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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 831 869 860
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 61 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.041% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 32
Average salary £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,600 £39,192
10% offered a salary of more than £72,350 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £43,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+12.71% -11.28%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 29 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +42 60 £55,000 +11.11% 6
London +21 13 £72,500 +11.53%
Yorkshire - 12 £45,000 -
North West +16 11 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Manchester +18 10 £52,500 +23.52% 1
East of England +8 10 £61,000 +47.87% 2
Essex - 9 £61,000 -
Chelmsford - 8 £61,000 -
South East +20 7 £45,000 +7.14%
West Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
City of London +22 5 £72,500 +16.00%
Bolton - 5 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Skipton - 4 £42,500 -
Bradford - 4 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 3 £45,000 +26.47%
Tyne and Wear -10 3 £45,000 +26.47%
North East -10 3 £45,000 +26.47%
West Midlands -11 3 £70,000 +26.12%
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 3 £45,000 -
Coventry -12 2 £65,000 +17.11%
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands +1 1 £53,500 -10.83% 3
West Sussex -2 1 £50,000 +19.04%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £53,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £53,500 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (60.91%) Information Security
2 65 (59.09%) CISSP
3 54 (49.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (35.45%) CISM
5 38 (34.55%) ITIL
6 34 (30.91%) CISA
7 30 (27.27%) Finance
8 24 (21.82%) Firewall
9 23 (20.91%) Risk Management
10 22 (20.00%) Security Management
11 21 (19.09%) Degree
12 20 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (18.18%) Management Information System
13 18 (16.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 16 (14.55%) Security Testing
14 16 (14.55%) PCI DSS
15 15 (13.64%) Security Architecture
15 15 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (11.82%) Windows
17 13 (11.82%) Protective Monitoring
18 11 (10.00%) Mentoring
18 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
18 11 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
18 11 (10.00%) Legal
18 11 (10.00%) CISMP
19 10 (9.09%) Network Security
19 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 10 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) Firewall
2 15 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (9.09%) Network Security
4 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.82%) VPN
5 2 (1.82%) DNS
5 2 (1.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.82%) Wireless
5 2 (1.82%) DHCP
6 1 (0.91%) LDAP
6 1 (0.91%) IPsec
6 1 (0.91%) DDNS
6 1 (0.91%) DSL
6 1 (0.91%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 30 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Law
3 4 (3.64%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Local Government
4 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.36%) Blog
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) CESG
4 3 (2.73%) PKI
4 3 (2.73%) Statistics
4 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) BYOD
5 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.82%) Android
3 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) OpenBSD
4 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Information Security
2 38 (34.55%) ITIL
3 23 (20.91%) Risk Management
4 22 (20.00%) Security Management
5 20 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (16.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (14.55%) Security Testing
8 15 (13.64%) Security Architecture
8 15 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (11.82%) Protective Monitoring
10 11 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.18%) Change Management
12 9 (8.18%) IT Governance
12 9 (8.18%) Information Assurance
13 8 (7.27%) Business Continuity
13 8 (7.27%) Project Management
14 7 (6.36%) Cyber Security
15 6 (5.45%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
2 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
2 4 (3.64%) C#
2 4 (3.64%) C++
2 4 (3.64%) Java
2 4 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (59.09%) CISSP
2 39 (35.45%) CISM
3 34 (30.91%) CISA
4 21 (19.09%) Degree
5 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (10.00%) CISMP
7 8 (7.27%) ISACA
8 7 (6.36%) MCSE
9 6 (5.45%) MCSA
9 6 (5.45%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.82%) CCNA
11 2 (1.82%) CEH
12 1 (0.91%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.91%) MCITP
12 1 (0.91%) GIAC
12 1 (0.91%) CCSA
12 1 (0.91%) CCSE
12 1 (0.91%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (49.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.55%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (5.45%) COBIT
5 4 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.91%) Snort
2 1 (0.91%) Squid
2 1 (0.91%) Postfix
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Cisco
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) Websense
4 1 (0.91%) Sun
4 1 (0.91%) Nokia
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