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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 433 508 525
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +17
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 643 493 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.54% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 502 392 348
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.00%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 +86 610 £60,000 +18.81% 68
London +77 254 £62,500 +2.45% 19
South East +51 146 £55,000 +22.22% 12
North West +56 73 £60,000 +26.31% 9
Manchester +61 60 £95,000 +192.30% 6
City of London +50 57 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire +7 41 £57,500 +27.77% 7
Hampshire +30 37 £44,794 -0.45%
South West -2 36 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Berkshire -17 32 £60,000 +9.09% 3
West Yorkshire +4 31 £50,000 - 5
Leeds +15 30 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +28 29 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Midlands -14 27 £47,500 -17.39% 9
Bristol +8 22 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +7 19 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +11 17 £51,250 -10.86% 4
Scotland +2 14 £53,250 -23.92%
Portsmouth +11 13 £36,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +7 13 £57,500 -
Birmingham 0 13 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East Sussex +19 11 £67,500 - 1
Bracknell +13 11 £52,500 +10.52%
Nottinghamshire +13 11 £66,250 +39.47%
Nottingham +7 10 £66,250 +39.47%
Reading -4 9 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East of England -10 9 £62,500 +31.57% 2
North Yorkshire +16 8 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Brighton +6 8 £70,000 -
Oxford - 8 £57,500 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 925 (75.51%) Information Security
2 641 (52.33%) CISSP
3 574 (46.86%) Information Security Management
4 530 (43.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 482 (39.35%) Management Information System
6 474 (38.69%) CISM
7 357 (29.14%) Risk Management
8 330 (26.94%) Finance
9 322 (26.29%) ITIL
10 288 (23.51%) ISMS
11 278 (22.69%) Windows
12 243 (19.84%) PCI DSS
13 241 (19.67%) Degree
14 225 (18.37%) CISA
15 207 (16.90%) Firewall
16 181 (14.78%) Legal
17 154 (12.57%) Penetration Testing
18 153 (12.49%) Linux
19 142 (11.59%) Microsoft
20 141 (11.51%) COBIT
21 139 (11.35%) Business Continuity
22 137 (11.18%) Network Security
23 131 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
24 129 (10.53%) Security Operations
25 127 (10.37%) Data Protection
25 127 (10.37%) Security Architecture
25 127 (10.37%) Project Management
26 124 (10.12%) SIEM
27 123 (10.04%) Cybersecurity
27 123 (10.04%) Cisco

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 68 (5.55%) IIS
2 32 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (0.82%) Apache
5 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.41%) SAS
10 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.24%) CICS
11 3 (0.24%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.16%) Node.js
13 1 (0.082%) Confluence
13 1 (0.082%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.082%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.082%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.78%) MS Office
3 11 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.24%) Line 500
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.16%) AWD
3 2 (0.16%) Unica
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.04%) SaaS
3 23 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.73%) Office 365
5 5 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 207 (16.90%) Firewall
2 137 (11.18%) Network Security
3 98 (8.00%) WAN
4 97 (7.92%) TCP/IP
5 93 (7.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 90 (7.35%) LAN
7 87 (7.10%) Wireless
8 68 (5.55%) VPN
9 57 (4.65%) Internet
10 52 (4.24%) SAN
11 39 (3.18%) MPLS
12 32 (2.61%) DNS
13 30 (2.45%) VoIP
14 24 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (1.63%) SSL
17 19 (1.55%) BGP
18 15 (1.22%) DHCP
18 15 (1.22%) iSCSI
19 12 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.27%) Big Data
3 37 (3.02%) MySQL
4 26 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (0.49%) GIS
12 6 (0.49%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.57%) Jenkins
1 7 (0.57%) JIRA
2 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.082%) AppScan
4 1 (0.082%) ERwin
4 1 (0.082%) Paros
4 1 (0.082%) Toad
4 1 (0.082%) Vagrant
General
1 330 (26.94%) Finance
2 181 (14.78%) Legal
3 110 (8.98%) Banking
4 49 (4.00%) Retail
5 43 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.20%) Marketing
7 26 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.71%) Law
9 16 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
10 15 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.98%) Advertising
12 10 (0.82%) Billing
12 10 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.65%) Publishing
14 6 (0.49%) Electronics
14 6 (0.49%) Games
14 6 (0.49%) Local Government
15 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.33%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 323 (26.37%) Security Manager
2 198 (16.16%) Analyst
3 189 (15.43%) Information Security Manager
4 188 (15.35%) Information Manager
5 169 (13.80%) Security Analyst
6 127 (10.37%) Consultant
7 121 (9.88%) Security Consultant
8 110 (8.98%) Security Officer
9 104 (8.49%) IT Manager
10 91 (7.43%) Information Analyst
10 91 (7.43%) Information Security Analyst
10 91 (7.43%) Information Security Officer
11 89 (7.27%) Information Officer
12 79 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
13 51 (4.16%) Security Engineer
14 44 (3.59%) Head of Security
15 43 (3.51%) Administrator
15 43 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
16 42 (3.43%) Architect
17 38 (3.10%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.73%) Web Services
2 27 (2.20%) .NET
3 24 (1.96%) WCF
4 16 (1.31%) HTML
5 15 (1.22%) CSS
6 14 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 14 (1.14%) Entity Framework
7 11 (0.90%) Middleware
8 10 (0.82%) ActiveX
8 10 (0.82%) jQuery
8 10 (0.82%) REST
8 10 (0.82%) WinForms
8 10 (0.82%) WPF
8 10 (0.82%) X-Windows
9 9 (0.73%) SOAP
10 7 (0.57%) JSON
11 6 (0.49%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.49%) LAMP
11 6 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (0.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 482 (39.35%) Management Information System
2 79 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 62 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 37 (3.02%) CESG
7 36 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
8 34 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
9 33 (2.69%) Mainframe
10 29 (2.37%) Blackberry
11 27 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 25 (2.04%) Statistics
13 24 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
13 24 (1.96%) PKI
14 23 (1.88%) Derivative
15 17 (1.39%) Cryptography
16 16 (1.31%) Mobile App
17 15 (1.22%) AS400
18 14 (1.14%) Replication
19 13 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 278 (22.69%) Windows
2 153 (12.49%) Linux
3 100 (8.16%) Unix
4 84 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 57 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (4.57%) CentOS
7 42 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (3.27%) Android
9 25 (2.04%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
11 16 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (1.22%) Windows 7
13 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.98%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.57%) VMS
15 7 (0.57%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.49%) Solaris
16 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (75.51%) Information Security
2 574 (46.86%) Information Security Management
3 357 (29.14%) Risk Management
4 322 (26.29%) ITIL
5 288 (23.51%) ISMS
6 154 (12.57%) Penetration Testing
7 139 (11.35%) Business Continuity
8 131 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 129 (10.53%) Security Operations
10 127 (10.37%) Data Protection
10 127 (10.37%) Project Management
10 127 (10.37%) Security Architecture
11 124 (10.12%) SIEM
12 123 (10.04%) Cybersecurity
13 121 (9.88%) Risk Assessment
14 116 (9.47%) Incident Management
15 98 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 96 (7.84%) Change Management
17 94 (7.67%) Security Testing
18 88 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (5.39%) SQL
2 54 (4.41%) Shell Script
3 44 (3.59%) Perl
3 44 (3.59%) Python
4 32 (2.61%) C#
5 28 (2.29%) Bash Shell
5 28 (2.29%) Java
6 15 (1.22%) C
7 9 (0.73%) C++
8 6 (0.49%) Ruby
9 5 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.33%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.24%) Assembly Language
11 3 (0.24%) CLIST
11 3 (0.24%) JCL
11 3 (0.24%) REXX
12 2 (0.16%) Go
12 2 (0.16%) PHP
12 2 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 641 (52.33%) CISSP
2 474 (38.69%) CISM
3 241 (19.67%) Degree
4 225 (18.37%) CISA
5 121 (9.88%) Security Cleared
6 80 (6.53%) SC Cleared
7 76 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (5.47%) SANS
9 60 (4.90%) IISP
10 45 (3.67%) CCNA
10 45 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (3.27%) CLAS
12 38 (3.10%) MCSE
13 35 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (2.69%) CEH
15 30 (2.45%) MCP
16 29 (2.37%) CESG Certified Professional
16 29 (2.37%) CISMP
16 29 (2.37%) ISSEP
17 28 (2.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (43.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 243 (19.84%) PCI DSS
3 141 (11.51%) COBIT
4 49 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 37 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (2.94%) QA
7 35 (2.86%) ISO 9001
8 27 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 23 (1.88%) RMADS
10 22 (1.80%) ISO27002
11 18 (1.47%) ISO22301
12 17 (1.39%) JSP 440
13 13 (1.06%) GPG13
14 11 (0.90%) SLA
15 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
16 9 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 8 (0.65%) HIPAA
18 7 (0.57%) COSO
18 7 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
18 7 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 96 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 67 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.14%) vSphere
4 12 (0.98%) NFS
5 10 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.65%) XenApp
7 6 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.49%) KVM
8 5 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.33%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.24%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.24%) RACF
10 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.16%) Docker
11 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.16%) Snort
11 2 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 68 (5.55%) Puppet
2 25 (2.04%) Nagios
3 17 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.06%) ZABBIX
5 12 (0.98%) Ansible
5 12 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (0.90%) SCOM
7 10 (0.82%) Cacti
8 9 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.73%) RSA enVision
9 8 (0.65%) Nessus
10 7 (0.57%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.49%) Rundeck
12 5 (0.41%) QRadar
12 5 (0.41%) SCCM
13 4 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
14 3 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 142 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 123 (10.04%) Cisco
3 116 (9.47%) VMware
4 48 (3.92%) HP
5 47 (3.84%) Oracle
6 46 (3.76%) CheckPoint
7 41 (3.35%) Red Hat
8 38 (3.10%) ArcSight
9 36 (2.94%) Splunk
10 33 (2.69%) IBM
11 30 (2.45%) SolarWinds
12 27 (2.20%) Forcepoint
12 27 (2.20%) Sourcefire
13 22 (1.80%) Juniper
14 21 (1.71%) Intel Security
15 20 (1.63%) EMC
15 20 (1.63%) Symantec
16 19 (1.55%) Citrix
17 17 (1.39%) Qualys
18 16 (1.31%) F5
Cornwall
IO Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IO Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10.99 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £41,000 to £51,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £49000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £77000 per annum + + Car Allowance, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £77000 per annum + Car Allowance, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago