Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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 Risk Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1138 1179 1262
Rank change year-on-year +41 +83 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 60 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 44
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.96% -1.92%
10th Percentile £45,500 £43,875 £45,975
90th Percentile £87,500 £101,500 £86,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% +6.25% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Information Security Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Top 12 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 6 months to 19 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
England +61 59 £70,000 +7.69% 3
UK excluding London +54 37 £65,000 +1.96% 1
London +12 23 £72,500 +3.57% 2
North of England +11 17 £48,000 +1.05% 1
Yorkshire +35 12 £57,500 -28.13% 1
East of England - 9 £70,000 -
South East +55 8 £100,000 +42.86%
North West -5 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Midlands +32 2 £53,750 +19.44%
East Midlands - 2 £53,750 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 54 (90.00%) Risk Management
3 29 (48.33%) CISSP
4 23 (38.33%) CISM
4 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (38.33%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (31.67%) ISMS
5 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
6 17 (28.33%) Security Management
7 16 (26.67%) Finance
8 15 (25.00%) CISA
9 13 (21.67%) C
9 13 (21.67%) GDPR
10 12 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
12 9 (15.00%) Degree
12 9 (15.00%) CRISC
12 9 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (15.00%) Information Security Management
12 9 (15.00%) Legal
13 8 (13.33%) COBIT
14 7 (11.67%) Banking
15 6 (10.00%) ISSMP
15 6 (10.00%) RSA Archer
15 6 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
16 5 (8.33%) Threat Detection
16 5 (8.33%) Information Governance
16 5 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
16 5 (8.33%) Project Management
16 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Network Security
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Legal
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (6.67%) CESG
3 4 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 54 (90.00%) Risk Management
3 23 (38.33%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (31.67%) ISMS
5 17 (28.33%) Security Management
6 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 9 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (15.00%) Information Security Management
8 6 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.33%) Information Governance
9 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.33%) Threat Detection
10 4 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.67%) Information Management
10 4 (6.67%) IT Audit
11 3 (5.00%) Internal Audit
11 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) CISSP
2 23 (38.33%) CISM
3 15 (25.00%) CISA
4 9 (15.00%) CRISC
4 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 6 (10.00%) ISSMP
6 4 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (6.67%) CLAS
6 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) MBA
6 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.67%) GDPR
3 12 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (13.33%) COBIT
5 4 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (6.67%) RMADS
6 3 (5.00%) ISO 31000
6 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (3.33%) COSO
7 2 (3.33%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.67%) GMP
8 1 (1.67%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) BT