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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 467 516 515
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 501 444 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 411 362 308
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,795 £32,844
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,250 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +56 459 £53,750 +5.39% 45
London +26 209 £60,000 +12.67% 21
South East +26 125 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Hampshire +10 40 £50,000 -9.09% 4
City of London +12 36 £52,500 +9.37% 6
Berkshire +36 29 £57,500 +53.33%
North West -1 28 £50,000 +2.24% 1
East of England +25 27 £61,000 +31.89% 2
Scotland +1 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +31 23 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West +5 22 £50,000 +14.28% 4
Edinburgh +8 20 £45,000 -8.25% 2
Dagenham +17 19 £60,000 +33.33%
Reading +29 18 £58,750 -
Manchester +23 18 £50,429 -3.94%
Surrey +18 17 £38,500 -26.66%
Aldershot +11 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bristol +1 16 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Milton Keynes -4 14 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Nottingham - 14 £70,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 14 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire +16 12 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Hertfordshire +5 11 £70,000 +27.27%
Leeds +22 8 £42,500 +46.55% 1
West Yorkshire +9 8 £42,500 +46.55% 2
Essex -4 8 £50,500 +15.82% 1
Kent -10 8 £37,500 -28.57% 3
West Midlands -14 8 £60,000 +15.38% 1
Cheshire -6 7 £41,250 +21.32%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 636 (65.43%) Information Security
2 405 (41.67%) Information Security Management
3 393 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 365 (37.55%) CISSP
5 299 (30.76%) Management Information System
6 281 (28.91%) Finance
7 267 (27.47%) ITIL
8 247 (25.41%) Risk Management
9 241 (24.79%) CISM
10 218 (22.43%) Firewall
11 213 (21.91%) Windows
12 209 (21.50%) ISMS
13 189 (19.44%) PCI DSS
14 176 (18.11%) Business Continuity
15 158 (16.26%) Degree
16 141 (14.51%) Microsoft
17 134 (13.79%) CISA
18 129 (13.27%) Linux
19 113 (11.63%) SQL
20 112 (11.52%) Risk Assessment
21 109 (11.21%) Cisco
22 108 (11.11%) SIEM
23 107 (11.01%) VMware
24 103 (10.60%) Security Cleared
25 95 (9.77%) Network Security
26 94 (9.67%) COBIT
26 94 (9.67%) Penetration Testing
27 92 (9.47%) Incident Management
28 91 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
29 88 (9.05%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 37 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.40%) IIS
3 21 (2.16%) Apache
3 21 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.62%) Lync
10 4 (0.41%) Confluence
10 4 (0.41%) CMS
11 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.21%) WordPress
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.70%) MS Office
3 18 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Summit
1 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.81%) SaaS
2 32 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.34%) Office 365
4 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 218 (22.43%) Firewall
2 95 (9.77%) Network Security
3 68 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 59 (6.07%) WAN
5 56 (5.76%) VPN
5 56 (5.76%) Internet
6 55 (5.66%) LAN
7 52 (5.35%) SAN
8 41 (4.22%) DNS
9 35 (3.60%) Wireless
10 23 (2.37%) SNMP
11 21 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (1.95%) DHCP
13 18 (1.85%) VoIP
14 14 (1.44%) Ethernet
14 14 (1.44%) MPLS
14 14 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.03%) Intranet
16 9 (0.93%) Broadband
16 9 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (2.67%) Big Data
5 22 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.75%) MySQL
7 9 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.41%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (0.72%) JIRA
2 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.31%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.21%) AppScan
3 2 (0.21%) Paros
3 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 281 (28.91%) Finance
2 85 (8.74%) Legal
3 74 (7.61%) Banking
4 51 (5.25%) Retail
5 49 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.98%) Marketing
7 26 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.26%) Publishing
9 20 (2.06%) Advertising
9 20 (2.06%) Law
10 18 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.65%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.93%) Back Office
13 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Local Government
16 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.31%) Billing
16 3 (0.31%) Electronics
17 2 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 184 (18.93%) Security Manager
2 168 (17.28%) Analyst
3 122 (12.55%) Information Manager
4 112 (11.52%) Information Security Manager
5 111 (11.42%) Consultant
6 107 (11.01%) Security Analyst
7 74 (7.61%) Security Consultant
8 55 (5.66%) Security Engineer
9 51 (5.25%) Information Analyst
10 50 (5.14%) Information Security Analyst
11 48 (4.94%) Administrator
12 45 (4.63%) Security Officer
13 42 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
13 42 (4.32%) Architect
14 35 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
14 35 (3.60%) Team Leader
15 32 (3.29%) Information Security Officer
16 31 (3.19%) Head of Security
17 28 (2.88%) Security Architect
18 26 (2.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.29%) .NET
2 27 (2.78%) WCF
3 26 (2.67%) HTML
3 26 (2.67%) CSS
4 24 (2.47%) Web Services
5 18 (1.85%) jQuery
5 18 (1.85%) SOAP
5 18 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 18 (1.85%) Entity Framework
5 18 (1.85%) REST
6 13 (1.34%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.03%) JSP
8 9 (0.93%) Middleware
8 9 (0.93%) RESTful
9 4 (0.41%) XML
10 3 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.21%) Velocity
12 1 (0.10%) J2EE
12 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 299 (30.76%) Management Information System
2 79 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (2.26%) RMADS
7 17 (1.75%) Cryptography
8 15 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (1.34%) CESG
10 13 (1.34%) Derivative
11 12 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
11 12 (1.23%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.13%) FMCG
12 11 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.13%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.03%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.03%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.03%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.93%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 213 (21.91%) Windows
2 129 (13.27%) Linux
3 72 (7.41%) UNIX
4 44 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 31 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (2.78%) CentOS
8 26 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
9 23 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.26%) Solaris
11 16 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.23%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.93%) AIX
14 4 (0.41%) Debian
14 4 (0.41%) Android
15 3 (0.31%) VMS
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (65.43%) Information Security
2 405 (41.67%) Information Security Management
3 267 (27.47%) ITIL
4 247 (25.41%) Risk Management
5 209 (21.50%) ISMS
6 176 (18.11%) Business Continuity
7 112 (11.52%) Risk Assessment
8 108 (11.11%) SIEM
9 94 (9.67%) Penetration Testing
10 92 (9.47%) Incident Management
11 91 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 88 (9.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 88 (9.05%) Security Architecture
13 87 (8.95%) Project Management
14 86 (8.85%) Data Protection
15 84 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 77 (7.92%) Service Management
17 76 (7.82%) Service Delivery
17 76 (7.82%) Cyber Security
18 69 (7.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (11.63%) SQL
2 34 (3.50%) Python
3 31 (3.19%) C#
4 29 (2.98%) Perl
5 19 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.54%) Java
8 10 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.93%) Ruby
10 7 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.72%) VBScript
11 6 (0.62%) C
12 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.31%) PHP
14 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.10%) C++
14 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 365 (37.55%) CISSP
2 241 (24.79%) CISM
3 158 (16.26%) Degree
4 134 (13.79%) CISA
5 103 (10.60%) Security Cleared
6 67 (6.89%) SC Cleared
7 46 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (4.01%) CCNA
10 37 (3.81%) CRISC
11 33 (3.40%) MCSE
12 29 (2.98%) CCNP
13 28 (2.88%) PCI QSA
14 25 (2.57%) MCSA
15 24 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (1.85%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.85%) ISACA
17 16 (1.65%) MCP
18 15 (1.54%) RHCE
18 15 (1.54%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 189 (19.44%) PCI DSS
3 94 (9.67%) COBIT
4 51 (5.25%) SLA
5 46 (4.73%) QA
6 22 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (2.16%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.75%) BS25999
9 12 (1.23%) ISO 14001
9 12 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (1.23%) COSO
10 9 (0.93%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.82%) JSP 440
11 8 (0.82%) BS7799
12 5 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.51%) PAS 55
13 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.21%) BS15000
System Software
1 75 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 65 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.13%) vSphere
6 10 (1.03%) NFS
7 8 (0.82%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.51%) XenApp
9 4 (0.41%) XenServer
9 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.41%) KVM
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.21%) vCloud
12 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.10%) Firmware
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (2.98%) Puppet
2 23 (2.37%) Nagios
3 15 (1.54%) Nessus
3 15 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.23%) Ansible
5 12 (1.23%) SCCM
6 10 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.93%) SCOM
8 8 (0.82%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.31%) Nmap
11 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.31%) Rsyslog
11 3 (0.31%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 141 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.21%) Cisco
3 107 (11.01%) VMware
4 58 (5.97%) HP
5 56 (5.76%) Oracle
6 50 (5.14%) Red Hat
7 36 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 33 (3.40%) McAfee
9 32 (3.29%) Citrix
10 29 (2.98%) Juniper
11 27 (2.78%) Websense
12 25 (2.57%) Symantec
13 24 (2.47%) ArcSight
14 23 (2.37%) IBM
15 20 (2.06%) Sophos
16 19 (1.95%) Sun
16 19 (1.95%) CA
16 19 (1.95%) Brocade
17 17 (1.75%) Fortinet
18 16 (1.65%) Riverbed
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Neg + benefits Packagr
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago