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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 875 820 855
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 27 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.056% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 24 51 39
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £47,296
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +21.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £80,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 18 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 19 September 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 -41 26 £65,000 +8.33% 5
London -27 18 £65,000 -18.75% 4
City of London +12 10 £65,000 - 2
South East -18 3 £45,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -11 2 £55,500 +28.32%
North West - 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £55,500 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Hampshire -12 1 £45,000 -33.33%
West Sussex - 1 £42,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,661 -
Berkshire - 1 £92,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,661 -
North East - 1 £35,661 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (64.71%) Information Security
2 39 (57.35%) CISSP
3 22 (32.35%) Finance
4 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 20 (29.41%) Security Management
5 19 (27.94%) Management Information System
5 19 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (27.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (22.06%) Data Protection
7 15 (22.06%) Line Management
8 14 (20.59%) CISM
9 12 (17.65%) CISA
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.18%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (13.24%) Data Security
11 9 (13.24%) Legal
11 9 (13.24%) Supplier Management
12 8 (11.76%) IT Governance
12 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
12 8 (11.76%) Firewall
13 6 (8.82%) Information Security Management
13 6 (8.82%) VPN
13 6 (8.82%) Retail
14 5 (7.35%) Banking
14 5 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (7.35%) CISMP
14 5 (7.35%) Degree
14 5 (7.35%) Internet

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) VPN
3 5 (7.35%) Internet
4 4 (5.88%) Intranet
4 4 (5.88%) Wireless
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP
5 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 2 (2.94%) DNS
6 2 (2.94%) SSL
6 2 (2.94%) IPsec
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.47%) IGRP
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) DMZ
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) SMS
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Legal
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.88%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.94%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) UNIX
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) AIX
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Information Security
2 20 (29.41%) Security Management
2 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 19 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (22.06%) Data Protection
5 15 (22.06%) Line Management
6 11 (16.18%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (13.24%) Supplier Management
7 9 (13.24%) Data Security
8 8 (11.76%) IT Governance
9 6 (8.82%) Information Security Management
10 5 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.88%) Project Management
11 4 (5.88%) Information Management
11 4 (5.88%) People Management
12 3 (4.41%) Data Privacy
12 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
12 3 (4.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) CISSP
2 14 (20.59%) CISM
3 12 (17.65%) CISA
4 5 (7.35%) GCIH
4 5 (7.35%) CISMP
4 5 (7.35%) Degree
5 4 (5.88%) GWAPT
5 4 (5.88%) GPEN
5 4 (5.88%) OSCP
5 4 (5.88%) OSCE
5 4 (5.88%) CEH
6 1 (1.47%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) GCFA
6 1 (1.47%) MBA
6 1 (1.47%) CCSP
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) BS7799
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (2.94%) McAfee
3 2 (2.94%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.47%) F5
4 1 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.47%) Sun
4 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago