The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 468 559 640
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 568 437 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 451 363 271
Median salary £61,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Manager in the job title.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK.

Security Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Security Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +107 548 £62,000 -0.80% 61
London +46 210 £75,000 +3.44% 25
South East +63 149 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Berkshire +44 69 £55,000 -12.00% 6
West Midlands +2 44 £61,000 +10.90% 3
Yorkshire +27 41 £59,000 +31.11% 6
South West +24 34 £62,500 -12.28% 3
North West +37 32 £57,750 +20.94% 5
West Yorkshire +25 29 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Leeds +28 28 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Kent +17 28 £52,500 -27.58% 1
Manchester +22 25 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East Midlands +19 21 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Birmingham +2 21 £61,000 +10.90% 1
East of England +37 20 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Slough +20 20 £60,000 -7.69% 3
City of London +11 20 £65,000 -8.77% 4
Bristol +17 19 £70,000 +27.27%
Surrey 0 19 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Tunbridge Wells +19 16 £52,500 -27.58%
Nottinghamshire - 16 £55,000 - 2
Bracknell - 16 £85,500 - 1
East Sussex +21 12 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 11 £55,880 +1.60% 1
Coventry +6 11 £77,500 +47.61% 1
Lewes -1 11 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +11 10 £52,500 -30.00%
Gloucestershire +3 9 £58,750 -26.56% 3
Scotland -9 9 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes +27 7 £75,000 +36.36%

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 862 (72.93%) Information Security
2 652 (55.16%) CISSP
3 544 (46.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 501 (42.39%) CISM
5 355 (30.03%) Risk Management
6 338 (28.60%) PCI DSS
7 269 (22.76%) Finance
7 269 (22.76%) Cybersecurity
8 244 (20.64%) Security Management
9 234 (19.80%) CISA
10 224 (18.95%) Management Information System
11 175 (14.81%) ITIL
12 172 (14.55%) Degree
13 163 (13.79%) Data Protection
14 148 (12.52%) Penetration Testing
15 147 (12.44%) Legal
16 141 (11.93%) Information Security Management
17 122 (10.32%) Firewall
18 117 (9.90%) Project Management
18 117 (9.90%) ISMS
19 112 (9.48%) Security Operations
20 98 (8.29%) SIEM
21 97 (8.21%) COBIT
22 95 (8.04%) Business Continuity
23 94 (7.95%) Network Security
24 87 (7.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 85 (7.19%) Information Assurance
26 80 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
27 78 (6.60%) Security Cleared
28 75 (6.35%) Agile Software Development

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (5.33%) IIS
2 15 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 10 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.34%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.085%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.085%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.085%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) MS Office
4 4 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.42%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.17%) AWD
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.085%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.69%) Office 365
3 17 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.085%) IaaS
5 1 (0.085%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (10.32%) Firewall
2 94 (7.95%) Network Security
3 40 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 33 (2.79%) LAN
4 33 (2.79%) WAN
5 28 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.03%) VPN
7 20 (1.69%) IPsec
8 17 (1.44%) Wireless
9 16 (1.35%) Internet
10 12 (1.02%) HTTP
11 11 (0.93%) DNS
11 11 (0.93%) MPLS
11 11 (0.93%) SSL
12 10 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.76%) SMTP
13 9 (0.76%) Wireshark
14 8 (0.68%) SAN
14 8 (0.68%) tcpdump
15 7 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.76%) Big Data
3 6 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.17%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.085%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.085%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.085%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 269 (22.76%) Finance
2 147 (12.44%) Legal
3 53 (4.48%) Banking
4 50 (4.23%) Retail
5 46 (3.89%) Marketing
6 35 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.54%) Law
8 23 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.18%) Electronics
10 12 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.68%) Military
12 6 (0.51%) Games
13 3 (0.25%) Advertising
13 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Local Government
13 3 (0.25%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.18%) .NET
2 10 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (0.59%) Web Services
4 2 (0.17%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.085%) BAPI
5 1 (0.085%) CGI
5 1 (0.085%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.085%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 224 (18.95%) Management Information System
2 68 (5.75%) Cyberthreat
3 58 (4.91%) Data Centre
4 52 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
7 28 (2.37%) Cyber Attack
8 27 (2.28%) CESG
9 22 (1.86%) Cryptography
9 22 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
10 19 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.18%) Blog
14 12 (1.02%) PKI
14 12 (1.02%) User Experience
15 11 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
16 10 (0.85%) NHS
17 9 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
18 8 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 71 (6.01%) Windows
2 39 (3.30%) Linux
3 37 (3.13%) Unix
4 16 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.34%) CentOS
7 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.25%) VMS
7 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.17%) Android
8 2 (0.17%) Solaris
8 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (72.93%) Information Security
2 355 (30.03%) Risk Management
3 269 (22.76%) Cybersecurity
4 244 (20.64%) Security Management
5 175 (14.81%) ITIL
6 163 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 148 (12.52%) Penetration Testing
8 141 (11.93%) Information Security Management
9 117 (9.90%) ISMS
9 117 (9.90%) Project Management
10 112 (9.48%) Security Operations
11 98 (8.29%) SIEM
12 95 (8.04%) Business Continuity
13 87 (7.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 85 (7.19%) Information Assurance
15 80 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 75 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
16 75 (6.35%) Internal Audit
17 71 (6.01%) Security Architecture
18 69 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.69%) C
2 16 (1.35%) C#
2 16 (1.35%) C++
2 16 (1.35%) SQL
3 15 (1.27%) Java
3 15 (1.27%) PHP
4 14 (1.18%) Objective-C
4 14 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 8 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.42%) Python
7 3 (0.25%) Perl
7 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.085%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.085%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 652 (55.16%) CISSP
2 501 (42.39%) CISM
3 234 (19.80%) CISA
4 172 (14.55%) Degree
5 78 (6.60%) Security Cleared
6 64 (5.41%) IISP
7 57 (4.82%) CISMP
7 57 (4.82%) CLAS
8 53 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (4.31%) GCIA
10 47 (3.98%) SSCP
11 45 (3.81%) SC Cleared
12 42 (3.55%) CRISC
13 38 (3.21%) CEH
14 34 (2.88%) GIAC
15 32 (2.71%) GCIH
15 32 (2.71%) SANS
16 31 (2.62%) CCNP
17 29 (2.45%) ISACA
17 29 (2.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (46.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 338 (28.60%) PCI DSS
3 97 (8.21%) COBIT
4 52 (4.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 45 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (2.88%) RMADS
7 32 (2.71%) ISO 9001
8 31 (2.62%) ISO27002
9 24 (2.03%) SLA
10 23 (1.95%) ISO22301
11 18 (1.52%) QA
12 14 (1.18%) COSO
13 10 (0.85%) ISO27005
14 9 (0.76%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.42%) BS25999
15 5 (0.42%) BS7799
15 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
16 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
17 2 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 64 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.85%) Snort
3 2 (0.17%) ACF2
3 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.085%) vSphere
4 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.27%) Nessus
2 5 (0.42%) Nmap
3 3 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.25%) QRadar
4 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.085%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.085%) EnCase
5 1 (0.085%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.085%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.085%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.085%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (4.31%) Cisco
2 44 (3.72%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.45%) SAP
4 22 (1.86%) Intel Security
5 18 (1.52%) Juniper
6 17 (1.44%) Oracle
7 16 (1.35%) HP
7 16 (1.35%) Qualys
8 15 (1.27%) ArcSight
8 15 (1.27%) Remedy
8 15 (1.27%) Splunk
9 14 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.18%) VMware
10 11 (0.93%) F5
11 7 (0.59%) Progress
12 6 (0.51%) LogRhythm
12 6 (0.51%) Riverbed
13 5 (0.42%) Coverity
13 5 (0.42%) Trend Micro
14 4 (0.34%) Northgate
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: Many Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Double OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Car/Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £65,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Bens, 28 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% Bonus as a min. Excellent benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £52442.00 - £56562.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Robert Half
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
IQ Telecom
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + 10 - 15% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago