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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 755 817 878
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 126 157 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 136 106
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £59,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -7.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £85,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,528 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -0.85%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
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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 +44 114 £70,000 +21.73% 14
London +55 57 £80,000 +18.51% 6
West Yorkshire +40 15 £43,000 -1.71% 1
Yorkshire +24 15 £43,000 -1.71% 1
South East +36 13 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Bradford - 11 £43,000 -
Surrey - 10 £70,000 -
North West -26 8 £45,000 -17.43% 2
East Midlands +9 7 £60,000 -5.88%
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £60,000 +41.17%
Nottingham 0 7 £60,000 +41.17%
Guildford - 6 £70,000 -
Cheshire +10 5 £60,000 +17.07%
East of England +6 5 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands -3 5 £49,759 +17.08% 1
Bristol +27 4 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Leeds +24 4 £42,000 -4.00% 1
South West +7 4 £75,000 +76.47% 3
Birmingham -12 4 £49,759 +17.77% 1
Warrington - 4 - -
Norfolk -15 3 - -
City of London +27 2 £65,000 +8.33% 2
East Sussex +21 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Norwich -14 2 - -
Belfast - 2 £50,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £50,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £55,000 -
Hastings - 2 £45,000 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Scotland - 2 - - 2

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 172 (60.99%) Information Security
2 131 (46.45%) CISSP
3 116 (41.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (37.94%) Cybersecurity
5 102 (36.17%) CISM
6 94 (33.33%) Firewall
7 82 (29.08%) Finance
8 71 (25.18%) ITIL
9 67 (23.76%) PCI DSS
10 59 (20.92%) SIEM
11 57 (20.21%) Data Protection
12 55 (19.50%) Vulnerability Management
13 51 (18.09%) CISA
14 50 (17.73%) Risk Management
15 47 (16.67%) Windows
16 45 (15.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 45 (15.96%) Security Operations
16 45 (15.96%) Management Information System
17 44 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
18 43 (15.25%) Active Directory
19 41 (14.54%) Security Architecture
20 39 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (13.83%) TCP/IP
20 39 (13.83%) Project Management
21 35 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
21 35 (12.41%) Degree
21 35 (12.41%) Windows Server
22 33 (11.70%) Data Protection Act
23 31 (10.99%) Linux
24 30 (10.64%) COBIT

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 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (33.33%) Firewall
2 39 (13.83%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.74%) LAN
4 17 (6.03%) WAN
5 15 (5.32%) Network Security
6 11 (3.90%) Unified Communications
7 8 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (2.84%) DNS
7 8 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.13%) SSL
8 6 (2.13%) VPN
9 5 (1.77%) DHCP
9 5 (1.77%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (1.77%) VoIP
10 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.42%) WLAN
11 3 (1.06%) LDAP
11 3 (1.06%) OSPF
11 3 (1.06%) SAN
12 2 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.42%) Big Data
3 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) PVCS
General
1 82 (29.08%) Finance
2 27 (9.57%) Legal
3 19 (6.74%) Retail
4 12 (4.26%) Banking
5 9 (3.19%) Marketing
6 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.42%) Law
8 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (0.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 33 (11.70%) Data Protection Act
3 24 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.74%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.67%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.19%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.13%) NHS
9 5 (1.77%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.71%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) CESG
12 1 (0.35%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) PKI
12 1 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.67%) Windows
2 35 (12.41%) Windows Server
3 31 (10.99%) Linux
4 28 (9.93%) Mac OS X
5 26 (9.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Unix
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (60.99%) Information Security
2 107 (37.94%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (25.18%) ITIL
4 59 (20.92%) SIEM
5 57 (20.21%) Data Protection
6 55 (19.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 50 (17.73%) Risk Management
8 45 (15.96%) Security Operations
8 45 (15.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 44 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (14.54%) Security Architecture
11 39 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (13.83%) Project Management
12 35 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (10.64%) Data Loss Prevention
14 27 (9.57%) DRM
15 23 (8.16%) Security Management
16 21 (7.45%) Incident Management
16 21 (7.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 18 (6.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
1 5 (1.77%) Python
2 4 (1.42%) SQL
3 3 (1.06%) C
3 3 (1.06%) C#
3 3 (1.06%) Java
3 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.06%) Perl
3 3 (1.06%) VBScript
4 2 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 131 (46.45%) CISSP
2 102 (36.17%) CISM
3 51 (18.09%) CISA
4 35 (12.41%) Degree
5 21 (7.45%) CRISC
6 16 (5.67%) GISF
7 9 (3.19%) CEH
8 7 (2.48%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.42%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.06%) CCNA
11 3 (1.06%) CCNP
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.06%) CISMP
11 3 (1.06%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.06%) ISSEP
11 3 (1.06%) ISSMP
11 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (41.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (23.76%) PCI DSS
3 30 (10.64%) COBIT
4 27 (9.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.13%) SLA
6 5 (1.77%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.06%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.35%) BS25999
8 1 (0.35%) BS7799
8 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.35%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 43 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.84%) vSphere
3 7 (2.48%) XenApp
4 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.48%) Nessus
2 5 (1.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (9.22%) Apple
2 20 (7.09%) Cisco
3 17 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.32%) VMware
5 10 (3.55%) LogRhythm
6 9 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 9 (3.19%) Splunk
7 8 (2.84%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.48%) Citrix
8 7 (2.48%) Fortinet
8 7 (2.48%) SAP
9 5 (1.77%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.77%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (1.77%) FireEye
9 5 (1.77%) Qualys
10 4 (1.42%) AlienVault
10 4 (1.42%) HEAT Software
10 4 (1.42%) Trend Micro
11 3 (1.06%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Commission + Pension + Holiday + Pho
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance + benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an attractive car allowance and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an attractive car allowance and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an attractive car allowance and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an attractive car allowance and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an attractive car allowance and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £83,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits, dependent on e
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum +generous benefits, dependent on exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + OTE + benefits
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London
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