The median annual salary for a Information Security Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 351 429
Rank change year-on-year -31 +78  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 14 97 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.093% 0.50% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.52% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 87 23
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £76,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the South East

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in the South East

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in the South East

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +1 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Surrey +51 3 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Hampshire - 3 £60,000 -
Kent +2 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (78.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (53.13%) CISSP
4 16 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 15 (46.88%) CISM
6 13 (40.63%) CISA
7 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
8 10 (31.25%) ISMS
9 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
10 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (21.88%) Information Security Management
10 7 (21.88%) Security Management
10 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) ERP
11 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) Degree
11 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
11 6 (18.75%) Driving Licence
12 5 (15.63%) Internal Audit
12 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
12 5 (15.63%) IT Governance
12 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (12.50%) COBIT
13 4 (12.50%) iPad
14 3 (9.38%) Threat Management
14 3 (9.38%) CLAS

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 4 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Fintech
5 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (31.25%) ISMS
4 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
5 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.88%) ERP
5 7 (21.88%) Information Security Management
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) Security Management
6 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) Internal Audit
7 5 (15.63%) IT Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance
9 3 (9.38%) Logistics
9 3 (9.38%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) CISSP
2 15 (46.88%) CISM
3 13 (40.63%) CISA
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) CLAS
5 3 (9.38%) CRISC
6 2 (6.25%) CEH
6 2 (6.25%) GISF
7 1 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (78.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.50%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) GDPR
4 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft