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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Manager
UK
Rank 749 778 816
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 96 149 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 126 125
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £85,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +21 88 £63,750 +15.90% 15
London +76 46 £70,000 +2.94% 6
South East +19 9 £53,750 -6.52% 3
North West -20 9 £60,000 +17.07% 3
West Yorkshire +4 8 £43,000 -14.00%
Yorkshire +3 8 £43,000 -14.00%
Cheshire +21 7 £65,000 +26.82%
Warrington - 6 £70,000 -
Scotland - 6 £48,750 - 2
Surrey +39 5 £70,000 -
South West +18 5 £75,000 +54.63% 2
Bradford - 5 £43,000 -
East Midlands +13 4 £65,000 -23.52%
West Midlands +1 4 £49,759 +18.47% 1
Nottingham - 4 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £65,000 -
Brighton - 4 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +21 3 £60,000 +30.43%
East of England +20 3 £55,000 -
Bristol +14 3 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Birmingham -15 3 £49,759 +11.81% 1
City of London - 3 £85,000 - 1
Wiltshire +28 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Guildford +27 2 £70,000 -
Essex +17 2 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf -15 2 £70,000 +3.70%
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 - 2
Bromley - 2 - -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 149 (60.82%) Information Security
2 113 (46.12%) CISSP
3 99 (40.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (38.37%) CISM
5 90 (36.73%) Cybersecurity
6 80 (32.65%) Firewall
7 67 (27.35%) Finance
8 62 (25.31%) ITIL
9 52 (21.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 49 (20.00%) SIEM
11 47 (19.18%) Data Protection
11 47 (19.18%) Risk Management
12 45 (18.37%) PCI DSS
12 45 (18.37%) Security Operations
13 42 (17.14%) Security Architecture
13 42 (17.14%) Windows
14 41 (16.73%) Penetration Testing
15 40 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (15.92%) Active Directory
17 38 (15.51%) TCP/IP
17 38 (15.51%) Management Information System
17 38 (15.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 37 (15.10%) CISA
19 35 (14.29%) Degree
20 32 (13.06%) Windows Server
21 31 (12.65%) Data Loss Prevention
21 31 (12.65%) Linux
22 30 (12.24%) Data Protection Act
23 29 (11.84%) Mac OS X
23 29 (11.84%) 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 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.04%) Office 365
3 2 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (32.65%) Firewall
2 38 (15.51%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.71%) Network Security
4 11 (4.49%) Unified Communications
5 10 (4.08%) LAN
6 9 (3.67%) DNS
7 8 (3.27%) WAN
8 7 (2.86%) DHCP
9 6 (2.45%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (2.45%) SSL
10 5 (2.04%) OSPF
10 5 (2.04%) VPN
11 4 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.63%) WLAN
12 3 (1.22%) SAN
12 3 (1.22%) VoIP
13 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.82%) Internet
13 2 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (0.41%) GIS
General
1 67 (27.35%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Retail
3 13 (5.31%) Legal
4 12 (4.90%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Law
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.51%) Management Information System
2 30 (12.24%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.08%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.63%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.82%) Replication
10 2 (0.82%) Social Media
11 1 (0.41%) CESG
11 1 (0.41%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) PKI
11 1 (0.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.14%) Windows
2 32 (13.06%) Windows Server
3 31 (12.65%) Linux
4 29 (11.84%) Mac OS X
5 27 (11.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (60.82%) Information Security
2 90 (36.73%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (25.31%) ITIL
4 52 (21.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 49 (20.00%) SIEM
6 47 (19.18%) Data Protection
6 47 (19.18%) Risk Management
7 45 (18.37%) Security Operations
8 42 (17.14%) Security Architecture
9 41 (16.73%) Penetration Testing
10 40 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (15.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 31 (12.65%) Data Loss Prevention
13 29 (11.84%) Project Management
14 28 (11.43%) DRM
15 26 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (9.39%) Security Management
17 22 (8.98%) Incident Management
17 22 (8.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 16 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
1 4 (1.63%) Python
2 2 (0.82%) C#
2 2 (0.82%) Java
2 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.82%) Perl
2 2 (0.82%) PHP
2 2 (0.82%) SQL
2 2 (0.82%) VBScript
3 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 113 (46.12%) CISSP
2 94 (38.37%) CISM
3 37 (15.10%) CISA
4 35 (14.29%) Degree
5 13 (5.31%) CRISC
6 10 (4.08%) CEH
6 10 (4.08%) GISF
7 8 (3.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.04%) CCNA
9 5 (2.04%) CCNP
9 5 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.63%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.22%) CISMP
11 3 (1.22%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.82%) ISSEP
12 2 (0.82%) ISSMP
12 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (40.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (18.37%) PCI DSS
3 24 (9.80%) COBIT
4 13 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.45%) ISO27002
5 6 (2.45%) SLA
6 4 (1.63%) GDPR
6 4 (1.63%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (0.82%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.82%) QA
8 1 (0.41%) BS25999
8 1 (0.41%) BS7799
8 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.41%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 39 (15.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Nessus
2 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (11.02%) Apple
2 11 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.08%) Cisco
4 8 (3.27%) Intel Security
5 7 (2.86%) VMware
6 6 (2.45%) Splunk
7 5 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.04%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (2.04%) FireEye
7 5 (2.04%) Qualys
7 5 (2.04%) SAP
8 4 (1.63%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.22%) Citrix
9 3 (1.22%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle
10 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.82%) Symantec
11 1 (0.41%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.41%) Juniper
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum £70k - £85k dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k dependent on experience - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus (Good OTE) + Pension + Healthc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Acumin
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + 60k OTE + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago