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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 482 508 470
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 492 415 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 408 305 455
Average salary £50,500 £50,318 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,613 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,398
% change year-on-year
- +0.21%

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014 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 16 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 +11 446 £52,500 -1.40% 35
London +53 226 £55,000 -1.34% 15
South East -38 98 £47,500 -13.63% 9
City of London +9 53 £48,000 -20.00% 4
Hampshire +3 52 £55,000 -15.38% 3
West Midlands +24 37 £52,000 -0.95% 1
Scotland -2 28 £40,000 -5.88%
North West -17 25 £49,450 +19.15% 3
Havant - 20 £58,000 - 1
Birmingham +5 16 £49,250 +3.68%
Surrey -1 14 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Glasgow -8 14 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England -47 14 £45,000 +2.85% 2
South West -36 13 £38,750 +19.23% 3
Yorkshire -38 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East Sussex -13 11 £47,500 +72.72%
Cheshire - 11 £33,250 -
Kent +6 10 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Coventry - 10 £38,500 -
Edinburgh -4 9 £49,050 +63.50%
Liverpool +12 8 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Merseyside +11 8 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Brighton - 8 £47,500 -
East Midlands -21 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Southampton - 7 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 -
Warrington - 6 £33,250 -
York +5 5 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -17 5 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Manchester -24 5 £70,000 +105.88% 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 498 (56.91%) Information Security
2 382 (43.66%) Information Security Management
3 327 (37.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 317 (36.23%) Management Information System
5 283 (32.34%) ITIL
6 246 (28.11%) CISSP
7 242 (27.66%) Windows
8 208 (23.77%) Firewall
9 203 (23.20%) Degree
10 191 (21.83%) Risk Management
11 190 (21.71%) ISMS
12 168 (19.20%) Finance
13 162 (18.51%) Microsoft
14 125 (14.29%) Business Continuity
15 121 (13.83%) CISM
16 120 (13.71%) Linux
17 115 (13.14%) PCI DSS
18 114 (13.03%) UNIX
19 110 (12.57%) VMware
20 108 (12.34%) Cisco
21 106 (12.11%) Security Cleared
22 104 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
23 103 (11.77%) MS Excel
24 97 (11.09%) CISA
25 95 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
26 86 (9.83%) COBIT
27 85 (9.71%) Network Security
28 83 (9.49%) Active Directory
29 82 (9.37%) Service Delivery
30 81 (9.26%) Legal

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 43 (4.91%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.66%) IIS
3 28 (3.20%) Apache
4 24 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.37%) Node.js
9 11 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.26%) nginx
9 11 (1.26%) CloudStack
10 10 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (1.03%) Lync
11 9 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 103 (11.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.26%) MS Office
3 24 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.69%) MS Project
6 5 (0.57%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) SAP GRC
1 5 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.46%) Summit
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.46%) Compiere
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.34%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.94%) SaaS
2 15 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.37%) PaaS
3 12 (1.37%) IaaS
4 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.34%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 208 (23.77%) Firewall
2 85 (9.71%) Network Security
3 77 (8.80%) VPN
4 71 (8.11%) SAN
5 64 (7.31%) Internet
6 61 (6.97%) TCP/IP
7 59 (6.74%) DNS
8 55 (6.29%) WAN
9 47 (5.37%) DHCP
10 42 (4.80%) LAN
11 37 (4.23%) LDAP
12 30 (3.43%) Wireless
13 27 (3.09%) VoIP
14 24 (2.74%) SSL
15 23 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 22 (2.51%) Asterisk PBX
17 19 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (2.17%) IP Telephony
18 14 (1.60%) IPsec
19 12 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.09%) MySQL
3 16 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (1.60%) Big Data
4 14 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.14%) MS Access
7 10 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.46%) DB2
11 4 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (1.03%) JIRA
2 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
2 3 (0.34%) Subversion
2 3 (0.34%) NUnit
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.11%) Hudson
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Ant
General
1 168 (19.20%) Finance
2 81 (9.26%) Legal
3 37 (4.23%) Banking
4 36 (4.11%) Retail
5 32 (3.66%) Law
6 25 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.74%) Marketing
8 21 (2.40%) Advertising
9 9 (1.03%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.80%) German Language
11 7 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.69%) Electronics
12 6 (0.69%) Games
13 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.57%) Military
13 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.46%) Billing
14 4 (0.46%) Local Government
15 3 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 180 (20.57%) Analyst
2 145 (16.57%) Security Analyst
3 102 (11.66%) Security Manager
4 76 (8.69%) Consultant
5 60 (6.86%) Information Manager
5 60 (6.86%) Information Security Manager
6 52 (5.94%) Security Consultant
7 51 (5.83%) Information Analyst
8 46 (5.26%) Security Specialist
9 45 (5.14%) Security Engineer
10 44 (5.03%) Information Security Analyst
11 43 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
12 42 (4.80%) Senior Security Analyst
13 39 (4.46%) IT Manager
14 38 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 32 (3.66%) Service Manager
16 31 (3.54%) Security Officer
16 31 (3.54%) Network Engineer
17 30 (3.43%) Information Specialist
17 30 (3.43%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.31%) .NET
2 25 (2.86%) Web Services
3 11 (1.26%) Apache Flex
4 9 (1.03%) JMX
5 8 (0.91%) jQuery
6 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.46%) XML
8 4 (0.46%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.46%) Symfony
9 3 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.34%) RESTful
9 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.34%) LAMP
9 3 (0.34%) Middleware
9 3 (0.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 317 (36.23%) Management Information System
2 95 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 24 (2.74%) Replication
6 22 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (2.51%) Clustering
7 19 (2.17%) RMADS
8 14 (1.60%) Open Source
9 12 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.26%) Social Media
11 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.03%) Streaming Media
12 9 (1.03%) NHS
13 8 (0.91%) CESG
13 8 (0.91%) PKI
14 7 (0.80%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.80%) AS400
15 6 (0.69%) Derivative
16 5 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 242 (27.66%) Windows
2 120 (13.71%) Linux
3 114 (13.03%) UNIX
4 66 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 38 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (3.89%) Mac OS
8 26 (2.97%) Ubuntu
9 22 (2.51%) Mac OS X
9 22 (2.51%) Mac OS X Server
10 21 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.49%) Debian
11 13 (1.49%) Solaris
12 12 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.03%) SVR4
15 8 (0.91%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.91%) CentOS
16 6 (0.69%) AIX
16 6 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (56.91%) Information Security
2 382 (43.66%) Information Security Management
3 283 (32.34%) ITIL
4 191 (21.83%) Risk Management
5 190 (21.71%) ISMS
6 125 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 104 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 82 (9.37%) Service Delivery
9 76 (8.69%) Incident Management
10 74 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
11 71 (8.11%) SIEM
12 69 (7.89%) Project Management
13 64 (7.31%) Risk Assessment
14 63 (7.20%) Data Protection
15 61 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 56 (6.40%) Line Management
17 55 (6.29%) Service Management
18 48 (5.49%) Migration
19 46 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
20 45 (5.14%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 71 (8.11%) SQL
2 43 (4.91%) Java
3 21 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.40%) Python
4 20 (2.29%) Perl
4 20 (2.29%) Bash Shell
5 16 (1.83%) C
6 15 (1.71%) Ruby
7 14 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.26%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 9 (1.03%) C#
11 6 (0.69%) C++
11 6 (0.69%) PHP
12 4 (0.46%) VBScript
12 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.34%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.34%) XQuery
14 2 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (28.11%) CISSP
2 203 (23.20%) Degree
3 121 (13.83%) CISM
4 106 (12.11%) Security Cleared
5 97 (11.09%) CISA
6 77 (8.80%) SC Cleared
7 51 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (5.71%) CEH
9 42 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (3.66%) MCSE
11 23 (2.63%) DV Cleared
12 22 (2.51%) CCNA
13 19 (2.17%) ISSMP
13 19 (2.17%) GIAC
13 19 (2.17%) MCP
14 18 (2.06%) MCSA
15 16 (1.83%) CCSP
16 14 (1.60%) ISSAP
17 12 (1.37%) CCNP
18 10 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (37.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (13.14%) PCI DSS
3 86 (9.83%) COBIT
4 50 (5.71%) SLA
5 38 (4.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (4.11%) ISO 9001
7 32 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 18 (2.06%) QA
9 12 (1.37%) COSO
10 9 (1.03%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.46%) TickIT
12 3 (0.34%) BS25999
13 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.23%) BS7799
13 2 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.11%) GPG13
14 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 83 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 79 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.51%) Samba
3 22 (2.51%) XenApp
4 17 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.80%) RACF
7 6 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.69%) Nmap
7 6 (0.69%) vSphere
8 4 (0.46%) RHEV
8 4 (0.46%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (2.74%) Nagios
2 18 (2.06%) SCCM
3 16 (1.83%) Puppet
4 15 (1.71%) Ansible
4 15 (1.71%) Opsview
5 12 (1.37%) WSUS
5 12 (1.37%) SCOM
6 11 (1.26%) collectd
6 11 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.91%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.80%) Nessus
9 5 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
9 5 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 110 (12.57%) VMware
3 108 (12.34%) Cisco
4 68 (7.77%) Oracle
5 66 (7.54%) Citrix
6 45 (5.14%) CheckPoint
7 34 (3.89%) Juniper
8 30 (3.43%) HP
9 26 (2.97%) IBM
10 24 (2.74%) Sun
11 22 (2.51%) CA
12 21 (2.40%) McAfee
13 20 (2.29%) SAP
14 16 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.60%) NetApp
15 14 (1.60%) Adobe
16 13 (1.49%) Mitel
17 11 (1.26%) Akamai
18 10 (1.14%) Sophos
18 10 (1.14%) Symantec
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £53000 - £63000 per annum + variable pay & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago