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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 517 508 455
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -53
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 444 414 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 359 311 450
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,729 £33,361 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,296
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%

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
93657 85736 91204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74686 70107 77304
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 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 1 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 -15 400 £50,500 -1.94% 38
London +27 194 £54,000 -1.81% 13
South East -17 103 £47,500 -13.63% 12
Hampshire +10 55 £55,000 -15.38% 4
City of London +14 53 £48,000 -23.20% 5
West Midlands +17 31 £52,000 -3.25% 4
Scotland +3 31 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West -5 27 £46,200 +10.00% 5
Havant - 22 £58,000 - 1
Surrey -1 14 £51,250 +20.58% 3
Edinburgh +6 13 £49,050 +63.50%
Glasgow -5 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Sussex -18 13 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Cheshire - 13 £34,000 - 1
East of England -32 12 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Birmingham +10 11 £51,500 +8.42% 3
Coventry +5 10 £38,500 -
Brighton - 10 £47,500 - 1
Kent -1 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire -32 8 £37,500 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire -43 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South West -43 7 £47,500 +68.14% 1
Warrington - 7 £34,000 -
Southampton +13 6 £46,250 - 1
Liverpool +12 6 £50,000 +20.48% 3
Merseyside +12 6 £50,000 +20.48% 3
Bracknell -4 5 £37,500 +22.95%
Basingstoke -11 5 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Manchester -27 5 £52,500 +27.27%
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 487 (57.77%) Information Security
2 377 (44.72%) Information Security Management
3 328 (38.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 315 (37.37%) Management Information System
5 278 (32.98%) ITIL
6 244 (28.94%) CISSP
7 241 (28.59%) Windows
8 212 (25.15%) Firewall
9 201 (23.84%) Degree
10 186 (22.06%) ISMS
11 177 (21.00%) Risk Management
12 163 (19.34%) Finance
13 152 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 116 (13.76%) CISM
15 114 (13.52%) Linux
16 113 (13.40%) UNIX
17 111 (13.17%) PCI DSS
18 106 (12.57%) Security Cleared
19 105 (12.46%) Cisco
19 105 (12.46%) Business Continuity
20 97 (11.51%) VMware
21 95 (11.27%) MS Excel
22 94 (11.15%) CISA
23 90 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
24 85 (10.08%) COBIT
25 84 (9.96%) Network Security
26 82 (9.73%) VPN
26 82 (9.73%) Active Directory
27 81 (9.61%) SQL Server
28 79 (9.37%) Legal

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.56%) IIS
3 25 (2.97%) Apache
4 23 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.30%) Node.js
9 10 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (1.19%) Lync
10 9 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.07%) nginx
10 9 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (1.07%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 95 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.39%) MS Office
3 16 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.59%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.47%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) FastStats
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.47%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.47%) Summit
2 4 (0.47%) Compiere
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.66%) SaaS
2 13 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.19%) IaaS
3 10 (1.19%) PaaS
4 8 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.59%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.36%) Office 365
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 212 (25.15%) Firewall
2 84 (9.96%) Network Security
3 82 (9.73%) VPN
4 72 (8.54%) SAN
5 64 (7.59%) Internet
6 63 (7.47%) TCP/IP
7 62 (7.35%) DNS
8 56 (6.64%) WAN
9 48 (5.69%) DHCP
10 45 (5.34%) LAN
11 38 (4.51%) LDAP
12 31 (3.68%) Wireless
13 29 (3.44%) VoIP
14 27 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 24 (2.85%) SSL
16 22 (2.61%) Asterisk PBX
17 20 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.78%) IP Telephony
19 14 (1.66%) IPsec
20 12 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.20%) MySQL
3 14 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.42%) Big Data
6 11 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.30%) MS Access
7 10 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.07%) JIRA
2 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.36%) NUnit
2 3 (0.36%) Subversion
2 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.24%) Maven
3 2 (0.24%) Ant
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 163 (19.34%) Finance
2 79 (9.37%) Legal
3 35 (4.15%) Retail
4 34 (4.03%) Banking
5 31 (3.68%) Law
6 25 (2.97%) Marketing
7 24 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.61%) Advertising
9 9 (1.07%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.83%) German Language
11 6 (0.71%) Electronics
11 6 (0.71%) Games
12 5 (0.59%) Military
12 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.59%) Billing
12 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Local Government
13 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (21.35%) Analyst
2 150 (17.79%) Security Analyst
3 95 (11.27%) Security Manager
4 70 (8.30%) Consultant
5 57 (6.76%) Information Manager
5 57 (6.76%) Information Security Manager
6 51 (6.05%) Information Analyst
7 45 (5.34%) Information Security Analyst
8 44 (5.22%) Security Consultant
9 43 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 43 (5.10%) Security Engineer
9 43 (5.10%) Senior Security Analyst
10 41 (4.86%) Security Specialist
11 37 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 35 (4.15%) IT Manager
13 33 (3.91%) Network Engineer
14 29 (3.44%) Support Engineer
15 28 (3.32%) Security Officer
16 27 (3.20%) Information Security Specialist
16 27 (3.20%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.80%) .NET
2 24 (2.85%) Web Services
3 9 (1.07%) JMX
3 9 (1.07%) Apache Flex
4 8 (0.95%) jQuery
5 7 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.59%) XML
6 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.47%) Symfony
7 4 (0.47%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.36%) LAMP
8 3 (0.36%) Middleware
8 3 (0.36%) XSLT
8 3 (0.36%) JSP
8 3 (0.36%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.36%) RESTful
8 3 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 315 (37.37%) Management Information System
2 52 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
4 25 (2.97%) Replication
5 23 (2.73%) Clustering
6 20 (2.37%) Blackberry
7 17 (2.02%) RMADS
8 13 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.42%) Social Media
10 11 (1.30%) Open Source
11 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.07%) NHS
12 9 (1.07%) PKI
12 9 (1.07%) Streaming Media
13 7 (0.83%) AS400
14 6 (0.71%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.59%) Derivative
16 4 (0.47%) Statistics
16 4 (0.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 241 (28.59%) Windows
2 114 (13.52%) Linux
3 113 (13.40%) UNIX
4 64 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (5.10%) Windows 7
6 40 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (3.80%) Mac OS
8 24 (2.85%) Ubuntu
9 22 (2.61%) Mac OS X
9 22 (2.61%) Mac OS X Server
10 21 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.54%) Solaris
11 13 (1.54%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.30%) Debian
14 9 (1.07%) SVR4
15 8 (0.95%) CentOS
15 8 (0.95%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.83%) AIX
17 5 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (57.77%) Information Security
2 377 (44.72%) Information Security Management
3 278 (32.98%) ITIL
4 186 (22.06%) ISMS
5 177 (21.00%) Risk Management
6 105 (12.46%) Business Continuity
7 90 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 77 (9.13%) Project Management
9 71 (8.42%) Service Delivery
9 71 (8.42%) SIEM
10 69 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
11 68 (8.07%) Incident Management
12 65 (7.71%) Penetration Testing
13 64 (7.59%) Data Protection
14 58 (6.88%) Service Management
15 51 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (4.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 42 (4.98%) Security Testing
17 41 (4.86%) Migration
18 40 (4.74%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.83%) SQL
2 40 (4.74%) Java
3 22 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 21 (2.49%) Python
5 20 (2.37%) Perl
6 19 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.66%) C
8 14 (1.66%) Ruby
9 12 (1.42%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 10 (1.19%) C#
12 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.71%) PHP
13 6 (0.71%) C++
14 5 (0.59%) VBScript
15 4 (0.47%) VB
16 3 (0.36%) XQuery
16 3 (0.36%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 244 (28.94%) CISSP
2 201 (23.84%) Degree
3 116 (13.76%) CISM
4 106 (12.57%) Security Cleared
5 94 (11.15%) CISA
6 76 (9.02%) SC Cleared
7 53 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (5.81%) CEH
9 41 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (3.68%) MCSE
11 25 (2.97%) CCNA
12 19 (2.25%) MCSA
12 19 (2.25%) MCP
12 19 (2.25%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.14%) GIAC
14 17 (2.02%) ISSMP
15 15 (1.78%) CCSP
16 13 (1.54%) CCNP
17 12 (1.42%) CISMP
17 12 (1.42%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (38.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (13.17%) PCI DSS
3 85 (10.08%) COBIT
4 47 (5.58%) SLA
5 37 (4.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (4.27%) ISO 9001
7 34 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 16 (1.90%) QA
9 10 (1.19%) COSO
10 9 (1.07%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.47%) TickIT
12 2 (0.24%) BS7799
12 2 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.12%) WAI
13 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 82 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 72 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.85%) XenApp
4 22 (2.61%) Samba
5 18 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.83%) RACF
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.71%) vSphere
8 6 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.47%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.47%) RHEV
10 3 (0.36%) Nmap
11 2 (0.24%) XenServer
12 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (2.73%) Nagios
2 15 (1.78%) SCCM
3 14 (1.66%) Puppet
3 14 (1.66%) Opsview
4 12 (1.42%) SCOM
5 11 (1.30%) Ansible
6 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.07%) collectd
6 9 (1.07%) WSUS
7 8 (0.95%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.83%) Nessus
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 152 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 105 (12.46%) Cisco
3 97 (11.51%) VMware
4 67 (7.95%) Oracle
5 63 (7.47%) Citrix
6 44 (5.22%) CheckPoint
7 37 (4.39%) Juniper
8 25 (2.97%) HP
9 24 (2.85%) Sun
10 20 (2.37%) McAfee
11 18 (2.14%) SAP
11 18 (2.14%) IBM
12 17 (2.02%) CA
13 16 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.66%) Adobe
15 12 (1.42%) Sophos
16 11 (1.30%) NetApp
16 11 (1.30%) Symantec
16 11 (1.30%) Blue Coat
16 11 (1.30%) LogRhythm
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £450pcm Car Allowance, £10K Annual B
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5K Bonus
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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