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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 491 509 480
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 488 425 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 418 318 415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 +6 444 £52,500 -3.22% 39
London +47 206 £60,000 +9.09% 15
South East -19 116 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Hampshire +4 59 £52,500 -19.23% 2
City of London +12 42 £48,000 -8.57% 6
West Midlands -4 32 £52,500 +10.52% 1
South West -21 25 £40,000 -47.36% 6
Scotland +9 24 £40,000 -5.88%
North West -13 19 £50,000 +20.48% 4
Birmingham -3 18 £49,250 +3.68% 1
Southampton +21 17 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Yorkshire -23 15 £45,000 -21.73% 2
East of England -49 14 £45,000 +34.88% 2
Havant - 14 £58,000 -
Glasgow +5 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey -14 13 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex -7 11 £47,500 +72.72% 1
East Midlands +1 10 £43,750 -23.91%
Wiltshire 0 10 £37,500 -50.65% 2
Kent +7 9 £62,500 +13.63%
Merseyside +22 8 £50,000 +20.48%
Liverpool +17 8 £50,000 +20.48%
North Yorkshire -10 8 £45,000 -23.40%
York - 8 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 8 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Bristol -3 7 £45,000 +87.50% 2
Essex -9 7 £47,750 +43.13% 1
West Yorkshire -29 7 £44,500 -46.06% 2
Berkshire -31 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (56.17%) Information Security
2 358 (41.29%) Information Security Management
3 298 (34.37%) Management Information System
4 297 (34.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 261 (30.10%) ITIL
6 231 (26.64%) CISSP
7 226 (26.07%) Degree
8 219 (25.26%) Windows
9 189 (21.80%) Firewall
10 174 (20.07%) ISMS
11 165 (19.03%) Finance
12 163 (18.80%) Risk Management
13 160 (18.45%) Microsoft
14 121 (13.96%) CISM
15 120 (13.84%) PCI DSS
16 118 (13.61%) Business Continuity
17 117 (13.49%) VMware
18 111 (12.80%) UNIX
19 110 (12.69%) Linux
20 107 (12.34%) MS Excel
21 100 (11.53%) CISA
22 99 (11.42%) Cisco
23 97 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
24 90 (10.38%) Security Cleared
25 87 (10.03%) COBIT
25 87 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
26 84 (9.69%) Active Directory
27 83 (9.57%) Network Security
28 82 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
28 82 (9.46%) Service Delivery

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (3.46%) IIS
3 30 (3.46%) Apache
4 27 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.85%) Node.js
7 15 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (1.73%) nginx
7 15 (1.73%) CloudStack
8 14 (1.61%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.69%) JBoss
9 6 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (0.58%) Lync
11 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 107 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (7.27%) MS Office
3 30 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.81%) MS Project
6 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.58%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) FastStats
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.04%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.92%) SAP SM
3 8 (0.92%) SAP PP
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.46%) Compiere
6 4 (0.46%) Summit
6 4 (0.46%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.31%) SaaS
2 16 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.73%) PaaS
3 15 (1.73%) IaaS
4 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 189 (21.80%) Firewall
2 83 (9.57%) Network Security
3 69 (7.96%) SAN
4 66 (7.61%) TCP/IP
5 64 (7.38%) VPN
6 62 (7.15%) DNS
7 60 (6.92%) WAN
8 57 (6.57%) Internet
9 46 (5.31%) DHCP
10 41 (4.73%) LAN
11 27 (3.11%) Wireless
12 22 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (2.31%) IP Telephony
14 19 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (2.19%) LDAP
15 18 (2.08%) SSL
16 14 (1.61%) VoIP
17 10 (1.15%) VLAN
17 10 (1.15%) IPsec
17 10 (1.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.96%) Big Data
2 17 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (1.85%) MySQL
3 16 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 16 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.58%) MS Access
9 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
2 3 (0.35%) NUnit
3 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Hudson
4 1 (0.12%) Ant
4 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 165 (19.03%) Finance
2 81 (9.34%) Legal
3 35 (4.04%) Law
4 33 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.58%) Retail
6 30 (3.46%) Banking
7 19 (2.19%) Marketing
8 13 (1.50%) Front Office
8 13 (1.50%) Advertising
9 9 (1.04%) Back Office
9 9 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.04%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.92%) Games
11 6 (0.69%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.69%) Electronics
11 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.69%) German Language
12 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.46%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 198 (22.84%) Analyst
2 149 (17.19%) Security Analyst
3 88 (10.15%) Security Manager
4 81 (9.34%) Consultant
5 53 (6.11%) Security Consultant
6 51 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 50 (5.77%) Information Security Manager
7 50 (5.77%) Information Manager
8 47 (5.42%) Security Specialist
8 47 (5.42%) Information Security Analyst
8 47 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
9 46 (5.31%) Senior Security Analyst
9 46 (5.31%) Security Engineer
10 39 (4.50%) Administrator
11 32 (3.69%) Service Manager
12 31 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (3.34%) Support Analyst
14 28 (3.23%) Information Specialist
14 28 (3.23%) Network Engineer
14 28 (3.23%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.34%) Web Services
2 27 (3.11%) .NET
3 15 (1.73%) Apache Flex
4 9 (1.04%) jQuery
5 6 (0.69%) JMX
5 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.58%) XML
7 4 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.35%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (0.35%) RESTful
8 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.35%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.35%) XSLT
8 3 (0.35%) Middleware
8 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.23%) HTML
9 2 (0.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 298 (34.37%) Management Information System
2 87 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.69%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.15%) Blackberry
5 23 (2.65%) Replication
6 20 (2.31%) Open Source
7 19 (2.19%) Clustering
8 17 (1.96%) RMADS
9 16 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.27%) Cryptography
11 10 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.15%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.92%) Derivative
12 8 (0.92%) PKI
12 8 (0.92%) AS400
13 7 (0.81%) Online Games
13 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (0.81%) NHS
14 6 (0.69%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 219 (25.26%) Windows
2 111 (12.80%) UNIX
3 110 (12.69%) Linux
4 63 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (4.38%) Windows 7
6 32 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.77%) Mac OS
8 19 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.61%) Debian
10 14 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.15%) Solaris
12 9 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
12 9 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.92%) CentOS
14 6 (0.69%) SVR4
15 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (56.17%) Information Security
2 358 (41.29%) Information Security Management
3 261 (30.10%) ITIL
4 174 (20.07%) ISMS
5 163 (18.80%) Risk Management
6 118 (13.61%) Business Continuity
7 97 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 82 (9.46%) Service Delivery
9 78 (9.00%) Incident Management
10 77 (8.88%) Penetration Testing
11 64 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 63 (7.27%) Data Protection
13 61 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
14 58 (6.69%) Project Management
15 55 (6.34%) Service Management
16 54 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (6.00%) Migration
17 52 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 52 (6.00%) SIEM
18 51 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.50%) SQL
2 46 (5.31%) Java
3 24 (2.77%) PowerShell
4 17 (1.96%) Python
5 16 (1.85%) Ruby
5 16 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.61%) Perl
7 13 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.15%) C
10 10 (1.15%) C#
11 4 (0.46%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (0.35%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.35%) XQuery
12 3 (0.35%) C++
12 3 (0.35%) VBScript
12 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.23%) ABAP
13 2 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 231 (26.64%) CISSP
2 226 (26.07%) Degree
3 121 (13.96%) CISM
4 100 (11.53%) CISA
5 90 (10.38%) Security Cleared
6 66 (7.61%) SC Cleared
7 52 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (5.31%) CEH
9 36 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (3.00%) MCSE
11 23 (2.65%) CCNA
12 21 (2.42%) GIAC
13 19 (2.19%) DV Cleared
13 19 (2.19%) ISSMP
14 17 (1.96%) CCSP
15 15 (1.73%) ISSAP
16 14 (1.61%) MCSA
17 13 (1.50%) MCP
18 10 (1.15%) CRISC
19 8 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (34.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (13.84%) PCI DSS
3 87 (10.03%) COBIT
4 49 (5.65%) SLA
5 42 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 32 (3.69%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.96%) QA
9 11 (1.27%) COSO
10 6 (0.69%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.46%) TickIT
12 3 (0.35%) BS25999
13 2 (0.23%) BS7799
13 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 84 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 82 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.08%) XenApp
4 12 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.04%) Samba
6 9 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.81%) RACF
9 6 (0.69%) Nmap
9 6 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.69%) vSphere
10 4 (0.46%) Firmware
10 4 (0.46%) RHEV
10 4 (0.46%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.65%) Ansible
1 23 (2.65%) SCCM
2 22 (2.54%) Nagios
3 19 (2.19%) Puppet
4 16 (1.85%) Opsview
5 15 (1.73%) collectd
5 15 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.27%) WSUS
7 10 (1.15%) SCOM
8 9 (1.04%) Data Guard
8 9 (1.04%) Nessus
9 8 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 160 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 117 (13.49%) VMware
3 99 (11.42%) Cisco
4 73 (8.42%) Citrix
5 64 (7.38%) Oracle
6 41 (4.73%) CheckPoint
7 32 (3.69%) HP
8 30 (3.46%) SAP
9 26 (3.00%) IBM
9 26 (3.00%) Juniper
10 23 (2.65%) McAfee
11 21 (2.42%) CA
12 20 (2.31%) Sun
13 18 (2.08%) Mitel
13 18 (2.08%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.96%) NetApp
15 15 (1.73%) Akamai
15 15 (1.73%) Symantec
16 11 (1.27%) Adobe
17 10 (1.15%) EMC
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified + shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5K Annual
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: £65,000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 26 days ago