The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 257 322 304
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 48 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 24
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £85,000 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
Security Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9324 12065 11025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.46% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8003 10213 9492
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager across the City of London region.

Security Manager Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Manager in their job title.

1 60 (63.83%) Information Security
2 39 (41.49%) CISSP
3 37 (39.36%) CISM
4 34 (36.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (28.72%) Security Management
6 24 (25.53%) Management Information System
7 23 (24.47%) Risk Management
8 22 (23.40%) Finance
8 22 (23.40%) PCI DSS
9 21 (22.34%) Firewall
10 20 (21.28%) Network Security
11 18 (19.15%) Information Security Management
12 17 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (17.02%) CISA
13 16 (17.02%) ITIL
14 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (14.89%) Cyber Security
15 12 (12.77%) Line Management
15 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
16 11 (11.70%) Legal
16 11 (11.70%) ISMS
16 11 (11.70%) Data Protection
17 10 (10.64%) Supplier Management
17 10 (10.64%) VPN
17 10 (10.64%) Cisco
18 9 (9.57%) Project Management
18 9 (9.57%) COBIT
18 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
19 8 (8.51%) Information Assurance

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
1 2 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) Firewall
2 20 (21.28%) Network Security
3 10 (10.64%) VPN
4 8 (8.51%) Internet
5 6 (6.38%) LAN
5 6 (6.38%) WAN
5 6 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.32%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (5.32%) WLAN
6 5 (5.32%) MPLS
7 4 (4.26%) SSL
8 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.13%) IPsec
9 2 (2.13%) Nortel Alteon
9 2 (2.13%) Nortel Contivity
10 1 (1.06%) VLAN
10 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.06%) VPLS
10 1 (1.06%) DNS
10 1 (1.06%) VoIP
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Law
4 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.26%) PKI
3 4 (4.26%) CESG
4 3 (3.19%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.13%) Social Network
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) Blog
6 1 (1.06%) BYOD
6 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Android
2 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.83%) Information Security
2 27 (28.72%) Security Management
3 23 (24.47%) Risk Management
4 18 (19.15%) Information Security Management
5 17 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (17.02%) ITIL
7 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (14.89%) Cyber Security
8 12 (12.77%) Line Management
9 11 (11.70%) ISMS
9 11 (11.70%) Data Protection
10 10 (10.64%) Supplier Management
11 9 (9.57%) Project Management
11 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
12 8 (8.51%) Information Assurance
13 7 (7.45%) Change Management
13 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (6.38%) Data Privacy
14 6 (6.38%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.06%) C++
1 1 (1.06%) Java
1 1 (1.06%) SQL
1 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) CISSP
2 37 (39.36%) CISM
3 16 (17.02%) CISA
4 6 (6.38%) CRISC
5 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) PCI QSA
6 4 (4.26%) CEH
7 3 (3.19%) Degree
7 3 (3.19%) ISACA
8 2 (2.13%) GIAC
9 1 (1.06%) CISMP
9 1 (1.06%) CCNA
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.06%) MCSE
9 1 (1.06%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (23.40%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.57%) COBIT
4 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.19%) QA
6 1 (1.06%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
2 10 (10.64%) Cisco
3 8 (8.51%) Websense
4 5 (5.32%) Juniper
5 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.19%) Remedy
6 3 (3.19%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.13%) F5
7 2 (2.13%) Nortel
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix
7 2 (2.13%) CA
7 2 (2.13%) Nokia
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.06%) IronPort
8 1 (1.06%) HP
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.06%) Symantec
8 1 (1.06%) McAfee
8 1 (1.06%) Clearswift