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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 506 568 466
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -102
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 462 400 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.41% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 377 331 379
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 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 30 July 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 +66 429 £55,000 +14.58% 41
London +54 185 £60,000 +20.00% 15
South East +19 114 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East of England +35 46 £60,500 +21.00% 4
Berkshire +34 38 £57,500 +53.33% 4
City of London +28 38 £55,000 +14.58% 5
Surrey +28 25 £38,500 -40.76%
Hertfordshire +21 25 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands +18 23 £62,500 +119.29% 1
Reading +18 22 £57,500 - 1
Hampshire -18 21 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Scotland +8 19 £45,000 -8.16% 1
South West +2 19 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Dagenham +13 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +9 17 £37,500 - 2
North West -11 15 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh +2 14 £45,000 -8.25%
Watford - 14 - -
West Yorkshire +8 11 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Manchester +17 10 £45,000 -13.04% 3
Nottinghamshire +3 10 £70,000 +145.61% 1
Nottingham - 10 £70,000 - 1
Leeds +4 9 £47,500 -
Staines - 9 £37,000 -
Essex - 9 £61,000 -
Kent +5 8 £39,500 -7.05%
Aldershot -1 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire -3 8 £43,750 -
Guildford +11 7 £38,500 +10.00%
Derbyshire +7 7 £48,000 -8.57%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 647 (66.36%) Information Security
2 416 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 400 (41.03%) Information Security Management
4 359 (36.82%) CISSP
5 290 (29.74%) ITIL
6 284 (29.13%) Management Information System
7 274 (28.10%) Finance
8 234 (24.00%) Risk Management
9 233 (23.90%) Firewall
10 224 (22.97%) Windows
11 220 (22.56%) CISM
12 216 (22.15%) PCI DSS
13 196 (20.10%) ISMS
14 161 (16.51%) Business Continuity
15 156 (16.00%) Degree
16 144 (14.77%) Microsoft
17 134 (13.74%) Linux
18 123 (12.62%) CISA
19 120 (12.31%) Risk Assessment
19 120 (12.31%) VMware
20 119 (12.21%) SQL
21 115 (11.79%) Cisco
22 112 (11.49%) Security Cleared
23 110 (11.28%) Data Protection
24 100 (10.26%) Cyber Security
24 100 (10.26%) Active Directory
25 97 (9.95%) SIEM
26 90 (9.23%) COBIT
27 87 (8.92%) Network Security
27 87 (8.92%) Service Delivery

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.77%) IIS
4 21 (2.15%) Apache
5 17 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.82%) Lync
9 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.41%) CMS
12 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.31%) Confluence
13 2 (0.21%) WordPress
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.28%) MS Office
3 19 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
5 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 35 (3.59%) SaaS
2 28 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.33%) Office 365
4 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 233 (23.90%) Firewall
2 87 (8.92%) Network Security
3 72 (7.38%) TCP/IP
4 63 (6.46%) WAN
5 55 (5.64%) LAN
6 50 (5.13%) SAN
6 50 (5.13%) Internet
7 47 (4.82%) VPN
8 34 (3.49%) DNS
9 24 (2.46%) SNMP
10 22 (2.26%) Wireless
11 18 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (1.74%) DHCP
13 16 (1.64%) Ethernet
14 11 (1.13%) VLAN
15 10 (1.03%) SSL
15 10 (1.03%) VoIP
16 9 (0.92%) Broadband
17 8 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.46%) Big Data
5 22 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.44%) MySQL
7 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.41%) Redis
10 4 (0.41%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.51%) JIRA
3 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 274 (28.10%) Finance
2 72 (7.38%) Legal
3 64 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.03%) Banking
5 34 (3.49%) Advertising
6 29 (2.97%) Retail
7 27 (2.77%) Marketing
8 24 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 22 (2.26%) Law
10 14 (1.44%) Publishing
10 14 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.92%) Back Office
12 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.72%) Local Government
14 5 (0.51%) Electronics
14 5 (0.51%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.21%) Games
17 2 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 192 (19.69%) Security Manager
2 169 (17.33%) Analyst
3 119 (12.21%) Information Manager
4 118 (12.10%) Security Analyst
5 115 (11.79%) Consultant
6 114 (11.69%) Information Security Manager
7 71 (7.28%) Security Consultant
8 59 (6.05%) Information Analyst
9 58 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 58 (5.95%) Information Security Analyst
9 58 (5.95%) Security Officer
10 48 (4.92%) Administrator
11 47 (4.82%) Information Security Officer
12 42 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (3.79%) Architect
13 37 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
14 35 (3.59%) Head of Security
15 30 (3.08%) Team Leader
16 27 (2.77%) Security Architect
17 25 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.97%) Web Services
2 27 (2.77%) .NET
3 21 (2.15%) CSS
3 21 (2.15%) WCF
4 20 (2.05%) HTML
5 13 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.23%) SOAP
6 12 (1.23%) jQuery
6 12 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 12 (1.23%) Entity Framework
6 12 (1.23%) REST
7 9 (0.92%) RESTful
7 9 (0.92%) JSP
7 9 (0.92%) Middleware
8 4 (0.41%) XML
8 4 (0.41%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.21%) Velocity
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 284 (29.13%) Management Information System
2 73 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 39 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 26 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.56%) RMADS
7 14 (1.44%) Derivative
7 14 (1.44%) Cryptography
7 14 (1.44%) CESG
8 13 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.23%) PKI
10 11 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
11 10 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
12 9 (0.92%) FMCG
12 9 (0.92%) AS400
12 9 (0.92%) HACMP
12 9 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 224 (22.97%) Windows
2 134 (13.74%) Linux
3 80 (8.21%) UNIX
4 52 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 27 (2.77%) Oracle Linux
9 25 (2.56%) CentOS
10 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (1.74%) Solaris
11 17 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.92%) AIX
13 6 (0.62%) Debian
14 3 (0.31%) VMS
14 3 (0.31%) Android
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (66.36%) Information Security
2 400 (41.03%) Information Security Management
3 290 (29.74%) ITIL
4 234 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 196 (20.10%) ISMS
6 161 (16.51%) Business Continuity
7 120 (12.31%) Risk Assessment
8 110 (11.28%) Data Protection
9 100 (10.26%) Cyber Security
10 97 (9.95%) SIEM
11 87 (8.92%) Service Delivery
12 85 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 80 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
14 78 (8.00%) Project Management
15 74 (7.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 72 (7.38%) Service Management
16 72 (7.38%) Security Architecture
17 70 (7.18%) Incident Management
18 69 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
19 67 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (12.21%) SQL
2 32 (3.28%) Python
3 28 (2.87%) Perl
4 25 (2.56%) C#
5 19 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 17 (1.74%) Java
7 16 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.72%) VBScript
10 7 (0.72%) Ruby
11 5 (0.51%) C
11 5 (0.51%) APL
12 4 (0.41%) PHP
12 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.10%) VB
13 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 359 (36.82%) CISSP
2 220 (22.56%) CISM
3 156 (16.00%) Degree
4 123 (12.62%) CISA
5 112 (11.49%) Security Cleared
6 72 (7.38%) SC Cleared
7 45 (4.62%) CRISC
8 43 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (3.59%) CCNA
11 28 (2.87%) MCSA
12 27 (2.77%) MCSE
13 25 (2.56%) PCI QSA
14 23 (2.36%) DV Cleared
14 23 (2.36%) CCNP
15 21 (2.15%) CISMP
16 15 (1.54%) RHCE
17 14 (1.44%) ISACA
17 14 (1.44%) RHCSA
18 12 (1.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 216 (22.15%) PCI DSS
3 90 (9.23%) COBIT
4 59 (6.05%) SLA
5 41 (4.21%) QA
6 21 (2.15%) ISO 9001
7 20 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (1.64%) BS25999
9 12 (1.23%) ISO 14001
9 12 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (1.23%) COSO
10 10 (1.03%) BS7799
11 7 (0.72%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.51%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.51%) PAS 55
13 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.21%) BS15000
14 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 100 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 67 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.33%) vSphere
5 13 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.82%) NFS
7 8 (0.82%) vCloud
8 7 (0.72%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.51%) XenApp
10 4 (0.41%) XenServer
11 3 (0.31%) KVM
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
13 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.10%) Xen
13 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 31 (3.18%) SCCM
2 26 (2.67%) Puppet
3 19 (1.95%) Nagios
4 13 (1.33%) Nessus
4 13 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
5 10 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.03%) Ansible
5 10 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (0.82%) SCOM
8 5 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.41%) WSUS
9 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.31%) Rsyslog
11 2 (0.21%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 144 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 120 (12.31%) VMware
3 115 (11.79%) Cisco
4 64 (6.56%) HP
5 57 (5.85%) Oracle
6 52 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 43 (4.41%) Citrix
8 36 (3.69%) CheckPoint
9 33 (3.38%) Juniper
10 28 (2.87%) McAfee
11 26 (2.67%) Websense
12 20 (2.05%) Sophos
13 19 (1.95%) Symantec
13 19 (1.95%) CA
14 17 (1.74%) Riverbed
15 16 (1.64%) NetScout
16 15 (1.54%) ArcSight
16 15 (1.54%) SAP
17 14 (1.44%) Sun
17 14 (1.44%) Brocade
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Significant six-figure base salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + good benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £47,000 to £53,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Airbus
Posted: 7 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: 5%
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Posted: 16 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 23 days ago