The median annual salary for an Information Security Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Risk Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 899 954
Rank change year-on-year +39 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 23 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.025% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 21
Median salary £70,000 £58,750 £84,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.14% -30.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -8.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +51 23 £70,000 +19.14% 1
East of England - 8 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £70,000 -
Luton - 7 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire +20 6 £61,250 -5.76%
Yorkshire +10 6 £61,250 -5.76%
London +18 4 £80,000 +16.36% 1
Leeds +11 3 £65,000 -
South East +43 2 - -
Pudsey - 2 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Cheshire -29 1 £65,000 +36.84%
North West -41 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Cheshunt - 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £80,000 -
Crewe - 1 £65,000 -
Bradford - 1 £57,500 -

Information Security Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Information Security Risk 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 featuring Information Security Risk Manager in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (71.15%) Risk Management
3 26 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (44.23%) CISSP
5 19 (36.54%) Data Protection
5 19 (36.54%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (34.62%) PCI DSS
7 16 (30.77%) CISA
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) CISM
9 12 (23.08%) ISMS
10 9 (17.31%) C
10 9 (17.31%) GDPR
11 8 (15.38%) Information Governance
12 7 (13.46%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (13.46%) Legal
13 6 (11.54%) Banking
13 6 (11.54%) Security Management
13 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
13 6 (11.54%) CRISC
14 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
15 4 (7.69%) NHS
15 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (7.69%) Degree
16 3 (5.77%) Internal Audit
16 3 (5.77%) Contingency Planning
16 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
16 3 (5.77%) Retail
16 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity

Information Security Risk Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Legal
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (3.85%) CESG
3 2 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (71.15%) Risk Management
3 19 (36.54%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (36.54%) Data Protection
4 12 (23.08%) ISMS
5 8 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 7 (13.46%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Security Management
8 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
9 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.77%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (5.77%) Internal Audit
10 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.85%) Change Control
11 2 (3.85%) Information Assurance
11 2 (3.85%) Information Security Governance
11 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) CISSP
2 16 (30.77%) CISA
3 12 (23.08%) CISM
4 6 (11.54%) CRISC
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.85%) CLAS
6 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 9 (17.31%) GDPR
4 2 (3.85%) RMADS
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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