The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 867 820 874
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 52 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.049% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.051% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 35
Average salary £60,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend

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

IT Security Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Manager over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 23 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 47 £61,000 +1.66% 1
London -42 27 £62,500 -13.79% 1
City of London -2 16 £60,000 -17.24%
South West - 7 £60,000 -
Scotland -17 4 £59,000 -
Edinburgh -29 4 £59,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £70,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £70,000 -
North East - 4 £70,000 -
Somerset - 3 £50,000 -
Bath - 3 £50,000 -
South East -36 2 £49,750 -17.08%
West Sussex - 2 £49,750 -
Dorset - 2 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £61,000 -
North West +1 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands -5 1 £55,000 +15.78%
East of England -21 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 -
Telford - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 61 (74.39%) Information Security
2 51 (62.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (53.66%) CISSP
4 36 (43.90%) Finance
5 21 (25.61%) Risk Management
6 20 (24.39%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (23.17%) Data Security
7 19 (23.17%) CISM
8 18 (21.95%) CISA
9 16 (19.51%) Project Management
9 16 (19.51%) Security Management
9 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
10 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
11 14 (17.07%) Data Protection
11 14 (17.07%) RMADS
11 14 (17.07%) Firewall
12 13 (15.85%) Degree
13 11 (13.41%) ISMS
14 10 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (12.20%) ITIL
15 9 (10.98%) Legal
16 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
16 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
17 7 (8.54%) Oracle
17 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (8.54%) Banking
17 7 (8.54%) IT Governance
18 6 (7.32%) Windows

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 36 (43.90%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Legal
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.88%) Advertising
5 4 (4.88%) Local Government
6 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.44%) Retail
7 2 (2.44%) Law
8 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.22%) Games
8 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.07%) RMADS
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.44%) Physics
5 1 (1.22%) CESG
5 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Online Games
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (74.39%) Information Security
2 21 (25.61%) Risk Management
3 20 (24.39%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (23.17%) Data Security
5 16 (19.51%) Security Management
5 16 (19.51%) Project Management
6 14 (17.07%) Data Protection
7 11 (13.41%) ISMS
8 10 (12.20%) ITIL
8 10 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (8.54%) IT Governance
10 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.32%) Information Security Management
12 5 (6.10%) BCP
12 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
12 5 (6.10%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (6.10%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) CISSP
2 19 (23.17%) CISM
3 18 (21.95%) CISA
4 13 (15.85%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) GCIH
5 4 (4.88%) GCFA
6 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) ISACA
7 2 (2.44%) CCNP
7 2 (2.44%) MBA
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.22%) SSCP
8 1 (1.22%) GIAC
8 1 (1.22%) RHCSS
8 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.22%) CEH
8 1 (1.22%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (62.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (6.10%) ISO 9000
4 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.44%) COBIT
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.22%) BS7799
6 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Qualys
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