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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 852 821 832
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 29 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.050% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.053% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 51
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,197 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +11.11%

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
107598 100869 111117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.23% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87033 83734 94775
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 3 September 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Manager
Top 25 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 3 September 2014. 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 -45 25 £56,500 -5.83% 2
London -1 13 £65,000 -18.75%
City of London +9 9 £65,000 -
South East -32 3 £45,000 -33.33%
North West - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 2 £55,500 +20.00%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,581 -
Scotland - 2 £47,000 -
North East - 2 £35,581 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,581 -
Coventry - 2 £55,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £47,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £92,500 -
Hampshire -9 1 £45,000 -33.33%
Bedfordshire -11 1 £32,500 -
East of England -35 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £62,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 60 (75.00%) Information Security
2 41 (51.25%) CISSP
3 31 (38.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (28.75%) Finance
5 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
6 18 (22.50%) Risk Management
6 18 (22.50%) Data Protection
7 15 (18.75%) Security Management
7 15 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (18.75%) CISM
7 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.50%) Data Security
9 13 (16.25%) CISA
9 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Legal
10 11 (13.75%) Firewall
11 10 (12.50%) Supplier Management
11 10 (12.50%) IT Governance
11 10 (12.50%) ISMS
12 9 (11.25%) Degree
12 9 (11.25%) PCI DSS
12 9 (11.25%) Line Management
13 8 (10.00%) RMADS
13 8 (10.00%) Project Management
14 7 (8.75%) GCIH
14 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (8.75%) Banking
15 6 (7.50%) Retail
15 6 (7.50%) Information Security Management

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 4 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) VPN
3 5 (6.25%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) Intranet
4 4 (5.00%) Wireless
4 4 (5.00%) VoIP
4 4 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.50%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) SSL
5 2 (2.50%) IPsec
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.25%) IGRP
6 1 (1.25%) VLAN
6 1 (1.25%) DMZ
6 1 (1.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) SMS
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Legal
3 7 (8.75%) Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.00%) Local Government
5 4 (5.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) RMADS
3 4 (5.00%) Open Source
4 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) AIX
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Information Security
2 18 (22.50%) Risk Management
2 18 (22.50%) Data Protection
3 15 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (18.75%) Security Management
4 14 (17.50%) Data Security
5 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 10 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 10 (12.50%) ISMS
7 9 (11.25%) Line Management
8 8 (10.00%) Project Management
9 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.50%) Information Security Management
11 5 (6.25%) ITIL
11 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity
12 4 (5.00%) Information Management
12 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) CISSP
2 15 (18.75%) CISM
3 13 (16.25%) CISA
4 9 (11.25%) Degree
5 7 (8.75%) GCIH
6 5 (6.25%) CISMP
7 4 (5.00%) CEH
7 4 (5.00%) GWAPT
7 4 (5.00%) GPEN
7 4 (5.00%) OSCP
7 4 (5.00%) OSCE
8 3 (3.75%) GCFA
9 2 (2.50%) MBA
9 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) CCSP
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (38.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.75%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.50%) COBIT
4 2 (2.50%) BS7799
5 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) McAfee
3 2 (2.50%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.25%) F5
4 1 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.25%) Sun
4 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.25%) Symantec
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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