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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 864 829 832
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 29 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.048% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 54
Average salary £52,250 £56,250 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.11% +11.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,831 £41,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +11.11%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 25 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 28 August 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 -39 25 £55,125 -8.12% 2
London -7 11 £65,000 -18.75% 1
City of London +2 9 £65,000 -
South East -32 4 £42,250 -32.40%
North West - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -4 2 £55,500 +11.00%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,581 -
Scotland - 2 £47,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £42,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £61,250 -
North East - 2 £35,581 -
Leicester - 2 £61,250 -
Leicestershire - 2 £61,250 -
Coventry - 2 £55,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £47,000 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,581 -
Farnborough -3 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Bedfordshire -5 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire -23 1 £45,000 -33.33%
East of England -23 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (77.22%) Information Security
2 39 (49.37%) CISSP
3 30 (37.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (30.38%) Finance
5 20 (25.32%) Management Information System
6 18 (22.78%) Data Protection
7 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
8 16 (20.25%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (18.99%) Data Security
9 15 (18.99%) Security Management
9 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.72%) CISM
11 12 (15.19%) Firewall
11 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (13.92%) Degree
12 11 (13.92%) Legal
12 11 (13.92%) CISA
13 10 (12.66%) IT Governance
13 10 (12.66%) ISMS
13 10 (12.66%) Supplier Management
14 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
15 8 (10.13%) RMADS
15 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (10.13%) Project Management
15 8 (10.13%) GCIH
15 8 (10.13%) Banking
16 7 (8.86%) Retail
16 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (7.59%) Information Security Management

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (5.06%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) VPN
3 4 (5.06%) VoIP
3 4 (5.06%) Intranet
3 4 (5.06%) Wireless
3 4 (5.06%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) VLAN
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.27%) IPsec
4 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.27%) IGRP
4 1 (1.27%) DMZ
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Legal
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Retail
5 6 (7.59%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.06%) Advertising
6 4 (5.06%) Local Government
7 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) RMADS
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (77.22%) Information Security
2 18 (22.78%) Data Protection
3 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
4 16 (20.25%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (18.99%) Data Security
5 15 (18.99%) Security Management
6 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (12.66%) IT Governance
7 10 (12.66%) ISMS
7 10 (12.66%) Supplier Management
8 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (10.13%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.59%) Information Security Management
11 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
12 4 (5.06%) BCP
12 4 (5.06%) Information Management
12 4 (5.06%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) CISSP
2 14 (17.72%) CISM
3 11 (13.92%) Degree
3 11 (13.92%) CISA
4 8 (10.13%) GCIH
5 5 (6.33%) CISMP
6 4 (5.06%) GCFA
6 4 (5.06%) CEH
6 4 (5.06%) GWAPT
6 4 (5.06%) GPEN
6 4 (5.06%) OSCP
6 4 (5.06%) OSCE
7 2 (2.53%) MBA
7 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.27%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.27%) CCSP
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.53%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.53%) BS7799
3 2 (2.53%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Cisco
3 1 (1.27%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.27%) F5
3 1 (1.27%) Symantec
3 1 (1.27%) McAfee
3 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Sun
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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