The table below looks at the statistics for the Operational 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 Operational Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Security Manager
Rank 893 892 913
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Operational Security Manager 42 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.044% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 22
Average salary £61,250 £72,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.51% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,900 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £87,000 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Operational Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operational Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager within the UK.

Operational Security Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Operational Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +15 40 £63,750 -12.06% 3
London +4 13 £65,000 -23.52% 2
North West +32 9 £72,500 -
Manchester - 9 £72,500 -
Yorkshire +12 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands -13 5 - - 1
Birmingham - 5 - -
Skipton - 5 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
South West -26 4 £77,500 +59.79%
Bristol - 4 £77,500 -
East of England 0 2 £50,000 -
Norwich - 2 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £56,250 -
Scotland - 2 £56,250 -
Norfolk - 2 £50,000 -
South East +14 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Berkshire -9 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Reading - 1 £55,000 -

Operational Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operational 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 Operational Security Manager in their job title.

1 45 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 39 (65.00%) Information Security
3 37 (61.67%) CISSP
4 33 (55.00%) CISM
5 25 (41.67%) Risk Management
6 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (23.33%) SIEM
8 13 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (21.67%) Finance
9 12 (20.00%) Security Management
9 12 (20.00%) CISA
10 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (16.67%) GIAC
11 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 10 (16.67%) ITIL
12 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
12 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
13 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (11.67%) COBIT
13 7 (11.67%) CESG
13 7 (11.67%) Firewall
14 6 (10.00%) Information Security Management
14 6 (10.00%) LogRhythm
14 6 (10.00%) Splunk
14 6 (10.00%) ArcSight
14 6 (10.00%) CRISC
14 6 (10.00%) Network Security

Operational Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operational 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 Operational Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AppScan
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 10 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (11.67%) CESG
3 5 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 39 (65.00%) Information Security
3 25 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 14 (23.33%) SIEM
5 13 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (20.00%) Security Management
7 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 10 (16.67%) ITIL
8 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (10.00%) Information Security Management
11 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (8.33%) ISMS
11 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 4 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (6.67%) Security Architecture
13 3 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
13 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) CISSP
2 33 (55.00%) CISM
3 12 (20.00%) CISA
4 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.67%) GIAC
6 6 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (10.00%) CRISC
7 5 (8.33%) CEH
7 5 (8.33%) Degree
7 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.67%) EnCE
9 3 (5.00%) CISMP
9 3 (5.00%) SANS
10 2 (3.33%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.67%) CCNP
11 1 (1.67%) CCSP
11 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.67%) GCIA
11 1 (1.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (11.67%) COBIT
4 6 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (5.00%) SLA
6 1 (1.67%) COSO
6 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.67%) GPG13
6 1 (1.67%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nessus
1 1 (1.67%) QRadar
1 1 (1.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (10.00%) LogRhythm
1 6 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (3.33%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.67%) Qualys
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.67%) Tripwire
West Midlands
ECS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £125K Package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago