) WAN
6 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.98%) VPN
8 3 (0.74%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (0.74%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.74%) SMTP
9 2 (0.49%) Intranet
9 2 (0.49%) NGN
10 1 (0.25%) MPLS
10 1 (0.25%) SSH
10 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.67%) MySQL
3 16 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.46%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (2.46%) TeamCity
1 10 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.74%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.74%) JIRA
3 3 (0.74%) Selenium
3 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.49%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.25%) Bower
5 1 (0.25%) Grunt
5 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.25%) Moq
5 1 (0.25%) NUnit
5 1 (0.25%) TestRail
General
1 138 (33.91%) Finance
2 31 (7.62%) Legal
3 28 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.41%) Marketing
5 17 (4.18%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.69%) Retail
7 11 (2.70%) Electronics
8 6 (1.47%) Law
9 4 (0.98%) Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (29.73%) Analyst
2 102 (25.06%) Security Analyst
3 95 (23.34%) Security Manager
4 85 (20.88%) Information Analyst
5 84 (20.64%) Information Security Analyst
6 64 (15.72%) Information Manager
6 64 (15.72%) Information Security Manager
7 43 (10.57%) Consultant
8 32 (7.86%) Security Consultant
9 30 (7.37%) IT Manager
10 22 (5.41%) Security Specialist
11 21 (5.16%) Information Security Consultant
12 19 (4.67%) Information Security Specialist
12 19 (4.67%) Information Specialist
13 18 (4.42%) Risk Manager
13 18 (4.42%) Security Officer
13 18 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
13 18 (4.42%) Technical Security Analyst
14 16 (3.93%) Information Security Officer
14 16 (3.93%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.95%) .NET
1 12 (2.95%) ASP.NET
2 4 (0.98%) LAMP
3 3 (0.74%) CSS
3 3 (0.74%) HTML
3 3 (0.74%) jQuery
3 3 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (0.74%) OpenVZ
3 3 (0.74%) Web Services
4 2 (0.49%) Ajax
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.25%) OAuth
5 1 (0.25%) OpenID
5 1 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 223 (54.79%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.85%) Data Protection Act
3 25 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.19%) CESG
5 9 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.47%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.23%) NHS
9 5 (1.23%) Smart Energy
10 4 (0.98%) BYOD
10 4 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.57%) Windows
2 33 (8.11%) Linux
3 14 (3.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.98%) Unix
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (100.00%) Information Security
1 407 (100.00%) Security Management
2 232 (57.00%) ISMS
3 113 (27.76%) Data Protection
4 101 (24.82%) Risk Assessment
5 97 (23.83%) Risk Management
6 76 (18.67%) ITIL
7 73 (17.94%) Penetration Testing
8 60 (14.74%) Business Continuity
9 58 (14.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 56 (13.76%) Cybersecurity
11 47 (11.55%) Project Management
12 43 (10.57%) SIEM
13 40 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (9.58%) Process Improvement
14 39 (9.58%) Risk Analysis
15 38 (9.34%) Data Security
16 36 (8.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 34 (8.35%) Security Operations
18 33 (8.11%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.90%) SQL
2 12 (2.95%) C#
3 10 (2.46%) Perl
3 10 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.23%) Java
4 5 (1.23%) PHP
4 5 (1.23%) Python
5 4 (0.98%) C
5 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.98%) VB
6 3 (0.74%) Ruby
6 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.49%) PHP 5
7 2 (0.49%) R
8 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (43.00%) CISSP
2 148 (36.36%) CISM
3 75 (18.43%) CISA
4 71 (17.44%) CRISC
5 67 (16.46%) Degree
6 36 (8.85%) GIAC
7 17 (4.18%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (3.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 14 (3.44%) SC Cleared
11 13 (3.19%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (2.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 10 (2.46%) MCITP
12 10 (2.46%) MCTS
13 9 (2.21%) CEH
14 8 (1.97%) CISMP
15 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.47%) ISEB
17 5 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (61.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (17.44%) PCI DSS
3 70 (17.20%) GDPR
4 24 (5.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (5.65%) ISO 9001
6 21 (5.16%) COBIT
7 18 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 17 (4.18%) SLA
9 16 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 13 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (2.95%) QA
12 11 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (2.46%) ISO 22301
13 10 (2.46%) JSP 440
14 8 (1.97%) ISO 14001
15 7 (1.72%) ISO 31000
16 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
17 4 (0.98%) BS25999
17 4 (0.98%) Government Security Classifications
17 4 (0.98%) HIPAA
System Software
1 54 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) Docker
4 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.74%) Ansible
2 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.74%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 43 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.95%) Cisco
2 12 (2.95%) SAP
3 10 (2.46%) Oracle
3 10 (2.46%) VMware
4 9 (2.21%) Citrix
5 7 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.47%) Google
6 6 (1.47%) Veeam
7 5 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 5 (1.23%) Juniper
7 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.23%) Symantec
8 4 (0.98%) Darktrace
8 4 (0.98%) LogRhythm
8 4 (0.98%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.74%) NEC
9 3 (0.74%) Sage
9 3 (0.74%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.49%) McAfee