The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Manager
Rank 830 846 816
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 22 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.017% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 40
Average salary £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.72% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £63,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
Security Operations 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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Operations Manager Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in England

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

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations 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 Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East -6 8 £63,250 -2.69% 1
London +41 5 £80,000 +23.07% 1
East Midlands +22 4 £72,500 +70.58%
South West -20 4 £60,000 -11.11%
West Midlands - 4 £72,500 -
North West - 4 £72,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Security Operations Manager
UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 24 (48.00%) SIEM
2 22 (44.00%) Information Security
3 21 (42.00%) Management Information System
3 21 (42.00%) CISSP
4 20 (40.00%) Firewall
5 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
7 12 (24.00%) CHFI
7 12 (24.00%) Cisco
7 12 (24.00%) ITIL
7 12 (24.00%) MCP
7 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 12 (24.00%) MCSA
8 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
9 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (18.00%) Windows
10 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (16.00%) Security Management
11 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (16.00%) Cyber Security
11 8 (16.00%) Security Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
12 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.00%) Citrix
13 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
14 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.00%) IPsec
3 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) SSL
3 4 (8.00%) DMZ
4 3 (6.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) PKI
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (6.00%) CESG
4 3 (6.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) SIEM
2 22 (44.00%) Information Security
3 12 (24.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (16.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (16.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (16.00%) Security Management
6 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Coaching
9 4 (8.00%) People Management
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) VB
1 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) CISSP
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (24.00%) CHFI
3 12 (24.00%) MCP
3 12 (24.00%) MCSA
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (14.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (10.00%) CISA
6 5 (10.00%) CISM
6 5 (10.00%) CCNP
7 4 (8.00%) CCNA
7 4 (8.00%) CCSP
7 4 (8.00%) CEH
8 3 (6.00%) MCSE
8 3 (6.00%) ISEB
8 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) CRISC
9 1 (2.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) Splunk
6 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (6.00%) Juniper
6 3 (6.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.00%) Qualys
7 2 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) M86 Security
8 1 (2.00%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.00%) Proofpoint
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