The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 792 831 815
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 60 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.023% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.024% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 41
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,100 £47,687
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -32.14%
IT Security Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

IT Security Manager Salary Trend in England

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in England

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 33 £70,000 -6.66% 2
South East -28 13 £50,000 -23.07%
North West -4 8 £47,500 -13.63% 2
East of England -9 4 £67,500 +45.16%
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
IT Security Manager
UK

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title.

1 47 (51.09%) Information Security
2 46 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (45.65%) CISSP
4 36 (39.13%) Risk Management
5 34 (36.96%) Finance
6 25 (27.17%) Security Management
7 23 (25.00%) Firewall
7 23 (25.00%) Line Management
8 22 (23.91%) PCI DSS
8 22 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (19.57%) Cisco
9 18 (19.57%) Windows
10 16 (17.39%) CheckPoint
10 16 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 15 (16.30%) Security Architecture
12 14 (15.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (14.13%) Business Continuity
13 13 (14.13%) UNIX
14 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
15 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
16 8 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (8.70%) Banking
16 8 (8.70%) ITIL
16 8 (8.70%) Linux
16 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
16 8 (8.70%) Internet
16 8 (8.70%) SSL
16 8 (8.70%) Kalman Filter

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.70%) SSL
2 8 (8.70%) Internet
2 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.70%) Network Security
3 5 (5.43%) Wireless
4 4 (4.35%) VPN
4 4 (4.35%) LAN
4 4 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) SMS
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Law
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.26%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) Tandem
5 1 (1.09%) RMADS
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) UNIX
3 8 (8.70%) Linux
4 6 (6.52%) AIX
5 5 (5.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Information Security
2 36 (39.13%) Risk Management
3 25 (27.17%) Security Management
4 23 (25.00%) Line Management
5 22 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.30%) Security Architecture
7 14 (15.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (14.13%) Business Continuity
9 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.70%) Data Protection
10 8 (8.70%) SIEM
10 8 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (8.70%) ITIL
10 8 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
11 7 (7.61%) Coaching
12 6 (6.52%) People Management
12 6 (6.52%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) C
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (45.65%) CISSP
2 6 (6.52%) CISM
3 5 (5.43%) CISMP
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.35%) CCNP
4 4 (4.35%) CCNA
4 4 (4.35%) CISA
5 2 (2.17%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (23.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.43%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (2.17%) COBIT
6 1 (1.09%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.09%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Cisco
2 16 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.52%) Websense
4 4 (4.35%) Clearswift
5 2 (2.17%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.17%) F5
6 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.09%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.09%) AlgoSec
6 1 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.09%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.09%) Capita
6 1 (1.09%) IronPort
6 1 (1.09%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec
6 1 (1.09%) McAfee
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.09%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £6k car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago