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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 545 590 620
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 368 316 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 322 255 228
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +41 348 £60,000 - 36
London +31 140 £67,500 -6.89% 17
South East -31 67 £60,000 - 9
City of London +21 42 £72,500 - 4
South West -15 34 £48,500 -4.90% 1
Yorkshire +12 30 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West +9 29 £47,000 -1.05% 2
West Yorkshire +16 27 £45,000 - 2
Leeds +20 26 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +18 22 £67,500 +22.72%
Wiltshire +5 19 £48,500 -35.33%
Berkshire -16 19 £62,500 +8.69% 9
Surrey -8 17 £62,500 +4.16%
Hampshire -14 15 £50,000 -21.56%
Scotland 0 14 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Manchester -5 14 £32,500 -31.57% 1
East of England -6 14 £58,750 +2.17%
West Midlands -13 12 £70,000 +9.37% 1
Leicestershire +24 11 £65,000 -7.14%
Edinburgh +15 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Kent +2 9 £47,500 -24.00%
Derbyshire +24 8 £70,000 +113.74%
Reading -8 8 £62,500 +0.80% 2
Gloucestershire -11 8 £65,000 -7.14%
Woking - 8 £62,500 -
Leicester +26 7 £65,000 -7.14%
Cheshire 0 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Maidenhead +8 6 £70,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 6 £67,500 +22.72%
Swindon - 6 £47,500 -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 450 (66.18%) Information Security
2 300 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 275 (40.44%) CISSP
4 175 (25.74%) Finance
5 166 (24.41%) PCI DSS
6 163 (23.97%) Management Information System
7 162 (23.82%) Risk Management
8 158 (23.24%) CISM
9 134 (19.71%) Security Management
10 131 (19.26%) ITIL
11 107 (15.74%) Data Protection
12 93 (13.68%) Firewall
13 74 (10.88%) CISA
14 72 (10.59%) Business Continuity
15 71 (10.44%) Windows
16 70 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (9.85%) Information Security Management
18 66 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
18 66 (9.71%) Cyber Security
19 64 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
19 64 (9.41%) Cisco
20 60 (8.82%) Security Cleared
20 60 (8.82%) Network Security
21 57 (8.38%) Incident Management
22 55 (8.09%) Microsoft
22 55 (8.09%) PRINCE2
22 55 (8.09%) Degree
22 55 (8.09%) Security Architecture
23 52 (7.65%) Line Management
24 51 (7.50%) Service Delivery

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (0.88%) IIS
2 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.29%) Lync
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.91%) MS Office
3 7 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (13.68%) Firewall
2 60 (8.82%) Network Security
3 34 (5.00%) Wireless
4 24 (3.53%) Internet
5 22 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (2.35%) SSL
7 10 (1.47%) DNS
8 9 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (1.32%) WAN
8 9 (1.32%) VPN
9 7 (1.03%) LAN
10 6 (0.88%) DHCP
10 6 (0.88%) HTTP
10 6 (0.88%) LDAP
11 5 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.59%) VLAN
12 4 (0.59%) Broadband
13 3 (0.44%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (2.06%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Hudson
2 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 175 (25.74%) Finance
2 51 (7.50%) Retail
3 50 (7.35%) Legal
4 39 (5.74%) Banking
5 34 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.50%) Marketing
6 17 (2.50%) Law
7 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.74%) Back Office
8 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.44%) Local Government
8 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Automotive
9 2 (0.29%) Military
9 2 (0.29%) Games
9 2 (0.29%) Front Office
9 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.88%) .NET
2 4 (0.59%) SOAP
2 4 (0.59%) REST
3 2 (0.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.15%) Middleware
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 163 (23.97%) Management Information System
2 38 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.94%) Cryptography
6 15 (2.21%) CESG
7 12 (1.76%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (1.47%) FMCG
8 10 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
9 8 (1.18%) Open Source
10 7 (1.03%) RMADS
10 7 (1.03%) NHS
11 5 (0.74%) Statistics
11 5 (0.74%) PMI
11 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.59%) PKI
12 4 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.59%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.59%) Informatics
12 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.44%) Windows
2 29 (4.26%) UNIX
3 28 (4.12%) Linux
4 17 (2.50%) Solaris
5 15 (2.21%) AIX
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (66.18%) Information Security
2 162 (23.82%) Risk Management
3 134 (19.71%) Security Management
4 131 (19.26%) ITIL
5 107 (15.74%) Data Protection
6 72 (10.59%) Business Continuity
7 70 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (9.85%) Information Security Management
9 66 (9.71%) Penetration Testing
9 66 (9.71%) Cyber Security
10 64 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (8.38%) Incident Management
12 55 (8.09%) PRINCE2
12 55 (8.09%) Security Architecture
13 52 (7.65%) Line Management
14 51 (7.50%) Service Delivery
15 50 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
15 50 (7.35%) SIEM
16 47 (6.91%) Project Management
17 45 (6.62%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.50%) SQL
2 4 (0.59%) C
2 4 (0.59%) Java
3 2 (0.29%) Perl
3 2 (0.29%) C++
3 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 275 (40.44%) CISSP
2 158 (23.24%) CISM
3 74 (10.88%) CISA
4 60 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 55 (8.09%) Degree
6 31 (4.56%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (3.09%) DV Cleared
9 20 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (2.65%) CRISC
11 16 (2.35%) CEH
11 16 (2.35%) CCNP
12 14 (2.06%) MCSA
12 14 (2.06%) CCNA
13 13 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.76%) MCP
14 12 (1.76%) CHFI
15 11 (1.62%) GIAC
16 10 (1.47%) PCI QSA
17 8 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 166 (24.41%) PCI DSS
3 34 (5.00%) COBIT
4 27 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.91%) COSO
6 12 (1.76%) SLA
7 10 (1.47%) ISO 9001
8 9 (1.32%) QA
9 7 (1.03%) BS25999
10 5 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
11 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.44%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.29%) BS7799
14 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.59%) Xen
4 1 (0.15%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.15%) Snort
4 1 (0.15%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.15%) Nessus
2 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 64 (9.41%) Cisco
2 55 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.15%) CheckPoint
4 21 (3.09%) Juniper
5 16 (2.35%) Blue Coat
6 14 (2.06%) Riverbed
6 14 (2.06%) LogRhythm
7 11 (1.62%) Cyber-Ark
7 11 (1.62%) SAP
7 11 (1.62%) VMware
8 10 (1.47%) Ruckus Wireless
9 8 (1.18%) NetApp
10 7 (1.03%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.03%) Websense
11 6 (0.88%) BT
11 6 (0.88%) F5
12 5 (0.74%) Symantec
12 5 (0.74%) Remedy
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle
13 4 (0.59%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, 21% Combined Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum (Neg.) + package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Keele University
Salary: £39,685 - 47,328 per year + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits + 21% Combined Pensions
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago