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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 441 560 619
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 660 415 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 532 359 279
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 +136 633 £60,000 - 69
London +66 236 £70,000 +3.70% 23
South East +76 170 £57,500 -4.16% 13
Yorkshire +45 62 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +23 53 £60,000 -7.69% 6
West Yorkshire +29 51 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +11 43 £60,000 -14.28% 13
North West +15 41 £50,750 +6.84% 6
South West -8 36 £60,000 +23.71% 4
City of London +47 34 £77,500 +8.77% 3
Leeds +4 34 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Kent +32 28 £52,500 +10.52%
Manchester +31 27 £70,000 +115.38% 2
East of England +17 27 £55,000 -6.38% 4
Bristol +15 22 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East Sussex - 22 £50,000 - 1
Slough - 21 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +9 20 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 20 £57,500 - 1
Birmingham +3 15 £45,000 -30.76% 5
East Midlands -7 15 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Lewes - 14 £50,000 -
Halifax - 14 £50,000 -
Scotland -3 13 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Edinburgh +9 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Ealing -12 12 £82,500 +26.92%
Oxford - 12 £57,500 -
Coventry +6 11 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Staines +15 10 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Bracknell +8 10 £52,500 -22.22% 2

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 822 (69.37%) Information Security
2 634 (53.50%) CISSP
3 516 (43.54%) CISM
4 475 (40.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 366 (30.89%) Risk Management
6 318 (26.84%) Security Management
7 302 (25.49%) Finance
8 264 (22.28%) PCI DSS
9 247 (20.84%) CISA
10 237 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 227 (19.16%) Cybersecurity
12 214 (18.06%) Information Security Management
13 202 (17.05%) ITIL
14 190 (16.03%) Legal
15 168 (14.18%) Degree
16 159 (13.42%) ISMS
17 139 (11.73%) Firewall
18 126 (10.63%) Project Management
19 121 (10.21%) Penetration Testing
20 108 (9.11%) Data Protection
21 107 (9.03%) Network Security
22 103 (8.69%) Security Operations
23 98 (8.27%) Banking
24 97 (8.19%) Incident Management
25 93 (7.85%) Security Architecture
26 92 (7.76%) COBIT
27 91 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
28 90 (7.59%) Windows
29 88 (7.43%) SIEM
30 84 (7.09%) Cisco

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (4.22%) IIS
2 16 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.42%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.084%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.084%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.51%) MS Office
4 4 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.59%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) AWD
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.69%) SaaS
2 10 (0.84%) IaaS
3 9 (0.76%) PaaS
4 8 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 139 (11.73%) Firewall
2 107 (9.03%) Network Security
3 70 (5.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 62 (5.23%) LAN
4 62 (5.23%) WAN
5 56 (4.73%) Wireless
6 35 (2.95%) MPLS
7 33 (2.78%) Internet
8 25 (2.11%) IPsec
8 25 (2.11%) VPN
9 16 (1.35%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.18%) EIGRP
11 12 (1.01%) BGP
11 12 (1.01%) OSPF
12 11 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.93%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.68%) VoIP
14 7 (0.59%) TACACS
15 5 (0.42%) SSL
15 5 (0.42%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.93%) Big Data
3 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.42%) SAP BW
3 5 (0.42%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.084%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Subversion
2 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.084%) AppScan
3 1 (0.084%) JIRA
General
1 302 (25.49%) Finance
2 190 (16.03%) Legal
3 98 (8.27%) Banking
4 54 (4.56%) Retail
5 49 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 40 (3.38%) Marketing
7 34 (2.87%) Law
8 17 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.10%) Games
11 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.68%) Publishing
12 6 (0.51%) Advertising
12 6 (0.51%) Electronics
12 6 (0.51%) Local Government
13 5 (0.42%) German Language
13 5 (0.42%) Military
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (0.59%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.51%) SAP Basis
4 5 (0.42%) BAPI
4 5 (0.42%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (0.42%) Web Services
5 3 (0.25%) .NET
6 2 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.084%) CGI
7 1 (0.084%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 237 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 58 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 51 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
4 45 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
7 23 (1.94%) Cyber Attack
7 23 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 22 (1.86%) CESG
9 20 (1.69%) User Experience
10 18 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.27%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.01%) NHS
14 11 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
15 9 (0.76%) Cryptography
16 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.68%) Smart Meter
17 7 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.59%) Windows
2 26 (2.19%) Windows Server
3 24 (2.03%) Linux
4 23 (1.94%) Unix
5 8 (0.68%) VMS
6 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (69.37%) Information Security
2 366 (30.89%) Risk Management
3 318 (26.84%) Security Management
4 227 (19.16%) Cybersecurity
5 214 (18.06%) Information Security Management
6 202 (17.05%) ITIL
7 159 (13.42%) ISMS
8 126 (10.63%) Project Management
9 121 (10.21%) Penetration Testing
10 108 (9.11%) Data Protection
11 103 (8.69%) Security Operations
12 97 (8.19%) Incident Management
13 93 (7.85%) Security Architecture
14 91 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 88 (7.43%) SIEM
16 79 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 70 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (5.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 69 (5.82%) Business Continuity
19 64 (5.40%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.01%) C
2 8 (0.68%) SQL
3 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
4 5 (0.42%) Java
4 5 (0.42%) PHP
5 4 (0.34%) Python
6 3 (0.25%) C#
6 3 (0.25%) C++
6 3 (0.25%) Objective-C
6 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.17%) Perl
7 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.17%) VB
8 1 (0.084%) AWK
8 1 (0.084%) sed
Qualifications
1 634 (53.50%) CISSP
2 516 (43.54%) CISM
3 247 (20.84%) CISA
4 168 (14.18%) Degree
5 83 (7.00%) Security Cleared
6 59 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 54 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (4.22%) IISP
9 48 (4.05%) GIAC
10 43 (3.63%) CEH
10 43 (3.63%) CompTIA Security+
10 43 (3.63%) Security+ Certification
11 41 (3.46%) CLAS
12 37 (3.12%) CCNA
13 36 (3.04%) CISMP
14 35 (2.95%) CRISC
15 31 (2.62%) DV Cleared
16 26 (2.19%) SSCP
17 25 (2.11%) CCNP
18 24 (2.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 475 (40.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 264 (22.28%) PCI DSS
3 92 (7.76%) COBIT
4 46 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 22 (1.86%) ISO 9001
7 20 (1.69%) ISO27002
8 16 (1.35%) RMADS
9 13 (1.10%) SLA
10 11 (0.93%) ISO22301
11 8 (0.68%) GPG13
11 8 (0.68%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.59%) QA
13 6 (0.51%) COSO
13 6 (0.51%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.17%) BS25999
15 2 (0.17%) BS7799
16 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 36 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) Snort
3 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.084%) ACF2
4 1 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.084%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (1.69%) Nessus
2 13 (1.10%) Nmap
3 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.42%) QRadar
5 2 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.17%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.17%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.17%) Proventia
5 2 (0.17%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.084%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.084%) EnCase
6 1 (0.084%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.084%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.084%) WMI
Vendors
1 84 (7.09%) Cisco
2 53 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.11%) McAfee
4 24 (2.03%) Juniper
5 20 (1.69%) Qualys
6 19 (1.60%) CheckPoint
7 17 (1.43%) F5
7 17 (1.43%) SAP
8 14 (1.18%) ArcSight
8 14 (1.18%) Riverbed
9 13 (1.10%) Coverity
9 13 (1.10%) Oracle
10 12 (1.01%) VMware
11 10 (0.84%) Fortinet
12 9 (0.76%) LogRhythm
12 9 (0.76%) Remedy
12 9 (0.76%) Splunk
12 9 (0.76%) Tripwire
13 8 (0.68%) Blue Coat
13 8 (0.68%) HP
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Strong OTE
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + 20% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
ECS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000-24,000 OTE 28,000-36,000 Uncapped
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
PRS For Music
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + excellent pension and holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Healthcare, Pension.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £66000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Versende
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Acumin
Salary: From £95,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125K Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Acumin
Salary: From £95,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125K Package
Posted: 5 days ago