The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 494 526 455
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -71
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 448 434 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 353 351 420
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -5.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Management
Salary Trend

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

Security Management Salary Trend in the UK

Security Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Management over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Security Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 +41 433 £55,000 +22.22% 56
London +64 182 £58,000 +16.00% 16
South East -10 112 £50,000 +25.00% 6
City of London +28 50 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North West +22 36 £52,500 +50.00% 16
East of England +25 35 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Berkshire +2 27 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Cheshire +18 25 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Yorkshire -3 22 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Hertfordshire +9 21 £52,500 - 2
Reading -7 19 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Surrey +21 17 £37,750 -5.62% 2
East Midlands +5 17 £50,500 +77.19% 1
Hampshire -22 16 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +7 15 £60,000 +33.33%
Scotland +26 14 £61,000 +24.36% 3
West Sussex +13 13 £40,000 +2.56%
West Yorkshire +2 13 £34,000 -28.42% 2
Edinburgh +24 12 £65,000 +32.51%
Kent +15 12 £71,250 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -15 12 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Manchester +21 11 £60,000 +71.42% 10
Portsmouth +20 11 £45,000 -18.18%
Milton Keynes -9 11 £67,500 +50.00%
South West -14 11 £45,000 -10.44% 5
Watford +18 10 £52,500 -6.66%
East Sussex -8 10 £27,000 -32.50%
Warrington +16 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Nottinghamshire +2 9 £50,500 +77.19% 1
Leeds -3 9 £34,000 -37.03% 2

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Security Management also 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 that cited Security Management.

1 635 (66.63%) Information Security
2 432 (45.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 411 (43.13%) Information Security Management
4 372 (39.03%) CISSP
5 313 (32.84%) Management Information System
6 289 (30.33%) ITIL
7 254 (26.65%) Finance
8 225 (23.61%) Windows
9 221 (23.19%) Risk Management
9 221 (23.19%) CISM
9 221 (23.19%) PCI DSS
10 204 (21.41%) ISMS
11 187 (19.62%) Firewall
12 153 (16.05%) Microsoft
13 140 (14.69%) Business Continuity
13 140 (14.69%) Degree
14 130 (13.64%) Security Cleared
15 124 (13.01%) CISA
16 112 (11.75%) SQL
16 112 (11.75%) Data Protection
17 111 (11.65%) Linux
18 110 (11.54%) VMware
18 110 (11.54%) Service Delivery
19 106 (11.12%) Active Directory
20 102 (10.70%) Cyber Security
21 96 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
22 94 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
23 89 (9.34%) SIEM
24 85 (8.92%) UNIX
24 85 (8.92%) COBIT

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Security Management also 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 that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (5.25%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (1.89%) Apache
4 18 (1.89%) IIS
5 10 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.63%) Lync
9 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.52%) CloudStack
9 5 (0.52%) Node.js
9 5 (0.52%) nginx
9 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.42%) CMS
11 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 80 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.83%) MS Office
3 21 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.42%) MS Project
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.21%) SAP SM
1 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.94%) SaaS
2 18 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.52%) PaaS
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 187 (19.62%) Firewall
2 62 (6.51%) Network Security
3 54 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 49 (5.14%) LAN
5 48 (5.04%) WAN
6 35 (3.67%) DNS
7 29 (3.04%) VPN
8 27 (2.83%) Internet
9 26 (2.73%) SAN
10 24 (2.52%) DHCP
11 21 (2.20%) Wireless
12 19 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.36%) Ethernet
15 12 (1.26%) SNMP
15 12 (1.26%) VoIP
16 10 (1.05%) VLAN
17 7 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
18 6 (0.63%) DWDM
18 6 (0.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.36%) Big Data
4 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.52%) MySQL
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.42%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.42%) Redis
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.21%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.10%) Hudson
4 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 254 (26.65%) Finance
2 70 (7.35%) Legal
3 60 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.88%) Advertising
5 35 (3.67%) Banking
6 32 (3.36%) Retail
7 31 (3.25%) Law
8 15 (1.57%) Marketing
9 10 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.94%) Local Government
11 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.84%) Back Office
12 7 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.73%) Electronics
13 5 (0.52%) Czech Language
13 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Publishing
15 3 (0.31%) Games
16 2 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 190 (19.94%) Security Manager
2 176 (18.47%) Analyst
3 125 (13.12%) Information Manager
4 119 (12.49%) Information Security Manager
5 118 (12.38%) Security Analyst
6 102 (10.70%) Consultant
7 78 (8.18%) Security Officer
8 69 (7.24%) Information Security Officer
9 64 (6.72%) Security Consultant
10 50 (5.25%) Information Analyst
11 48 (5.04%) Administrator
12 47 (4.93%) Information Security Analyst
13 45 (4.72%) Security Engineer
14 35 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (3.57%) Service Manager
16 30 (3.15%) Support Analyst
17 29 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
18 28 (2.94%) Architect
18 28 (2.94%) Security Architect
19 26 (2.73%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.62%) Web Services
2 11 (1.15%) .NET
3 8 (0.84%) JSP
3 8 (0.84%) HTML
4 7 (0.73%) CSS
4 7 (0.73%) Middleware
5 6 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.63%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.52%) Apache Flex
6 5 (0.52%) XML
7 3 (0.31%) WCF
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.21%) RESTful
9 1 (0.10%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.10%) REST
9 1 (0.10%) jQuery
9 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 313 (32.84%) Management Information System
2 58 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.25%) Data Protection Act
4 29 (3.04%) RMADS
5 23 (2.41%) Open Source
6 21 (2.20%) Fat Client
6 21 (2.20%) Thin Client
7 20 (2.10%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.10%) Derivative
8 19 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.57%) CESG
10 14 (1.47%) NHS
10 14 (1.47%) PKI
11 13 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (1.26%) Cryptography
13 8 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
13 8 (0.84%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.73%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 225 (23.61%) Windows
2 111 (11.65%) Linux
3 85 (8.92%) UNIX
4 61 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 24 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (2.20%) CentOS
10 10 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.73%) Debian
12 6 (0.63%) Solaris
13 4 (0.42%) AIX
14 3 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (66.63%) Information Security
2 411 (43.13%) Information Security Management
3 289 (30.33%) ITIL
4 221 (23.19%) Risk Management
5 204 (21.41%) ISMS
6 140 (14.69%) Business Continuity
7 112 (11.75%) Data Protection
8 110 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 102 (10.70%) Cyber Security
10 96 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 94 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
12 89 (9.34%) SIEM
13 83 (8.71%) Penetration Testing
14 79 (8.29%) Service Management
15 72 (7.56%) Security Architecture
16 71 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (6.61%) Line Management
18 61 (6.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 51 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (5.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (11.75%) SQL
2 28 (2.94%) Python
3 26 (2.73%) Shell Script
3 26 (2.73%) Perl
4 25 (2.62%) Java
5 23 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 21 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 16 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.05%) C
9 7 (0.73%) C#
10 6 (0.63%) VBScript
11 5 (0.52%) APL
11 5 (0.52%) Ruby
12 3 (0.31%) PHP
13 2 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.10%) VB
14 1 (0.10%) ABAP
14 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 372 (39.03%) CISSP
2 221 (23.19%) CISM
3 140 (14.69%) Degree
4 130 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 124 (13.01%) CISA
6 79 (8.29%) SC Cleared
7 67 (7.03%) CRISC
8 49 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (3.99%) MCSA
10 35 (3.67%) DV Cleared
11 32 (3.36%) CCNA
12 30 (3.15%) PCI QSA
13 27 (2.83%) CCNP
14 21 (2.20%) RHCE
14 21 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (2.10%) RHCSA
15 20 (2.10%) MCSE
16 15 (1.57%) ISSAP
16 15 (1.57%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (45.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 221 (23.19%) PCI DSS
3 85 (8.92%) COBIT
4 67 (7.03%) SLA
5 37 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (2.31%) ISO 9001
7 20 (2.10%) QA
8 14 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (1.26%) ISO 14001
10 9 (0.94%) COSO
10 9 (0.94%) BS25999
11 8 (0.84%) BS7799
12 6 (0.63%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.52%) PAS 55
14 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 106 (11.12%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (1.68%) XenDesktop
5 13 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.26%) vCloud
7 9 (0.94%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.84%) vSphere
9 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.31%) XenApp
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.10%) XenServer
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.10%) RACF
12 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (4.30%) SCCM
2 20 (2.10%) Puppet
3 10 (1.05%) Nagios
4 8 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.84%) WSUS
5 6 (0.63%) SCOM
6 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.52%) collectd
6 5 (0.52%) Ansible
6 5 (0.52%) Opsview
6 5 (0.52%) Graphite
6 5 (0.52%) Nessus
6 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.42%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 153 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 110 (11.54%) VMware
3 84 (8.81%) Cisco
4 57 (5.98%) Citrix
5 53 (5.56%) HP
6 45 (4.72%) Oracle
7 41 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 31 (3.25%) CheckPoint
9 20 (2.10%) Dell
10 17 (1.78%) SAP
10 17 (1.78%) Juniper
10 17 (1.78%) McAfee
11 11 (1.15%) CA
12 10 (1.05%) Blue Coat
13 9 (0.94%) Lumension
13 9 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.94%) Splunk
13 9 (0.94%) Symantec
14 8 (0.84%) Websense
14 8 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Henderson Scott
Salary: Up to £55K + Company Benefits + Travel + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Salary: From £27,875 to £34,069 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AQA
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Camelot
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 16 days ago
Scotland
HP
Posted: 22 days ago