The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 337 388 335
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 103 65 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 85 58 70
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Berkshire +21 29 £48,750 -25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 23 £55,000 -12.00%
Hampshire -6 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £62,500 -
Surrey +8 10 £67,500 +2.27%
East Sussex +23 5 £50,000 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 135 (71.05%) Information Security
2 82 (43.16%) CISSP
3 76 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (30.53%) CISM
5 55 (28.95%) PCI DSS
6 49 (25.79%) Cyber Security
7 48 (25.26%) Security Management
8 45 (23.68%) Management Information System
9 43 (22.63%) Risk Management
10 35 (18.42%) Security Cleared
11 32 (16.84%) Firewall
12 30 (15.79%) ITIL
12 30 (15.79%) ISMS
13 29 (15.26%) Degree
14 27 (14.21%) Penetration Testing
15 26 (13.68%) Security Testing
15 26 (13.68%) Information Security Management
16 24 (12.63%) Data Protection
17 23 (12.11%) Network Security
18 22 (11.58%) CISA
19 21 (11.05%) Business Continuity
20 20 (10.53%) Information Assurance
21 19 (10.00%) CESG
21 19 (10.00%) Finance
21 19 (10.00%) BCP
22 18 (9.47%) Telecoms
23 17 (8.95%) Cisco
24 16 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
25 15 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
25 15 (7.89%) DV Cleared

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.84%) Firewall
2 23 (12.11%) Network Security
3 7 (3.68%) Internet
3 7 (3.68%) VPN
4 6 (3.16%) Wireless
5 4 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.11%) SAN
5 4 (2.11%) LAN
5 4 (2.11%) WAN
5 4 (2.11%) Wireless Security
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.58%) VoIP
6 3 (1.58%) VPLS
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.58%) BGP
7 2 (1.05%) IPsec
7 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.05%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) Big Data
General
1 19 (10.00%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.21%) Legal
4 6 (3.16%) Publishing
5 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.68%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.11%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.00%) CESG
3 13 (6.84%) RMADS
4 12 (6.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.16%) Mainframe
8 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.63%) PMI
10 2 (1.05%) PKI
11 1 (0.53%) Blog
11 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.26%) Windows
2 8 (4.21%) Linux
3 4 (2.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (71.05%) Information Security
2 49 (25.79%) Cyber Security
3 48 (25.26%) Security Management
4 43 (22.63%) Risk Management
5 30 (15.79%) ITIL
5 30 (15.79%) ISMS
6 27 (14.21%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (13.68%) Security Testing
7 26 (13.68%) Information Security Management
8 24 (12.63%) Data Protection
9 21 (11.05%) Business Continuity
10 20 (10.53%) Information Assurance
11 19 (10.00%) BCP
12 16 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (7.37%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (7.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (7.37%) Project Management
13 14 (7.37%) Test Strategy
13 14 (7.37%) Test Management
14 13 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.16%) C
2 3 (1.58%) Perl
2 3 (1.58%) PHP
2 3 (1.58%) SQL
2 3 (1.58%) Python
2 3 (1.58%) Ruby
2 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (43.16%) CISSP
2 58 (30.53%) CISM
3 35 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 29 (15.26%) Degree
5 22 (11.58%) CISA
6 15 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 14 (7.37%) SC Cleared
8 13 (6.84%) CCNP
8 13 (6.84%) CCNA
9 12 (6.32%) CCIE
10 7 (3.68%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.63%) ISACA
11 5 (2.63%) GPEN
12 4 (2.11%) GWAPT
13 3 (1.58%) GIAC
14 2 (1.05%) CCSA
14 2 (1.05%) MCSE
14 2 (1.05%) PMP
14 2 (1.05%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (28.95%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.11%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.58%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.05%) COSO
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) Nessus
1 14 (7.37%) Nmap
2 2 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (8.95%) Cisco
2 14 (7.37%) Coverity
3 6 (3.16%) Oracle
4 5 (2.63%) IBM
4 5 (2.63%) HP
5 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.05%) Juniper
6 2 (1.05%) Nokia
6 2 (1.05%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.05%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.05%) F5
6 2 (1.05%) Splunk
6 2 (1.05%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (1.05%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.53%) Qualys
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.53%) Symantec
7 1 (0.53%) Websense
7 1 (0.53%) VMware
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