The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 540 565 602
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 357 312 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 310 251 246
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £62,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,500 £81,050
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £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%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in England

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in England

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 Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -7 127 £65,000 -2.98% 11
South East -13 66 £55,000 -4.34% 3
North West +19 40 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Yorkshire +7 39 £51,250 +13.88% 4
South West -26 28 £48,500 -4.90% 3
East Midlands +20 21 £67,500 +22.72% 2
East of England -8 20 £53,750 -6.52% 1
West Midlands -21 10 £70,000 +42.85%
Security Manager
UK

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 420 (67.96%) Information Security
2 270 (43.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 268 (43.37%) CISSP
4 166 (26.86%) Finance
5 160 (25.89%) PCI DSS
6 149 (24.11%) Management Information System
7 143 (23.14%) Risk Management
8 135 (21.84%) CISM
9 121 (19.58%) Security Management
10 112 (18.12%) ITIL
11 86 (13.92%) Firewall
12 84 (13.59%) CISA
12 84 (13.59%) Data Protection
13 70 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (10.68%) Windows
15 65 (10.52%) Penetration Testing
16 64 (10.36%) Cisco
17 60 (9.71%) Cyber Security
18 58 (9.39%) Degree
19 57 (9.22%) Project Management
20 56 (9.06%) Network Security
21 55 (8.90%) Information Security Management
21 55 (8.90%) Business Continuity
22 54 (8.74%) PRINCE2
22 54 (8.74%) Line Management
23 53 (8.58%) Disaster Recovery
24 48 (7.77%) Service Delivery
24 48 (7.77%) Security Cleared
25 46 (7.44%) SIEM
25 46 (7.44%) Analytical Skills

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 8 (1.29%) IIS
2 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.32%) Lync
3 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.94%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (13.92%) Firewall
2 56 (9.06%) Network Security
3 32 (5.18%) Wireless
4 24 (3.88%) Internet
5 23 (3.72%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (2.27%) SSL
8 11 (1.78%) VPN
8 11 (1.78%) DNS
9 9 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.46%) DMZ
10 8 (1.29%) HTTP
10 8 (1.29%) WAN
11 7 (1.13%) LDAP
12 6 (0.97%) LAN
12 6 (0.97%) SMTP
13 5 (0.81%) FTP
13 5 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.65%) Broadband
15 3 (0.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.32%) MySQL
2 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Hudson
General
1 166 (26.86%) Finance
2 40 (6.47%) Legal
3 39 (6.31%) Retail
4 31 (5.02%) Banking
5 22 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.94%) Marketing
7 11 (1.78%) Law
8 5 (0.81%) Back Office
9 4 (0.65%) German Language
10 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.32%) Front Office
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.97%) .NET
2 4 (0.65%) SOAP
2 4 (0.65%) REST
3 3 (0.49%) Middleware
4 2 (0.32%) HTML
4 2 (0.32%) JSP
5 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 149 (24.11%) Management Information System
2 46 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.07%) Cryptography
6 18 (2.91%) CESG
7 12 (1.94%) RMADS
8 11 (1.78%) Open Source
9 9 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
10 7 (1.13%) Freedom of Information Act
11 5 (0.81%) NHS
12 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.65%) PMI
12 4 (0.65%) Informatics
12 4 (0.65%) PKI
12 4 (0.65%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.49%) FMCG
13 3 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.68%) Windows
2 32 (5.18%) Linux
3 26 (4.21%) UNIX
4 15 (2.43%) Solaris
5 14 (2.27%) AIX
6 5 (0.81%) FreeBSD
7 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (67.96%) Information Security
2 143 (23.14%) Risk Management
3 121 (19.58%) Security Management
4 112 (18.12%) ITIL
5 84 (13.59%) Data Protection
6 70 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (10.52%) Penetration Testing
8 60 (9.71%) Cyber Security
9 57 (9.22%) Project Management
10 55 (8.90%) Information Security Management
10 55 (8.90%) Business Continuity
11 54 (8.74%) PRINCE2
11 54 (8.74%) Line Management
12 53 (8.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 48 (7.77%) Service Delivery
14 46 (7.44%) SIEM
15 45 (7.28%) ISMS
15 45 (7.28%) Security Architecture
16 41 (6.63%) Risk Assessment
17 36 (5.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.10%) SQL
2 6 (0.97%) C
3 5 (0.81%) Perl
3 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
3 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.65%) Java
5 2 (0.32%) C++
6 1 (0.16%) PHP
6 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 268 (43.37%) CISSP
2 135 (21.84%) CISM
3 84 (13.59%) CISA
4 58 (9.39%) Degree
5 48 (7.77%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.59%) DV Cleared
10 15 (2.43%) CEH
11 14 (2.27%) CRISC
11 14 (2.27%) CCNA
12 13 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.10%) MCSA
12 13 (2.10%) CCNP
13 11 (1.78%) MCP
13 11 (1.78%) CHFI
14 9 (1.46%) GIAC
14 9 (1.46%) PCI QSA
15 7 (1.13%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (43.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (25.89%) PCI DSS
3 40 (6.47%) COBIT
4 27 (4.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.43%) COSO
6 10 (1.62%) SLA
7 9 (1.46%) QA
7 9 (1.46%) JSP 440
8 8 (1.29%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.65%) BS25999
11 3 (0.49%) BS7799
11 3 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.65%) Xen
4 2 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.16%) Snort
5 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.16%) Nessus
1 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.16%) SCCM
1 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (10.36%) Cisco
2 42 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.85%) CheckPoint
4 27 (4.37%) Juniper
5 19 (3.07%) Blue Coat
6 18 (2.91%) LogRhythm
7 17 (2.75%) Riverbed
8 15 (2.43%) Ruckus Wireless
9 11 (1.78%) Cyber-Ark
10 9 (1.46%) VMware
10 9 (1.46%) SAP
11 7 (1.13%) NetApp
11 7 (1.13%) ArcSight
12 5 (0.81%) F5
12 5 (0.81%) Websense
12 5 (0.81%) BT
13 4 (0.65%) Sage
13 4 (0.65%) StatPro
13 4 (0.65%) Symantec
13 4 (0.65%) Remedy
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MPS
Salary: Attractive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
MPS
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Required IT
Salary: £75,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum (Band 7)
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago