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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 760 823 871
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 150 147 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 114 116 85
Median salary £62,500 £57,700 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.31% +4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,800
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.26%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +41 144 £62,500 +8.31% 13
London +28 43 £75,000 +29.98% 7
South East +42 36 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Surrey - 26 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +40 21 £60,000 +33.33% 3
West Yorkshire +31 21 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -1 20 £61,000 -12.85%
North West +11 15 £57,500 +15.57% 1
Birmingham -18 14 £61,000 -12.85%
Leeds +25 13 £57,500 +27.77%
Manchester -9 11 £50,000 +1.01% 1
City of London +56 8 £67,500 -6.89% 2
Guildford - 7 £70,000 -
South West +5 6 £46,250 -7.50%
Kent - 6 £90,000 -
Scotland +19 4 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Castleford - 4 £60,000 - 1
Warwick - 4 - -
Wales +7 3 £52,500 +50.00%
East Midlands +3 3 £42,500 -34.61%
Bolton -13 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Wigan - 3 - -
Newquay - 3 £52,500 -
Bradford - 3 - - 1
Liverpool - 3 £65,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £65,000 -
Cornwall - 3 £52,500 -
Mid Wales - 3 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 186 (60.98%) Information Security
2 152 (49.84%) CISSP
3 124 (40.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (32.79%) CISM
5 87 (28.52%) PCI DSS
6 80 (26.23%) Firewall
6 80 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
7 71 (23.28%) Finance
8 61 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 57 (18.69%) ITIL
10 54 (17.70%) Data Protection
11 47 (15.41%) CISA
11 47 (15.41%) SIEM
12 45 (14.75%) Degree
13 43 (14.10%) Management Information System
14 40 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
15 37 (12.13%) Security Management
16 36 (11.80%) Windows
17 35 (11.48%) Active Directory
18 34 (11.15%) Business Continuity
19 33 (10.82%) Project Management
20 32 (10.49%) Legal
21 31 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
21 31 (10.16%) COBIT
22 30 (9.84%) Security Operations
23 29 (9.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
23 29 (9.51%) TCP/IP
24 27 (8.85%) Cisco
25 26 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
26 25 (8.20%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 (1.31%) Zimbra
2 2 (0.66%) CMS
2 2 (0.66%) IIS
2 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.97%) Office 365
3 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.23%) Firewall
2 29 (9.51%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.90%) Network Security
4 16 (5.25%) LAN
5 15 (4.92%) WAN
6 14 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (4.26%) DNS
8 8 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.30%) HTTP
10 6 (1.97%) SAN
10 6 (1.97%) SMTP
10 6 (1.97%) tcpdump
10 6 (1.97%) VLAN
10 6 (1.97%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.64%) VPN
12 4 (1.31%) DHCP
12 4 (1.31%) SSL
12 4 (1.31%) TACACS
13 3 (0.98%) VoIP
13 3 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.66%) EDRMS
1 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) Big Data
2 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) PVCS
General
1 71 (23.28%) Finance
2 32 (10.49%) Legal
3 24 (7.87%) Retail
4 15 (4.92%) Banking
5 14 (4.59%) Marketing
6 9 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.98%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.23%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.57%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.26%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.28%) NHS
7 8 (2.62%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.64%) PMI
11 3 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.33%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.33%) Social Media
13 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.80%) Windows
2 23 (7.54%) Linux
3 17 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.93%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.28%) Unix
6 8 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.31%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (60.98%) Information Security
2 80 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 57 (18.69%) ITIL
5 54 (17.70%) Data Protection
6 47 (15.41%) SIEM
7 40 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (12.13%) Security Management
9 34 (11.15%) Business Continuity
10 33 (10.82%) Project Management
11 31 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (9.84%) Security Operations
13 26 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (8.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 23 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (7.54%) IT Audit
15 23 (7.54%) Security Architecture
16 22 (7.21%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (6.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 18 (5.90%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.95%) SQL
2 3 (0.98%) C#
2 3 (0.98%) Java
2 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.98%) Perl
2 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
2 3 (0.98%) Python
2 3 (0.98%) VBScript
3 2 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (49.84%) CISSP
2 100 (32.79%) CISM
3 47 (15.41%) CISA
4 45 (14.75%) Degree
5 13 (4.26%) CEH
5 13 (4.26%) CRISC
5 13 (4.26%) SSCP
6 10 (3.28%) CISMP
7 8 (2.62%) GISF
8 7 (2.30%) GCIH
9 6 (1.97%) CCNA
9 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.97%) GCIA
9 6 (1.97%) GIAC
9 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.64%) CLAS
10 5 (1.64%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.31%) CASP
11 4 (1.31%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (40.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (28.52%) PCI DSS
3 31 (10.16%) COBIT
4 29 (9.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.64%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.66%) BS7799
7 1 (0.33%) COSO
7 1 (0.33%) QA
7 1 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.62%) vSphere
3 6 (1.97%) Snort
4 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.93%) Nessus
2 5 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (8.85%) Cisco
2 21 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.59%) Splunk
4 13 (4.26%) VMware
5 11 (3.61%) Qualys
6 10 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.95%) ArcSight
8 8 (2.62%) Apple
8 8 (2.62%) Intel Security
8 8 (2.62%) LogRhythm
9 6 (1.97%) Citrix
9 6 (1.97%) Juniper
9 6 (1.97%) SAP
9 6 (1.97%) Trend Micro
10 5 (1.64%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.31%) Adobe
11 4 (1.31%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.31%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (1.31%) HP
11 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
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Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Banking bonus
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London
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
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Salary: Competitive & negotiable DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + comprehensive benefits
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