The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 621 651 616
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 15 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 3
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
IT Security Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

IT Security Manager Salary Trend in London

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in London

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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
City of London +19 5 £72,500 +13.72% 1
IT Security Manager
England

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title.

1 23 (58.97%) CISSP
2 22 (56.41%) CISM
2 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (43.59%) Information Security
3 17 (43.59%) ITIL
4 15 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (35.90%) Firewall
6 13 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 13 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
9 9 (23.08%) Finance
10 8 (20.51%) Security Management
10 8 (20.51%) Change Management
10 8 (20.51%) Network Security
11 7 (17.95%) Blog
11 7 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (15.38%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (15.38%) CISA
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (15.38%) MCSA
12 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
13 5 (12.82%) Operations Management
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) COBIT
13 5 (12.82%) .NET

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (35.90%) Firewall
3 8 (20.51%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) IPsec
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) DDNS
4 1 (2.56%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Local Government
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Blog
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) CESG
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
3 3 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) BYOD
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
1 17 (43.59%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 13 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.51%) Security Management
5 8 (20.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Operations Management
9 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (10.26%) Business Development
9 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C#
1 4 (10.26%) C++
1 4 (10.26%) Java
1 4 (10.26%) PHP
1 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
1 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) CISSP
2 22 (56.41%) CISM
3 6 (15.38%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (15.38%) MCSA
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.38%) CISA
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
5 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) CCSE
5 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) COBIT
3 4 (10.26%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) Snort
2 1 (2.56%) Squid
2 1 (2.56%) Postfix
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco
1 1 (2.56%) Sun
1 1 (2.56%) Nokia
1 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.56%) Websense