The median annual salary for a Information Security Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
UK / England
Rank 686 660 760
Rank change year-on-year -26 +100  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 137 265 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 104 239 155
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,300 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £83,550 £80,200 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in England

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +59 66 £70,000 -5.08% 12
West Midlands +34 26 £60,000 - 1
South East -23 14 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire -6 10 £65,000 +38.29% 1
North West -20 9 £56,000 +8.21% 3
South West +16 8 £53,750 -32.81%
East of England +19 3 £78,000 +13.45% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £67,500 +8.00%
Information Security Manager
UK

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 352 (98.88%) Information Security
2 207 (58.15%) CISSP
3 186 (52.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 173 (48.60%) CISM
5 170 (47.75%) Risk Management
6 130 (36.52%) CISA
7 118 (33.15%) Cybersecurity
8 107 (30.06%) Finance
9 97 (27.25%) Security Management
10 94 (26.40%) Management Information System
11 93 (26.12%) PCI DSS
12 92 (25.84%) Data Protection
13 86 (24.16%) Information Security Management
14 73 (20.51%) Degree
15 55 (15.45%) ISMS
16 54 (15.17%) Business Continuity
17 46 (12.92%) Legal
18 40 (11.24%) Security Operations
19 33 (9.27%) Project Management
19 33 (9.27%) ITIL
19 33 (9.27%) Incident Management
20 31 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
22 29 (8.15%) Data Protection Act
23 28 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
24 26 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
24 26 (7.30%) Identity Access Management
25 24 (6.74%) Internal Audit
26 23 (6.46%) Security Architecture

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (1.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.28%) Apache
2 1 (0.28%) JBoss
2 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (3.93%) MS Office
2 3 (0.84%) MS Project
3 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.25%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.53%) Office 365
3 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.46%) Network Security
2 15 (4.21%) Firewall
3 9 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) DMZ
6 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.28%) GIS
General
1 107 (30.06%) Finance
2 46 (12.92%) Legal
3 20 (5.62%) Law
3 20 (5.62%) Retail
4 15 (4.21%) Banking
5 10 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.53%) Marketing
7 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.12%) Electronics
8 4 (1.12%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.40%) AngularJS
1 5 (1.40%) Node.js
1 5 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (1.40%) SAML
1 5 (1.40%) XACML
2 4 (1.12%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.12%) SPML
3 2 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (26.40%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.15%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.40%) CESG
8 5 (1.40%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.12%) Fintech
9 4 (1.12%) iPad
10 3 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.56%) NHS
12 1 (0.28%) BBC
12 1 (0.28%) Online Games
12 1 (0.28%) PKI
12 1 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.28%) GCOS
1 1 (0.28%) Windows
1 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
1 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (98.88%) Information Security
2 170 (47.75%) Risk Management
3 118 (33.15%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (27.25%) Security Management
5 92 (25.84%) Data Protection
6 86 (24.16%) Information Security Management
7 55 (15.45%) ISMS
8 54 (15.17%) Business Continuity
9 40 (11.24%) Security Operations
10 33 (9.27%) Incident Management
10 33 (9.27%) ITIL
10 33 (9.27%) Project Management
11 31 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.30%) Identity Access Management
14 26 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (6.74%) Internal Audit
16 23 (6.46%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.12%) C
3 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 207 (58.15%) CISSP
2 173 (48.60%) CISM
3 130 (36.52%) CISA
4 73 (20.51%) Degree
5 22 (6.18%) CRISC
6 20 (5.62%) Security Cleared
7 17 (4.78%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.21%) CEH
9 11 (3.09%) CISMP
10 9 (2.53%) DBS Check
10 9 (2.53%) MBA
11 8 (2.25%) CLAS
12 6 (1.69%) CSSLP
12 6 (1.69%) GIAC
13 5 (1.40%) PCI QSA
14 4 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.12%) GISF
14 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (52.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (26.12%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.62%) GDPR
4 13 (3.65%) COBIT
5 12 (3.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (3.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (3.09%) RMADS
7 10 (2.81%) QA
8 8 (2.25%) BS25999
8 8 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 8 (2.25%) GPG13
9 7 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.12%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.84%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.56%) SLA
13 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.28%) EMIR
13 1 (0.28%) FISMA
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (3.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.25%) ServiceNow
3 7 (1.97%) Cisco
3 7 (1.97%) SAP
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle
5 4 (1.12%) ForgeRock
5 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.84%) AlienVault
6 3 (0.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.84%) F5
7 1 (0.28%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.28%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.28%) Informatica
7 1 (0.28%) Intel
7 1 (0.28%) Lumension
7 1 (0.28%) Qualys
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £68,000 to £73,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £650000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago