The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 824 880 861
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 66 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.035% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 31
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,400 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -27.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 30 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 7 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
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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
England +56 63 £55,000 +13.40% 7
London +38 16 £62,500 +27.55% 2
Yorkshire - 12 £43,750 - 1
North West +20 11 £52,500 +23.52%
Manchester +16 10 £52,500 +23.52%
East of England +13 10 £61,000 +47.87% 4
Essex - 9 £61,000 -
Chelmsford - 8 £61,000 -
South East +24 7 £45,000 +7.14%
North Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
City of London +42 6 £72,500 +47.95%
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Skipton - 5 £42,500 - 1
Bolton - 5 £42,500 -
Bradford - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £63,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 3 £45,000 +26.47%
Tyne and Wear -3 3 £45,000 +26.47%
North East -9 3 £45,000 +26.47%
Newbury - 3 £45,000 -
Coventry - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +9 2 - -
Edinburgh +3 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex -1 1 £50,000 +19.04%
Shropshire - 1 £70,000 -
Telford - 1 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 71 (60.17%) CISSP
2 68 (57.63%) Information Security
3 61 (51.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (35.59%) CISM
5 40 (33.90%) ITIL
6 35 (29.66%) CISA
7 34 (28.81%) Finance
8 26 (22.03%) Firewall
9 24 (20.34%) Risk Management
10 23 (19.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (18.64%) Security Management
12 21 (17.80%) Management Information System
12 21 (17.80%) Degree
13 17 (14.41%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
14 16 (13.56%) Security Testing
14 16 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (12.71%) Security Architecture
15 15 (12.71%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (11.02%) Protective Monitoring
18 12 (10.17%) Windows
18 12 (10.17%) Business Continuity
18 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (10.17%) CISMP
19 11 (9.32%) Legal
19 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
19 11 (9.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 11 (9.32%) Mentoring

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.03%) Firewall
2 15 (12.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (8.47%) Network Security
4 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.54%) VPN
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
6 2 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.69%) Internet
6 2 (1.69%) Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) IPsec
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.85%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.85%) LDAP
7 1 (0.85%) DDNS
7 1 (0.85%) DSL
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) DNS
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
General
1 34 (28.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Legal
3 7 (5.93%) Banking
4 5 (4.24%) Law
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Local Government
5 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.93%) Blog
3 6 (5.08%) Statistics
3 6 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.54%) CESG
5 3 (2.54%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) BYOD
6 2 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Android
2 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) Information Security
2 40 (33.90%) ITIL
3 24 (20.34%) Risk Management
4 23 (19.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (18.64%) Security Management
6 17 (14.41%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (13.56%) Security Testing
7 16 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (12.71%) Security Architecture
9 14 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (11.02%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.17%) Business Continuity
12 11 (9.32%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.47%) Change Management
13 10 (8.47%) IT Governance
14 9 (7.63%) Information Assurance
14 9 (7.63%) Project Management
15 8 (6.78%) Data Protection
15 8 (6.78%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
2 4 (3.39%) Objective-C
2 4 (3.39%) C#
2 4 (3.39%) C++
2 4 (3.39%) Java
2 4 (3.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (60.17%) CISSP
2 42 (35.59%) CISM
3 35 (29.66%) CISA
4 21 (17.80%) Degree
5 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.17%) CISMP
7 8 (6.78%) ISACA
8 7 (5.93%) MCSE
9 6 (5.08%) MCSA
9 6 (5.08%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.54%) CCNA
12 2 (1.69%) CCNP
13 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.85%) GIAC
13 1 (0.85%) CCSA
13 1 (0.85%) CCSE
13 1 (0.85%) CEH
13 1 (0.85%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (51.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.93%) COBIT
5 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.85%) Snort
2 1 (0.85%) Squid
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) Cisco
2 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.54%) Websense
5 1 (0.85%) Clearswift
5 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.85%) IronPort
5 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.85%) F5
5 1 (0.85%) Trustwave
5 1 (0.85%) Sun
5 1 (0.85%) Juniper
5 1 (0.85%) Nokia
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Disocounts
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago