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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 798 821 869
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 133 144 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 115 107
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,900 £73,750 £80,600
UK excluding London median salary £56,750 £57,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +17.34%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +43 128 £60,000 - 9
South East +59 45 £56,028 +24.50% 1
Surrey - 28 £43,375 -
London +21 26 £65,000 +8.33% 2
West Midlands +6 22 £61,000 -12.85% 1
Birmingham -5 14 £61,000 -12.85% 1
North West +19 13 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +31 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +19 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester -8 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Leeds +30 9 £60,000 +29.72% 1
Berkshire +8 9 £85,500 +90.00%
South West +26 7 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Scotland +14 5 £53,750 -13.30% 1
Kent - 5 £90,000 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £85,500 -
Guildford - 5 £70,000 -
East Midlands 0 4 £80,000 +23.07%
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £53,750 -
Cornwall - 4 £51,250 -
Warwick - 4 - -
Telford -10 3 - -
Bolton -10 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Shropshire -14 3 - -
Wales - 3 £52,500 -
New Quay - 3 £52,500 -
Ceredigion - 3 £52,500 -
Wigan - 3 - -
Newquay - 3 £52,500 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 204 (63.55%) Information Security
2 171 (53.27%) CISSP
3 138 (42.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (38.32%) CISM
5 89 (27.73%) Risk Management
6 86 (26.79%) PCI DSS
7 69 (21.50%) Cybersecurity
8 67 (20.87%) Finance
8 67 (20.87%) Firewall
9 63 (19.63%) ITIL
10 61 (19.00%) CISA
11 54 (16.82%) Security Management
12 51 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
13 47 (14.64%) Management Information System
13 47 (14.64%) Legal
14 46 (14.33%) Data Protection
15 44 (13.71%) Degree
16 43 (13.40%) COBIT
17 37 (11.53%) Business Continuity
17 37 (11.53%) SIEM
18 33 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (9.35%) Project Management
20 29 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
20 29 (9.03%) Windows
21 27 (8.41%) Cisco
22 25 (7.79%) Information Security Management
23 24 (7.48%) Security Operations
23 24 (7.48%) Microsoft
24 23 (7.17%) Active Directory
24 23 (7.17%) IT Audit

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 (1.25%) Zimbra
2 2 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) AWD
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.80%) Office 365
3 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (20.87%) Firewall
2 21 (6.54%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (4.98%) Network Security
5 13 (4.05%) LAN
5 13 (4.05%) WAN
6 9 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (2.80%) DNS
6 9 (2.80%) HTTP
7 7 (2.18%) SAN
8 6 (1.87%) Internet
8 6 (1.87%) SMTP
8 6 (1.87%) tcpdump
8 6 (1.87%) VPN
8 6 (1.87%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.56%) VLAN
10 3 (0.93%) SSL
10 3 (0.93%) VoIP
10 3 (0.93%) Wireless
11 2 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.62%) EDRMS
1 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) PVCS
General
1 67 (20.87%) Finance
2 47 (14.64%) Legal
3 22 (6.85%) Retail
4 15 (4.67%) Marketing
5 10 (3.12%) Banking
6 8 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Local Government
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.31%) CSS
1 1 (0.31%) HTML
1 1 (0.31%) Middleware
1 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.64%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.05%) Cryptography
4 13 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (2.49%) NHS
7 6 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.56%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.56%) PMI
9 4 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.93%) CESG
10 3 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.31%) iPad
12 1 (0.31%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.03%) Windows
2 16 (4.98%) Linux
3 12 (3.74%) Unix
4 8 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.25%) CentOS
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (63.55%) Information Security
2 89 (27.73%) Risk Management
3 69 (21.50%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (19.63%) ITIL
5 54 (16.82%) Security Management
6 51 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
7 46 (14.33%) Data Protection
8 37 (11.53%) Business Continuity
8 37 (11.53%) SIEM
9 33 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (9.35%) Project Management
11 29 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (7.79%) Information Security Management
13 24 (7.48%) Security Operations
14 23 (7.17%) IT Audit
15 22 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (6.85%) Internal Audit
16 21 (6.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 19 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (5.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.18%) SQL
2 2 (0.62%) C
2 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.62%) Python
3 1 (0.31%) C#
3 1 (0.31%) Java
3 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.31%) Perl
3 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 171 (53.27%) CISSP
2 123 (38.32%) CISM
3 61 (19.00%) CISA
4 44 (13.71%) Degree
5 18 (5.61%) CISMP
6 16 (4.98%) CRISC
7 15 (4.67%) SSCP
8 12 (3.74%) CLAS
9 9 (2.80%) CEH
10 7 (2.18%) CCNA
10 7 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.18%) GCIH
11 6 (1.87%) GCIA
11 6 (1.87%) GIAC
11 6 (1.87%) GISF
11 6 (1.87%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.87%) SAP Certification
12 4 (1.25%) GSEC
12 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (42.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (26.79%) PCI DSS
3 43 (13.40%) COBIT
4 21 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.43%) ISO 9001
6 8 (2.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (2.49%) ISO22301
7 5 (1.56%) RMADS
8 2 (0.62%) BS7799
8 2 (0.62%) COSO
9 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.31%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.31%) QA
9 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.49%) vSphere
3 6 (1.87%) Snort
4 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.25%) XenApp
5 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) ACF2
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (3.43%) Nessus
2 5 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (8.41%) Cisco
2 24 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.30%) VMware
4 12 (3.74%) Splunk
5 10 (3.12%) ArcSight
5 10 (3.12%) SAP
6 8 (2.49%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.49%) HP
6 8 (2.49%) LogRhythm
6 8 (2.49%) Qualys
7 6 (1.87%) Juniper
7 6 (1.87%) Trend Micro
8 5 (1.56%) Citrix
9 4 (1.25%) Adobe
9 4 (1.25%) AlienVault
9 4 (1.25%) Aspera
9 4 (1.25%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.25%) Northgate
9 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.93%) Fortinet
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