The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Manager
Rank 871 829 826
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 44 40 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.037% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.039% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 70
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £39,192 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.28% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 36 £49,000 -15.15% 7
London -19 16 £63,750 +5.80% 1
City of London - 12 £59,125 -
South East -28 6 £42,000 -30.00%
Scotland - 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £42,000 -
North West - 4 £42,500 - 2
Leicestershire - 3 £61,250 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands +10 2 £55,500 -20.71% 4
East of England -21 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,581 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,581 -
Coventry - 2 £55,500 - 4
Leicester - 2 £61,250 -
North East - 2 £35,581 -
Bedfordshire -13 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

IT Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 68 (72.34%) Information Security
2 46 (48.94%) CISSP
3 38 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (37.23%) Finance
5 23 (24.47%) Risk Management
6 21 (22.34%) Management Information System
7 20 (21.28%) Security Management
8 19 (20.21%) Data Security
8 19 (20.21%) Data Protection
9 18 (19.15%) CISM
10 17 (18.09%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (15.96%) CISA
11 15 (15.96%) Firewall
11 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
11 15 (15.96%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (13.83%) Supplier Management
13 12 (12.77%) Degree
13 12 (12.77%) Project Management
14 11 (11.70%) Legal
14 11 (11.70%) ISMS
15 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
15 10 (10.64%) IT Governance
16 9 (9.57%) Financial Institution
16 9 (9.57%) ITIL
17 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (8.51%) Banking
17 8 (8.51%) Retail
17 8 (8.51%) GCIH

IT Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (4.26%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) Network Security
3 5 (5.32%) VPN
3 5 (5.32%) Internet
4 4 (4.26%) Wireless
4 4 (4.26%) Intranet
4 4 (4.26%) VoIP
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.06%) VLAN
5 1 (1.06%) IPsec
5 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.06%) IGRP
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
5 1 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.06%) DMZ
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) MySQL
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Legal
3 9 (9.57%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Retail
5 6 (6.38%) Advertising
6 4 (4.26%) Local Government
7 2 (2.13%) Law
7 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.51%) RMADS
3 4 (4.26%) Open Source
4 2 (2.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) AIX
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (72.34%) Information Security
2 23 (24.47%) Risk Management
3 20 (21.28%) Security Management
4 19 (20.21%) Data Security
4 19 (20.21%) Data Protection
5 17 (18.09%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.96%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (13.83%) Supplier Management
8 12 (12.77%) Project Management
9 11 (11.70%) ISMS
10 10 (10.64%) IT Governance
11 9 (9.57%) ITIL
12 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (7.45%) Information Security Management
14 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (5.32%) Business Continuity
16 4 (4.26%) BCP
16 4 (4.26%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.06%) C
1 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (48.94%) CISSP
2 18 (19.15%) CISM
3 15 (15.96%) CISA
4 12 (12.77%) Degree
5 8 (8.51%) GCIH
6 5 (5.32%) CISMP
7 4 (4.26%) CEH
7 4 (4.26%) GCFA
7 4 (4.26%) GWAPT
7 4 (4.26%) GPEN
7 4 (4.26%) OSCP
7 4 (4.26%) OSCE
8 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) MBA
10 1 (1.06%) ISACA
10 1 (1.06%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.06%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.32%) ISO 9000
4 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.13%) BS7799
6 2 (2.13%) ISO 14001
6 2 (2.13%) COBIT
7 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.06%) F5
4 1 (1.06%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Symantec
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee
4 1 (1.06%) Sun
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £46500 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £46,517 to £63,691 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £46000.00 - £64000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster University
Salary: From £39,685 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster University
Salary: £39,685 to £45,954
Posted: 13 days ago