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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 477 489 517
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 490 502 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 386 380 330
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 £33,500 £30,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.23% -5.55%

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
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -12 462 £52,500 +16.66% 54
London -25 173 £55,000 - 22
South East +37 141 £50,000 +17.64% 11
City of London +6 71 £52,500 - 7
North West +28 42 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Berkshire +21 42 £59,250 +91.12%
Cheshire +31 33 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Reading +5 29 £55,000 +77.41%
East of England +11 28 £50,000 +35.13% 4
Yorkshire -6 28 £42,500 -21.29% 1
Hampshire -4 21 £45,000 - 3
Scotland +26 19 £70,000 +36.58% 1
West Sussex +15 19 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Warrington +23 16 £30,000 -7.69%
East Midlands 0 16 £50,250 +39.58% 1
Kent +12 15 £70,000 +47.36%
Surrey -9 15 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Edinburgh +10 13 £70,000 +22.80%
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £67,500 +54.28% 1
Hertfordshire -7 13 £51,250 +38.51% 3
West Midlands -35 13 £56,000 +31.76% 6
Portsmouth - 13 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 12 £50,000 +75.43%
Nottingham +2 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Milton Keynes +6 11 £67,500 +54.28%
Crawley -4 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -13 11 £50,000 -33.33%
Aberdeen - 10 £70,000 -
Sheffield +3 9 £28,750 -37.83% 1
South Yorkshire +3 9 £28,750 -37.83% 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 594 (62.53%) Information Security
2 383 (40.32%) Information Security Management
3 380 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 354 (37.26%) CISSP
5 311 (32.74%) Management Information System
6 282 (29.68%) ITIL
7 260 (27.37%) Finance
8 212 (22.32%) Windows
9 201 (21.16%) CISM
9 201 (21.16%) PCI DSS
10 191 (20.11%) Risk Management
11 182 (19.16%) ISMS
12 166 (17.47%) Microsoft
13 162 (17.05%) Degree
14 158 (16.63%) Firewall
15 128 (13.47%) Security Cleared
16 123 (12.95%) Service Delivery
17 122 (12.84%) CISA
18 121 (12.74%) Business Continuity
19 113 (11.89%) VMware
20 111 (11.68%) SQL
21 109 (11.47%) Linux
22 107 (11.26%) Active Directory
23 105 (11.05%) Disaster Recovery
24 103 (10.84%) UNIX
25 101 (10.63%) MS Excel
26 98 (10.32%) Data Protection
27 94 (9.89%) Cyber Security
28 93 (9.79%) Penetration Testing
29 85 (8.95%) Service Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 45 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (2.11%) Apache
5 12 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.26%) IIS
5 12 (1.26%) nginx
5 12 (1.26%) Node.js
5 12 (1.26%) CloudStack
5 12 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.32%) Lync
9 3 (0.32%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.21%) CMS
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 101 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.84%) MS Office
3 44 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.63%) MS Project
6 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (1.26%) SAP CRM
1 12 (1.26%) SAP ERP
2 11 (1.16%) SAP SM
3 9 (0.95%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (1.68%) SaaS
2 6 (0.63%) PaaS
2 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.21%) Office 365
3 2 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (16.63%) Firewall
2 56 (5.89%) Network Security
3 49 (5.16%) LAN
4 45 (4.74%) WAN
5 43 (4.53%) DNS
6 42 (4.42%) TCP/IP
7 28 (2.95%) Wireless
8 26 (2.74%) DHCP
9 25 (2.63%) VPN
10 24 (2.53%) SAN
11 23 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (1.37%) VLAN
13 13 (1.37%) Internet
14 9 (0.95%) SNMP
15 8 (0.84%) VoIP
15 8 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (0.74%) Ethernet
17 6 (0.63%) SDH
17 6 (0.63%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (1.26%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.05%) Big Data
3 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.42%) Redis
9 3 (0.32%) MySQL
9 3 (0.32%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) Moq
3 1 (0.11%) Hudson
3 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.11%) NUnit
3 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 260 (27.37%) Finance
2 78 (8.21%) Legal
3 55 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.11%) Banking
5 32 (3.37%) Advertising
5 32 (3.37%) Law
6 27 (2.84%) Retail
7 15 (1.58%) Front Office
7 15 (1.58%) Back Office
8 13 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.37%) Marketing
9 9 (0.95%) Games
10 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.74%) Local Government
10 7 (0.74%) Electronics
10 7 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.53%) Czech Language
12 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.42%) Automotive
12 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (19.47%) Security Manager
2 177 (18.63%) Analyst
3 119 (12.53%) Information Manager
4 117 (12.32%) Information Security Manager
5 112 (11.79%) Consultant
6 108 (11.37%) Security Analyst
7 78 (8.21%) Security Officer
8 71 (7.47%) Information Security Officer
9 70 (7.37%) Security Consultant
10 51 (5.37%) Service Manager
11 49 (5.16%) Administrator
12 48 (5.05%) Information Analyst
13 45 (4.74%) Information Security Analyst
14 42 (4.42%) Support Analyst
15 37 (3.89%) Security Engineer
16 31 (3.26%) Customer Services Manager
17 29 (3.05%) Architect
18 28 (2.95%) DBA
19 26 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 26 (2.74%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.47%) Web Services
2 12 (1.26%) Apache Flex
3 8 (0.84%) .NET
4 7 (0.74%) HTML
5 6 (0.63%) Application Packaging
5 6 (0.63%) CSS
5 6 (0.63%) JSP
6 4 (0.42%) XML
6 4 (0.42%) Middleware
7 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.11%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.11%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.11%) REST
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.11%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.11%) WCF
9 1 (0.11%) LINQ
9 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 311 (32.74%) Management Information System
2 63 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.63%) Data Protection Act
4 31 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.21%) Open Source
7 19 (2.00%) Thin Client
7 19 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 18 (1.89%) PKI
9 17 (1.79%) RMADS
10 16 (1.68%) Derivative
11 14 (1.47%) CESG
12 11 (1.16%) NHS
12 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.95%) Handset
14 9 (0.95%) Replication
14 9 (0.95%) CMDB
15 8 (0.84%) GIS
16 7 (0.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 212 (22.32%) Windows
2 109 (11.47%) Linux
3 103 (10.84%) UNIX
4 57 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 21 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
10 17 (1.79%) CentOS
11 9 (0.95%) Debian
11 9 (0.95%) Solaris
12 8 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.63%) AIX
14 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) HPUX
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (62.53%) Information Security
2 383 (40.32%) Information Security Management
3 282 (29.68%) ITIL
4 191 (20.11%) Risk Management
5 182 (19.16%) ISMS
6 123 (12.95%) Service Delivery
7 121 (12.74%) Business Continuity
8 105 (11.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 98 (10.32%) Data Protection
10 94 (9.89%) Cyber Security
11 93 (9.79%) Penetration Testing
12 85 (8.95%) Service Management
13 81 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
15 76 (8.00%) SIEM
16 68 (7.16%) Security Architecture
17 59 (6.21%) Business Continuity Planning
18 58 (6.11%) Line Management
19 57 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 111 (11.68%) SQL
2 26 (2.74%) T-SQL
2 26 (2.74%) Java
2 26 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 25 (2.63%) Python
4 24 (2.53%) Perl
5 21 (2.21%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.26%) Ruby
8 9 (0.95%) C
9 5 (0.53%) VBScript
9 5 (0.53%) APL
10 4 (0.42%) C#
11 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.32%) PHP
11 3 (0.32%) ABAP
12 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.11%) C++
12 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 354 (37.26%) CISSP
2 201 (21.16%) CISM
3 162 (17.05%) Degree
4 128 (13.47%) Security Cleared
5 122 (12.84%) CISA
6 80 (8.42%) SC Cleared
7 73 (7.68%) CRISC
8 46 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (3.68%) MCSA
11 33 (3.47%) DV Cleared
12 31 (3.26%) PCI QSA
13 22 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (2.21%) CCNA
15 18 (1.89%) ISSAP
16 17 (1.79%) MCSE
16 17 (1.79%) CCNP
16 17 (1.79%) RHCE
17 16 (1.68%) ISSMP
17 16 (1.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (21.16%) PCI DSS
3 76 (8.00%) SLA
4 67 (7.05%) COBIT
5 49 (5.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (2.00%) ISO 9001
7 15 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 15 (1.58%) QA
8 11 (1.16%) COSO
9 8 (0.84%) BS7799
10 7 (0.74%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.53%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.11%) BS25999
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 107 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.26%) vCloud
6 6 (0.63%) VMware Server
7 5 (0.53%) Firmware
7 5 (0.53%) vSphere
8 4 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.32%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) SRDF
10 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 40 (4.21%) SCCM
2 18 (1.89%) Puppet
3 14 (1.47%) Ansible
4 13 (1.37%) Nagios
5 12 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.26%) collectd
5 12 (1.26%) Opsview
5 12 (1.26%) Graphite
6 9 (0.95%) WSUS
7 6 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.42%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.32%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.32%) Nessus
10 3 (0.32%) SCOM
11 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 166 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 113 (11.89%) VMware
3 67 (7.05%) Cisco
4 55 (5.79%) Citrix
5 41 (4.32%) HP
6 39 (4.11%) Oracle
7 37 (3.89%) Red Hat
8 29 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 27 (2.84%) SAP
10 20 (2.11%) Dell
11 18 (1.89%) McAfee
12 15 (1.58%) Juniper
13 13 (1.37%) Symantec
14 12 (1.26%) Akamai
14 12 (1.26%) Cyber-Ark
15 10 (1.05%) Lumension
15 10 (1.05%) Blue Coat
15 10 (1.05%) CA
16 9 (0.95%) EMC
16 9 (0.95%) Syclo
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + On application
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Excellent Dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Simple
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bens + Training and Development and Career Pro
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago