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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 462 523 505
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -18
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 523 462 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 420 349 362
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,900 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,200 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.57%

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +38 501 £52,500 +16.66% 51
London +35 198 £56,250 +4.16% 15
South East +46 152 £50,000 +25.00% 16
City of London +24 66 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North West +44 46 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Berkshire +11 41 £57,500 +85.48% 3
Cheshire +46 38 £51,250 +57.69%
Reading +7 30 £55,000 +77.41% 1
East of England +25 28 £50,000 +6.95% 5
West Sussex +32 25 £40,000 +7.38% 1
Yorkshire -7 25 £35,000 -32.69% 2
Kent +24 19 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Hampshire -11 18 £45,000 - 4
Scotland +30 17 £70,000 +22.80% 2
East Midlands +20 17 £50,500 +77.19%
Warrington +21 16 £43,750 +34.61%
Buckinghamshire +8 16 £63,750 +45.71% 2
West Midlands -39 15 £55,104 +29.65% 2
Surrey +5 14 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Hertfordshire -3 14 £52,500 +41.89% 5
Edinburgh +22 12 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Milton Keynes -2 12 £67,500 +54.28% 2
Gatwick - 12 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 12 £45,000 -
Crawley +3 11 £40,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire -6 11 £35,000 -53.33% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 10 £50,500 +77.19%
Nottingham - 10 £50,500 -
Leeds -9 9 £34,000 -57.50% 2
Manchester +5 8 £65,000 +85.71% 4

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 631 (64.06%) Information Security
2 421 (42.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 409 (41.52%) Information Security Management
4 386 (39.19%) CISSP
5 327 (33.20%) Management Information System
6 294 (29.85%) ITIL
7 263 (26.70%) Finance
8 224 (22.74%) CISM
9 220 (22.34%) Risk Management
10 216 (21.93%) Windows
11 213 (21.62%) PCI DSS
12 199 (20.20%) ISMS
13 176 (17.87%) Firewall
14 165 (16.75%) Microsoft
15 161 (16.35%) Degree
16 142 (14.42%) Business Continuity
17 138 (14.01%) Security Cleared
18 130 (13.20%) CISA
19 126 (12.79%) Service Delivery
20 120 (12.18%) SQL
21 115 (11.68%) VMware
22 114 (11.57%) Disaster Recovery
23 111 (11.27%) Linux
23 111 (11.27%) Data Protection
24 107 (10.86%) Active Directory
25 101 (10.25%) Cyber Security
26 97 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
27 93 (9.44%) MS Excel
28 91 (9.24%) UNIX
28 91 (9.24%) Risk Assessment

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (1.93%) Apache
4 16 (1.62%) IIS
5 10 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.02%) nginx
5 10 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.02%) Node.js
5 10 (1.02%) CloudStack
5 10 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.51%) Lync
9 4 (0.41%) CMS
10 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 93 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.48%) MS Office
3 38 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.61%) MS Project
6 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) SAP SM
1 6 (0.61%) SAP PP
1 6 (0.61%) SAP CRM
1 6 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.13%) SaaS
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.51%) PaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 176 (17.87%) Firewall
2 67 (6.80%) Network Security
3 50 (5.08%) LAN
4 48 (4.87%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.57%) WAN
6 41 (4.16%) DNS
7 27 (2.74%) VPN
8 26 (2.64%) Wireless
9 25 (2.54%) DHCP
9 25 (2.54%) SAN
10 22 (2.23%) Internet
11 21 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (1.32%) Ethernet
14 11 (1.12%) VoIP
14 11 (1.12%) VLAN
15 9 (0.91%) SNMP
16 8 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (0.61%) IP Telephony
17 6 (0.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.22%) Big Data
3 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.41%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.41%) Redis
10 3 (0.30%) MySQL
10 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (1.12%) Visual Studio
1 11 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.10%) NUnit
3 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.10%) Moq
3 1 (0.10%) Hudson
3 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 263 (26.70%) Finance
2 74 (7.51%) Legal
3 56 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.86%) Banking
5 36 (3.65%) Advertising
6 35 (3.55%) Law
7 30 (3.05%) Retail
8 14 (1.42%) Marketing
9 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.02%) Back Office
11 8 (0.81%) Local Government
12 7 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.71%) Electronics
12 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.71%) Front Office
13 6 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.51%) Games
14 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.51%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (19.80%) Security Manager
2 179 (18.17%) Analyst
3 126 (12.79%) Information Manager
4 120 (12.18%) Information Security Manager
5 118 (11.98%) Security Analyst
6 113 (11.47%) Consultant
7 85 (8.63%) Security Officer
8 75 (7.61%) Information Security Officer
9 72 (7.31%) Security Consultant
10 55 (5.58%) Information Analyst
11 52 (5.28%) Information Security Analyst
12 49 (4.97%) Service Manager
13 42 (4.26%) Administrator
13 42 (4.26%) Security Engineer
14 36 (3.65%) Support Analyst
15 29 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (2.94%) Security Specialist
15 29 (2.94%) Customer Services Manager
16 26 (2.64%) Security Architect
16 26 (2.64%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.94%) Web Services
2 11 (1.12%) .NET
3 10 (1.02%) Apache Flex
4 9 (0.91%) HTML
4 9 (0.91%) JSP
5 8 (0.81%) CSS
6 7 (0.71%) Middleware
7 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.61%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.51%) XML
9 3 (0.30%) WCF
10 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.20%) jQuery
10 2 (0.20%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.20%) REST
11 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (0.10%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.10%) RESTful
11 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 327 (33.20%) Management Information System
2 64 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.97%) Data Protection Act
4 24 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.34%) RMADS
6 21 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 21 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 20 (2.03%) Open Source
8 17 (1.73%) Derivative
9 16 (1.62%) PKI
10 14 (1.42%) CESG
11 12 (1.22%) NHS
11 12 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.12%) Cryptography
13 10 (1.02%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (0.91%) Handset
15 8 (0.81%) CMDB
15 8 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 216 (21.93%) Windows
2 111 (11.27%) Linux
3 91 (9.24%) UNIX
4 59 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (3.35%) Windows 7
7 21 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
9 18 (1.83%) CentOS
10 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.71%) Debian
11 7 (0.71%) Solaris
12 4 (0.41%) AIX
13 3 (0.30%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (64.06%) Information Security
2 409 (41.52%) Information Security Management
3 294 (29.85%) ITIL
4 220 (22.34%) Risk Management
5 199 (20.20%) ISMS
6 142 (14.42%) Business Continuity
7 126 (12.79%) Service Delivery
8 114 (11.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 111 (11.27%) Data Protection
10 101 (10.25%) Cyber Security
11 97 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
12 91 (9.24%) Risk Assessment
13 88 (8.93%) SIEM
14 82 (8.32%) Service Management
15 80 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (6.90%) Security Architecture
17 67 (6.80%) Line Management
18 64 (6.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 61 (6.19%) BCP
19 61 (6.19%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 120 (12.18%) SQL
2 27 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 26 (2.64%) Python
3 26 (2.64%) Java
4 25 (2.54%) T-SQL
4 25 (2.54%) Perl
5 19 (1.93%) PowerShell
5 19 (1.93%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.02%) Ruby
6 10 (1.02%) C
7 7 (0.71%) C#
8 6 (0.61%) VBScript
9 5 (0.51%) APL
10 3 (0.30%) PHP
11 2 (0.20%) C++
11 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.10%) ABAP
12 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 386 (39.19%) CISSP
2 224 (22.74%) CISM
3 161 (16.35%) Degree
4 138 (14.01%) Security Cleared
5 130 (13.20%) CISA
6 84 (8.53%) SC Cleared
7 80 (8.12%) CRISC
8 51 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (3.76%) DV Cleared
11 36 (3.65%) MCSA
12 32 (3.25%) PCI QSA
13 30 (3.05%) CCNA
14 26 (2.64%) CCNP
15 22 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (1.83%) RHCE
16 18 (1.83%) MCSE
16 18 (1.83%) ISSAP
17 17 (1.73%) ISSMP
17 17 (1.73%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (42.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 213 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 85 (8.63%) COBIT
4 80 (8.12%) SLA
5 46 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (2.03%) QA
6 20 (2.03%) ISO 9001
7 16 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 11 (1.12%) COSO
9 8 (0.81%) BS7799
9 8 (0.81%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.71%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.51%) BS25999
12 4 (0.41%) PAS 55
13 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.10%) WAI
13 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 107 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (1.62%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.22%) vCloud
6 8 (0.81%) VMware Server
7 5 (0.51%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) XenApp
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) RACF
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.10%) XenServer
10 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 39 (3.96%) SCCM
2 17 (1.73%) Puppet
3 11 (1.12%) Nagios
4 10 (1.02%) collectd
4 10 (1.02%) Ansible
4 10 (1.02%) Opsview
4 10 (1.02%) Graphite
4 10 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.91%) WSUS
6 8 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.41%) SCOM
7 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.30%) Nessus
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 165 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 115 (11.68%) VMware
3 79 (8.02%) Cisco
4 53 (5.38%) Citrix
5 47 (4.77%) HP
6 41 (4.16%) Oracle
7 36 (3.65%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.84%) CheckPoint
9 21 (2.13%) SAP
10 20 (2.03%) Dell
11 18 (1.83%) McAfee
12 15 (1.52%) Juniper
13 11 (1.12%) Symantec
13 11 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (1.02%) Lumension
14 10 (1.02%) Akamai
14 10 (1.02%) Blue Coat
15 8 (0.81%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.81%) CA
16 7 (0.71%) CommVault
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Picture More Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33527 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60K plus Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago