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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 489 500 491
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 504 432 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 428 315 439
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
93409 86961 92486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.30% 79.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74709 71382 77947
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 30 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 30 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
(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 -12 460 £52,500 -4.10% 43
London +57 227 £55,000 -4.34% 26
South East -36 107 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Hampshire -8 59 £56,250 -13.46% 3
City of London +29 52 £48,000 -16.52% 10
West Midlands +15 40 £52,500 - 2
Scotland +2 26 £40,000 -5.88%
North West -16 23 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Havant - 21 £58,000 -
Birmingham +1 19 £47,000 -1.05% 1
Southampton - 16 £52,500 - 2
Glasgow +4 15 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -33 15 £37,500 -40.62% 3
Yorkshire -33 15 £45,000 +21.62% 3
East of England -39 15 £45,000 +34.88% 1
Kent +4 11 £62,500 +13.63%
Surrey -6 11 £45,000 -
Coventry -4 10 £38,500 - 1
Liverpool +16 9 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Merseyside +13 9 £50,000 +20.48% 1
East Midlands -8 8 £43,750 -2.77%
East Sussex -14 8 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Edinburgh -7 7 £49,050 +63.50%
North Yorkshire -16 7 £45,000 -23.40% 1
Berkshire -35 7 £41,287 -29.72% 1
York - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £34,000 -
Brighton - 7 £47,500 -
Manchester -7 6 £72,500 +113.23%
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 493 (56.54%) Information Security
2 371 (42.55%) Information Security Management
3 313 (35.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 305 (34.98%) Management Information System
5 272 (31.19%) ITIL
6 235 (26.95%) CISSP
7 225 (25.80%) Windows
8 220 (25.23%) Degree
9 196 (22.48%) Firewall
10 182 (20.87%) ISMS
11 173 (19.84%) Risk Management
12 164 (18.81%) Finance
13 153 (17.55%) Microsoft
14 123 (14.11%) Business Continuity
15 121 (13.88%) PCI DSS
16 115 (13.19%) CISM
17 111 (12.73%) Linux
17 111 (12.73%) VMware
18 107 (12.27%) UNIX
19 104 (11.93%) Cisco
19 104 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
20 102 (11.70%) Security Cleared
21 100 (11.47%) MS Excel
22 93 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
23 92 (10.55%) CISA
24 90 (10.32%) Network Security
25 89 (10.21%) COBIT
26 86 (9.86%) Service Delivery
27 80 (9.17%) Active Directory
28 79 (9.06%) Incident Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.56%) IIS
3 30 (3.44%) Apache
4 27 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.61%) Node.js
9 13 (1.49%) CloudStack
9 13 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.49%) nginx
10 10 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.80%) Lync
13 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 100 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.39%) MS Office
3 25 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.80%) MS Project
6 5 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.57%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.57%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.46%) Summit
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) Compiere
4 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.34%) SAP SM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.18%) SaaS
2 15 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.61%) IaaS
3 14 (1.61%) PaaS
4 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.34%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 196 (22.48%) Firewall
2 90 (10.32%) Network Security
3 70 (8.03%) VPN
3 70 (8.03%) SAN
4 65 (7.45%) TCP/IP
5 61 (7.00%) Internet
6 58 (6.65%) WAN
7 57 (6.54%) DNS
8 43 (4.93%) DHCP
9 40 (4.59%) LAN
10 32 (3.67%) LDAP
11 27 (3.10%) Wireless
12 23 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (2.52%) SSL
14 21 (2.41%) VoIP
15 20 (2.29%) IP Telephony
16 17 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (1.95%) Asterisk PBX
17 14 (1.61%) IPsec
18 12 (1.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.75%) MySQL
3 18 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (1.83%) Big Data
5 15 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 15 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.92%) MS Access
9 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.46%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.03%) JIRA
2 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.34%) NUnit
2 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.11%) Hudson
4 1 (0.11%) Subversion
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) Ant
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 164 (18.81%) Finance
2 78 (8.94%) Legal
3 35 (4.01%) Retail
4 32 (3.67%) Law
5 31 (3.56%) Banking
6 27 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.52%) Marketing
8 17 (1.95%) Advertising
9 9 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.03%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.80%) German Language
11 6 (0.69%) Electronics
11 6 (0.69%) Front Office
12 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.46%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Games
13 4 (0.46%) Military
14 3 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 192 (22.02%) Analyst
2 152 (17.43%) Security Analyst
3 99 (11.35%) Security Manager
4 75 (8.60%) Consultant
5 58 (6.65%) Information Manager
5 58 (6.65%) Information Security Manager
6 54 (6.19%) Information Analyst
7 53 (6.08%) Security Engineer
8 52 (5.96%) Security Consultant
9 47 (5.39%) Information Security Analyst
9 47 (5.39%) Security Specialist
10 45 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
11 44 (5.05%) Senior Security Analyst
12 33 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (3.78%) Administrator
12 33 (3.78%) IT Manager
13 32 (3.67%) Service Manager
14 30 (3.44%) Network Engineer
14 30 (3.44%) Information Security Specialist
14 30 (3.44%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.44%) .NET
2 26 (2.98%) Web Services
3 13 (1.49%) Apache Flex
4 9 (1.03%) JMX
5 8 (0.92%) jQuery
6 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.57%) XML
7 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.46%) Symfony
8 4 (0.46%) SAP Basis
8 4 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.34%) Middleware
9 3 (0.34%) XSLT
9 3 (0.34%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.34%) RESTful
9 3 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.34%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 305 (34.98%) Management Information System
2 93 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.44%) Blackberry
5 24 (2.75%) Replication
6 22 (2.52%) Clustering
7 18 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (1.95%) RMADS
8 17 (1.95%) Open Source
9 12 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.03%) Streaming Media
12 8 (0.92%) Cryptography
12 8 (0.92%) PKI
12 8 (0.92%) NHS
12 8 (0.92%) Social Media
13 7 (0.80%) CESG
13 7 (0.80%) AS400
14 6 (0.69%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 225 (25.80%) Windows
2 111 (12.73%) Linux
3 107 (12.27%) UNIX
4 58 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 31 (3.56%) Mac OS
6 31 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (2.64%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.95%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.95%) Mac OS X Server
8 17 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.72%) Debian
10 13 (1.49%) Solaris
11 9 (1.03%) SVR4
11 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.69%) CentOS
13 6 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (56.54%) Information Security
2 371 (42.55%) Information Security Management
3 272 (31.19%) ITIL
4 182 (20.87%) ISMS
5 173 (19.84%) Risk Management
6 123 (14.11%) Business Continuity
7 104 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 86 (9.86%) Service Delivery
9 79 (9.06%) Incident Management
10 78 (8.94%) Penetration Testing
11 67 (7.68%) SIEM
12 65 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (7.34%) Project Management
14 61 (7.00%) Risk Assessment
15 60 (6.88%) Data Protection
16 57 (6.54%) Line Management
17 51 (5.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 51 (5.85%) Service Management
18 50 (5.73%) Migration
19 48 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.80%) SQL
2 47 (5.39%) Java
3 23 (2.64%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.18%) Python
5 18 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 17 (1.95%) Perl
7 16 (1.83%) C
8 15 (1.72%) Ruby
9 12 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.15%) C#
11 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 6 (0.69%) PHP
13 6 (0.69%) C++
14 4 (0.46%) VBScript
14 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.34%) XQuery
15 3 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 235 (26.95%) CISSP
2 220 (25.23%) Degree
3 115 (13.19%) CISM
4 102 (11.70%) Security Cleared
5 92 (10.55%) CISA
6 74 (8.49%) SC Cleared
7 58 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (5.62%) CEH
9 37 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (3.33%) CCNA
11 27 (3.10%) MCSE
12 21 (2.41%) GIAC
12 21 (2.41%) DV Cleared
13 20 (2.29%) ISSMP
14 16 (1.83%) CCSP
15 15 (1.72%) MCP
15 15 (1.72%) ISSAP
16 13 (1.49%) MCSA
17 12 (1.38%) CCNP
18 9 (1.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (35.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 121 (13.88%) PCI DSS
3 89 (10.21%) COBIT
4 49 (5.62%) SLA
5 38 (4.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 31 (3.56%) ISO 9001
8 16 (1.83%) QA
9 12 (1.38%) COSO
10 5 (0.57%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.46%) TickIT
12 3 (0.34%) BS7799
12 3 (0.34%) BS25999
13 2 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.11%) WAI
14 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 80 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 78 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.95%) XenApp
3 17 (1.95%) Samba
4 13 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.80%) RACF
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.69%) vSphere
7 6 (0.69%) Nmap
7 6 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.46%) PowerHA
8 4 (0.46%) RHEV
9 2 (0.23%) Firmware
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (2.75%) Nagios
2 21 (2.41%) SCCM
3 19 (2.18%) Ansible
4 16 (1.83%) Puppet
5 15 (1.72%) Opsview
6 13 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.49%) collectd
7 12 (1.38%) WSUS
8 11 (1.26%) SCOM
9 8 (0.92%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.92%) Nessus
10 7 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 153 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 111 (12.73%) VMware
3 104 (11.93%) Cisco
4 66 (7.57%) Oracle
4 66 (7.57%) Citrix
5 42 (4.82%) CheckPoint
6 31 (3.56%) HP
7 29 (3.33%) Juniper
8 26 (2.98%) IBM
9 25 (2.87%) SAP
10 24 (2.75%) Sun
11 22 (2.52%) McAfee
12 20 (2.29%) CA
13 17 (1.95%) Mitel
14 14 (1.61%) NetApp
14 14 (1.61%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.61%) Adobe
15 13 (1.49%) Akamai
16 12 (1.38%) Symantec
17 9 (1.03%) JBoss
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Circa £100K OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Circa £100K OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5K Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: £65,000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 maximum + Car + Commission
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago