Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 23 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 Manager
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 147 157
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.19% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £41,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.51% -27.83% +27.78%
10th Percentile £34,748 £40,750 £53,000
90th Percentile £71,875 £47,875 £62,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2027 2555 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 96.63% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1757 2209 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,352 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in Wales

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in Wales

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in Wales

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +23 3 £65,000 +56.63%
West Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Information Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Information Security 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 across the Wales region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 31000
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) IASME
4 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) CISA

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (25.00%) IASME
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 31000
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS