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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 628 509 637
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 281 416 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 229 328 215
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -117 260 £57,625 +0.21% 34
London -77 115 £62,500 -3.84% 17
South East -57 57 £65,000 +18.18% 4
City of London 0 29 £65,000 - 9
West Midlands +2 23 £54,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -7 23 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Berkshire -18 23 £70,000 +16.66% 1
East of England -45 18 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Scotland -7 17 £68,750 +52.77% 2
Birmingham +1 13 £47,500 -13.63%
Maidenhead - 13 £82,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 12 £45,000 - 1
North West -22 11 £65,000 +30.00% 4
East Midlands +6 10 £60,000 +4.34%
Derbyshire -3 9 £62,500 +4.16%
Yorkshire -47 8 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £80,000 -
Chesterfield - 8 £60,000 -
Edinburgh -6 7 £55,250 -9.79% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £63,750 +15.90%
West Yorkshire -38 6 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South West -40 6 £48,750 -4.41% 2
Havant - 6 £65,000 -
Manchester -6 5 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Cheshire -9 5 £57,000 -18.57% 1
Essex -10 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Glasgow 0 4 £60,000 +44.57%
Coventry -6 4 £54,250 -
Tyne and Wear -4 3 £35,581 -
North East -5 3 £35,581 - 2

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 376 (64.60%) Information Security
2 264 (45.36%) CISSP
3 234 (40.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 223 (38.32%) Finance
5 154 (26.46%) CISM
6 140 (24.05%) PCI DSS
7 126 (21.65%) Management Information System
8 122 (20.96%) CISA
9 115 (19.76%) ITIL
10 109 (18.73%) Data Protection
11 108 (18.56%) Project Management
11 108 (18.56%) Risk Management
12 103 (17.70%) Security Management
13 96 (16.49%) Degree
14 83 (14.26%) Cyber Security
15 77 (13.23%) Firewall
16 70 (12.03%) PRINCE2
17 65 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 63 (10.82%) SIEM
19 62 (10.65%) Network Security
20 56 (9.62%) Security Cleared
21 54 (9.28%) Information Security Management
22 51 (8.76%) Business Development
23 49 (8.42%) Security Architecture
23 49 (8.42%) Legal
24 48 (8.25%) Programme Management
25 44 (7.56%) Risk Assessment
26 43 (7.39%) Service Delivery
26 43 (7.39%) Juniper
27 42 (7.22%) Business Continuity

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.03%) Lync
2 4 (0.69%) IIS
3 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.34%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (1.55%) MS Office
2 8 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.03%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.23%) Firewall
2 62 (10.65%) Network Security
3 29 (4.98%) Wireless
4 27 (4.64%) Internet
5 14 (2.41%) VPN
6 13 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.06%) DMZ
8 11 (1.89%) DNS
9 9 (1.55%) HTTP
9 9 (1.55%) LAN
10 8 (1.37%) SMTP
11 7 (1.20%) VoIP
11 7 (1.20%) WAN
11 7 (1.20%) LDAP
12 6 (1.03%) FTP
12 6 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.86%) Intranet
14 4 (0.69%) OSPF
14 4 (0.69%) VLAN
14 4 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.69%) SAP BW
2 4 (0.69%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.34%) Big Data
3 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Subversion
2 1 (0.17%) Paros
2 1 (0.17%) QADirector
2 1 (0.17%) FxCop
General
1 223 (38.32%) Finance
2 49 (8.42%) Legal
3 37 (6.36%) Banking
4 30 (5.15%) Retail
5 20 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.89%) Advertising
7 11 (1.89%) German Language
8 7 (1.20%) French Language
9 4 (0.69%) Marketing
10 3 (0.52%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.23%) Web Services
2 8 (1.37%) JSP
3 5 (0.86%) SAML
4 4 (0.69%) BAPI
5 3 (0.52%) .NET
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) Middleware
6 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.65%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.70%) PMI
3 30 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
4 29 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.92%) CESG
6 16 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.06%) RMADS
8 11 (1.89%) Open Source
9 9 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.86%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.86%) DataPower
12 4 (0.69%) FMCG
12 4 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.69%) Replication
13 3 (0.52%) NHS
13 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.52%) PKI
14 2 (0.34%) Mechatronics
14 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.01%) Windows
2 20 (3.44%) Linux
3 16 (2.75%) UNIX
4 8 (1.37%) AIX
5 7 (1.20%) Solaris
6 6 (1.03%) FreeBSD
7 5 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (64.60%) Information Security
2 115 (19.76%) ITIL
3 109 (18.73%) Data Protection
4 108 (18.56%) Project Management
4 108 (18.56%) Risk Management
5 103 (17.70%) Security Management
6 83 (14.26%) Cyber Security
7 70 (12.03%) PRINCE2
8 65 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (10.82%) SIEM
10 54 (9.28%) Information Security Management
11 51 (8.76%) Business Development
12 49 (8.42%) Security Architecture
13 48 (8.25%) Programme Management
14 44 (7.56%) Risk Assessment
15 43 (7.39%) Service Delivery
16 42 (7.22%) Business Continuity
17 40 (6.87%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (6.87%) Line Management
18 33 (5.67%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.37%) Java
2 7 (1.20%) SQL
3 6 (1.03%) Perl
3 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.17%) PHP
5 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 264 (45.36%) CISSP
2 154 (26.46%) CISM
3 122 (20.96%) CISA
4 96 (16.49%) Degree
5 56 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 41 (7.04%) PMI Certification
7 29 (4.98%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.23%) CCNA
9 13 (2.23%) CEH
10 12 (2.06%) GCIH
11 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.55%) CISMP
13 7 (1.20%) GIAC
14 6 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.86%) CCNP
15 5 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.69%) CRISC
16 4 (0.69%) ISACA
16 4 (0.69%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (40.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (24.05%) PCI DSS
3 38 (6.53%) COBIT
4 13 (2.23%) ISO 9001
5 12 (2.06%) COSO
6 9 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.55%) JSP 440
6 9 (1.55%) SLA
7 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.69%) GPG13
9 3 (0.52%) BS7799
9 3 (0.52%) QA
9 3 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.17%) BS25999
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
2 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (7.39%) Juniper
2 30 (5.15%) Cisco
3 29 (4.98%) Blue Coat
4 28 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 22 (3.78%) Riverbed
5 22 (3.78%) Ruckus Wireless
5 22 (3.78%) LogRhythm
6 20 (3.44%) CheckPoint
7 16 (2.75%) SAP
8 13 (2.23%) F5
9 7 (1.20%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.20%) Brocade
9 7 (1.20%) Sun
9 7 (1.20%) VMware
10 6 (1.03%) McAfee
10 6 (1.03%) Foundry
11 5 (0.86%) Imperva
11 5 (0.86%) Oracle
12 4 (0.69%) Citrix
12 4 (0.69%) Sage
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Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £120000 Per Annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
North London
London Borough of Islington
Salary: From £47,169 to £49,947 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 18 days ago