The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security 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 Manager
Rank 86 112 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 0.082% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.086% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £72,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%
Security Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
901 1159 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.84% 95.55% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 817 936 893
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,775 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Security Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Kent 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
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £72,500 -
Security Manager
South East

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (76.47%) Business Continuity
2 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
3 12 (70.59%) CISSP
4 8 (47.06%) Service Management
4 8 (47.06%) CISM
4 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (47.06%) ITSM
4 8 (47.06%) Information Security Management
4 8 (47.06%) Security Management
4 8 (47.06%) ISMS
4 8 (47.06%) Data Privacy
5 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) CISMP
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) SaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

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

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
1 13 (76.47%) Business Continuity
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (47.06%) ITSM
2 8 (47.06%) Information Security Management
2 8 (47.06%) Security Management
2 8 (47.06%) ISMS
2 8 (47.06%) Data Privacy
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CISSP
2 8 (47.06%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco