The median annual salary for a Information Security Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 250 243
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £55,000 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +45.45%  
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 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4918 5697 5859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4105 4709 4895
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the South West

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in the South West

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol -1 6 £53,750 -32.81%
Wiltshire - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) COBIT
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISSMP
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) CISA

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica