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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Manager
Rank 819 866 843
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 59 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.026% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.028% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 56 25 35
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.86%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 20 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 30 January 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 +33 58 £67,500 +8.00% 2
London +22 32 £71,250 -5.00% 1
City of London +16 16 £72,500 -3.33%
South East -17 13 £50,000 -23.07%
North West -4 7 £47,000 -14.54% 1
Hampshire -15 6 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England -6 4 £67,500 +45.16%
Hertfordshire - 4 £67,500 -
Kent - 4 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey -5 2 - -
Manchester -11 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Chester - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £47,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Woking - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £80,000 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (51.58%) Information Security
2 47 (49.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (45.26%) CISSP
4 38 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 35 (36.84%) Finance
6 25 (26.32%) Security Management
7 23 (24.21%) Firewall
7 23 (24.21%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (24.21%) PCI DSS
7 23 (24.21%) Line Management
8 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (18.95%) Cisco
9 18 (18.95%) Windows
10 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
11 16 (16.84%) CheckPoint
12 15 (15.79%) Security Architecture
13 14 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (14.74%) Business Continuity
14 13 (13.68%) UNIX
15 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
16 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
16 9 (9.47%) ITIL
16 9 (9.47%) Banking
16 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
17 8 (8.42%) Retail
17 8 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
17 8 (8.42%) Linux
17 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
17 8 (8.42%) Internet

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.42%) Internet
2 8 (8.42%) SSL
2 8 (8.42%) Network Security
3 5 (5.26%) Wireless
4 4 (4.21%) VPN
4 4 (4.21%) WAN
4 4 (4.21%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) SMS
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 35 (36.84%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Retail
4 6 (6.32%) Legal
5 3 (3.16%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Tandem
5 1 (1.05%) RMADS
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) UNIX
3 8 (8.42%) Linux
4 6 (6.32%) AIX
5 5 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) Information Security
2 38 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 25 (26.32%) Security Management
4 23 (24.21%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (24.21%) Line Management
5 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 14 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (14.74%) Business Continuity
8 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
8 9 (9.47%) ITIL
8 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (8.42%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (8.42%) SIEM
9 8 (8.42%) Data Protection
10 7 (7.37%) Coaching
11 6 (6.32%) Information Security Management
11 6 (6.32%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) C
2 2 (2.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (45.26%) CISSP
2 7 (7.37%) CISM
3 5 (5.26%) CISMP
4 4 (4.21%) CISA
4 4 (4.21%) CCNP
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.16%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.05%) Degree
6 1 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (49.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (24.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.26%) HMG Infosec
5 3 (3.16%) COBIT
6 1 (1.05%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.05%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Cisco
2 16 (16.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.32%) Websense
4 4 (4.21%) Clearswift
5 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.11%) F5
6 1 (1.05%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.05%) AlgoSec
6 1 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.05%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.05%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.05%) Capita
6 1 (1.05%) IronPort
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee
6 1 (1.05%) Juniper
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.05%) Tripwire
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