Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 480 549
Rank change year-on-year -8 +69 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 59 122 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 115 100
South East median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £55,125 £44,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +16 16 £64,000 +6.67%
Surrey +1 14 £62,500 -10.71%
Buckinghamshire - 12 £64,000 -
Hampshire +2 11 £62,000 +12.73%
West Sussex +11 6 £71,250 +29.55%
Berkshire +17 4 £66,250 +10.42%
East Sussex -6 3 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Kent +8 1 £67,500 +22.73%
Middlesex - 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 19 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 South East region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 57 (96.61%) Information Security
2 42 (71.19%) CISSP
3 37 (62.71%) CISM
4 32 (54.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (47.46%) Risk Management
6 17 (28.81%) Finance
6 17 (28.81%) PCI DSS
6 17 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (25.42%) CISA
8 13 (22.03%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (22.03%) ISMS
9 12 (20.34%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Data Protection
10 11 (18.64%) Information Assurance
11 10 (16.95%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.95%) ITIL
12 9 (15.25%) SIEM
13 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (13.56%) Firewall
13 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
14 7 (11.86%) C
14 7 (11.86%) ISO 22301
14 7 (11.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 6 (10.17%) People Management
15 6 (10.17%) Security Operations
15 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (10.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
3 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Big Data
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Legal
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.47%) CESG
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) Information Security
2 28 (47.46%) Risk Management
3 17 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (22.03%) ISMS
5 12 (20.34%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (18.64%) Data Protection
6 11 (18.64%) Information Assurance
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (15.25%) SIEM
9 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.17%) Change Management
10 6 (10.17%) Data Security
10 6 (10.17%) Information Security Management
10 6 (10.17%) People Management
10 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.17%) Security Management
10 6 (10.17%) Security Operations
11 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (6.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) C
2 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (71.19%) CISSP
2 37 (62.71%) CISM
3 15 (25.42%) CISA
4 8 (13.56%) Degree
5 7 (11.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (6.78%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (6.78%) CLAS
6 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) CISMP
7 3 (5.08%) CRISC
7 3 (5.08%) PMP
8 2 (3.39%) APMP
8 2 (3.39%) CEH
8 2 (3.39%) ISACA
8 2 (3.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (54.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (28.81%) PCI DSS
3 13 (22.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (11.86%) ISO 22301
6 6 (10.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (8.47%) GDPR
7 5 (8.47%) ISO 31000
8 4 (6.78%) QA
8 4 (6.78%) RMADS
9 2 (3.39%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (1.69%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) HP
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Arqiva