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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 762 871 877
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 162 93 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 122 81 109
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £80,000 £81,850
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +84 155 £60,000 +9.09% 11
London +62 62 £65,000 +4.00% 5
South East +31 40 £52,500 - 3
Yorkshire +13 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire +24 18 £70,000 +55.55% 1
West Yorkshire +18 17 £55,000 +22.22%
Leeds +15 17 £55,000 -
West Midlands -18 13 £61,000 +16.19%
Bracknell - 12 £85,500 -
City of London +48 11 £65,000 -21.21%
Surrey +14 10 £33,375 - 2
Birmingham -7 10 £61,000 +1.66%
North West +25 8 £66,750 +48.33% 1
Edinburgh +8 7 £55,000 -
Scotland -11 7 £55,000 -11.29%
South West +4 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Kent - 6 £52,500 -
East Midlands +13 5 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Manchester +7 5 £68,500 +52.22%
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £52,500 -
Wokingham - 4 - -
East of England +17 3 £46,250 -30.18%
Bristol +4 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Hampshire +12 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Merseyside +10 2 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Liverpool +7 2 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Telford -14 2 - -
Shropshire -17 2 - -
Goole - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 223 (67.78%) Information Security
2 185 (56.23%) CISSP
3 134 (40.73%) CISM
4 131 (39.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 100 (30.40%) Risk Management
6 78 (23.71%) PCI DSS
7 69 (20.97%) Finance
8 67 (20.36%) Legal
9 66 (20.06%) Security Management
10 60 (18.24%) ITIL
11 59 (17.93%) Penetration Testing
12 57 (17.33%) CISA
13 56 (17.02%) Firewall
14 54 (16.41%) Cybersecurity
15 45 (13.68%) Degree
16 44 (13.37%) Management Information System
17 40 (12.16%) COBIT
17 40 (12.16%) Data Protection
18 29 (8.81%) Business Continuity
18 29 (8.81%) Windows
18 29 (8.81%) Internal Audit
19 28 (8.51%) IT Audit
20 26 (7.90%) SIEM
20 26 (7.90%) SSCP
21 25 (7.60%) Information Security Management
21 25 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
21 25 (7.60%) Network Security
21 25 (7.60%) Security Architecture
22 24 (7.29%) Cisco
23 23 (6.99%) Project Management

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 (1.22%) Zimbra
2 2 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
2 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) AWD
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.74%) Office 365
3 8 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.02%) Firewall
2 25 (7.60%) Network Security
3 17 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 15 (4.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (3.95%) Internet
6 9 (2.74%) HTTP
7 8 (2.43%) DNS
8 7 (2.13%) SAN
8 7 (2.13%) VPN
9 6 (1.82%) LAN
9 6 (1.82%) SMTP
9 6 (1.82%) tcpdump
9 6 (1.82%) WAN
9 6 (1.82%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.52%) TACACS
10 5 (1.52%) VLAN
11 3 (0.91%) Extranet
11 3 (0.91%) Intranet
11 3 (0.91%) SSL
12 2 (0.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.52%) Big Data
2 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
General
1 69 (20.97%) Finance
2 67 (20.36%) Legal
3 20 (6.08%) Retail
4 11 (3.34%) Banking
5 9 (2.74%) Marketing
6 6 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.52%) Law
7 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.91%) Games
8 3 (0.91%) Local Government
8 3 (0.91%) Military
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.37%) Management Information System
2 16 (4.86%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 11 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.13%) NHS
7 7 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.52%) PMI
8 5 (1.52%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.22%) CESG
10 3 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.61%) CCTV
11 2 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.81%) Windows
2 17 (5.17%) Linux
3 11 (3.34%) Unix
4 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.22%) CentOS
5 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.91%) VMS
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (67.78%) Information Security
2 100 (30.40%) Risk Management
3 66 (20.06%) Security Management
4 60 (18.24%) ITIL
5 59 (17.93%) Penetration Testing
6 54 (16.41%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (12.16%) Data Protection
8 29 (8.81%) Business Continuity
8 29 (8.81%) Internal Audit
9 28 (8.51%) IT Audit
10 26 (7.90%) SIEM
11 25 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (7.60%) Information Security Management
11 25 (7.60%) Security Architecture
12 23 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (6.99%) ISMS
12 23 (6.99%) Project Management
12 23 (6.99%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (6.69%) Quality Management
13 22 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.52%) C
1 5 (1.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.30%) Python
2 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 185 (56.23%) CISSP
2 134 (40.73%) CISM
3 57 (17.33%) CISA
4 45 (13.68%) Degree
5 26 (7.90%) SSCP
6 20 (6.08%) CISMP
7 15 (4.56%) CCNA
7 15 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.95%) CLAS
9 11 (3.34%) CRISC
10 10 (3.04%) CEH
11 9 (2.74%) ISACA
12 7 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (2.13%) GCIH
12 7 (2.13%) GIAC
12 7 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (1.82%) GCIA
13 6 (1.82%) ISSEP
13 6 (1.82%) PMI Certification
13 6 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (39.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (23.71%) PCI DSS
3 40 (12.16%) COBIT
4 14 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (3.65%) ISO 9001
6 9 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (2.13%) ISO22301
8 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (1.52%) RMADS
9 3 (0.91%) COSO
9 3 (0.91%) SLA
10 2 (0.61%) BS7799
10 2 (0.61%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.30%) QA
11 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 22 (6.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.82%) Snort
3 2 (0.61%) ACF2
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.30%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (7.29%) Cisco
2 18 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.95%) Qualys
4 11 (3.34%) Juniper
5 9 (2.74%) Splunk
5 9 (2.74%) VMware
6 8 (2.43%) SAP
7 7 (2.13%) ArcSight
7 7 (2.13%) HP
8 4 (1.22%) Adobe
8 4 (1.22%) Aspera
8 4 (1.22%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.22%) Northgate
8 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.91%) EMC
10 2 (0.61%) F5
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle
11 1 (0.30%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.30%) Trustwave
11 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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