Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 11 December 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 137 148
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.21% 0.33% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.33% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
South Wales median annual salary £65,000 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.63% - -
Wales median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 -
% change year-on-year -0.60% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1412 2099 2331
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 98.08% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1877 2020
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in South Wales

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in South Wales

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in South Wales over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in South Wales

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Cardiff +39 2 £53,775 +19.50%
Newport -5 1 £65,000 +56.63%
Information Security Manager
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Wales region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 31000
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) IASME
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 31000
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS