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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 499 614 612
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 440 287 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 375 233 205
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £46,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,050
UK excluding London average salary £55,104 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.18% -8.33%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +118 420 £62,500 +4.16% 39
London +75 183 £70,000 - 11
South East +13 79 £62,500 +4.16% 13
City of London +17 46 £70,000 -1.75% 6
Berkshire +30 45 £62,500 +47.05% 8
North West +16 33 £47,750 +0.52% 2
Yorkshire +27 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West -21 29 £55,000 +7.84% 2
West Midlands 0 27 £62,500 +0.80% 6
East Midlands +40 23 £67,500 +38.46% 2
West Yorkshire +15 23 £45,000 - 1
Reading +12 23 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Leeds +8 22 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +1 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wiltshire +14 15 £48,500 -23.92%
Manchester +6 15 £45,250 -4.73% 1
East of England -1 13 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Leicestershire - 13 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh +3 12 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hampshire -7 12 £50,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire - 12 £72,500 - 1
Surrey -11 10 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Cheshire - 10 £66,858 - 1
Derbyshire +22 9 £72,500 +121.37%
Leicester - 9 £65,000 - 1
Maidenhead +2 8 £80,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -3 8 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Hertfordshire -7 8 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Gloucester +16 7 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £35,000 -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 502 (66.31%) Information Security
2 344 (45.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 331 (43.73%) CISSP
4 201 (26.55%) CISM
5 182 (24.04%) Finance
6 181 (23.91%) Management Information System
7 175 (23.12%) Risk Management
7 175 (23.12%) PCI DSS
8 169 (22.32%) Security Management
9 149 (19.68%) ITIL
10 143 (18.89%) Data Protection
11 107 (14.13%) Firewall
12 99 (13.08%) Business Continuity
13 93 (12.29%) Information Security Management
13 93 (12.29%) Cyber Security
14 86 (11.36%) CISA
15 79 (10.44%) Penetration Testing
15 79 (10.44%) Degree
16 78 (10.30%) Windows
17 77 (10.17%) Security Cleared
18 73 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 72 (9.51%) Network Security
20 69 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
21 65 (8.59%) Cisco
22 64 (8.45%) ISMS
23 63 (8.32%) Line Management
24 60 (7.93%) Security Architecture
25 59 (7.79%) Incident Management
26 57 (7.53%) Legal
27 56 (7.40%) Risk Assessment

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (1.19%) IIS
2 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.13%) Apache
4 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.85%) MS Office
3 12 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.92%) SaaS
2 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (14.13%) Firewall
2 72 (9.51%) Network Security
3 29 (3.83%) Wireless
4 20 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.51%) SSL
5 19 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (2.38%) Internet
7 11 (1.45%) VPN
8 10 (1.32%) WAN
9 9 (1.19%) LAN
9 9 (1.19%) DNS
10 6 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.66%) DHCP
12 4 (0.53%) HTTP
12 4 (0.53%) LDAP
13 3 (0.40%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.40%) IPsec
13 3 (0.40%) VoIP
13 3 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.26%) MySQL
4 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (0.26%) Subversion
3 1 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 182 (24.04%) Finance
2 57 (7.53%) Legal
3 47 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 44 (5.81%) Retail
5 38 (5.02%) Banking
6 26 (3.43%) Law
7 16 (2.11%) Marketing
8 8 (1.06%) Advertising
9 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.66%) Back Office
9 5 (0.66%) Electronics
9 5 (0.66%) Czech Language
10 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.53%) Military
11 3 (0.40%) Local Government
11 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.19%) .NET
2 4 (0.53%) SOAP
2 4 (0.53%) REST
3 2 (0.26%) HTML
3 2 (0.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 181 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 55 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
3 48 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.04%) Cryptography
6 20 (2.64%) CESG
7 15 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
8 14 (1.85%) FMCG
9 13 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
10 10 (1.32%) PKI
11 8 (1.06%) Statistics
11 8 (1.06%) NHS
12 7 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.79%) Open Source
14 5 (0.66%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
15 4 (0.53%) RMADS
16 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.30%) Windows
2 30 (3.96%) UNIX
3 26 (3.43%) Linux
4 13 (1.72%) Solaris
5 11 (1.45%) AIX
6 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (66.31%) Information Security
2 175 (23.12%) Risk Management
3 169 (22.32%) Security Management
4 149 (19.68%) ITIL
5 143 (18.89%) Data Protection
6 99 (13.08%) Business Continuity
7 93 (12.29%) Information Security Management
7 93 (12.29%) Cyber Security
8 79 (10.44%) Penetration Testing
9 73 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 69 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 64 (8.45%) ISMS
12 63 (8.32%) Line Management
13 60 (7.93%) Security Architecture
14 59 (7.79%) Incident Management
15 56 (7.40%) Service Delivery
15 56 (7.40%) Risk Assessment
16 55 (7.27%) SIEM
17 47 (6.21%) Project Management
18 43 (5.68%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.77%) SQL
2 7 (0.92%) Java
3 5 (0.66%) C
3 5 (0.66%) C++
3 5 (0.66%) APL
4 2 (0.26%) VB
4 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 331 (43.73%) CISSP
2 201 (26.55%) CISM
3 86 (11.36%) CISA
4 79 (10.44%) Degree
5 77 (10.17%) Security Cleared
6 45 (5.94%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 25 (3.30%) CRISC
8 24 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (2.51%) CISMP
10 18 (2.38%) CEH
11 16 (2.11%) CCNP
11 16 (2.11%) VCP4
12 15 (1.98%) CCNA
13 14 (1.85%) MCSA
14 13 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.59%) MCP
15 12 (1.59%) GIAC
15 12 (1.59%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (45.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 175 (23.12%) PCI DSS
3 29 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (3.70%) COBIT
5 12 (1.59%) SLA
5 12 (1.59%) BS25999
6 11 (1.45%) QA
7 8 (1.06%) COSO
8 7 (0.92%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.66%) HMG Infosec
10 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.26%) BS7799
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.53%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.13%) Snort
4 1 (0.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) WMI
1 2 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.13%) Nessus
2 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 65 (8.59%) Cisco
2 50 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 16 (2.11%) Juniper
5 12 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 11 (1.45%) VMware
6 11 (1.45%) SAP
6 11 (1.45%) Oracle
6 11 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
7 10 (1.32%) LogRhythm
7 10 (1.32%) Riverbed
8 8 (1.06%) NetApp
9 7 (0.92%) Websense
10 6 (0.79%) BT
10 6 (0.79%) Remedy
10 6 (0.79%) Citrix
10 6 (0.79%) F5
10 6 (0.79%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (0.66%) ArcSight
11 5 (0.66%) Symantec
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