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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 497 532 508
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 471 404 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 400 302 360
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 445 £52,500 -8.69% 40
London +57 180 £61,000 +1.66% 15
South East +21 113 £47,500 -9.52% 4
City of London +44 51 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West +24 36 £47,500 +35.71% 5
South West +4 35 £42,500 -45.16% 2
Hampshire -22 34 £45,000 -19.28% 3
West Midlands +3 31 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Berkshire -11 28 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Yorkshire -18 23 £45,000 - 8
Wiltshire +4 21 £42,500 -44.07%
Manchester +1 20 £38,750 +10.71% 1
East Midlands +28 16 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 16 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham +1 16 £52,500 +75.00%
Surrey +2 14 £44,000 -29.60%
West Yorkshire -15 14 £45,000 - 4
Milton Keynes +11 13 £47,500 +18.75%
Leeds -7 11 £45,000 - 3
East of England -37 11 £47,500 +29.25% 2
Essex -8 10 £47,500 +42.38%
East Sussex - 10 £27,000 -
Portsmouth - 10 £45,000 - 1
Staines +17 9 £40,000 -56.75%
Reading -14 9 - -
Cheshire - 9 £52,500 -
Swindon +4 8 £47,500 -37.50%
Kent -2 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Bracknell -13 8 £47,500 -44.11%
Aldershot - 8 £45,000 - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 565 (58.31%) Information Security
2 399 (41.18%) Information Security Management
3 333 (34.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 332 (34.26%) Management Information System
5 302 (31.17%) ITIL
6 287 (29.62%) CISSP
7 237 (24.46%) Degree
8 214 (22.08%) Windows
9 213 (21.98%) Finance
10 200 (20.64%) ISMS
11 186 (19.20%) Risk Management
12 181 (18.68%) Microsoft
13 175 (18.06%) Firewall
14 169 (17.44%) PCI DSS
15 153 (15.79%) CISM
16 137 (14.14%) MS Excel
17 136 (14.04%) Business Continuity
18 135 (13.93%) VMware
19 118 (12.18%) UNIX
20 116 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
21 111 (11.46%) Service Delivery
22 109 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
23 108 (11.15%) Linux
23 108 (11.15%) CISA
24 101 (10.42%) COBIT
25 100 (10.32%) Legal
26 99 (10.22%) SQL
27 97 (10.01%) Security Cleared
28 89 (9.18%) Active Directory
28 89 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (2.89%) Apache
4 27 (2.79%) IIS
5 25 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (2.06%) Node.js
6 20 (2.06%) nginx
6 20 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.06%) CloudStack
6 20 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 137 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 85 (8.77%) MS Office
3 55 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.93%) MS Project
6 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 15 (1.55%) SAP CRM
3 14 (1.44%) SAP SM
3 14 (1.44%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.21%) Compiere
8 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.96%) SaaS
3 14 (1.44%) PaaS
3 14 (1.44%) IaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Office 365
5 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 175 (18.06%) Firewall
2 78 (8.05%) Network Security
3 67 (6.91%) DNS
4 58 (5.99%) VPN
5 55 (5.68%) WAN
6 54 (5.57%) TCP/IP
7 53 (5.47%) SAN
8 47 (4.85%) LAN
9 45 (4.64%) DHCP
10 37 (3.82%) Wireless
11 30 (3.10%) Internet
12 24 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.86%) IP Telephony
14 16 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (1.44%) SSL
16 13 (1.34%) VLAN
17 7 (0.72%) VoIP
18 6 (0.62%) IPsec
18 6 (0.62%) Extranet
18 6 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.44%) Big Data
6 12 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.31%) MySQL
12 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.41%) NUnit
4 3 (0.31%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.10%) Moq
6 1 (0.10%) Hudson
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 213 (21.98%) Finance
2 100 (10.32%) Legal
3 51 (5.26%) Law
4 38 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.61%) Retail
6 27 (2.79%) Banking
7 21 (2.17%) Front Office
8 15 (1.55%) Back Office
8 15 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.14%) Marketing
10 10 (1.03%) Games
11 8 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.72%) Advertising
12 7 (0.72%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Local Government
15 4 (0.41%) Automotive
16 3 (0.31%) Electronics
16 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (23.32%) Analyst
2 157 (16.20%) Security Analyst
3 122 (12.59%) Security Manager
4 111 (11.46%) Consultant
5 73 (7.53%) Information Manager
5 73 (7.53%) Information Security Manager
6 71 (7.33%) Security Consultant
7 64 (6.60%) Service Manager
8 55 (5.68%) Information Analyst
9 50 (5.16%) Information Security Analyst
10 48 (4.95%) Security Officer
11 47 (4.85%) Security Specialist
12 45 (4.64%) Administrator
12 45 (4.64%) Support Analyst
13 44 (4.54%) Security Engineer
13 44 (4.54%) Information Security Officer
14 42 (4.33%) Customer Services Manager
15 41 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (4.13%) Senior Security Analyst
17 34 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.61%) Web Services
2 25 (2.58%) .NET
3 20 (2.06%) Apache Flex
4 10 (1.03%) jQuery
5 7 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.62%) JSP
6 6 (0.62%) XML
6 6 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.52%) HTML
8 4 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.31%) RESTful
9 3 (0.31%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.31%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.31%) WCF
9 3 (0.31%) CSS
9 3 (0.31%) XSLT
10 2 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 332 (34.26%) Management Information System
2 88 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 24 (2.48%) Open Source
6 17 (1.75%) Replication
6 17 (1.75%) RMADS
7 16 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 15 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.24%) Cryptography
10 11 (1.14%) Derivative
10 11 (1.14%) Clustering
11 10 (1.03%) CESG
11 10 (1.03%) AS400
12 8 (0.83%) NHS
13 7 (0.72%) iPhone
13 7 (0.72%) PKI
13 7 (0.72%) iPad
13 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 214 (22.08%) Windows
2 118 (12.18%) UNIX
3 108 (11.15%) Linux
4 66 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 30 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.55%) Mac OS
10 13 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (1.14%) CentOS
12 10 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.93%) Solaris
14 8 (0.83%) Debian
15 6 (0.62%) AIX
16 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.41%) VMS
18 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (58.31%) Information Security
2 399 (41.18%) Information Security Management
3 302 (31.17%) ITIL
4 200 (20.64%) ISMS
5 186 (19.20%) Risk Management
6 136 (14.04%) Business Continuity
7 116 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 111 (11.46%) Service Delivery
9 109 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
10 89 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 71 (7.33%) Risk Assessment
12 70 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (7.12%) Data Protection
14 67 (6.91%) Business Continuity Planning
15 64 (6.60%) SIEM
15 64 (6.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 64 (6.60%) Incident Management
15 64 (6.60%) Coaching
16 60 (6.19%) BCP
17 59 (6.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (10.22%) SQL
2 45 (4.64%) Java
3 24 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 22 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 21 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 20 (2.06%) Ruby
7 16 (1.65%) Python
8 15 (1.55%) C
9 14 (1.44%) Perl
10 13 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.24%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.14%) C#
13 3 (0.31%) C++
13 3 (0.31%) XQuery
13 3 (0.31%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.31%) ABAP
14 2 (0.21%) PHP
14 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.21%) VB
14 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 287 (29.62%) CISSP
2 237 (24.46%) Degree
3 153 (15.79%) CISM
4 108 (11.15%) CISA
5 97 (10.01%) Security Cleared
6 62 (6.40%) SC Cleared
7 43 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (3.92%) CEH
8 38 (3.92%) CRISC
9 35 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (3.41%) DV Cleared
11 26 (2.68%) ISSAP
11 26 (2.68%) ISSMP
12 21 (2.17%) PCI QSA
12 21 (2.17%) GIAC
13 19 (1.96%) CCSP
14 18 (1.86%) MCSA
15 17 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.55%) MCSE
17 14 (1.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (34.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 169 (17.44%) PCI DSS
3 101 (10.42%) COBIT
4 77 (7.95%) SLA
5 60 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 26 (2.68%) ISO 9001
8 25 (2.58%) QA
9 15 (1.55%) COSO
10 6 (0.62%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.41%) BS7799
11 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.41%) BS25999
12 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.10%) TickIT
13 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 89 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 73 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.86%) XenApp
4 9 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.72%) RACF
5 7 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.62%) vSphere
6 6 (0.62%) Firmware
6 6 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.62%) Nmap
7 2 (0.21%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.21%) RHEV
7 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.21%) XenServer
8 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.10%) SRDF
8 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (2.89%) Ansible
2 20 (2.06%) Opsview
2 20 (2.06%) Graphite
2 20 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.06%) collectd
2 20 (2.06%) Nagios
2 20 (2.06%) Puppet
3 17 (1.75%) SCCM
4 13 (1.34%) WSUS
5 11 (1.14%) Nessus
6 10 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (0.83%) SCOM
8 7 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
9 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.31%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 181 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 135 (13.93%) VMware
3 76 (7.84%) Cisco
4 67 (6.91%) Citrix
5 55 (5.68%) Oracle
6 42 (4.33%) CheckPoint
7 40 (4.13%) SAP
8 36 (3.72%) HP
9 27 (2.79%) IBM
10 21 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.17%) McAfee
11 20 (2.06%) Akamai
12 18 (1.86%) Juniper
13 17 (1.75%) CA
13 17 (1.75%) Symantec
13 17 (1.75%) Mitel
14 15 (1.55%) NetApp
15 14 (1.44%) Dell
15 14 (1.44%) EMC
15 14 (1.44%) Sun
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
brightsolid
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ABW Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £26 - £30 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago