The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 665 742
Rank change year-on-year -43 +77  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 165 267 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 149 242 192
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £43,875
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.45%  

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 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -1 78 £70,000 +5.66% 5
North of England -4 32 £60,000 +6.66% 4
Midlands +17 20 £52,500 -22.22% 2
North West -26 18 £60,000 +19.70% 3
West Midlands +26 17 £53,750 -20.37% 1
East of England -8 16 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Yorkshire -7 14 £57,500 - 1
South East -38 14 £62,000 +6.89% 6
South West -1 5 £50,000 -28.57% 2
East Midlands +25 3 £30,250 -51.60% 1
Information Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 300 (99.67%) Information Security
2 172 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 170 (56.48%) CISSP
4 152 (50.50%) CISM
5 117 (38.87%) Risk Management
6 91 (30.23%) CISA
6 91 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
7 79 (26.25%) Finance
8 76 (25.25%) PCI DSS
9 56 (18.60%) Security Management
10 55 (18.27%) ISMS
11 54 (17.94%) Degree
12 51 (16.94%) Data Protection
13 46 (15.28%) Management Information System
14 45 (14.95%) Information Security Management
15 38 (12.62%) GDPR
16 35 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (10.96%) Security Operations
18 31 (10.30%) Legal
19 30 (9.97%) Incident Management
20 29 (9.63%) Firewall
20 29 (9.63%) Internal Audit
21 28 (9.30%) Business Continuity
21 28 (9.30%) Banking
21 28 (9.30%) Information Security Governance
22 27 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
22 27 (8.97%) Security Architecture
23 26 (8.64%) SIEM
24 25 (8.31%) CRISC
24 25 (8.31%) Risk Assessment

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.63%) Firewall
2 9 (2.99%) Network Security
3 6 (1.99%) Internet
3 6 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) DMZ
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Big Data
1 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 79 (26.25%) Finance
2 31 (10.30%) Legal
3 28 (9.30%) Banking
4 16 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.99%) Marketing
5 12 (3.99%) Retail
6 11 (3.65%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.99%) Electronics
8 7 (2.33%) Law
9 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.00%) Billing
10 3 (1.00%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.33%) CESG
6 6 (1.99%) NHS
7 5 (1.66%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.33%) Clustering
9 3 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.00%) Fintech
9 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.00%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.66%) PMI
10 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.33%) BBC
11 1 (0.33%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.65%) Linux
2 9 (2.99%) Windows
3 8 (2.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.66%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) GCOS
5 1 (0.33%) OpenBSD
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (99.67%) Information Security
2 117 (38.87%) Risk Management
3 91 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (18.60%) Security Management
5 55 (18.27%) ISMS
6 51 (16.94%) Data Protection
7 45 (14.95%) Information Security Management
8 35 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (10.96%) Security Operations
10 30 (9.97%) Incident Management
11 29 (9.63%) Internal Audit
12 28 (9.30%) Business Continuity
12 28 (9.30%) Information Security Governance
13 27 (8.97%) Security Architecture
13 27 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
14 26 (8.64%) SIEM
15 25 (8.31%) ITIL
15 25 (8.31%) Risk Assessment
15 25 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (7.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.99%) C
Qualifications
1 170 (56.48%) CISSP
2 152 (50.50%) CISM
3 91 (30.23%) CISA
4 54 (17.94%) Degree
5 25 (8.31%) CRISC
6 20 (6.64%) GIAC
7 13 (4.32%) GISF
7 13 (4.32%) GSEC
8 10 (3.32%) CEH
8 10 (3.32%) CISMP
8 10 (3.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 10 (3.32%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 9 (2.99%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.99%) SANS
10 8 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (2.66%) SSCP
11 7 (2.33%) CLAS
11 7 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (25.25%) PCI DSS
3 38 (12.62%) GDPR
4 21 (6.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (4.32%) ISO 22301
7 12 (3.99%) ISO 9001
8 11 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (3.32%) COBIT
10 9 (2.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (1.66%) ISO 31000
12 5 (1.66%) RMADS
12 5 (1.66%) SLA
13 4 (1.33%) ISO 14001
14 3 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.66%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.33%) BS25999
16 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (4.98%) SCCM
2 14 (4.65%) WSUS
3 13 (4.32%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (4.32%) Nessus
4 12 (3.99%) Core Impact
4 12 (3.99%) Nexpose
4 12 (3.99%) OpenVAS
4 12 (3.99%) PowerBroker
4 12 (3.99%) QRadar
4 12 (3.99%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 16 (5.32%) SolarWinds
2 13 (4.32%) Aveksa
2 13 (4.32%) CyberArk
2 13 (4.32%) McAfee
2 13 (4.32%) Palo Alto
2 13 (4.32%) Splunk
2 13 (4.32%) Symantec
3 12 (3.99%) AlienVault
3 12 (3.99%) ArcSight
3 12 (3.99%) Bomgar
3 12 (3.99%) LogRhythm
3 12 (3.99%) Qualys
4 7 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (0.66%) VMware
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco
6 1 (0.33%) Computacenter
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Sussex
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + 5% pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
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