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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 827 863 818
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 57 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.025% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 36
Average salary £55,000 £55,125 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.22% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,295 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -13.50%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 16 £67,500 +3.84% 2
North West +15 15 £49,500 +16.47% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
South East +17 6 £42,500 +0.59% 1
East of England +4 6 £61,000 +87.69% 1
West Midlands -3 4 £68,750 +23.87%
North East -6 2 £50,500 +41.93%
East Midlands -3 1 £53,500 -12.65%
IT Security Manager
UK

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (70.09%) Information Security
2 60 (56.07%) CISSP
3 50 (46.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (35.51%) CISM
5 29 (27.10%) ITIL
6 26 (24.30%) Firewall
6 26 (24.30%) CISA
7 22 (20.56%) Security Management
7 22 (20.56%) Finance
7 22 (20.56%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (17.76%) Management Information System
9 18 (16.82%) Risk Management
9 18 (16.82%) Degree
10 17 (15.89%) PCI DSS
11 16 (14.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (14.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (14.02%) Security Architecture
13 14 (13.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
15 12 (11.21%) Security Testing
16 11 (10.28%) CISMP
17 10 (9.35%) Vulnerability Management
18 9 (8.41%) Protective Monitoring
18 9 (8.41%) Network Security
18 9 (8.41%) Cisco
18 9 (8.41%) Windows
18 9 (8.41%) Project Management
18 9 (8.41%) Legal

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) Firewall
2 15 (14.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (8.41%) Network Security
4 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.80%) Internet
6 2 (1.87%) Wireless
6 2 (1.87%) VPN
6 2 (1.87%) DNS
6 2 (1.87%) DHCP
7 1 (0.93%) LDAP
7 1 (0.93%) IPsec
7 1 (0.93%) DDNS
7 1 (0.93%) DSL
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Legal
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Local Government
4 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.54%) Blog
3 4 (3.74%) CESG
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) BYOD
5 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) UNIX
3 2 (1.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) OpenBSD
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (70.09%) Information Security
2 29 (27.10%) ITIL
3 22 (20.56%) Security Management
3 22 (20.56%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (16.82%) Risk Management
5 16 (14.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (14.02%) Security Architecture
7 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.21%) Security Testing
9 10 (9.35%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (8.41%) Protective Monitoring
10 9 (8.41%) Project Management
11 8 (7.48%) Information Security Management
11 8 (7.48%) ISMS
12 7 (6.54%) Information Assurance
12 7 (6.54%) IT Governance
12 7 (6.54%) Cyber Security
12 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.54%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
2 4 (3.74%) Objective-C
2 4 (3.74%) C#
2 4 (3.74%) C++
2 4 (3.74%) Java
2 4 (3.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (56.07%) CISSP
2 38 (35.51%) CISM
3 26 (24.30%) CISA
4 18 (16.82%) Degree
5 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (10.28%) CISMP
7 8 (7.48%) ISACA
8 7 (6.54%) MCSE
9 6 (5.61%) MCSA
9 6 (5.61%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.74%) CEH
11 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.93%) CCNP
12 1 (0.93%) CCNA
12 1 (0.93%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.93%) MCITP
12 1 (0.93%) GIAC
12 1 (0.93%) CCSA
12 1 (0.93%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (46.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (15.89%) PCI DSS
3 14 (13.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.74%) QA
5 2 (1.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.93%) Snort
2 1 (0.93%) Squid
2 1 (0.93%) Postfix
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Cisco
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Websense
4 1 (0.93%) Sun
4 1 (0.93%) Nokia
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