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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 419 461 592
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +131
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 594 630 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.61% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 470 512 363
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +55 558 £65,000 +10.63% 45
London +98 321 £70,000 +3.70% 23
South East -13 55 £55,000 -4.34% 4
North West -3 47 £52,500 -4.54% 10
East of England +24 39 £65,000 +8.33% 2
City of London +36 38 £75,000 -3.22% 5
West Midlands +3 36 £51,820 +12.04% 2
Yorkshire +30 28 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Surrey +26 26 £58,750 -16.07%
West Yorkshire +29 24 £52,500 +12.00% 2
Birmingham +3 24 £53,410 +24.20% 1
South West -13 22 £52,500 -6.66% 2
Manchester -16 21 £51,820 -13.63% 3
Scotland +34 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +22 20 £57,500 -7.63%
Bristol +2 17 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Edinburgh +17 16 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +26 14 £48,500 -15.65% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Bradford - 12 £43,000 -
Cheshire +22 11 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Leeds +18 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Reading +37 8 £40,000 -31.03% 2
East Midlands +15 8 £55,000 -15.38%
Royston - 8 £72,500 -
Cambridge +14 7 £65,750 +9.58%
Nottinghamshire +7 7 £60,000 +11.62%
Lancashire +2 7 £52,500 +17.97%
Nottingham -1 7 £60,000 +11.62%
Merseyside -8 7 £51,820 +15.15% 4

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 889 (71.93%) Information Security
2 608 (49.19%) CISSP
3 544 (44.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 466 (37.70%) CISM
5 441 (35.68%) Cybersecurity
6 331 (26.78%) PCI DSS
7 326 (26.38%) Finance
8 308 (24.92%) Risk Management
9 281 (22.73%) CISA
10 255 (20.63%) Data Protection
11 243 (19.66%) Security Management
12 228 (18.45%) Management Information System
13 192 (15.53%) ITIL
14 188 (15.21%) Degree
15 184 (14.89%) Firewall
16 183 (14.81%) Information Security Management
17 168 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 152 (12.30%) Penetration Testing
19 150 (12.14%) Security Operations
20 139 (11.25%) Vulnerability Management
21 131 (10.60%) ISMS
22 125 (10.11%) Network Security
23 122 (9.87%) Legal
24 120 (9.71%) Project Management
25 118 (9.55%) SIEM
26 115 (9.30%) Security Architecture
27 114 (9.22%) Security Cleared
28 108 (8.74%) COBIT
29 101 (8.17%) Data Protection Act
30 96 (7.77%) Agile Software Development

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 34 (2.75%) IIS
2 6 (0.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.32%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.081%) Apache
6 1 (0.081%) JBoss
6 1 (0.081%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.081%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (1.46%) MS Office
2 11 (0.89%) MS Project
3 9 (0.73%) MS Excel
4 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.081%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.38%) SaaS
4 16 (1.29%) Office 365
5 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 184 (14.89%) Firewall
2 125 (10.11%) Network Security
3 62 (5.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 57 (4.61%) LAN
5 56 (4.53%) WAN
6 49 (3.96%) TCP/IP
7 43 (3.48%) DNS
8 34 (2.75%) Internet
9 33 (2.67%) DHCP
10 30 (2.43%) WLAN
11 28 (2.27%) VLAN
12 17 (1.38%) Wireless
13 14 (1.13%) Unified Communications
14 12 (0.97%) SSL
14 12 (0.97%) VPN
15 9 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.73%) Cisco Wireless
16 7 (0.57%) SAN
16 7 (0.57%) SMTP
17 6 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.73%) Big Data
2 7 (0.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.40%) SQLPlus
4 4 (0.32%) Pentaho
4 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.16%) GIS
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.32%) PVCS
2 2 (0.16%) Burp Suite
General
1 326 (26.38%) Finance
2 122 (9.87%) Legal
3 75 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.05%) Marketing
5 48 (3.88%) Retail
6 43 (3.48%) Banking
7 29 (2.35%) Law
8 22 (1.78%) Games
9 17 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.81%) Electronics
10 10 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.57%) German Language
12 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.40%) Local Government
13 5 (0.40%) Publishing
14 4 (0.32%) Back Office
15 3 (0.24%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.89%) SailPoint
2 6 (0.49%) .NET
3 5 (0.40%) HTML
3 5 (0.40%) SAML
3 5 (0.40%) XACML
4 4 (0.32%) Apache Flex
4 4 (0.32%) SPML
5 3 (0.24%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.24%) ELK Stack
5 3 (0.24%) Node.js
5 3 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.24%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.16%) XML
7 1 (0.081%) COM
7 1 (0.081%) CSS
7 1 (0.081%) jQuery
7 1 (0.081%) SPNEGO
7 1 (0.081%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 228 (18.45%) Management Information System
2 101 (8.17%) Data Protection Act
3 59 (4.77%) Data Centre
4 55 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.40%) NHS
6 35 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
8 24 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
9 23 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
10 18 (1.46%) Cryptography
10 18 (1.46%) Cybercrime
11 17 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (1.21%) CESG
12 15 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (0.73%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.73%) iPad
15 7 (0.57%) Fintech
16 6 (0.49%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.72%) Windows
2 60 (4.85%) Linux
3 43 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 33 (2.67%) Mac OS X
5 31 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.97%) Unix
7 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) Android
8 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (71.93%) Information Security
2 441 (35.68%) Cybersecurity
3 308 (24.92%) Risk Management
4 255 (20.63%) Data Protection
5 243 (19.66%) Security Management
6 192 (15.53%) ITIL
7 183 (14.81%) Information Security Management
8 168 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 152 (12.30%) Penetration Testing
10 150 (12.14%) Security Operations
11 139 (11.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 131 (10.60%) ISMS
13 120 (9.71%) Project Management
14 118 (9.55%) SIEM
15 115 (9.30%) Security Architecture
16 96 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
17 87 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 84 (6.80%) Identity Access Management
18 84 (6.80%) Incident Management
19 81 (6.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (1.78%) Python
1 22 (1.78%) SQL
2 20 (1.62%) C
3 18 (1.46%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.29%) PHP
5 13 (1.05%) Java
6 11 (0.89%) C#
7 9 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.73%) Perl
8 7 (0.57%) C++
9 5 (0.40%) Ruby
10 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.32%) VBScript
11 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.24%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 608 (49.19%) CISSP
2 466 (37.70%) CISM
3 281 (22.73%) CISA
4 188 (15.21%) Degree
5 114 (9.22%) Security Cleared
6 91 (7.36%) SC Cleared
7 66 (5.34%) CEH
8 41 (3.32%) CRISC
9 33 (2.67%) IISP
10 27 (2.18%) CISMP
11 26 (2.10%) SANS
12 25 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (1.78%) GIAC
14 20 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (1.38%) GISF
16 15 (1.21%) CCNA
16 15 (1.21%) CCNP
17 14 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (1.13%) CESG Certified Professional
18 13 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (44.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 331 (26.78%) PCI DSS
3 108 (8.74%) COBIT
4 83 (6.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 16 (1.29%) RMADS
7 15 (1.21%) QA
8 14 (1.13%) ISO27002
9 13 (1.05%) BS25999
10 12 (0.97%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.97%) ISO22301
11 11 (0.89%) GPG13
12 8 (0.65%) SLA
13 4 (0.32%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.081%) BS7799
15 1 (0.081%) COSO
15 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.081%) EMIR
15 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 95 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.65%) vSphere
3 7 (0.57%) XenApp
4 3 (0.24%) Snort
4 3 (0.24%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.081%) Firmware
5 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (0.89%) Nessus
2 10 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.40%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.32%) Nmap
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (0.32%) QRadar
6 3 (0.24%) Kibana
6 3 (0.24%) logstash
6 3 (0.24%) RSA enVision
6 3 (0.24%) WSUS
7 2 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.081%) EnCase
8 1 (0.081%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.081%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (4.53%) Cisco
2 43 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.51%) Apple
4 26 (2.10%) VMware
5 24 (1.94%) CheckPoint
6 23 (1.86%) SAP
7 16 (1.29%) Fortinet
7 16 (1.29%) Oracle
8 15 (1.21%) LogRhythm
9 12 (0.97%) AlienVault
9 12 (0.97%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (0.97%) Intel Security
9 12 (0.97%) Splunk
10 11 (0.89%) Huawei
11 10 (0.81%) FireEye
11 10 (0.81%) Palo Alto
12 9 (0.73%) Forcepoint
12 9 (0.73%) Sophos
13 8 (0.65%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.57%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £1 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus attractive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to £50,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + +Bonuses +Pension +Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Berwick Partners
Salary: £75,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Commission + Pension + Holiday + Pho
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £83000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car and OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + OTE + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago