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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 69 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 28 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.54% 0.68% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 0.70% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 1
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Manager Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 - 10 £52,500 -
Tonbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Security Manager
South East

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (91.67%) CISSP
2 33 (91.67%) CISM
3 28 (77.78%) Risk Management
4 27 (75.00%) PCI DSS
5 23 (63.89%) Finance
6 18 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (50.00%) Threat Management
7 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (22.22%) Banking
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) Security Management
11 6 (16.67%) Line Management
12 5 (13.89%) Information Security Governance
12 5 (13.89%) ISMS
12 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
13 4 (11.11%) Project Management
14 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (8.33%) CISA
14 3 (8.33%) SAP
14 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
14 3 (8.33%) Legal
14 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
14 3 (8.33%) Electronics
14 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
14 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (8.33%) Programme Management

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.56%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Electronics
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 18 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (50.00%) Threat Management
4 9 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) Security Management
7 6 (16.67%) Line Management
8 5 (13.89%) Information Security Governance
8 5 (13.89%) ISMS
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
11 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) CISM
1 33 (91.67%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.56%) COBIT
5 1 (2.78%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) SAP