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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Manager
Rank 834 894 833
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 32 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.021% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 27
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,650 £51,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,500 £63,750 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-5.09% +8.51%
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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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
London +47 25 £80,000 - 2
East of England +10 3 £61,000 +14.55%
South East +6 1 £62,500 -9.09%
West Midlands -9 1 £55,000 -16.98% 2
South West -20 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
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Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 38 (70.37%) Information Security
2 19 (35.19%) SIEM
3 15 (27.78%) Legal
3 15 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 15 (27.78%) CISSP
3 15 (27.78%) Cyber Security
3 15 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (20.37%) Asset Management
5 11 (20.37%) Firewall
6 9 (16.67%) Finance
7 8 (14.81%) Security Management
7 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 8 (14.81%) Windows
7 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (14.81%) Degree
8 7 (12.96%) CISM
9 6 (11.11%) MCSE
9 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Computer Forensics
10 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (9.26%) CCNA
10 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.26%) Citrix
10 5 (9.26%) Web Services
11 4 (7.41%) VB
11 4 (7.41%) UNIX
11 4 (7.41%) VPN

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.41%) IPsec
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) SSL
3 4 (7.41%) DMZ
4 3 (5.56%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) Converged Networks
General
1 15 (27.78%) Legal
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (3.70%) CESG
6 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Information Security
2 19 (35.19%) SIEM
3 15 (27.78%) Performance Management
3 15 (27.78%) Cyber Security
4 11 (20.37%) Asset Management
5 8 (14.81%) Security Management
6 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) VB
1 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.56%) C
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) CISSP
2 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 7 (12.96%) CISM
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.11%) MCSE
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.26%) CCNA
6 4 (7.41%) CEH
6 4 (7.41%) CCSP
6 4 (7.41%) SSCP
6 4 (7.41%) CISA
6 4 (7.41%) GIAC
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) ISACA
8 1 (1.85%) GPEN
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) GCIH
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco
2 5 (9.26%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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