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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 832 846 828
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 53 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.043% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.046% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 39
Average salary £62,500 £60,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.30% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,104 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -

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
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,250 £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 26 March 2015 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 26 March 2015. 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 +19 53 £62,500 +2.45% 2
London +52 28 £63,750 +2.00% 1
West Midlands -6 12 £55,052 +0.09% 1
City of London +10 11 £72,500 +18.36%
South East +3 5 £51,250 +3.01%
Coventry - 4 £55,552 - 1
East of England +15 3 £67,500 +45.16%
North West +4 3 £59,000 +7.27%
Manchester 0 3 £59,000 +7.27%
West Bromwich - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £57,500 -
Telford -2 1 £75,000 +36.36%
North East -11 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Shropshire -13 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Tyne and Wear -18 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Surrey - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Sunderland - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 63 (54.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (53.45%) Information Security
3 61 (52.59%) CISSP
4 41 (35.34%) Risk Management
5 39 (33.62%) Finance
6 28 (24.14%) Firewall
7 26 (22.41%) ITIL
8 25 (21.55%) Security Management
9 24 (20.69%) Windows
9 24 (20.69%) PCI DSS
10 21 (18.10%) CISM
10 21 (18.10%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 19 (16.38%) CISA
13 17 (14.66%) Cisco
13 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
13 17 (14.66%) Business Continuity
14 16 (13.79%) CheckPoint
14 16 (13.79%) Line Management
15 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (12.07%) Security Architecture
17 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
18 12 (10.34%) UNIX
18 12 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
19 10 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
19 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (7.76%) Internet
20 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
20 9 (7.76%) Change Management
20 9 (7.76%) Banking

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.14%) Firewall
2 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 9 (7.76%) Network Security
3 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.03%) SSL
4 7 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.17%) Wireless
6 4 (3.45%) VPN
6 4 (3.45%) LAN
6 4 (3.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.86%) Wireless Security
General
1 39 (33.62%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 8 (6.90%) Retail
3 8 (6.90%) Legal
4 7 (6.03%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Statistics
3 6 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.86%) GIS
5 1 (0.86%) Tandem
5 1 (0.86%) RMADS
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) UNIX
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) AIX
4 5 (4.31%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.45%) Information Security
2 41 (35.34%) Risk Management
3 26 (22.41%) ITIL
4 25 (21.55%) Security Management
5 21 (18.10%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (14.66%) Business Continuity
8 16 (13.79%) Line Management
9 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.07%) Security Architecture
11 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
12 12 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
14 9 (7.76%) Change Management
14 9 (7.76%) Incident Management
15 8 (6.90%) IT Governance
15 8 (6.90%) Protective Monitoring
15 8 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.59%) C
2 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (52.59%) CISSP
2 21 (18.10%) CISM
3 19 (16.38%) CISA
4 5 (4.31%) CISMP
4 5 (4.31%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.31%) CCNA
5 4 (3.45%) CCNP
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.59%) MCSA
6 3 (2.59%) PCI QSA
6 3 (2.59%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.86%) GIAC
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (54.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (6.03%) COBIT
5 5 (4.31%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Cisco
2 16 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.17%) Websense
4 4 (3.45%) Clearswift
5 2 (1.72%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (0.86%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.86%) Trustwave
6 1 (0.86%) AlgoSec
6 1 (0.86%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.86%) Capita
6 1 (0.86%) IronPort
6 1 (0.86%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.86%) Juniper
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