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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Manager
UK
Rank 742 775 833
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 107 163 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 135 113
Median salary £61,750 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,192 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +49 96 £62,500 +13.63% 7
London +86 59 £70,000 +1.44% 3
South East +36 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland +36 11 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 10 £47,500 - 1
Brighton - 10 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh +10 8 £50,000 - 1
South West +23 7 £47,500 +2.70% 1
North West -15 5 £70,000 +5.66%
Warrington - 5 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £70,000 -
Surrey +40 3 £70,000 +40.00%
West Midlands +27 3 £49,759 -21.01%
Wiltshire +22 3 £47,500 +2.70%
East of England +15 3 £53,500 -2.72% 1
West Yorkshire +3 3 £43,000 -14.00%
Yorkshire -3 3 £43,000 -6.52%
Cornwall - 3 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £52,500 -
Mid Wales - 3 £47,500 -
Bradford - 3 £43,000 -
Newquay - 3 £47,500 -
Bromley - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £85,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £47,500 -
New Quay - 3 £47,500 -
Ceredigion - 3 £47,500 -
Birmingham +14 2 £49,759 -21.01%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £70,000 +3.70%
Berkshire +44 1 £70,000 +7.69%

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 135 (56.25%) Information Security
2 123 (51.25%) CISSP
3 104 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (42.50%) CISM
5 84 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
6 75 (31.25%) Firewall
7 71 (29.58%) ITIL
8 62 (25.83%) Finance
9 51 (21.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 48 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 46 (19.17%) SIEM
11 46 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
12 43 (17.92%) Security Architecture
12 43 (17.92%) Security Operations
13 41 (17.08%) Data Protection
13 41 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (16.25%) Windows
15 38 (15.83%) TCP/IP
16 37 (15.42%) Management Information System
17 36 (15.00%) CISA
17 36 (15.00%) Active Directory
17 36 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 33 (13.75%) Degree
19 32 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
20 31 (12.92%) Mac OS X
20 31 (12.92%) Linux
20 31 (12.92%) Windows Server
20 31 (12.92%) Data Loss Prevention
21 30 (12.50%) DRM
22 29 (12.08%) Apple

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 3 (1.25%) CMS
2 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (31.25%) Firewall
2 38 (15.83%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.42%) Network Security
4 11 (4.58%) Unified Communications
5 7 (2.92%) LAN
5 7 (2.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (2.92%) SSL
6 6 (2.50%) DHCP
6 6 (2.50%) DNS
6 6 (2.50%) WAN
7 5 (2.08%) OSPF
8 4 (1.67%) VPN
8 4 (1.67%) Wireless
8 4 (1.67%) WLAN
9 3 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (1.25%) SAN
9 3 (1.25%) VoIP
9 3 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.83%) Internet
10 2 (0.83%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.08%) Big Data
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) GIS
General
1 62 (25.83%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Retail
3 11 (4.58%) Legal
4 10 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.83%) Law
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.42%) Management Information System
2 32 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) NHS
9 2 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) CESG
10 1 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.42%) PKI
10 1 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.25%) Windows
2 31 (12.92%) Linux
2 31 (12.92%) Mac OS X
2 31 (12.92%) Windows Server
3 29 (12.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (56.25%) Information Security
2 84 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (29.58%) ITIL
4 51 (21.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 48 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 46 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (19.17%) SIEM
7 43 (17.92%) Security Architecture
7 43 (17.92%) Security Operations
8 41 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (17.08%) Data Protection
9 36 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 31 (12.92%) Data Loss Prevention
11 30 (12.50%) DRM
12 27 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (11.25%) Security Management
13 26 (10.83%) Project Management
14 24 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (8.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.83%) PHP
1 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
1 2 (0.83%) Python
2 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 123 (51.25%) CISSP
2 102 (42.50%) CISM
3 36 (15.00%) CISA
4 33 (13.75%) Degree
5 9 (3.75%) CRISC
6 8 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.33%) GISF
7 7 (2.92%) CEH
8 5 (2.08%) CCNA
8 5 (2.08%) CCNP
8 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.67%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.25%) CISMP
10 3 (1.25%) GIAC
10 3 (1.25%) ISACA
10 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.83%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.83%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (11.67%) PCI DSS
3 27 (11.25%) COBIT
4 7 (2.92%) GDPR
4 7 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.50%) ISO27002
5 6 (2.50%) SLA
6 4 (1.67%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 3 (1.25%) QA
8 1 (0.42%) BS25999
8 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.42%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.42%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 36 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.83%) Nessus
2 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.42%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (12.08%) Apple
2 11 (4.58%) Cisco
3 9 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.50%) VMware
5 5 (2.08%) SAP
6 4 (1.67%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.25%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle
8 2 (0.83%) Citrix
8 2 (0.83%) Infoblox
8 2 (0.83%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.83%) Splunk
8 2 (0.83%) Symantec
9 1 (0.42%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.42%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.42%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.42%) FireEye
9 1 (0.42%) Qualys
9 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k dependent on experienc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago