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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 620 500 613
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +113
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 290 412 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 231 321 233
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -124 264 £57,500 -4.16% 20
London -59 110 £61,250 -5.76% 12
South East -46 66 £62,500 +5.93% 2
City of London -14 29 £65,000 - 4
Hampshire -12 25 £45,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -3 22 £54,500 +14.73% 1
Berkshire -24 20 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Scotland -7 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Basingstoke +12 14 £45,000 -
North West -28 14 £58,300 +22.73% 1
East of England -33 13 £75,000 +50.00%
Birmingham +8 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Edinburgh 0 11 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East Midlands -10 11 £62,500 +16.27%
Derbyshire -2 9 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire -47 9 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Maidenhead - 9 £70,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Chesterfield - 8 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire +4 7 £75,000 +29.31%
Manchester -18 7 £70,000 +47.36%
Cheshire -11 6 £50,000 -28.57%
Surrey -12 6 £66,000 +10.00%
South West -35 6 £61,250 +2.08% 2
Havant - 6 £65,000 -
Tyne and Wear +3 5 £35,500 -
North East -1 5 £35,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 5 £35,500 -
Coventry +3 4 £54,250 -
West Yorkshire -41 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 384 (66.67%) Information Security
2 259 (44.97%) CISSP
3 241 (41.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 222 (38.54%) Finance
5 153 (26.56%) CISM
6 140 (24.31%) PCI DSS
7 121 (21.01%) Management Information System
8 119 (20.66%) CISA
9 114 (19.79%) Project Management
10 113 (19.62%) ITIL
11 112 (19.44%) Data Protection
12 103 (17.88%) Risk Management
13 101 (17.53%) Degree
14 95 (16.49%) Security Management
15 84 (14.58%) Cyber Security
16 78 (13.54%) Firewall
17 70 (12.15%) PRINCE2
18 63 (10.94%) SIEM
18 63 (10.94%) Network Security
19 59 (10.24%) Security Cleared
20 56 (9.72%) Information Security Management
20 56 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
21 51 (8.85%) Business Development
21 51 (8.85%) Security Architecture
22 49 (8.51%) Legal
23 48 (8.33%) Programme Management
24 45 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
25 44 (7.64%) ISMS
26 42 (7.29%) Service Delivery
27 41 (7.12%) PMI Certification

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.04%) Lync
2 4 (0.69%) IIS
3 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.35%) SAS
4 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (1.56%) MS Office
2 8 (1.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.54%) Firewall
2 63 (10.94%) Network Security
3 29 (5.03%) Internet
4 27 (4.69%) Wireless
5 13 (2.26%) VPN
6 11 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.91%) DMZ
7 9 (1.56%) DNS
7 9 (1.56%) HTTP
7 9 (1.56%) LAN
8 8 (1.39%) SMTP
9 7 (1.22%) VoIP
9 7 (1.22%) WAN
9 7 (1.22%) LDAP
9 7 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.04%) FTP
11 5 (0.87%) Intranet
12 4 (0.69%) OSPF
12 4 (0.69%) VLAN
12 4 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (0.69%) SAP BW
1 4 (0.69%) SAP HANA
2 3 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Subversion
1 1 (0.17%) Paros
1 1 (0.17%) QADirector
1 1 (0.17%) FxCop
General
1 222 (38.54%) Finance
2 49 (8.51%) Legal
3 38 (6.60%) Banking
4 27 (4.69%) Retail
5 23 (3.99%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.26%) Advertising
7 11 (1.91%) German Language
8 7 (1.22%) French Language
9 4 (0.69%) Local Government
9 4 (0.69%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.26%) Web Services
2 8 (1.39%) JSP
3 5 (0.87%) SAML
4 4 (0.69%) BAPI
5 3 (0.52%) Middleware
6 2 (0.35%) .NET
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 121 (21.01%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.77%) PMI
3 29 (5.03%) Data Protection Act
4 19 (3.30%) RMADS
5 17 (2.95%) CESG
6 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.91%) Open Source
8 8 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (1.04%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.87%) DataPower
11 4 (0.69%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.69%) Replication
12 3 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.52%) NHS
12 3 (0.52%) PKI
12 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.52%) FMCG
13 2 (0.35%) Social Media
13 2 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.60%) Windows
2 20 (3.47%) Linux
3 14 (2.43%) UNIX
4 6 (1.04%) AIX
4 6 (1.04%) Solaris
4 6 (1.04%) FreeBSD
5 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (66.67%) Information Security
2 114 (19.79%) Project Management
3 113 (19.62%) ITIL
4 112 (19.44%) Data Protection
5 103 (17.88%) Risk Management
6 95 (16.49%) Security Management
7 84 (14.58%) Cyber Security
8 70 (12.15%) PRINCE2
9 63 (10.94%) SIEM
10 56 (9.72%) Information Security Management
10 56 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (8.85%) Business Development
11 51 (8.85%) Security Architecture
12 48 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 45 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
14 44 (7.64%) ISMS
15 42 (7.29%) Service Delivery
16 41 (7.12%) Business Continuity
17 37 (6.42%) Data Security
18 29 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.56%) Java
2 6 (1.04%) Perl
2 6 (1.04%) SQL
2 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
2 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 4 (0.69%) C
4 1 (0.17%) Python
4 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 259 (44.97%) CISSP
2 153 (26.56%) CISM
3 119 (20.66%) CISA
4 101 (17.53%) Degree
5 59 (10.24%) Security Cleared
6 41 (7.12%) PMI Certification
7 29 (5.03%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.43%) GCIH
8 14 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.26%) CCNA
9 13 (2.26%) CEH
10 12 (2.08%) CISMP
11 9 (1.56%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.22%) GIAC
13 5 (0.87%) CCNP
13 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.69%) CRISC
14 4 (0.69%) ISACA
14 4 (0.69%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (41.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (24.31%) PCI DSS
3 39 (6.77%) COBIT
4 12 (2.08%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.08%) COSO
5 10 (1.74%) SLA
6 9 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.39%) JSP 440
8 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.87%) GPG13
10 4 (0.69%) BS7799
11 3 (0.52%) QA
11 3 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.17%) CESG Infosec
13 1 (0.17%) BS25999
13 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.35%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 41 (7.12%) Juniper
2 29 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.69%) Cisco
3 27 (4.69%) Blue Coat
4 21 (3.65%) Riverbed
4 21 (3.65%) Ruckus Wireless
4 21 (3.65%) LogRhythm
5 20 (3.47%) CheckPoint
6 17 (2.95%) SAP
7 13 (2.26%) F5
8 8 (1.39%) VMware
9 7 (1.22%) Brocade
9 7 (1.22%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.22%) Oracle
9 7 (1.22%) Sun
10 6 (1.04%) Foundry
11 5 (0.87%) Imperva
11 5 (0.87%) McAfee
12 4 (0.69%) Citrix
12 4 (0.69%) Sage
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
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