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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 797 841 870
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 136 117 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 93 95 107
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £72,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +22.22%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +53 128 £60,000 +9.09% 21
South East +65 39 £54,555 +21.23% 8
London +22 39 £65,000 +6.12% 4
Surrey - 18 £33,375 - 4
Berkshire +18 15 £85,500 +90.00%
West Midlands -8 15 £61,000 -12.85% 1
Yorkshire +27 13 £57,500 +31.42% 3
Leeds +26 10 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Yorkshire +14 10 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Birmingham -6 10 £61,000 -12.85%
South West - 10 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell - 10 £85,500 -
Scotland +1 8 £55,000 -11.29%
City of London +58 7 £65,000 -10.34% 2
North West +14 7 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh +12 7 £55,000 -
East Midlands -1 5 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Manchester -1 5 £60,500 +15.23% 3
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Cornwall - 4 £51,250 -
East of England +26 3 £46,250 -24.18%
Telford -10 3 - -
Shropshire -14 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £62,500 - 1
Mid Wales - 3 £52,500 -
Wales - 3 £52,500 -
New Quay - 3 £52,500 -
Ceredigion - 3 £52,500 -
Wokingham - 3 - -
Newquay - 3 £52,500 -

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 207 (64.09%) Information Security
2 174 (53.87%) CISSP
3 135 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 128 (39.63%) CISM
5 94 (29.10%) Risk Management
6 79 (24.46%) PCI DSS
7 66 (20.43%) Finance
8 63 (19.50%) ITIL
9 60 (18.58%) CISA
10 59 (18.27%) Firewall
10 59 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
11 58 (17.96%) Security Management
12 56 (17.34%) Legal
13 54 (16.72%) Penetration Testing
14 46 (14.24%) Degree
15 43 (13.31%) Management Information System
16 42 (13.00%) COBIT
17 39 (12.07%) Data Protection
18 33 (10.22%) Business Continuity
19 32 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (8.36%) Project Management
21 27 (8.36%) Windows
21 27 (8.36%) SIEM
22 26 (8.05%) Cisco
23 25 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
23 25 (7.74%) IT Audit
24 23 (7.12%) Internal Audit
24 23 (7.12%) Retail
24 23 (7.12%) Microsoft

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 (1.24%) Zimbra
2 2 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) AWD
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.79%) Office 365
3 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.27%) Firewall
2 20 (6.19%) Network Security
3 17 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (3.10%) Internet
6 9 (2.79%) DNS
6 9 (2.79%) HTTP
7 8 (2.48%) WAN
8 7 (2.17%) LAN
8 7 (2.17%) SAN
9 6 (1.86%) SMTP
9 6 (1.86%) tcpdump
9 6 (1.86%) VPN
9 6 (1.86%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.55%) VLAN
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
11 3 (0.93%) VoIP
11 3 (0.93%) Wireless
12 2 (0.62%) Extranet
12 2 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) Big Data
1 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.62%) EDRMS
1 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) PVCS
General
1 66 (20.43%) Finance
2 56 (17.34%) Legal
3 23 (7.12%) Retail
4 13 (4.02%) Marketing
5 11 (3.41%) Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.93%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Local Government
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.62%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.31%) CSS
1 1 (0.31%) HTML
1 1 (0.31%) Middleware
1 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.31%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.64%) Cryptography
4 12 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.86%) NHS
9 5 (1.55%) PMI
10 4 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.93%) CESG
11 3 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.31%) iPad
13 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.36%) Windows
2 18 (5.57%) Linux
3 12 (3.72%) Unix
4 4 (1.24%) CentOS
4 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.93%) VMS
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (64.09%) Information Security
2 94 (29.10%) Risk Management
3 63 (19.50%) ITIL
4 59 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
5 58 (17.96%) Security Management
6 54 (16.72%) Penetration Testing
7 39 (12.07%) Data Protection
8 33 (10.22%) Business Continuity
9 32 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (8.36%) Project Management
11 27 (8.36%) SIEM
12 25 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (7.74%) IT Audit
13 23 (7.12%) Information Security Management
13 23 (7.12%) Internal Audit
14 22 (6.81%) Security Architecture
15 20 (6.19%) Quality Management
15 20 (6.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 19 (5.88%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.17%) SQL
2 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.62%) Python
3 1 (0.31%) C
3 1 (0.31%) C#
3 1 (0.31%) Java
3 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.31%) Perl
3 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 174 (53.87%) CISSP
2 128 (39.63%) CISM
3 60 (18.58%) CISA
4 46 (14.24%) Degree
5 21 (6.50%) SSCP
6 20 (6.19%) CISMP
7 14 (4.33%) CLAS
8 11 (3.41%) CCNA
8 11 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.41%) CRISC
9 9 (2.79%) CEH
10 7 (2.17%) GCIH
11 6 (1.86%) GCIA
11 6 (1.86%) GIAC
11 6 (1.86%) ISACA
11 6 (1.86%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.86%) SAP Certification
12 4 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.24%) GSEC
12 4 (1.24%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (24.46%) PCI DSS
3 42 (13.00%) COBIT
4 18 (5.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.02%) ISO 9001
6 8 (2.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (2.48%) ISO22301
7 5 (1.55%) RMADS
8 3 (0.93%) COSO
9 2 (0.62%) BS7799
9 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.62%) SLA
10 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.31%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.86%) Snort
3 1 (0.31%) ACF2
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) Nessus
2 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.31%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (8.05%) Cisco
2 23 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.72%) Qualys
4 10 (3.10%) Juniper
4 10 (3.10%) VMware
5 9 (2.79%) SAP
5 9 (2.79%) Splunk
6 8 (2.48%) HP
7 7 (2.17%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.24%) Adobe
8 4 (1.24%) Aspera
8 4 (1.24%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.24%) Northgate
8 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.93%) EMC
9 3 (0.93%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.93%) Trend Micro
10 2 (0.62%) F5
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix
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City, London
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Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension + 20% bonus + benefits
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Woking, Surrey
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Salary: 35,000-40,000 basic OTE 60,000-65,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 OTE 37,000-42,000 uncapped
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Huxley
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £160K OTE
Posted: 22 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 plus exceptional benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
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Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
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