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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Manager
Rank 839 857 859
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 21 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 12
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £51,200 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £66,000 £62,450
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
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 £26,750 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -12 7 £82,500 +50.00%
London +9 4 £74,250 +26.38%
East of England -15 4 £56,250 -2.17% 1
North West - 3 £58,500 -
Yorkshire -24 2 - -
Security Operations Manager
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Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (41.67%) CISSP
3 14 (38.89%) Information Security
4 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
5 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL
7 8 (22.22%) Firewall
8 7 (19.44%) CISM
8 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (19.44%) Client/Server
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco
8 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (16.67%) SIEM
9 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Cyber Security
10 5 (13.89%) Logistics
10 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
11 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
11 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.11%) Solaris
11 4 (11.11%) Linux
11 4 (11.11%) UNIX
11 4 (11.11%) Windows
11 4 (11.11%) Juniper

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (19.44%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Solaris
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Information Security
2 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (16.67%) SIEM
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Cyber Security
6 5 (13.89%) Logistics
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 3 (8.33%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) ISMS
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.56%) Validation
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) CISSP
2 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) CISM
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) ISEB
5 3 (8.33%) GCIH
6 2 (5.56%) CRISC
6 2 (5.56%) GIAC
6 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) CISA
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CEH
7 1 (2.78%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.33%) SLA
4 2 (5.56%) HMG Infosec
4 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.56%) Qualys
4 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.56%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
4 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat