Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Information Security Risk Manager
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1099 1146 1234
Rank change year-on-year +47 +88 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 60 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.023% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 43
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £45,500 £43,875 £45,650
90th Percentile £87,500 £101,500 £87,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.96% -1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Information Security Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Risk Manager in England

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Risk Manager in England

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Risk Manager in England

Information Security Risk 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 Risk Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 +5 23 £72,500 +3.57% 2
North of England +16 17 £48,000 +1.05% 1
Yorkshire +43 12 £57,500 -28.13% 1
East of England - 10 £70,000 -
South East +35 8 £100,000 +42.86%
North West -21 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Midlands +24 2 £53,750 +19.44%
East Midlands - 2 £53,750 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security Risk Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Information Security Risk 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 Risk Manager in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (91.67%) Risk Management
3 29 (48.33%) CISSP
4 23 (38.33%) CISM
4 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (38.33%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (33.33%) ISMS
6 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
7 17 (28.33%) Security Management
8 16 (26.67%) Finance
9 15 (25.00%) CISA
10 14 (23.33%) C
10 14 (23.33%) GDPR
11 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
12 10 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (15.00%) Information Security Management
13 9 (15.00%) Legal
13 9 (15.00%) Degree
13 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
13 9 (15.00%) CRISC
14 8 (13.33%) COBIT
15 7 (11.67%) Banking
16 6 (10.00%) ISSMP
16 6 (10.00%) RSA Archer
17 5 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
17 5 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
17 5 (8.33%) Threat Detection
17 5 (8.33%) Project Management
17 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 4 (6.67%) CESG

Information Security Risk 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 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Legal
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (6.67%) CESG
3 4 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (91.67%) Risk Management
3 23 (38.33%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (33.33%) ISMS
5 17 (28.33%) Security Management
6 10 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 9 (15.00%) Information Security Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (8.33%) Threat Detection
9 4 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.67%) Information Governance
9 4 (6.67%) Information Management
9 4 (6.67%) IT Audit
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.00%) IT Governance
10 3 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) CISSP
2 23 (38.33%) CISM
3 15 (25.00%) CISA
4 9 (15.00%) CRISC
4 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 6 (10.00%) ISSMP
6 4 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (6.67%) CLAS
6 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) MBA
6 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (23.33%) GDPR
3 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
4 8 (13.33%) COBIT
5 4 (6.67%) RMADS
6 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (3.33%) COSO
7 2 (3.33%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.33%) ISO 31000
7 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.67%) GMP
8 1 (1.67%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) BT