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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 499 591 464
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -127
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 463 372 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 371 301 399
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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
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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 +88 435 £55,000 +22.22% 46
London +64 187 £60,000 +26.31% 21
South East +16 113 £50,000 +17.64% 12
East of England +37 45 £54,000 +8.00% 3
City of London +29 37 £65,000 +41.30% 8
Berkshire +4 33 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Hertfordshire +24 24 £67,500 -22.85%
Surrey +18 24 £38,500 -40.76% 3
Yorkshire +8 22 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Scotland +10 21 £45,000 -8.21% 3
East Midlands +12 20 £62,500 +119.29% 1
Reading +5 20 £57,500 +88.52% 1
Hampshire -26 19 £47,500 +5.55% 4
North West -3 18 £55,000 +7.84%
Edinburgh +12 17 £45,000 -8.25%
South West +4 15 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Dagenham +8 14 £60,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +3 14 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Watford - 13 - -
Cheshire +2 12 £60,000 +84.61%
Leeds +4 10 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Essex - 10 £61,000 - 1
Staines - 10 £37,000 -
Kent +8 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Sussex +12 8 £40,000 +2.56%
Suffolk -4 8 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Wiltshire -5 8 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 8 £38,500 - 2
East Sussex +9 7 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Warrington +6 7 £50,000 +53.84%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 (66.29%) Information Security
2 427 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 406 (41.60%) Information Security Management
4 372 (38.11%) CISSP
5 306 (31.35%) Management Information System
6 286 (29.30%) ITIL
7 277 (28.38%) Finance
8 232 (23.77%) Windows
9 230 (23.57%) Risk Management
10 225 (23.05%) Firewall
10 225 (23.05%) PCI DSS
11 222 (22.75%) CISM
12 189 (19.36%) ISMS
13 158 (16.19%) Degree
14 155 (15.88%) Business Continuity
15 149 (15.27%) Microsoft
16 126 (12.91%) Linux
17 124 (12.70%) CISA
18 123 (12.60%) VMware
18 123 (12.60%) SQL
19 122 (12.50%) Security Cleared
20 114 (11.68%) Risk Assessment
21 113 (11.58%) Active Directory
21 113 (11.58%) Data Protection
22 109 (11.17%) Cisco
23 105 (10.76%) Cyber Security
24 92 (9.43%) SIEM
25 89 (9.12%) UNIX
26 88 (9.02%) COBIT
27 87 (8.91%) Service Delivery

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 54 (5.53%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.87%) IIS
4 22 (2.25%) Apache
5 17 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.72%) Lync
10 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.41%) CMS
12 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.31%) Confluence
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.20%) WordPress
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.10%) SAS
14 1 (0.10%) nginx
14 1 (0.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 71 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.38%) 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 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Summit
1 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.38%) SaaS
2 20 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.72%) Office 365
5 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.51%) PaaS
6 3 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 225 (23.05%) Firewall
2 85 (8.71%) Network Security
3 69 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 61 (6.25%) WAN
5 55 (5.64%) LAN
6 49 (5.02%) SAN
7 41 (4.20%) Internet
8 37 (3.79%) DNS
9 35 (3.59%) VPN
10 23 (2.36%) DHCP
11 19 (1.95%) SNMP
11 19 (1.95%) Wireless
11 19 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.33%) Ethernet
14 11 (1.13%) VoIP
14 11 (1.13%) VLAN
15 8 (0.82%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.72%) Broadband
16 7 (0.72%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.95%) Big Data
7 11 (1.13%) MySQL
8 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.41%) Spotfire
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.41%) JIRA
3 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 277 (28.38%) Finance
2 68 (6.97%) Legal
3 63 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.51%) Banking
5 37 (3.79%) Advertising
6 23 (2.36%) Law
6 23 (2.36%) Marketing
7 21 (2.15%) Retail
8 20 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.92%) Publishing
11 8 (0.82%) Local Government
11 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.72%) Back Office
13 6 (0.61%) Electronics
14 5 (0.51%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.20%) Games
17 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 192 (19.67%) Security Manager
2 173 (17.73%) Analyst
3 118 (12.09%) Information Manager
4 116 (11.89%) Security Analyst
5 112 (11.48%) Information Security Manager
6 109 (11.17%) Consultant
7 67 (6.86%) Security Consultant
7 67 (6.86%) Security Officer
8 56 (5.74%) Information Security Officer
8 56 (5.74%) Information Analyst
9 55 (5.64%) Information Security Analyst
10 54 (5.53%) Security Engineer
11 53 (5.43%) Administrator
12 40 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
13 34 (3.48%) Head of Security
14 33 (3.38%) Architect
15 31 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (3.18%) Security Architect
16 29 (2.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.87%) Web Services
2 26 (2.66%) .NET
3 18 (1.84%) WCF
4 17 (1.74%) CSS
5 16 (1.64%) HTML
6 13 (1.33%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.02%) JSP
8 9 (0.92%) SOAP
8 9 (0.92%) Middleware
8 9 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.92%) jQuery
8 9 (0.92%) RESTful
8 9 (0.92%) Entity Framework
8 9 (0.92%) REST
9 6 (0.61%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.41%) XML
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.20%) Velocity
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 306 (31.35%) Management Information System
2 63 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.53%) Data Centre
4 43 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (2.97%) RMADS
6 24 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.84%) Fat Client
7 18 (1.84%) Thin Client
7 18 (1.84%) Blackberry
8 16 (1.64%) CESG
8 16 (1.64%) Derivative
8 16 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.43%) PKI
10 13 (1.33%) Cryptography
10 13 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
11 10 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (0.92%) AS400
12 9 (0.92%) HACMP
12 9 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 232 (23.77%) Windows
2 126 (12.91%) Linux
3 89 (9.12%) UNIX
4 57 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (3.69%) Windows 7
8 29 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
9 28 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.25%) CentOS
11 16 (1.64%) Solaris
12 14 (1.43%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.92%) AIX
14 7 (0.72%) Debian
15 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.31%) VMS
17 2 (0.20%) Android
17 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (66.29%) Information Security
2 406 (41.60%) Information Security Management
3 286 (29.30%) ITIL
4 230 (23.57%) Risk Management
5 189 (19.36%) ISMS
6 155 (15.88%) Business Continuity
7 114 (11.68%) Risk Assessment
8 113 (11.58%) Data Protection
9 105 (10.76%) Cyber Security
10 92 (9.43%) SIEM
11 87 (8.91%) Service Delivery
11 87 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 85 (8.71%) Service Management
13 79 (8.09%) Penetration Testing
14 77 (7.89%) Security Architecture
15 73 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 73 (7.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 70 (7.17%) Project Management
17 64 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (5.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 123 (12.60%) SQL
2 31 (3.18%) Python
3 26 (2.66%) Perl
4 22 (2.25%) C#
5 21 (2.15%) Java
6 20 (2.05%) Shell Script
7 17 (1.74%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.72%) VBScript
11 5 (0.51%) APL
11 5 (0.51%) Ruby
12 4 (0.41%) PHP
12 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.10%) C++
13 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 372 (38.11%) CISSP
2 222 (22.75%) CISM
3 158 (16.19%) Degree
4 124 (12.70%) CISA
5 122 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 76 (7.79%) SC Cleared
7 52 (5.33%) CRISC
8 48 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (3.69%) CCNA
11 32 (3.28%) MCSA
12 27 (2.77%) CCNP
13 26 (2.66%) PCI QSA
13 26 (2.66%) DV Cleared
14 25 (2.56%) MCSE
15 22 (2.25%) CISMP
16 17 (1.74%) RHCE
17 16 (1.64%) RHCSA
18 12 (1.23%) ISACA
18 12 (1.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 225 (23.05%) PCI DSS
3 88 (9.02%) COBIT
4 59 (6.05%) SLA
5 37 (3.79%) QA
6 24 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (1.95%) ISO 9001
8 16 (1.64%) BS25999
9 15 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 12 (1.23%) ISO 14001
11 11 (1.13%) BS7799
12 9 (0.92%) COSO
13 8 (0.82%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 5 (0.51%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.51%) PAS 55
15 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
16 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 113 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 67 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.33%) vSphere
8 12 (1.23%) vCloud
9 8 (0.82%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.51%) NFS
10 5 (0.51%) XenApp
11 4 (0.41%) XenServer
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
13 1 (0.10%) KVM
13 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 41 (4.20%) SCCM
2 24 (2.46%) Puppet
3 16 (1.64%) Nagios
4 13 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
5 11 (1.13%) Nessus
6 10 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.92%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.82%) Ansible
9 7 (0.72%) WSUS
9 7 (0.72%) SCOM
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.31%) Rsyslog
13 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
14 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
14 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 123 (12.60%) VMware
3 109 (11.17%) Cisco
4 66 (6.76%) HP
5 59 (6.05%) Oracle
6 55 (5.64%) Citrix
7 52 (5.33%) Red Hat
8 36 (3.69%) CheckPoint
9 30 (3.07%) Juniper
10 24 (2.46%) McAfee
11 21 (2.15%) Websense
12 19 (1.95%) Sophos
13 17 (1.74%) Dell
14 15 (1.54%) CA
15 14 (1.43%) SAP
15 14 (1.43%) Sun
15 14 (1.43%) Brocade
16 13 (1.33%) Riverbed
16 13 (1.33%) Symantec
17 12 (1.23%) NetScout
South East London
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: Up to £65 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
SCC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £47,328 to £56,482 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belper, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24,000 - 26,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34020.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance, bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24567 - £29016 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago