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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 511 501 467
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 439 411 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 358 308 450
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,596 £33,361 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,296
% change year-on-year
- +0.43%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -29 395 £50,000 -2.91% 37
London +46 191 £53,250 -3.18% 12
South East -31 105 £47,500 -13.63% 13
Hampshire +4 56 £55,000 -15.38% 5
City of London +7 53 £48,000 -23.20% 6
Scotland 0 31 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +5 28 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North West -11 26 £46,200 +10.65% 4
Havant - 22 £58,000 - 2
Surrey -7 14 £51,250 +20.58% 3
East Sussex -20 14 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Edinburgh +2 13 £49,050 +63.50%
Glasgow -2 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -32 13 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cheshire - 12 £34,000 - 1
Coventry +8 10 £38,500 -
Brighton - 10 £47,500 - 1
Kent -6 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Birmingham +4 8 £49,750 -15.31% 2
Berkshire -33 8 £37,500 -33.33% 2
South West -41 7 £47,500 +68.14% 1
Yorkshire -51 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Warrington - 7 £34,000 -
Merseyside +13 6 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Southampton +10 6 £46,250 - 1
Liverpool +8 6 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Basingstoke -3 5 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Bracknell -4 5 £37,500 +22.95%
Manchester -19 5 £52,500 +50.00%
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 484 (57.62%) Information Security
2 374 (44.52%) Information Security Management
3 327 (38.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 315 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 281 (33.45%) ITIL
6 245 (29.17%) CISSP
7 241 (28.69%) Windows
8 211 (25.12%) Firewall
9 200 (23.81%) Degree
10 187 (22.26%) ISMS
11 176 (20.95%) Risk Management
12 165 (19.64%) Finance
13 153 (18.21%) Microsoft
14 113 (13.45%) Linux
14 113 (13.45%) CISM
15 112 (13.33%) UNIX
16 111 (13.21%) PCI DSS
17 106 (12.62%) Security Cleared
18 105 (12.50%) Cisco
19 101 (12.02%) Business Continuity
20 98 (11.67%) MS Excel
21 97 (11.55%) VMware
22 92 (10.95%) CISA
23 89 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
24 84 (10.00%) COBIT
24 84 (10.00%) Network Security
25 83 (9.88%) Active Directory
26 82 (9.76%) SQL Server
27 81 (9.64%) VPN
28 78 (9.29%) Project Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.69%) IIS
3 25 (2.98%) Apache
4 23 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.31%) Node.js
8 10 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (1.19%) Lync
9 9 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.07%) nginx
9 9 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (1.07%) CloudStack
10 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 98 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.64%) MS Office
3 16 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.71%) MS Project
5 5 (0.60%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) FastStats
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.48%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.48%) Summit
2 4 (0.48%) Compiere
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.67%) SaaS
2 13 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.19%) IaaS
3 10 (1.19%) PaaS
4 8 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.60%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.36%) Office 365
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 211 (25.12%) Firewall
2 84 (10.00%) Network Security
3 81 (9.64%) VPN
4 73 (8.69%) SAN
5 63 (7.50%) Internet
6 62 (7.38%) TCP/IP
7 61 (7.26%) DNS
8 55 (6.55%) WAN
9 47 (5.60%) DHCP
10 44 (5.24%) LAN
11 38 (4.52%) LDAP
12 31 (3.69%) VoIP
13 30 (3.57%) Wireless
14 26 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
15 24 (2.86%) SSL
16 22 (2.62%) Asterisk PBX
17 21 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.79%) IP Telephony
19 14 (1.67%) IPsec
20 12 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.21%) MySQL
3 14 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.43%) Big Data
6 11 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.31%) MS Access
7 10 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.07%) JIRA
2 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.36%) NUnit
2 3 (0.36%) Subversion
2 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.24%) Maven
3 2 (0.24%) Ant
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 165 (19.64%) Finance
2 77 (9.17%) Legal
3 35 (4.17%) Retail
4 34 (4.05%) Banking
5 31 (3.69%) Law
6 25 (2.98%) Marketing
7 24 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.62%) Advertising
9 9 (1.07%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.83%) German Language
11 6 (0.71%) Electronics
11 6 (0.71%) Games
12 5 (0.60%) Military
12 5 (0.60%) Billing
12 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Local Government
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 179 (21.31%) Analyst
2 147 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 95 (11.31%) Security Manager
4 72 (8.57%) Consultant
5 57 (6.79%) Information Manager
5 57 (6.79%) Information Security Manager
6 49 (5.83%) Information Analyst
7 44 (5.24%) Security Consultant
8 43 (5.12%) Information Security Analyst
8 43 (5.12%) Security Engineer
9 41 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
9 41 (4.88%) Security Specialist
9 41 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 37 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (4.17%) IT Manager
12 33 (3.93%) Network Engineer
13 28 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 28 (3.33%) Head of Security
14 27 (3.21%) Information Specialist
14 27 (3.21%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.81%) .NET
2 24 (2.86%) Web Services
3 9 (1.07%) JMX
3 9 (1.07%) Apache Flex
4 8 (0.95%) jQuery
5 7 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.60%) XML
6 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.48%) Symfony
7 4 (0.48%) SAP Basis
7 4 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.36%) LAMP
8 3 (0.36%) Middleware
8 3 (0.36%) XSLT
8 3 (0.36%) JSP
8 3 (0.36%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.36%) RESTful
8 3 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 315 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 50 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
4 25 (2.98%) Replication
5 23 (2.74%) Clustering
6 21 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 17 (2.02%) RMADS
8 13 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.43%) Social Media
10 11 (1.31%) Open Source
11 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.07%) NHS
12 9 (1.07%) PKI
12 9 (1.07%) Streaming Media
13 7 (0.83%) AS400
14 6 (0.71%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.60%) Derivative
16 4 (0.48%) Statistics
16 4 (0.48%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 241 (28.69%) Windows
2 113 (13.45%) Linux
3 112 (13.33%) UNIX
4 64 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (5.12%) Windows 7
6 40 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (3.81%) Mac OS
8 24 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 22 (2.62%) Mac OS X
9 22 (2.62%) Mac OS X Server
10 21 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.55%) Solaris
11 13 (1.55%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.31%) Debian
14 9 (1.07%) SVR4
15 8 (0.95%) CentOS
15 8 (0.95%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.83%) AIX
17 5 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (57.62%) Information Security
2 374 (44.52%) Information Security Management
3 281 (33.45%) ITIL
4 187 (22.26%) ISMS
5 176 (20.95%) Risk Management
6 101 (12.02%) Business Continuity
7 89 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 78 (9.29%) Project Management
9 72 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 72 (8.57%) SIEM
10 69 (8.21%) Risk Assessment
11 67 (7.98%) Incident Management
12 65 (7.74%) Penetration Testing
13 64 (7.62%) Data Protection
14 61 (7.26%) Service Management
15 51 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 42 (5.00%) Security Testing
17 41 (4.88%) Migration
18 40 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.86%) SQL
2 40 (4.76%) Java
3 22 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 21 (2.50%) Python
5 20 (2.38%) Perl
6 19 (2.26%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.67%) C
8 14 (1.67%) Ruby
9 12 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.31%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 10 (1.19%) C#
12 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.71%) PHP
13 6 (0.71%) C++
14 5 (0.60%) VBScript
15 4 (0.48%) VB
16 3 (0.36%) XQuery
16 3 (0.36%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 245 (29.17%) CISSP
2 200 (23.81%) Degree
3 113 (13.45%) CISM
4 106 (12.62%) Security Cleared
5 92 (10.95%) CISA
6 76 (9.05%) SC Cleared
7 53 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (5.83%) CEH
9 41 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (3.69%) MCSE
11 25 (2.98%) CCNA
12 19 (2.26%) MCSA
12 19 (2.26%) MCP
12 19 (2.26%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.14%) GIAC
14 17 (2.02%) ISSMP
15 15 (1.79%) CCSP
16 13 (1.55%) CCNP
17 12 (1.43%) CISMP
17 12 (1.43%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (38.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (13.21%) PCI DSS
3 84 (10.00%) COBIT
4 47 (5.60%) SLA
5 37 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 35 (4.17%) ISO 9001
7 33 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 16 (1.90%) QA
9 9 (1.07%) ISO 14001
9 9 (1.07%) COSO
10 4 (0.48%) TickIT
11 2 (0.24%) BS7799
11 2 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.12%) WAI
12 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 83 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 71 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.86%) XenApp
4 22 (2.62%) Samba
5 18 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.83%) RACF
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.60%) vSphere
10 4 (0.48%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.48%) RHEV
11 3 (0.36%) Nmap
12 2 (0.24%) XenServer
13 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (2.74%) Nagios
2 16 (1.90%) SCCM
3 14 (1.67%) Puppet
3 14 (1.67%) Opsview
4 12 (1.43%) SCOM
5 11 (1.31%) Ansible
6 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.07%) collectd
6 9 (1.07%) WSUS
7 8 (0.95%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.71%) Nessus
10 5 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 153 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 105 (12.50%) Cisco
3 97 (11.55%) VMware
4 67 (7.98%) Oracle
5 64 (7.62%) Citrix
6 45 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 37 (4.40%) Juniper
8 25 (2.98%) HP
9 24 (2.86%) Sun
10 20 (2.38%) McAfee
11 18 (2.14%) SAP
11 18 (2.14%) IBM
12 17 (2.02%) CA
13 16 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.67%) Adobe
15 13 (1.55%) Sophos
16 11 (1.31%) NetApp
16 11 (1.31%) Symantec
16 11 (1.31%) Blue Coat
16 11 (1.31%) LogRhythm
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £50K+, DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £60K+, DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £450pcm Car Allowance, £10K Annual B
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Epping, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago