The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 774 872 887
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 180 93 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.084% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.087% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 140 78 91
Median salary £60,000 £59,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £51,750 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,052 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.09% +0.09%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Security Manager in the job title.

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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 170 £60,000 +3.44% 9
London +26 62 £65,000 +4.00% 3
South East +53 45 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Yorkshire +35 30 £51,164 +20.38%
Leeds +31 22 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +23 22 £55,000 -
West Midlands -26 14 £61,000 +10.90%
Berkshire +33 13 £67,500 -22.85% 1
Surrey +4 13 £42,820 - 1
City of London +48 12 £65,000 -10.34%
Birmingham -5 12 £61,000 +10.90%
Kent - 12 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 9 £85,500 - 1
North West +27 8 £66,750 +9.04%
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £52,500 -
Edinburgh +11 7 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +6 7 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +22 6 £53,750 -17.30% 1
South West 0 6 £55,000 - 3
Manchester +9 5 £68,500 +18.10%
Skipton +13 4 £45,000 +5.88%
North Yorkshire +10 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Wokingham - 4 - -
Bristol +3 3 £62,500 +11.11%
East of England +17 2 £52,500 -20.75%
Hampshire +5 2 £50,000 +5.26%
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 233 (68.13%) Information Security
2 188 (54.97%) CISSP
3 141 (41.23%) CISM
4 128 (37.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 100 (29.24%) Risk Management
6 80 (23.39%) PCI DSS
7 75 (21.93%) Finance
8 72 (21.05%) Legal
8 72 (21.05%) Security Management
9 61 (17.84%) Penetration Testing
10 56 (16.37%) CISA
10 56 (16.37%) ITIL
11 53 (15.50%) Firewall
11 53 (15.50%) Cybersecurity
12 46 (13.45%) Management Information System
13 40 (11.70%) Degree
14 39 (11.40%) Data Protection
15 36 (10.53%) COBIT
16 32 (9.36%) Windows
16 32 (9.36%) Internal Audit
17 31 (9.06%) Network Security
18 30 (8.77%) Business Continuity
18 30 (8.77%) Security Architecture
19 29 (8.48%) Information Security Management
20 28 (8.19%) SIEM
21 27 (7.89%) IT Audit
21 27 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
22 26 (7.60%) Cisco
23 25 (7.31%) Threat Management
24 24 (7.02%) ISMS

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.17%) Zimbra
2 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.34%) Office 365
4 4 (1.17%) SaaS
5 3 (0.88%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (15.50%) Firewall
2 31 (9.06%) Network Security
3 18 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.80%) Internet
6 9 (2.63%) VPN
7 7 (2.05%) LAN
7 7 (2.05%) WAN
8 6 (1.75%) HTTP
8 6 (1.75%) SAN
9 5 (1.46%) TACACS
9 5 (1.46%) VLAN
10 4 (1.17%) DNS
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.88%) Extranet
11 3 (0.88%) Intranet
11 3 (0.88%) SMTP
11 3 (0.88%) SSL
11 3 (0.88%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.46%) Big Data
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
General
1 75 (21.93%) Finance
2 72 (21.05%) Legal
3 18 (5.26%) Retail
4 13 (3.80%) Banking
5 9 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.34%) Marketing
7 7 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.46%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.88%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Local Government
9 3 (0.88%) Military
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.45%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.22%) Cryptography
4 8 (2.34%) CESG
4 8 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (2.34%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.46%) NHS
5 5 (1.46%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.58%) CCTV
7 2 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.58%) PMI
8 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.36%) Windows
2 16 (4.68%) Linux
3 10 (2.92%) Unix
4 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.17%) CentOS
5 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.17%) VMS
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (68.13%) Information Security
2 100 (29.24%) Risk Management
3 72 (21.05%) Security Management
4 61 (17.84%) Penetration Testing
5 56 (16.37%) ITIL
6 53 (15.50%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (11.40%) Data Protection
8 32 (9.36%) Internal Audit
9 30 (8.77%) Business Continuity
9 30 (8.77%) Security Architecture
10 29 (8.48%) Information Security Management
11 28 (8.19%) SIEM
12 27 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (7.89%) IT Audit
13 25 (7.31%) Threat Management
14 24 (7.02%) ISMS
15 23 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (6.73%) Project Management
15 23 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (6.43%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.46%) C
2 4 (1.17%) SQL
3 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.29%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 188 (54.97%) CISSP
2 141 (41.23%) CISM
3 56 (16.37%) CISA
4 40 (11.70%) Degree
5 23 (6.73%) SSCP
6 20 (5.85%) CISMP
7 15 (4.39%) CCNA
7 15 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.80%) CRISC
9 12 (3.51%) CLAS
10 9 (2.63%) GIAC
10 9 (2.63%) ISACA
11 8 (2.34%) CEH
11 8 (2.34%) ISSEP
12 7 (2.05%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.05%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.46%) CITP
15 4 (1.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (37.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (23.39%) PCI DSS
3 36 (10.53%) COBIT
4 12 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.22%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.75%) ISO22301
7 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (1.17%) COSO
8 4 (1.17%) RMADS
9 3 (0.88%) SLA
10 2 (0.58%) BS7799
10 2 (0.58%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.29%) QA
11 1 (0.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) Snort
3 2 (0.58%) ACF2
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) Nessus
2 2 (0.58%) QRadar
3 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.29%) Proventia
Vendors
1 26 (7.60%) Cisco
2 20 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.80%) VMware
4 11 (3.22%) Juniper
5 10 (2.92%) Qualys
6 7 (2.05%) HP
7 6 (1.75%) SAP
8 5 (1.46%) Intel Security
8 5 (1.46%) Splunk
9 4 (1.17%) Adobe
9 4 (1.17%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.17%) Aspera
9 4 (1.17%) Citrix
9 4 (1.17%) Northgate
9 4 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.88%) EMC
10 3 (0.88%) F5
10 3 (0.88%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Great Pension + other Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Salary: Pay in range: £69,000 - £102,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Westfield UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago