Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 326 331
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 12 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 26
South West median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,875 £46,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £70,000 £63,750
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10095 10620 11558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.01% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Gloucestershire +18 6 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
Wiltshire +3 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Devon - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (50.00%) Electronics
3 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) RMADS
3 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (50.00%) Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) Security Auditing
4 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (16.67%) ISMS
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (16.67%) GDPR
6 2 (16.67%) CISA
7 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management

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:

General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (50.00%) Security Auditing
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISMS
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISMP
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Capita