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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 846 863 853
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 58 43 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.039% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.041% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 53
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,659
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,750 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 17 December 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 December 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
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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 +21 57 £60,000 +14.28% 5
London +31 24 £68,750 +4.16% 1
City of London +20 16 £71,250 +6.34% 1
South East +1 12 £51,250 +2.50% 1
North West - 9 £49,000 - 2
Leeds - 9 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £55,000 -
Kent - 4 £47,500 - 1
Manchester - 4 £58,500 - 1
Hampshire -20 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey -6 2 - -
East of England -27 2 £67,500 +35.00%
Chester - 2 £42,500 -
Woking - 2 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £49,000 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 46 (53.49%) Information Security
2 40 (46.51%) CISSP
3 38 (44.19%) Risk Management
4 34 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (38.37%) Security Management
6 31 (36.05%) Finance
7 29 (33.72%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (32.56%) Line Management
9 27 (31.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (29.07%) PCI DSS
11 18 (20.93%) Windows
11 18 (20.93%) Cisco
11 18 (20.93%) Firewall
11 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
12 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (16.28%) UNIX
14 12 (13.95%) CheckPoint
14 12 (13.95%) Security Architecture
15 9 (10.47%) Linux
15 9 (10.47%) Internet
15 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
15 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
15 9 (10.47%) Incident Management
15 9 (10.47%) Network Security
15 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
15 9 (10.47%) SIEM
15 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
16 8 (9.30%) SSL
16 8 (9.30%) Business Continuity
16 8 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) Network Security
2 9 (10.47%) Internet
3 8 (9.30%) SSL
4 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.81%) Wireless
6 4 (4.65%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) DNS
7 2 (2.33%) IPsec
8 1 (1.16%) LAN
8 1 (1.16%) SMS
8 1 (1.16%) WAN
8 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) RMADS
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Tandem
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) UNIX
3 9 (10.47%) Linux
4 7 (8.14%) AIX
5 5 (5.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Information Security
2 38 (44.19%) Risk Management
3 33 (38.37%) Security Management
4 29 (33.72%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (32.56%) Line Management
6 27 (31.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.95%) Security Architecture
8 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
8 9 (10.47%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.47%) SIEM
8 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
8 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Business Continuity
9 8 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (8.14%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (8.14%) Coaching
11 6 (6.98%) People Management
12 5 (5.81%) Service Management
12 5 (5.81%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) C
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) CISSP
2 6 (6.98%) CISA
2 6 (6.98%) CISM
3 4 (4.65%) CISMP
4 3 (3.49%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (29.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.33%) BS7799
4 2 (2.33%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.33%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Cisco
2 12 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.49%) Websense
4 2 (2.33%) McAfee
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.33%) Clearswift
4 2 (2.33%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.16%) Capita
5 1 (1.16%) F5
5 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.16%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.16%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.16%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec
Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
South Western Ambulance Service
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum (Band 7)
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £62000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago