The median annual salary for a Information Security Risk Manager was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Risk Manager
UK
Rank 820 914 945
Rank change year-on-year +94 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Risk Manager 29 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.031% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.032% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 8
Median salary £51,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £51,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.54%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 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 +85 24 £52,500 - 2
London +80 11 £55,000 -21.42% 1
West Midlands - 8 £44,000 -
South East +57 4 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £46,000 -
South Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 £47,500 -
Staines - 2 - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +30 1 £65,000 +30.00%
West Yorkshire +23 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +18 1 £75,000 +66.66%
Leeds +13 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Warwick - 1 £75,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £52,500 -

Information Security Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 56 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (69.64%) Risk Management
3 33 (58.93%) CISSP
4 26 (46.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (44.64%) CISA
6 24 (42.86%) Data Protection
7 23 (41.07%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (33.93%) Finance
9 17 (30.36%) CISM
10 15 (26.79%) Legal
11 14 (25.00%) Information Governance
12 10 (17.86%) Degree
13 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
14 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (10.71%) CRISC
15 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
16 5 (8.93%) Banking
16 5 (8.93%) Security Management
16 5 (8.93%) GDPR
17 4 (7.14%) Records Management
17 4 (7.14%) NHS
17 4 (7.14%) Information Security Management
17 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 4 (7.14%) Retail
18 3 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
18 3 (5.36%) ISMS
18 3 (5.36%) Internal Audit
18 3 (5.36%) Contingency Planning
19 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
19 2 (3.57%) IISP

Information Security Risk Manager Skill Set
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 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) GIS
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (69.64%) Risk Management
3 24 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 23 (41.07%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.93%) Security Management
8 4 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 4 (7.14%) Records Management
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (5.36%) Internal Audit
9 3 (5.36%) ISMS
9 3 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.57%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.57%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Service Management
10 2 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) CISSP
2 25 (44.64%) CISA
3 17 (30.36%) CISM
4 10 (17.86%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) CRISC
6 2 (3.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (46.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.93%) GDPR
4 2 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.79%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Informatica
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) SAP
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