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The median annual salary for an Information Security Risk Manager was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1196 1000 763
Rank change year-on-year -196 -237 +348
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 20 9 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.009% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 4
10th Percentile £61,699 £59,548 £71,350
25th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £91,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,250 £65,000 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -38.10% +61.54%
75th Percentile £88,750 £70,625 £107,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £78,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -10.77%

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 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Information Security Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security Risk Manager over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Information Security Risk Manager in the UK

Information Security Risk Manager
Top 9 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 14 August 2022. 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 -157 18 £84,000 +24.44% 1
UK excluding London -86 10 £70,000 +7.69% 1
London -173 10 £84,000 +24.44%
Work from Home -209 8 £77,500 +29.17%
South East - 5 - -
Scotland -45 2 £61,713 -5.06%
South West - 2 £70,000 -
North West -54 1 £85,000 -
North of England -60 1 £85,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Information Security Risk Manager job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Information Security Risk Manager in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (50.00%) CISM
5 8 (40.00%) CISSP
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (40.00%) NIST
6 7 (35.00%) Risk Register
6 7 (35.00%) Internal Audit
7 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (30.00%) CRISC
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) Broadband
8 5 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (25.00%) Data Science
8 5 (25.00%) GRC
8 5 (25.00%) Campfire
8 5 (25.00%) GDPR
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) Time Management
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Coaching
9 4 (20.00%) Social Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) CISA
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security Governance

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 5 (25.00%) Campfire
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Broadband
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) Robotics
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) Internal Audit
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Register
5 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (25.00%) Data Science
6 5 (25.00%) Time Management
7 4 (20.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Scorecard
9 2 (10.00%) Agile
9 2 (10.00%) Technology Transformation
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISM
2 8 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (30.00%) CRISC
4 4 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (40.00%) NIST
3 5 (25.00%) GDPR
3 5 (25.00%) GRC
4 3 (15.00%) COBIT
5 2 (10.00%) ISO 31000
5 2 (10.00%) SOC 2
6 1 (5.00%) Automotive SPICE
6 1 (5.00%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory