Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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 Manager
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 656 610 649
Rank change year-on-year -46 +39 +166
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 184 244 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 172 220 227
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £53,750 £53,722 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,875 £86,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in London

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +3 20 £70,000 -6.67% 3
West London -10 9 £58,750 -6.00% 1
East London -1 4 £95,000 +46.15%
North London - 1 £72,500 -
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 184 (100.00%) Information Security
2 114 (61.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 110 (59.78%) CISSP
4 85 (46.20%) CISM
5 70 (38.04%) Risk Management
6 60 (32.61%) PCI DSS
7 58 (31.52%) Finance
8 51 (27.72%) Cybersecurity
9 48 (26.09%) GDPR
10 47 (25.54%) Data Protection
10 47 (25.54%) CISA
11 35 (19.02%) Banking
12 34 (18.48%) Security Management
13 33 (17.93%) Management Information System
14 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (16.30%) SIEM
15 29 (15.76%) Incident Management
16 26 (14.13%) Legal
16 26 (14.13%) Information Security Management
17 24 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
17 24 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
18 22 (11.96%) Firewall
18 22 (11.96%) Security Operations
18 22 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
19 21 (11.41%) Internal Audit
19 21 (11.41%) Linux
20 20 (10.87%) Project Management
21 19 (10.33%) Windows
21 19 (10.33%) Degree
21 19 (10.33%) SolarWinds

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (0.54%) Apache
1 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.43%) SaaS
2 3 (1.63%) IaaS
2 3 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.09%) Cloudflare
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.96%) Firewall
2 16 (8.70%) Network Security
3 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 58 (31.52%) Finance
2 35 (19.02%) Banking
3 26 (14.13%) Legal
4 9 (4.89%) Law
5 4 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.15%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.93%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.80%) Fintech
5 4 (2.17%) Clustering
5 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.63%) FMCG
6 3 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.09%) PKI
7 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.41%) Linux
2 19 (10.33%) Windows
3 10 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.72%) Unix
5 2 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (100.00%) Information Security
2 70 (38.04%) Risk Management
3 51 (27.72%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (25.54%) Data Protection
5 34 (18.48%) Security Management
6 30 (16.30%) SIEM
6 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (15.76%) Incident Management
8 26 (14.13%) Information Security Management
9 24 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
10 22 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
10 22 (11.96%) Security Operations
11 21 (11.41%) Internal Audit
12 20 (10.87%) Project Management
13 19 (10.33%) ISMS
14 18 (9.78%) Security Architecture
14 18 (9.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 17 (9.24%) ITIL
16 15 (8.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (59.78%) CISSP
2 85 (46.20%) CISM
3 47 (25.54%) CISA
4 19 (10.33%) Degree
5 15 (8.15%) GIAC
5 15 (8.15%) GISF
5 15 (8.15%) GSEC
6 10 (5.43%) CRISC
7 9 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.35%) SANS
9 7 (3.80%) SSCP
10 6 (3.26%) ISSMP
11 5 (2.72%) MBA
11 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.17%) CCNA
12 4 (2.17%) CCNP
12 4 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (61.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (32.61%) PCI DSS
3 48 (26.09%) GDPR
4 9 (4.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (3.80%) COBIT
6 6 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (2.72%) ISO 9001
8 4 (2.17%) BS7799
9 3 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (1.09%) COSO
10 2 (1.09%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.54%) BS25999
11 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.54%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.54%) PSD2
11 1 (0.54%) SEPA
11 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Snort
3 1 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (9.24%) Nessus
1 17 (9.24%) QRadar
2 15 (8.15%) Core Impact
2 15 (8.15%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (8.15%) Nexpose
2 15 (8.15%) OpenVAS
2 15 (8.15%) PowerBroker
2 15 (8.15%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (8.15%) SCCM
2 15 (8.15%) WSUS
3 6 (3.26%) RSA Archer
4 2 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.54%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 19 (10.33%) SolarWinds
2 17 (9.24%) McAfee
2 17 (9.24%) Symantec
3 16 (8.70%) LogRhythm
3 16 (8.70%) Splunk
4 15 (8.15%) AlienVault
4 15 (8.15%) ArcSight
4 15 (8.15%) Aveksa
4 15 (8.15%) Bomgar
4 15 (8.15%) CyberArk
4 15 (8.15%) Palo Alto
4 15 (8.15%) Qualys
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.63%) Capita
7 2 (1.09%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.09%) IronPort
7 2 (1.09%) Radware
8 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Sophos