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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK
Rank 409 434 549
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 567 654 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.65% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 444 519 385
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,950 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
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 £69,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +17 525 £65,000 +8.33% 47
London +102 321 £70,000 - 25
West Midlands +26 60 £50,000 -14.52% 3
South East -61 42 £55,000 -4.34% 8
East of England +28 38 £65,000 +11.11% 1
City of London +31 33 £75,000 -3.22% 5
Scotland +44 32 £60,000 +9.09% 5
North West -26 32 £55,500 +7.76% 6
Birmingham +18 30 £77,500 +82.35% 2
Hertfordshire +19 23 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Edinburgh +17 21 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Coventry +22 16 £50,000 -20.00%
Cheshire +26 15 £60,000 +17.07% 1
West Yorkshire +3 13 £43,000 -14.00%
Berkshire -1 13 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire -7 13 £43,000 -14.00%
South West -14 12 £56,250 +2.27% 3
Manchester -40 12 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Surrey +29 11 £62,500 -10.71%
Cambridgeshire +22 11 £66,500 +10.83%
Glasgow +33 10 £53,500 +22.98%
Royston - 10 £80,000 -
Cambridge +10 8 £66,500 +10.83%
Leeds +7 8 £52,500 -10.25%
Warrington - 8 £60,000 -
Hampshire +19 7 £65,000 +19.81% 3
East Midlands +10 7 £66,250 +10.41% 1
Bristol -11 7 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Canary Wharf -13 6 £70,000 +3.70%
Reading +32 5 £40,000 -32.48% 1

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 840 (71.19%) Information Security
2 586 (49.66%) CISSP
3 474 (40.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 453 (38.39%) Cybersecurity
5 442 (37.46%) CISM
6 336 (28.47%) Risk Management
7 321 (27.20%) Finance
8 257 (21.78%) Data Protection
9 248 (21.02%) PCI DSS
10 239 (20.25%) CISA
11 235 (19.92%) Security Management
12 213 (18.05%) Management Information System
13 188 (15.93%) ITIL
14 182 (15.42%) Degree
15 173 (14.66%) Information Security Management
16 167 (14.15%) Firewall
17 156 (13.22%) Security Operations
18 144 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 135 (11.44%) Penetration Testing
20 124 (10.51%) Security Cleared
21 119 (10.08%) ISMS
22 116 (9.83%) Vulnerability Management
23 114 (9.66%) Legal
24 113 (9.58%) SIEM
25 109 (9.24%) Network Security
26 104 (8.81%) Security Architecture
27 102 (8.64%) SC Cleared
28 101 (8.56%) Incident Management
29 100 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
30 96 (8.14%) Project Management

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 27 (2.29%) IIS
2 11 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.34%) CMS
3 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.34%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.085%) Apache
5 1 (0.085%) JBoss
5 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (1.53%) MS Office
2 13 (1.10%) MS Project
3 8 (0.68%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.68%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.085%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.085%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.085%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.44%) SaaS
4 16 (1.36%) Office 365
5 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.34%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 167 (14.15%) Firewall
2 109 (9.24%) Network Security
3 50 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 47 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 46 (3.90%) WAN
6 44 (3.73%) DNS
7 43 (3.64%) LAN
8 35 (2.97%) DHCP
9 33 (2.80%) Internet
10 30 (2.54%) WLAN
11 27 (2.29%) VLAN
12 16 (1.36%) Wireless
13 15 (1.27%) SSL
14 14 (1.19%) Unified Communications
15 9 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
16 7 (0.59%) SMTP
16 7 (0.59%) VPN
17 6 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
17 6 (0.51%) VoIP
18 5 (0.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.02%) Big Data
2 7 (0.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.34%) Pentaho
4 4 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.17%) GIS
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 321 (27.20%) Finance
2 114 (9.66%) Legal
3 66 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.41%) Retail
5 50 (4.24%) Banking
6 40 (3.39%) Marketing
7 36 (3.05%) Law
8 26 (2.20%) Games
9 13 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.85%) Electronics
11 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.59%) German Language
13 6 (0.51%) Local Government
14 5 (0.42%) Back Office
14 5 (0.42%) French Language
14 5 (0.42%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.34%) Publishing
16 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.42%) AngularJS
1 5 (0.42%) HTML
1 5 (0.42%) Node.js
1 5 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (0.42%) SailPoint
1 5 (0.42%) SAML
1 5 (0.42%) XACML
2 4 (0.34%) SPML
3 3 (0.25%) .NET
3 3 (0.25%) ELK Stack
3 3 (0.25%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.085%) COM
4 1 (0.085%) jQuery
4 1 (0.085%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.085%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 213 (18.05%) Management Information System
2 88 (7.46%) Data Protection Act
3 65 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 44 (3.73%) NHS
6 33 (2.80%) Cyber Attack
7 31 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 21 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (1.44%) Cryptography
11 15 (1.27%) CESG
12 14 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 12 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (0.93%) iPad
15 9 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
15 9 (0.76%) Cybercrime
15 9 (0.76%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
16 6 (0.51%) CESG CLAS
16 6 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (6.02%) Windows
2 55 (4.66%) Linux
3 38 (3.22%) Windows Server
4 33 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 31 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.51%) Unix
7 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.17%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (71.19%) Information Security
2 453 (38.39%) Cybersecurity
3 336 (28.47%) Risk Management
4 257 (21.78%) Data Protection
5 235 (19.92%) Security Management
6 188 (15.93%) ITIL
7 173 (14.66%) Information Security Management
8 156 (13.22%) Security Operations
9 144 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 135 (11.44%) Penetration Testing
11 119 (10.08%) ISMS
12 116 (9.83%) Vulnerability Management
13 113 (9.58%) SIEM
14 104 (8.81%) Security Architecture
15 101 (8.56%) Incident Management
16 100 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
17 96 (8.14%) Project Management
18 84 (7.12%) Identity Access Management
19 80 (6.78%) Business Continuity
20 73 (6.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (1.53%) Python
2 16 (1.36%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.19%) C
4 13 (1.10%) PHP
5 10 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.51%) SQL
7 5 (0.42%) Java
7 5 (0.42%) Perl
7 5 (0.42%) Ruby
8 4 (0.34%) C#
9 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.25%) C++
9 3 (0.25%) VBScript
10 1 (0.085%) VB
10 1 (0.085%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 586 (49.66%) CISSP
2 442 (37.46%) CISM
3 239 (20.25%) CISA
4 182 (15.42%) Degree
5 124 (10.51%) Security Cleared
6 102 (8.64%) SC Cleared
7 77 (6.53%) CEH
8 32 (2.71%) CISMP
9 30 (2.54%) GIAC
10 29 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (2.46%) CRISC
11 27 (2.29%) SANS
12 26 (2.20%) IISP
13 25 (2.12%) CLAS
14 22 (1.86%) CESG Certified Professional
15 20 (1.69%) CCNP
16 18 (1.53%) CCNA
17 17 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
19 12 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (40.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 248 (21.02%) PCI DSS
3 82 (6.95%) COBIT
4 64 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 41 (3.47%) GDPR
6 20 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 20 (1.69%) RMADS
7 14 (1.19%) QA
7 14 (1.19%) SLA
8 12 (1.02%) BS25999
9 11 (0.93%) GPG13
9 11 (0.93%) ISO27002
10 8 (0.68%) ISO22301
11 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.42%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 2 (0.17%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.085%) BS7799
14 1 (0.085%) COSO
14 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 84 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) Snort
2 3 (0.25%) Terminal Server
2 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.25%) XenApp
3 1 (0.085%) Firmware
3 1 (0.085%) vSphere
3 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (0.59%) CSIRT
3 5 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.42%) Nessus
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.34%) QRadar
5 3 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.25%) Kibana
5 3 (0.25%) logstash
5 3 (0.25%) RSA enVision
5 3 (0.25%) WSUS
6 2 (0.17%) Nmap
6 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.085%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 45 (3.81%) Cisco
2 35 (2.97%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.63%) Apple
4 18 (1.53%) VMware
5 17 (1.44%) SAP
6 14 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 13 (1.10%) Fortinet
7 13 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.02%) Intel Security
9 11 (0.93%) Huawei
10 10 (0.85%) Oracle
10 10 (0.85%) Palo Alto
11 9 (0.76%) AlienVault
11 9 (0.76%) FireEye
11 9 (0.76%) Sophos
11 9 (0.76%) Splunk
12 8 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
12 8 (0.68%) Forcepoint
12 8 (0.68%) Juniper
13 6 (0.51%) LogRhythm
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k dependent on experience - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum £70k - £85k dependent on experience
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London
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London
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + car, pension, shares, annual bonus
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UK
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits package
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + 25 days Hol, Pension +more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 per annum
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London
ReThink Recruitment
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
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London
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London
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London
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