The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 614 508 653
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +145
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 295 405 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 237 327 203
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,296
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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 -91 275 £57,500 -1.70% 32
London -70 120 £62,500 -3.84% 13
South East -38 55 £65,000 +18.18% 7
City of London +3 32 £65,000 - 9
West Midlands -5 23 £54,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -18 23 £70,000 +16.66% 4
East of England -26 23 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Hampshire -5 22 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Scotland -5 17 £68,750 +44.73% 2
Birmingham -8 13 £47,500 -4.04%
North West -16 13 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Yorkshire -51 13 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Yorkshire -32 11 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Basingstoke - 11 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 11 £82,500 -
Derbyshire -5 9 £62,500 +4.16%
Bedfordshire - 9 £80,000 -
Chesterfield - 8 £60,000 -
Edinburgh -9 7 £56,000 -8.57% 2
Manchester -11 7 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Essex -11 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West -18 7 £57,500 +14.27% 2
Leeds -31 7 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Havant - 6 £65,000 -
Cheshire -8 5 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -21 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Kent - 5 £47,500 -
West Malling - 5 £47,500 -
Stevenage +8 4 £55,000 +15.78%

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title.

1 385 (64.06%) Information Security
2 263 (43.76%) CISSP
3 238 (39.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 223 (37.10%) Finance
5 159 (26.46%) CISM
6 137 (22.80%) PCI DSS
7 120 (19.97%) CISA
8 117 (19.47%) Management Information System
8 117 (19.47%) ITIL
9 112 (18.64%) Risk Management
10 107 (17.80%) Data Protection
11 105 (17.47%) Project Management
12 99 (16.47%) Security Management
13 93 (15.47%) Degree
14 84 (13.98%) Cyber Security
15 76 (12.65%) Firewall
16 66 (10.98%) PRINCE2
17 65 (10.82%) Network Security
18 64 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
19 57 (9.48%) SIEM
20 56 (9.32%) Security Cleared
21 51 (8.49%) Information Security Management
22 48 (7.99%) Legal
22 48 (7.99%) Business Development
23 46 (7.65%) Programme Management
24 45 (7.49%) Business Continuity
25 44 (7.32%) Service Delivery
26 43 (7.15%) Risk Assessment
26 43 (7.15%) Juniper
26 43 (7.15%) Security Architecture

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.00%) IIS
1 6 (1.00%) Lync
2 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (1.83%) MS Office
1 11 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.00%) MS Project
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (12.65%) Firewall
2 65 (10.82%) Network Security
3 31 (5.16%) Wireless
4 28 (4.66%) Internet
5 17 (2.83%) VPN
6 14 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.00%) DMZ
8 11 (1.83%) DNS
9 9 (1.50%) HTTP
9 9 (1.50%) LAN
9 9 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.33%) WAN
10 8 (1.33%) SMTP
11 7 (1.16%) VoIP
11 7 (1.16%) LDAP
12 6 (1.00%) FTP
13 5 (0.83%) Intranet
13 5 (0.83%) OSPF
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.67%) SAP BW
2 4 (0.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.33%) Big Data
3 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) JIRA
2 2 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.17%) Paros
3 1 (0.17%) QADirector
3 1 (0.17%) FxCop
General
1 223 (37.10%) Finance
2 48 (7.99%) Legal
3 39 (6.49%) Banking
4 34 (5.66%) Retail
5 22 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.83%) German Language
7 10 (1.66%) Advertising
8 7 (1.16%) French Language
9 4 (0.67%) Marketing
10 3 (0.50%) Front Office
10 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.16%) Web Services
2 8 (1.33%) JSP
3 6 (1.00%) .NET
4 5 (0.83%) SAML
5 4 (0.67%) BAPI
6 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.33%) Middleware
6 2 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (19.47%) Management Information System
2 35 (5.82%) PMI
3 28 (4.66%) Data Protection Act
4 27 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.83%) CESG
7 12 (2.00%) RMADS
7 12 (2.00%) Open Source
8 9 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.83%) NHS
10 5 (0.83%) FMCG
10 5 (0.83%) DataPower
11 4 (0.67%) PKI
11 4 (0.67%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.50%) Informatics
12 3 (0.50%) Replication
12 3 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.66%) Windows
2 21 (3.49%) Linux
3 15 (2.50%) UNIX
4 8 (1.33%) AIX
5 7 (1.16%) Solaris
6 6 (1.00%) FreeBSD
7 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (64.06%) Information Security
2 117 (19.47%) ITIL
3 112 (18.64%) Risk Management
4 107 (17.80%) Data Protection
5 105 (17.47%) Project Management
6 99 (16.47%) Security Management
7 84 (13.98%) Cyber Security
8 66 (10.98%) PRINCE2
9 64 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (9.48%) SIEM
11 51 (8.49%) Information Security Management
12 48 (7.99%) Business Development
13 46 (7.65%) Programme Management
14 45 (7.49%) Business Continuity
15 44 (7.32%) Service Delivery
16 43 (7.15%) Risk Assessment
16 43 (7.15%) Security Architecture
16 43 (7.15%) Line Management
17 41 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
18 34 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.83%) Java
2 10 (1.66%) SQL
3 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.00%) Perl
4 5 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
5 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 263 (43.76%) CISSP
2 159 (26.46%) CISM
3 120 (19.97%) CISA
4 93 (15.47%) Degree
5 56 (9.32%) Security Cleared
6 37 (6.16%) PMI Certification
7 31 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.83%) CCNA
9 17 (2.83%) CEH
10 11 (1.83%) GCIH
11 10 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.33%) CISMP
13 7 (1.16%) GIAC
14 6 (1.00%) CCNP
14 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.83%) OSCP
16 4 (0.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (39.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (22.80%) PCI DSS
3 37 (6.16%) COBIT
4 13 (2.16%) ISO 9001
5 12 (2.00%) SLA
5 12 (2.00%) COSO
6 11 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.50%) JSP 440
8 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.50%) QA
9 3 (0.50%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.33%) BS7799
10 2 (0.33%) BS25999
10 2 (0.33%) GPG13
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.33%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (7.15%) Juniper
2 35 (5.82%) Cisco
3 32 (5.32%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.99%) Blue Coat
5 22 (3.66%) Riverbed
5 22 (3.66%) Ruckus Wireless
5 22 (3.66%) LogRhythm
6 21 (3.49%) CheckPoint
7 18 (3.00%) SAP
8 14 (2.33%) F5
9 8 (1.33%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.16%) Brocade
11 6 (1.00%) Foundry
11 6 (1.00%) Sun
11 6 (1.00%) Oracle
11 6 (1.00%) McAfee
12 5 (0.83%) VMware
12 5 (0.83%) Imperva
12 5 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (0.50%) Fujitsu
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum 75,000 - 80,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Medical + Good pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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