The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 657 580 685
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 275 314 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 209 235 177
Average salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,650 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -102 244 £61,000 +1.66% 16
London -79 113 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South East -54 54 £57,500 -4.16% 2
City of London -4 41 £61,250 -9.25% 1
South West +23 30 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Berkshire -15 23 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Scotland 0 16 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh -8 15 £59,000 -1.66% 1
Cardiff +15 10 £55,000 - 1
South Wales +13 10 £55,000 - 1
Wales +8 10 £55,000 - 1
North West 0 9 £53,000 +0.95% 2
East of England -23 9 £62,500 +14.67%
Bristol +8 8 £51,000 +2.00% 1
Reading -7 8 - -
West Midlands -8 8 £64,000 -5.18% 1
Hampshire -34 8 £47,500 -28.57%
Somerset - 8 £45,000 -
Newbury - 8 £42,500 -
Manchester +8 7 £51,000 +2.00% 2
Wiltshire 0 6 £42,500 -29.16% 1
East Midlands -18 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -49 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Gloucestershire - 6 £53,750 -
Hertfordshire +13 5 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire +2 5 - - 1
Surrey -21 5 £62,500 +4.16%
Leeds -26 5 £55,000 +4.76%
West Yorkshire -33 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Birmingham +4 4 £64,000 +42.22% 1

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 419 (70.78%) Information Security
2 315 (53.21%) CISSP
3 243 (41.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 216 (36.49%) CISM
5 194 (32.77%) Finance
6 145 (24.49%) Security Management
7 131 (22.13%) PCI DSS
8 130 (21.96%) CISA
9 126 (21.28%) Management Information System
10 121 (20.44%) Risk Management
11 116 (19.59%) ITIL
12 90 (15.20%) Information Security Management
13 78 (13.18%) Degree
14 75 (12.67%) Project Management
15 72 (12.16%) Security Cleared
16 71 (11.99%) Data Protection
17 70 (11.82%) Risk Assessment
18 69 (11.66%) Firewall
19 67 (11.32%) ISMS
20 63 (10.64%) Business Continuity
21 57 (9.63%) SC Cleared
22 54 (9.12%) Legal
23 50 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
24 49 (8.28%) Banking
25 47 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
25 47 (7.94%) Windows
25 47 (7.94%) Cyber Security
26 45 (7.60%) Data Security
27 44 (7.43%) SIEM
28 40 (6.76%) BCP

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.01%) IIS
2 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.34%) SAS
3 2 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (1.35%) MS Office
2 3 (0.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.03%) SAP GRC
2 8 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.66%) Firewall
2 28 (4.73%) Network Security
3 27 (4.56%) Internet
4 20 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (2.53%) Wireless
5 15 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.03%) HTTP
6 12 (2.03%) DNS
7 9 (1.52%) LDAP
7 9 (1.52%) SMTP
7 9 (1.52%) FTP
8 7 (1.18%) LAN
8 7 (1.18%) VPN
9 5 (0.84%) WAN
10 4 (0.68%) SAN
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.51%) FWSM
11 3 (0.51%) TACACS
11 3 (0.51%) VoIP
11 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.17%) Big Data
2 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) FxCop
1 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.17%) Paros
General
1 194 (32.77%) Finance
2 54 (9.12%) Legal
3 49 (8.28%) Banking
4 39 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.70%) Advertising
6 14 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.03%) Retail
8 11 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.35%) Local Government
10 7 (1.18%) Marketing
11 6 (1.01%) Law
12 5 (0.84%) Games
12 5 (0.84%) Publishing
13 4 (0.68%) Automotive
14 3 (0.51%) Back Office
14 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.17%) SAML
3 1 (0.17%) Middleware
3 1 (0.17%) JSP
3 1 (0.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.41%) CESG
3 29 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
4 28 (4.73%) RMADS
5 26 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.04%) PMI
7 14 (2.36%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.52%) Open Source
8 9 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.68%) Replication
11 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.51%) GIS
11 3 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.51%) CCTV
12 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.34%) Physics
12 2 (0.34%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.34%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.94%) Windows
2 34 (5.74%) Linux
3 10 (1.69%) UNIX
4 9 (1.52%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (70.78%) Information Security
2 145 (24.49%) Security Management
3 121 (20.44%) Risk Management
4 116 (19.59%) ITIL
5 90 (15.20%) Information Security Management
6 75 (12.67%) Project Management
7 71 (11.99%) Data Protection
8 70 (11.82%) Risk Assessment
9 67 (11.32%) ISMS
10 63 (10.64%) Business Continuity
11 50 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (7.94%) Cyber Security
13 45 (7.60%) Data Security
14 44 (7.43%) SIEM
15 40 (6.76%) BCP
15 40 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
16 35 (5.91%) Business Continuity Planning
16 35 (5.91%) Information Assurance
17 34 (5.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.20%) SQL
2 11 (1.86%) Java
3 10 (1.69%) Shell Script
3 10 (1.69%) Perl
4 9 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.17%) PHP
6 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 315 (53.21%) CISSP
2 216 (36.49%) CISM
3 130 (21.96%) CISA
4 78 (13.18%) Degree
5 72 (12.16%) Security Cleared
6 57 (9.63%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.72%) PMI Certification
8 17 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.20%) SSCP
9 13 (2.20%) CCNP
9 13 (2.20%) GCIH
10 12 (2.03%) CEH
11 11 (1.86%) GIAC
12 10 (1.69%) CISMP
12 10 (1.69%) PCI QSA
13 9 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.35%) ISACA
14 8 (1.35%) CGEIT
15 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (41.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (22.13%) PCI DSS
3 40 (6.76%) COBIT
4 30 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (3.72%) SLA
6 18 (3.04%) ISO 9001
7 13 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 12 (2.03%) CESG Infosec
9 10 (1.69%) BS7799
9 10 (1.69%) JSP 440
10 8 (1.35%) GPG13
11 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.84%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.68%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.68%) BS25999
14 3 (0.51%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.34%) QA
15 2 (0.34%) HMG Infosec
16 1 (0.17%) COSO
System Software
1 8 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.34%) Nessus
3 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (4.56%) Oracle
2 20 (3.38%) Cisco
3 17 (2.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.70%) SAP
5 15 (2.53%) Juniper
6 11 (1.86%) Cyber-Ark
7 9 (1.52%) Symantec
7 9 (1.52%) McAfee
8 7 (1.18%) VMware
9 6 (1.01%) Citrix
10 5 (0.84%) Qualys
10 5 (0.84%) HP
10 5 (0.84%) Sun
11 4 (0.68%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.68%) Huawei
11 4 (0.68%) Sage
11 4 (0.68%) Riverbed
11 4 (0.68%) LogRhythm
11 4 (0.68%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (0.68%) F5
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85k - 90k per year + benefits.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 Per Annum +bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale/ London
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k + £3.5k London Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Greythorn
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus + 11% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago