The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 226 241
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 17 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 10
Median salary £60,000 £50,125 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.70% -10.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the North West

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in the North West

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in the North West

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester -8 15 £60,000 +5.26% 2
Merseyside -9 1 - -
Cheshire -34 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (80.77%) CISSP
3 21 (80.77%) CISM
4 10 (38.46%) CISA
4 10 (38.46%) CRISC
5 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
5 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
7 6 (23.08%) Legal
8 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
8 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
8 5 (19.23%) SANS
8 5 (19.23%) GDPR
9 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
9 4 (15.38%) ISO 22301
9 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (15.38%) Internet
9 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
9 4 (15.38%) Security Management
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (11.54%) Games

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
General
1 6 (23.08%) Legal
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 3 (11.54%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
5 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
6 3 (11.54%) Privileged Access Management
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) CISM
1 21 (80.77%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) CISA
2 10 (38.46%) CRISC
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) SANS
5 3 (11.54%) CISMP
5 3 (11.54%) Master's Degree
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) CCSP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (7.69%) GCIA
6 2 (7.69%) GCIH
7 1 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.85%) PMP
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 5 (19.23%) GDPR
3 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (15.38%) ISO 22301
5 3 (11.54%) ISO 14001
5 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (7.69%) HIPAA
7 1 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (3.85%) QA
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