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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 849 891 841
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 51 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.046% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 45
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 27 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 21 April 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
England +53 49 £60,000 -1.63% 6
London +40 25 £62,500 -
West Midlands -1 14 £55,000 -
City of London +18 8 £82,500 +37.50%
Coventry - 6 £55,104 -
North West +9 3 £59,000 +12.38%
Manchester +6 3 £59,000 +12.38%
West Bromwich - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland +19 2 - -
Edinburgh +7 2 - -
South East +1 2 £52,500 +5.52% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 4
Birmingham - 2 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 3
East of England +32 1 £67,500 -
Telford +2 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Shropshire -7 1 £75,000 +36.36%
North East -8 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Tyne and Wear -13 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
Skipton - 1 £42,500 - 2
Sunderland - 1 £40,000 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 66 (57.89%) CISSP
2 63 (55.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (52.63%) Information Security
4 41 (35.96%) Finance
5 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
6 30 (26.32%) ITIL
7 27 (23.68%) Security Management
7 27 (23.68%) CISM
8 26 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (21.05%) Firewall
10 20 (17.54%) CISA
10 20 (17.54%) PCI DSS
11 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (14.91%) Business Continuity
12 16 (14.04%) Windows
13 15 (13.16%) Management Information System
14 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (11.40%) Line Management
16 12 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
17 11 (9.65%) Security Architecture
17 11 (9.65%) Cisco
17 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
18 10 (8.77%) CheckPoint
18 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
18 10 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
18 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (7.89%) Legal
19 9 (7.89%) Change Management

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (0.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) Firewall
2 10 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (6.14%) Network Security
3 7 (6.14%) Internet
4 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.51%) VPN
5 4 (3.51%) LAN
5 4 (3.51%) WAN
6 3 (2.63%) SSL
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) Wireless Security
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Legal
3 8 (7.02%) Banking
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
4 7 (6.14%) Law
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Statistics
3 6 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.75%) CESG
4 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) RMADS
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 3 (2.63%) UNIX
3 2 (1.75%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Information Security
2 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
3 30 (26.32%) ITIL
4 27 (23.68%) Security Management
5 26 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (14.91%) Business Continuity
7 14 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (11.40%) Line Management
9 12 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
10 11 (9.65%) Security Architecture
11 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.89%) Change Management
13 8 (7.02%) IT Governance
13 8 (7.02%) Data Protection
14 7 (6.14%) Security Testing
14 7 (6.14%) Supplier Management
15 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) C
1 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (57.89%) CISSP
2 27 (23.68%) CISM
3 20 (17.54%) CISA
4 7 (6.14%) CISMP
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.26%) MCSA
5 6 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (4.39%) Degree
6 5 (4.39%) CCNA
6 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.51%) CCNP
8 3 (2.63%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.88%) GIAC
9 1 (0.88%) MCSE
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (55.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (17.54%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (7.02%) COBIT
4 5 (4.39%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Cisco
2 10 (8.77%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.26%) Websense
4 4 (3.51%) Clearswift
5 2 (1.75%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.75%) F5
6 1 (0.88%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.88%) Trustwave
6 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.88%) IronPort
6 1 (0.88%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
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