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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK
Rank 429 457 542
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 507 613 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.62% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 397 499 387
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,250 £56,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+1.77% -2.17%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +18 467 £70,000 +16.66% 46
London +153 285 £75,000 +7.14% 24
West Midlands +40 53 £50,500 -15.83% 4
South East -56 47 £55,000 -4.34% 6
City of London +45 35 £81,250 +4.83% 3
Scotland +44 34 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Birmingham +19 25 £77,500 +47.61% 1
Edinburgh +17 25 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +34 23 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North West -22 22 £56,000 -2.60% 2
Berkshire +18 19 £65,000 +8.33%
South West -1 17 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Yorkshire -17 17 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Coventry +30 16 £50,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +15 14 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Yorkshire -1 14 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Brighton +15 11 £47,500 -15.55% 1
East Sussex +5 11 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Manchester -39 10 £53,000 -24.28% 1
Glasgow +31 9 £53,500 -2.72%
Leeds 0 9 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Bristol -11 9 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Cheshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Reading +43 7 £85,000 +30.76%
Hampshire +24 7 £65,000 +19.26%
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £85,000 +88.88%
Maidenhead +13 6 £63,500 -2.30%
Surrey +36 5 £71,250 +9.61% 3
Warwickshire +30 5 £67,000 +13.08%
Wales +20 5 £47,500 - 2

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 754 (68.17%) Information Security
2 586 (52.98%) CISSP
3 449 (40.60%) CISM
4 440 (39.78%) Cybersecurity
5 417 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 330 (29.84%) Risk Management
7 284 (25.68%) Finance
8 233 (21.07%) CISA
9 214 (19.35%) Data Protection
10 205 (18.54%) Security Management
11 193 (17.45%) Management Information System
12 178 (16.09%) PCI DSS
13 176 (15.91%) ITIL
14 163 (14.74%) Firewall
15 160 (14.47%) Degree
16 149 (13.47%) Security Operations
17 138 (12.48%) Penetration Testing
18 137 (12.39%) Information Security Management
19 130 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
20 120 (10.85%) SIEM
21 115 (10.40%) Security Cleared
22 112 (10.13%) Vulnerability Management
23 103 (9.31%) Legal
24 100 (9.04%) Business Continuity
25 98 (8.86%) SC Cleared
26 92 (8.32%) Network Security
26 92 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
26 92 (8.32%) Project Management
27 91 (8.23%) Security Architecture
28 90 (8.14%) ISMS

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 25 (2.26%) IIS
2 14 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.36%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.27%) CMS
4 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.090%) Apache
6 1 (0.090%) JBoss
6 1 (0.090%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.090%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (1.72%) MS Office
2 13 (1.18%) MS Project
3 6 (0.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.72%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.090%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.27%) Office 365
5 10 (0.90%) SaaS
6 3 (0.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (14.74%) Firewall
2 92 (8.32%) Network Security
3 49 (4.43%) TCP/IP
4 37 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 34 (3.07%) WAN
6 33 (2.98%) LAN
7 31 (2.80%) DNS
8 29 (2.62%) Internet
9 28 (2.53%) DHCP
9 28 (2.53%) WLAN
10 24 (2.17%) VLAN
11 14 (1.27%) Wireless
12 12 (1.08%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.81%) SSL
14 7 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (0.63%) VoIP
15 6 (0.54%) HTTP
15 6 (0.54%) VPN
16 5 (0.45%) Cisco Wireless
16 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.27%) Big Data
2 7 (0.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.18%) GIS
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.090%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.090%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.18%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 284 (25.68%) Finance
2 103 (9.31%) Legal
3 53 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.52%) Banking
5 45 (4.07%) Retail
6 39 (3.53%) Marketing
7 32 (2.89%) Law
8 25 (2.26%) Games
9 14 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.99%) Electronics
11 7 (0.63%) French Language
11 7 (0.63%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.54%) Local Government
13 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
16 1 (0.090%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.54%) Web Services
2 5 (0.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (0.45%) Node.js
2 5 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (0.45%) SailPoint
2 5 (0.45%) SAML
2 5 (0.45%) XACML
3 4 (0.36%) .NET
3 4 (0.36%) SPML
4 3 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.27%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.18%) HTML
6 1 (0.090%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.090%) ActiveX
6 1 (0.090%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.090%) WinForms
6 1 (0.090%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 193 (17.45%) Management Information System
2 83 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 49 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 33 (2.98%) NHS
7 32 (2.89%) Cyber Attack
8 30 (2.71%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 19 (1.72%) CESG
11 15 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.18%) Cybercrime
13 10 (0.90%) iPad
14 9 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
15 7 (0.63%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.63%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
17 5 (0.45%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.45%) PMI
17 5 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.70%) Windows
2 50 (4.52%) Linux
3 36 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 33 (2.98%) Mac OS X
5 31 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.63%) Unix
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.18%) VMS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (68.17%) Information Security
2 440 (39.78%) Cybersecurity
3 330 (29.84%) Risk Management
4 214 (19.35%) Data Protection
5 205 (18.54%) Security Management
6 176 (15.91%) ITIL
7 149 (13.47%) Security Operations
8 138 (12.48%) Penetration Testing
9 137 (12.39%) Information Security Management
10 130 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 120 (10.85%) SIEM
12 112 (10.13%) Vulnerability Management
13 100 (9.04%) Business Continuity
14 92 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (8.32%) Project Management
15 91 (8.23%) Security Architecture
16 90 (8.14%) ISMS
17 89 (8.05%) Incident Management
18 77 (6.96%) Identity Access Management
19 76 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (1.36%) Python
2 13 (1.18%) PHP
2 13 (1.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (0.72%) C
4 7 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.45%) Ruby
5 5 (0.45%) SQL
6 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.27%) C#
6 3 (0.27%) C++
6 3 (0.27%) Java
7 2 (0.18%) Perl
7 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 586 (52.98%) CISSP
2 449 (40.60%) CISM
3 233 (21.07%) CISA
4 160 (14.47%) Degree
5 115 (10.40%) Security Cleared
6 98 (8.86%) SC Cleared
7 74 (6.69%) CEH
8 39 (3.53%) GIAC
9 33 (2.98%) CESG Certified Professional
10 32 (2.89%) SANS
11 30 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (2.71%) CISMP
12 29 (2.62%) CLAS
13 26 (2.35%) CRISC
14 24 (2.17%) IISP
15 16 (1.45%) CCNA
15 16 (1.45%) DV Cleared
15 16 (1.45%) ISEB
16 15 (1.36%) CCNP
16 15 (1.36%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 178 (16.09%) PCI DSS
3 59 (5.33%) COBIT
4 35 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 35 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 33 (2.98%) GDPR
6 23 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 18 (1.63%) RMADS
8 15 (1.36%) QA
9 13 (1.18%) ISO27002
9 13 (1.18%) SLA
10 12 (1.08%) BS25999
11 11 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.99%) GPG13
12 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.45%) ISO22301
14 4 (0.36%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 75 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.27%) Snort
3 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.090%) Firmware
4 1 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.090%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.54%) CSIRT
1 6 (0.54%) Nessus
2 5 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (0.45%) QRadar
3 4 (0.36%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.27%) Kibana
4 3 (0.27%) logstash
4 3 (0.27%) RSA enVision
5 2 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.18%) Nmap
5 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.18%) Packer
5 2 (0.18%) Terraform
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.18%) WSUS
6 1 (0.090%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (3.53%) Cisco
2 36 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.80%) Apple
4 19 (1.72%) ServiceNow
5 16 (1.45%) SAP
6 15 (1.36%) VMware
7 13 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 12 (1.08%) Fortinet
9 10 (0.90%) Oracle
10 9 (0.81%) AlienVault
10 9 (0.81%) Palo Alto
10 9 (0.81%) Sophos
11 8 (0.72%) Forcepoint
11 8 (0.72%) Splunk
12 6 (0.54%) ArcSight
12 6 (0.54%) F5
12 6 (0.54%) Intel Security
12 6 (0.54%) Juniper
13 5 (0.45%) Huawei
13 5 (0.45%) LogRhythm
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k -£50k
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
:The Higher Education Funding Council for England
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £68000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: £70k-80k + c20% bonus, 15% non-cont Pension, life ins, 28 days hols et
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £110,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago