Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 103 119
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.46% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
South Wales median annual salary £43,500 £42,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.75% -10.00% +14.46%
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,350 £56,000
Wales median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% -2.22% +8.43%

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 1,458 1,382 1,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 97.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 1,202 1,363
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 -2 7 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Information Security Manager
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, Information Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) GDPR
3 3 (42.86%) Security Auditing
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 22301
5 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) NIST
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Auditing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 22301
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (14.29%) NIST
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft