The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management
UK
Rank 690 619 757
Rank change year-on-year -71 +138  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 174 340 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 136 283 152
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £43,292 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76%  

Information Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -71 161 £45,000 -25.00% 19
East of England +65 38 £43,000 - 4
London -40 34 £67,500 +8.00% 2
Essex - 31 £42,500 -
South East +17 25 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South West +2 15 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Chelmsford - 14 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +19 13 £52,500 +1.44%
North West -14 13 £50,000 -6.32% 2
West Midlands +17 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Gloucestershire -3 8 £65,000 +68.83%
Gloucester - 8 £65,000 -
Sheffield +14 7 - -
South Yorkshire +10 7 - -
East Sussex +5 7 £28,000 -44.00%
East Midlands +4 7 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Manchester -26 7 £43,000 -26.80% 2
Uckfield - 7 £28,000 -
City of London +30 6 £59,250 -1.25%
Surrey +25 6 £31,000 -42.32% 2
West Yorkshire +26 5 £53,750 -6.52%
Hertfordshire +25 5 - - 4
Hampshire +17 5 £57,464 +35.20%
Leeds +13 5 £53,750 -6.52%
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Hatfield - 5 - - 3
Wales - 5 £32,500 -
Kent +26 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Birmingham +8 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 471 (100.00%) Security Management
1 471 (100.00%) Information Security
2 307 (65.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 279 (59.24%) Management Information System
4 232 (49.26%) CISSP
5 190 (40.34%) ISMS
6 188 (39.92%) CISM
7 165 (35.03%) Risk Management
8 143 (30.36%) Finance
9 115 (24.42%) CISA
10 112 (23.78%) Risk Assessment
11 107 (22.72%) PCI DSS
12 104 (22.08%) ITIL
13 93 (19.75%) COBIT
14 87 (18.47%) Data Protection
15 86 (18.26%) Firewall
16 79 (16.77%) Legal
17 78 (16.56%) Security Architecture
18 70 (14.86%) Security Cleared
19 67 (14.23%) Penetration Testing
20 66 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
21 65 (13.80%) Data Protection Act
22 64 (13.59%) Business Continuity
23 63 (13.38%) SC Cleared
24 61 (12.95%) Information Assurance
25 59 (12.53%) Degree
26 57 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
27 55 (11.68%) Incident Management
28 54 (11.46%) SIEM
29 52 (11.04%) Security Operations

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.21%) IIS
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (5.73%) MS Office
2 20 (4.25%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.76%) MS Project
5 7 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (2.97%) Sentinel
2 6 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.03%) Office 365
2 10 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (18.26%) Firewall
2 36 (7.64%) Network Security
3 19 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.91%) Broadband
4 9 (1.91%) SAN
5 8 (1.70%) LAN
6 5 (1.06%) Internet
6 5 (1.06%) Intranet
6 5 (1.06%) NAS
6 5 (1.06%) SSL
6 5 (1.06%) VPN
7 4 (0.85%) DNS
7 4 (0.85%) WAN
7 4 (0.85%) Wireless
8 3 (0.64%) SNMP
8 3 (0.64%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.21%) Extranet
10 1 (0.21%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.70%) Big Data
4 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.64%) MySQL
6 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 143 (30.36%) Finance
2 79 (16.77%) Legal
3 19 (4.03%) Law
3 19 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.97%) Banking
5 14 (2.97%) Marketing
5 14 (2.97%) Retail
6 8 (1.70%) German Language
6 8 (1.70%) Spanish Language
7 7 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.27%) Electronics
8 6 (1.27%) French Language
9 5 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.64%) Back Office
10 3 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (27.81%) Analyst
2 126 (26.75%) Security Analyst
3 121 (25.69%) Security Manager
4 99 (21.02%) Information Manager
5 89 (18.90%) Information Security Manager
6 88 (18.68%) Information Analyst
6 88 (18.68%) Information Security Analyst
7 56 (11.89%) Consultant
8 43 (9.13%) Security Consultant
9 32 (6.79%) Architect
9 32 (6.79%) Information Security Consultant
10 29 (6.16%) Security Architect
11 25 (5.31%) Information Assurance Analyst
12 19 (4.03%) Security Officer
13 18 (3.82%) Head of Security
14 17 (3.61%) Information Security Officer
15 16 (3.40%) CISSP Manager
15 16 (3.40%) Information Officer
16 15 (3.18%) Governance Manager
17 14 (2.97%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.27%) Middleware
2 3 (0.64%) CGI
2 3 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.21%) .NET
3 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.21%) ODBC
3 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.21%) SAML
3 1 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 279 (59.24%) Management Information System
2 65 (13.80%) Data Protection Act
3 24 (5.10%) CESG
4 23 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.97%) PKI
7 13 (2.76%) CESG CLAS
7 13 (2.76%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.91%) Fintech
10 8 (1.70%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.70%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.70%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.06%) Clustering
13 5 (1.06%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.52%) Windows
2 12 (2.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.34%) Linux
3 11 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.70%) Unix
4 8 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.64%) SUSE
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (100.00%) Information Security
1 471 (100.00%) Security Management
2 190 (40.34%) ISMS
3 165 (35.03%) Risk Management
4 112 (23.78%) Risk Assessment
5 104 (22.08%) ITIL
6 87 (18.47%) Data Protection
7 78 (16.56%) Security Architecture
8 67 (14.23%) Penetration Testing
9 66 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
10 64 (13.59%) Business Continuity
11 61 (12.95%) Information Assurance
12 57 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 55 (11.68%) Incident Management
14 54 (11.46%) SIEM
15 52 (11.04%) Security Operations
16 50 (10.62%) Service Delivery
17 41 (8.70%) Internal Audit
17 41 (8.70%) Project Management
18 40 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.91%) SQL
2 4 (0.85%) Java
3 3 (0.64%) C
3 3 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.21%) AWK
4 1 (0.21%) Perl
4 1 (0.21%) PHP
4 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 232 (49.26%) CISSP
2 188 (39.92%) CISM
3 115 (24.42%) CISA
4 70 (14.86%) Security Cleared
5 63 (13.38%) SC Cleared
6 59 (12.53%) Degree
7 39 (8.28%) CEH
8 32 (6.79%) CISMP
9 26 (5.52%) CESG Certified Professional
10 23 (4.88%) CRISC
11 19 (4.03%) GIAC
12 18 (3.82%) DV Cleared
13 17 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (2.97%) CLAS
15 10 (2.12%) MBA
16 9 (1.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 9 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.91%) CCSP
16 9 (1.91%) ISSAP
17 7 (1.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (65.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (22.72%) PCI DSS
3 93 (19.75%) COBIT
4 49 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 36 (7.64%) RMADS
6 32 (6.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 22 (4.67%) GPG13
8 22 (4.67%) ISO27002
9 20 (4.25%) GDPR
10 17 (3.61%) SLA
11 15 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 15 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (2.55%) ISO 9001
13 9 (1.91%) QA
14 8 (1.70%) ISO22301
14 8 (1.70%) JSP 440
15 7 (1.49%) HMG Infosec
15 7 (1.49%) PMO
16 4 (0.85%) ISO27005
System Software
1 18 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.06%) Firmware
4 5 (1.06%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.42%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.42%) WSUS
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.18%) Citrix
3 14 (2.97%) ServiceNow
4 11 (2.34%) Cisco
5 9 (1.91%) HP
5 9 (1.91%) VMware
6 8 (1.70%) SAP
7 6 (1.27%) Computacenter
7 6 (1.27%) F5
8 5 (1.06%) CommVault
9 4 (0.85%) Apple
9 4 (0.85%) CA
9 4 (0.85%) Symantec
10 3 (0.64%) Huawei
10 3 (0.64%) Sophos
11 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.21%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.21%) Lotus
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + PENSION, HEALTH, GYM
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Innocent Drinks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 24 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago