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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Manager
Rank 833 869 818
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 21 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.018% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.019% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 35
Average salary £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £54,950 £54,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -7.14%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +48 13 £80,000 - 2
South East +8 6 £63,250 -8.00%
East of England +12 1 £61,000 +24.48%
North West - 1 £42,500 - 1
Security Operations Manager
UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (56.86%) Information Security
2 21 (41.18%) SIEM
3 19 (37.25%) Firewall
4 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 17 (33.33%) CISSP
6 14 (27.45%) Cyber Security
7 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (23.53%) Cisco
9 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
10 10 (19.61%) ITIL
10 10 (19.61%) Security Management
11 9 (17.65%) MCP
11 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
11 9 (17.65%) Windows
11 9 (17.65%) MCSA
11 9 (17.65%) PCI DSS
11 9 (17.65%) CHFI
11 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (15.69%) Degree
12 8 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.73%) Finance
13 7 (13.73%) Security Testing
13 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
14 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
14 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
14 6 (11.76%) Legal
14 6 (11.76%) Citrix

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.84%) VPN
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) SSL
3 4 (7.84%) DMZ
3 4 (7.84%) IPsec
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Military
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
5 3 (5.88%) CESG
5 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Information Security
2 21 (41.18%) SIEM
3 14 (27.45%) Cyber Security
4 10 (19.61%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) Security Management
5 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (13.73%) Security Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.84%) Analytics
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Coaching
9 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.84%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) VB
1 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.88%) C
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) CISSP
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (17.65%) MCP
3 9 (17.65%) MCSA
3 9 (17.65%) CHFI
4 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.84%) CEH
5 4 (7.84%) MCSE
5 4 (7.84%) CCSP
5 4 (7.84%) CCNP
5 4 (7.84%) CCNA
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.84%) SSCP
5 4 (7.84%) CISA
6 3 (5.88%) CISM
6 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) GIAC
7 1 (1.96%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Cisco
2 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.96%) M86 Security
6 1 (1.96%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
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