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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Manager
Rank 873 816 891
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 17 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.029% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.031% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 6
Average salary £76,500 £55,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £50,800 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,500 £55,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+33.63% -11.29%
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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
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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 -13 8 £82,500 +50.00%
London -17 5 £76,500 +39.09%
East of England -15 3 £55,000 -4.34%
Security Operations Manager
UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
1 19 (50.00%) CISSP
2 13 (34.21%) Information Security
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (23.68%) CISM
5 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
6 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
7 6 (15.79%) SIEM
7 6 (15.79%) GCIH
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) GIAC
8 5 (13.16%) Banking
8 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Logistics
8 5 (13.16%) Service Management
8 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) Cyber Security
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) ArcSight
9 4 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.53%) Telecoms

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) AIX
1 2 (5.26%) Solaris
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Information Security
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) SIEM
6 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.16%) Cyber Security
6 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Logistics
7 4 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security Management
8 3 (7.89%) Security Management
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.89%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) CISSP
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) CISM
4 6 (15.79%) GCIH
5 5 (13.16%) GIAC
5 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) CISA
8 2 (5.26%) CRISC
9 1 (2.63%) GCIA
9 1 (2.63%) CEH
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CCNP
9 1 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) HMG Infosec
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) GPG13
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.63%) Sun