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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 492 491 519
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 462 443 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 377 336 314
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +29 436 £52,500 +5.00% 44
London -10 170 £61,750 +12.27% 21
South East -39 89 £45,000 -12.62% 5
City of London +13 53 £60,000 +20.00% 8
North West +26 41 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Yorkshire +8 35 £45,000 +15.38% 4
West Midlands -12 33 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Berkshire +1 32 £47,500 +5.55%
South West +4 29 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hampshire -10 28 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Manchester +7 23 £38,750 +10.71% 2
East Midlands +18 20 £50,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire 0 20 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Leeds -7 15 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Wiltshire +12 14 £47,500 -37.50% 1
Birmingham +1 14 £52,500 +38.15% 1
East of England -20 14 £47,500 +28.37% 3
Portsmouth - 14 £27,500 - 1
Cheshire 0 12 £46,250 - 2
Reading -6 11 £62,500 +38.88%
Essex -12 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey -17 11 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £47,500 -
Newbury - 10 £65,000 -
Aldershot - 10 £45,000 - 1
Coventry -8 9 £58,750 +33.52% 1
Staines +27 8 £45,000 -51.35% 1
Nottingham +20 8 £50,000 +17.64%
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £50,000 +17.64%
Scotland +3 8 £70,000 +64.70% 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 561 (59.24%) Information Security
2 386 (40.76%) Information Security Management
3 344 (36.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 325 (34.32%) Management Information System
5 294 (31.05%) CISSP
6 270 (28.51%) ITIL
7 231 (24.39%) Finance
8 211 (22.28%) Degree
9 200 (21.12%) Windows
10 194 (20.49%) Risk Management
11 187 (19.75%) ISMS
12 182 (19.22%) PCI DSS
13 168 (17.74%) Microsoft
14 160 (16.90%) CISM
15 145 (15.31%) Firewall
16 133 (14.04%) Business Continuity
17 128 (13.52%) MS Excel
18 121 (12.78%) Service Delivery
19 120 (12.67%) VMware
20 116 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
20 116 (12.25%) UNIX
21 111 (11.72%) CISA
22 108 (11.40%) Security Cleared
23 105 (11.09%) SQL
24 104 (10.98%) Linux
25 101 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
26 90 (9.50%) COBIT
27 88 (9.29%) Legal
28 87 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
29 84 (8.87%) Active Directory

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (3.06%) Apache
4 20 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.01%) IIS
5 19 (2.01%) CloudStack
5 19 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (2.01%) Node.js
5 19 (2.01%) nginx
6 18 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.32%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 128 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 83 (8.76%) MS Office
3 57 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.16%) MS Project
6 9 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 15 (1.58%) SAP CRM
3 14 (1.48%) SAP SM
3 14 (1.48%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.69%) SaaS
3 13 (1.37%) PaaS
4 11 (1.16%) IaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 145 (15.31%) Firewall
2 59 (6.23%) Network Security
3 55 (5.81%) DNS
4 49 (5.17%) WAN
5 47 (4.96%) LAN
6 45 (4.75%) TCP/IP
7 42 (4.44%) VPN
8 35 (3.70%) Wireless
9 34 (3.59%) SAN
9 34 (3.59%) DHCP
10 21 (2.22%) Internet
11 18 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (1.16%) VLAN
14 10 (1.06%) SSL
14 10 (1.06%) IP Telephony
15 7 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (0.74%) VoIP
16 6 (0.63%) Extranet
17 5 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.16%) Big Data
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.21%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.21%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) NUnit
3 1 (0.11%) Moq
3 1 (0.11%) Hudson
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 231 (24.39%) Finance
2 88 (9.29%) Legal
3 46 (4.86%) Law
4 40 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.80%) Retail
6 30 (3.17%) Banking
7 21 (2.22%) Front Office
8 15 (1.58%) Back Office
9 14 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.95%) Games
11 8 (0.84%) Marketing
12 7 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.63%) Advertising
14 5 (0.53%) Local Government
14 5 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.32%) Electronics
15 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 211 (22.28%) Analyst
2 135 (14.26%) Security Analyst
3 132 (13.94%) Security Manager
4 114 (12.04%) Consultant
5 84 (8.87%) Information Manager
5 84 (8.87%) Information Security Manager
6 70 (7.39%) Security Consultant
7 62 (6.55%) Service Manager
8 61 (6.44%) Security Officer
9 57 (6.02%) Information Security Officer
10 53 (5.60%) Administrator
11 51 (5.39%) Support Analyst
11 51 (5.39%) Information Analyst
12 45 (4.75%) Information Security Analyst
13 44 (4.65%) Customer Services Manager
14 43 (4.54%) Security Engineer
15 41 (4.33%) Security Specialist
16 32 (3.38%) DBA
17 30 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
18 29 (3.06%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.06%) Web Services
2 19 (2.01%) Apache Flex
3 18 (1.90%) .NET
4 6 (0.63%) JSP
5 5 (0.53%) HTML
6 4 (0.42%) XML
7 3 (0.32%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.32%) jQuery
7 3 (0.32%) CSS
8 2 (0.21%) AppFabric
8 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.11%) LINQ
9 1 (0.11%) WCF
9 1 (0.11%) XSLT
9 1 (0.11%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.11%) REST
9 1 (0.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 325 (34.32%) Management Information System
2 80 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 25 (2.64%) Open Source
6 24 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (1.90%) RMADS
8 16 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 16 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.58%) Replication
10 13 (1.37%) Derivative
11 12 (1.27%) CESG
11 12 (1.27%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.16%) NHS
13 10 (1.06%) AS400
14 8 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.84%) PKI
15 7 (0.74%) Handset
15 7 (0.74%) GIS
15 7 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 200 (21.12%) Windows
2 116 (12.25%) UNIX
3 104 (10.98%) Linux
4 62 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (1.37%) CentOS
11 10 (1.06%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.95%) Debian
13 8 (0.84%) Solaris
13 8 (0.84%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.63%) AIX
16 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.32%) VMS
17 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (59.24%) Information Security
2 386 (40.76%) Information Security Management
3 270 (28.51%) ITIL
4 194 (20.49%) Risk Management
5 187 (19.75%) ISMS
6 133 (14.04%) Business Continuity
7 121 (12.78%) Service Delivery
8 116 (12.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 101 (10.67%) Penetration Testing
10 87 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 78 (8.24%) Risk Assessment
12 73 (7.71%) Data Protection
13 71 (7.50%) SIEM
14 70 (7.39%) Business Continuity Planning
15 67 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
16 64 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 63 (6.65%) BCP
18 61 (6.44%) Coaching
19 58 (6.12%) Security Architecture
20 57 (6.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (11.09%) SQL
2 43 (4.54%) Java
3 27 (2.85%) T-SQL
4 25 (2.64%) Shell Script
5 21 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.01%) Ruby
7 16 (1.69%) Perl
8 15 (1.58%) Python
9 14 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.16%) C
11 5 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.42%) C#
13 3 (0.32%) ABAP
14 2 (0.21%) PHP
14 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.21%) VB
15 1 (0.11%) C++
15 1 (0.11%) XQuery
15 1 (0.11%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 294 (31.05%) CISSP
2 211 (22.28%) Degree
3 160 (16.90%) CISM
4 111 (11.72%) CISA
5 108 (11.40%) Security Cleared
6 65 (6.86%) SC Cleared
7 53 (5.60%) CRISC
8 39 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 38 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (2.85%) PCI QSA
12 25 (2.64%) ISSAP
13 24 (2.53%) MCSA
14 23 (2.43%) ISSMP
14 23 (2.43%) CEH
15 21 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (2.11%) GIAC
17 16 (1.69%) CCNA
18 15 (1.58%) MCSE
19 14 (1.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (36.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 182 (19.22%) PCI DSS
3 90 (9.50%) COBIT
4 76 (8.03%) SLA
5 62 (6.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 25 (2.64%) ISO 9001
8 24 (2.53%) QA
9 15 (1.58%) COSO
10 7 (0.74%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.63%) BS7799
12 4 (0.42%) BS25999
12 4 (0.42%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.11%) WAI
14 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 84 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 61 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.16%) XenApp
4 9 (0.95%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.74%) RACF
6 6 (0.63%) Firmware
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.53%) vSphere
8 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.32%) Nmap
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) SRDF
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (2.85%) Ansible
2 21 (2.22%) Puppet
3 20 (2.11%) SCCM
4 19 (2.01%) Nagios
4 19 (2.01%) collectd
4 19 (2.01%) Graphite
4 19 (2.01%) Opsview
4 19 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.06%) Nessus
6 9 (0.95%) WSUS
7 6 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.32%) SCOM
9 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.32%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.21%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 168 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 120 (12.67%) VMware
3 54 (5.70%) Cisco
4 52 (5.49%) Citrix
5 47 (4.96%) Oracle
6 44 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 36 (3.80%) SAP
8 29 (3.06%) HP
9 23 (2.43%) McAfee
10 22 (2.32%) Red Hat
11 19 (2.01%) IBM
11 19 (2.01%) Akamai
12 15 (1.58%) Dell
13 14 (1.48%) Symantec
14 13 (1.37%) Mitel
14 13 (1.37%) CA
14 13 (1.37%) Juniper
14 13 (1.37%) Cyber-Ark
15 12 (1.27%) Syclo
15 12 (1.27%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + generous bonus + excellent benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £26K
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus flexbile benfits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago