Information Security Management Jobs

Information Security Management
UK

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 6 months to 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 649 653 813
Rank change year-on-year +4 +160 -169
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 178 381 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 158 193 260
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,000 £42,450
25th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £49,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% +7.27% +4.76%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,675 106,100 133,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51,712 63,950 80,788
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,605 £32,949
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,569
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.65% +7.66%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security Management.

Salary trend for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security Management over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Information Security Management in the UK

Information Security Management
Top 15 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 6 months to 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +43 159 £60,000 -4.00% 60
UK excluding London +37 107 £55,000 -6.78% 46
Work from Home +6 72 £62,500 -3.85% 35
London +66 55 £70,000 +3.70% 20
North of England +111 43 £56,500 -5.83% 6
South East +48 28 £52,500 -9.09% 20
Yorkshire +125 27 £60,000 -14.29% 2
North West +44 14 £45,000 -15.61% 3
South West +25 13 £28,000 -47.68% 5
West Midlands +58 10 £56,000 +9.27% 3
Midlands +45 10 £56,000 +6.67% 6
Scotland -33 8 £22,000 -68.57% 5
East of England +23 4 £60,000 -12.73% 2
North East +5 2 £50,250 - 1
Northern Ireland +30 1 £45,000 -47.06%

Information Security Management
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.25%) SAP GRC
2 4 (2.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.29%) Azure
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (8.99%) Azure Sentinel
4 15 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (7.87%) Azure DevOps
5 14 (7.87%) IaaS
5 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Purview
5 14 (7.87%) PaaS
5 14 (7.87%) SaaS
6 10 (5.62%) Entra ID
7 6 (3.37%) Azure Service Fabric
8 4 (2.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) AWS
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.66%) Network Security
2 25 (14.04%) Firewall
3 16 (8.99%) Wireshark
4 15 (8.43%) LAN
4 15 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (8.43%) WAN
5 4 (2.25%) HTTP
5 4 (2.25%) IPv4
6 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) PPP
7 1 (0.56%) Skype
7 1 (0.56%) VLAN
7 1 (0.56%) WebEx
7 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (24.16%) Social Skills
2 39 (21.91%) Finance
3 13 (7.30%) Legal
4 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.62%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.93%) Law
7 6 (3.37%) Banking
8 5 (2.81%) Marketing
8 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.25%) Retail
10 3 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.69%) Public Speaking
11 2 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Advertising
12 1 (0.56%) Billing
12 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (20.79%) Analyst
2 30 (16.85%) Security Manager
3 26 (14.61%) Security Analyst
4 21 (11.80%) Senior
5 20 (11.24%) Information Manager
5 20 (11.24%) Information Security Manager
5 20 (11.24%) Security Engineer
6 17 (9.55%) Consultant
7 16 (8.99%) Security Officer
8 15 (8.43%) Information Officer
8 15 (8.43%) Information Security Officer
9 14 (7.87%) Security Consultant
10 12 (6.74%) Risk Analyst
11 11 (6.18%) Information Security Engineer
12 10 (5.62%) IT Manager
13 9 (5.06%) Compliance Analyst
13 9 (5.06%) Information Analyst
13 9 (5.06%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (5.06%) IT Analyst
13 9 (5.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) Web Services
2 6 (3.37%) Middleware
2 6 (3.37%) REST
2 6 (3.37%) SOAP
3 5 (2.81%) HTML
3 5 (2.81%) HTML5
4 4 (2.25%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 99 (55.62%) Management Information System
2 23 (12.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (9.55%) Security Posture
4 12 (6.74%) Operational Technology
5 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.06%) Distributed Systems
6 7 (3.93%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.81%) Cyberattack
8 4 (2.25%) Onboarding
8 4 (2.25%) Product Ownership
8 4 (2.25%) SCADA
8 4 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.12%) Cyber Threat
10 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.12%) Insider Threat
10 2 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.56%) Cyber Security Posture
11 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Windows
2 14 (7.87%) Android
2 14 (7.87%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (100.00%) Information Security
1 178 (100.00%) Security Management
2 92 (51.69%) Cybersecurity
3 74 (41.57%) ISMS
4 48 (26.97%) Risk Management
5 43 (24.16%) Vulnerability Management
6 34 (19.10%) Security Operations
7 33 (18.54%) Roadmaps
8 27 (15.17%) Incident Response
9 26 (14.61%) SIEM
10 24 (13.48%) Cryptography
11 23 (12.92%) Identity Access Management
12 22 (12.36%) Regulatory Compliance
13 21 (11.80%) Security Architecture
14 20 (11.24%) Cloud Security
15 19 (10.67%) Agile
15 19 (10.67%) Data Loss Prevention
15 19 (10.67%) Internal Audit
15 19 (10.67%) ITIL
15 19 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.87%) PowerShell
1 14 (7.87%) Python
2 7 (3.93%) SQL
3 4 (2.25%) Kusto Query Language
3 4 (2.25%) Ruby
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (39.89%) CISSP
2 44 (24.72%) CISM
3 42 (23.60%) Degree
4 31 (17.42%) CISA
5 23 (12.92%) SANS
6 18 (10.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 17 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (8.99%) CRISC
8 16 (8.99%) Master's Degree
9 14 (7.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (7.87%) CCSP
9 14 (7.87%) CEH
9 14 (7.87%) SSCP
10 13 (7.30%) Security Cleared
11 9 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (5.06%) GIAC
11 9 (5.06%) ISACA
12 8 (4.49%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
14 5 (2.81%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (58.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (34.83%) NIST
3 40 (22.47%) PCI DSS
4 34 (19.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 26 (14.61%) GDPR
6 24 (13.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 23 (12.92%) GRC
8 15 (8.43%) COBIT
8 15 (8.43%) NCSC
9 6 (3.37%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 5 (2.81%) ISO 9001
11 4 (2.25%) ISA99
11 4 (2.25%) TickIT
12 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (1.69%) SLA
13 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.56%) IASME
14 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.56%) SOC 1
14 1 (0.56%) SOC 2
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (7.87%) Nmap
3 8 (4.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.12%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.56%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 47 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Qualys
2 14 (7.87%) Rapid7
2 14 (7.87%) Splunk
2 14 (7.87%) Thycotic
3 11 (6.18%) Cisco
4 5 (2.81%) VMware
5 4 (2.25%) AlienVault
5 4 (2.25%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) Meraki
6 3 (1.69%) Quadient
6 3 (1.69%) Veeam
6 3 (1.69%) Xero
7 2 (1.12%) Dell
7 2 (1.12%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.12%) Tanium
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) Varonis