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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 518 675 594
Rank change year-on-year
+157 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 422 266 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 351 199 248
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +145 410 £64,750 +7.02% 45
London +107 194 £70,000 +3.70% 22
South East +56 92 £62,500 +8.69% 13
City of London +48 54 £70,000 +16.66% 6
Berkshire +22 48 £62,500 +47.05% 2
West Midlands +2 36 £55,000 -14.06% 1
Reading +16 28 £62,500 - 1
Yorkshire +18 23 £45,000 -18.18% 3
South West -31 19 £80,000 +56.86% 3
North West +25 17 £60,000 +13.20% 3
Surrey +24 16 £55,000 -12.00% 2
West Yorkshire +22 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leeds +16 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +27 12 £65,000 +30.00%
East of England +22 11 £55,000 -16.98%
Scotland +14 11 £55,000 -8.33%
Hampshire -2 11 £92,500 +94.73% 6
Edinburgh +10 10 £55,000 -6.77%
Coventry - 10 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -1 9 £52,500 -20.75%
Gloucestershire -10 9 £80,000 +48.83%
Gloucester -10 9 £80,000 +52.38%
Staffordshire - 9 £72,500 -
Kent +24 8 £72,500 +61.11%
Cheshire +19 8 £61,215 -
Tyne and Wear -5 8 £34,369 -50.90%
North East -6 8 £34,369 -50.90%
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 7 £33,738 -51.80%
Basingstoke +30 6 £53,750 +43.33% 4
Manchester +9 6 £48,250 -5.39% 2

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 542 (68.18%) Information Security
2 376 (47.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 357 (44.91%) CISSP
4 233 (29.31%) CISM
5 199 (25.03%) PCI DSS
6 195 (24.53%) Security Management
7 185 (23.27%) Management Information System
8 182 (22.89%) Finance
9 178 (22.39%) ITIL
10 171 (21.51%) Risk Management
11 153 (19.25%) Data Protection
12 130 (16.35%) Cyber Security
13 127 (15.97%) Firewall
14 118 (14.84%) Business Continuity
15 117 (14.72%) Information Security Management
16 108 (13.58%) CISA
17 90 (11.32%) Degree
18 87 (10.94%) Security Cleared
18 87 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
19 82 (10.31%) ISMS
20 81 (10.19%) Network Security
21 75 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
22 71 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
23 70 (8.81%) Windows
24 67 (8.43%) Security Architecture
25 63 (7.92%) Risk Assessment
26 62 (7.80%) Cisco
26 62 (7.80%) Data Protection Act
27 59 (7.42%) Incident Management
28 57 (7.17%) SIEM

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (0.75%) IIS
2 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.13%) Apache
4 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.26%) SaaS
2 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (15.97%) Firewall
2 81 (10.19%) Network Security
3 29 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (2.89%) Internet
5 22 (2.77%) LAN
6 20 (2.52%) VPN
7 19 (2.39%) WAN
7 19 (2.39%) Wireless
8 15 (1.89%) SSL
9 12 (1.51%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.38%) WLAN
10 11 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (1.13%) DNS
12 8 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.75%) IPsec
13 6 (0.75%) VoIP
14 5 (0.63%) DHCP
14 5 (0.63%) MPLS
14 5 (0.63%) VPLS
15 4 (0.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) Hudson
2 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 182 (22.89%) Finance
2 53 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.29%) Legal
4 37 (4.65%) Retail
5 34 (4.28%) Law
6 29 (3.65%) Banking
7 15 (1.89%) Marketing
8 9 (1.13%) Advertising
9 7 (0.88%) Electronics
9 7 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.63%) Czech Language
10 5 (0.63%) Local Government
11 4 (0.50%) Military
11 4 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.88%) Middleware
2 4 (0.50%) .NET
2 4 (0.50%) Web Services
3 2 (0.25%) SOAP
3 2 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 185 (23.27%) Management Information System
2 62 (7.80%) Data Protection Act
3 52 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.52%) CESG
5 25 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.02%) Cryptography
7 19 (2.39%) Freedom of Information
8 18 (2.26%) FMCG
9 15 (1.89%) Freedom of Information Act
10 12 (1.51%) PKI
11 8 (1.01%) Statistics
12 7 (0.88%) PMI
12 7 (0.88%) NHS
13 6 (0.75%) SCADA
13 6 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.63%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.63%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
15 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.81%) Windows
2 28 (3.52%) UNIX
3 25 (3.14%) Linux
4 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.50%) Solaris
6 3 (0.38%) AIX
6 3 (0.38%) VMS
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (68.18%) Information Security
2 195 (24.53%) Security Management
3 178 (22.39%) ITIL
4 171 (21.51%) Risk Management
5 153 (19.25%) Data Protection
6 130 (16.35%) Cyber Security
7 118 (14.84%) Business Continuity
8 117 (14.72%) Information Security Management
9 87 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
10 82 (10.31%) ISMS
11 75 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 71 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (8.43%) Security Architecture
14 63 (7.92%) Risk Assessment
15 59 (7.42%) Incident Management
16 57 (7.17%) Project Management
16 57 (7.17%) SIEM
17 53 (6.67%) Information Assurance
18 51 (6.42%) PRINCE2
19 50 (6.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.64%) SQL
2 5 (0.63%) APL
3 4 (0.50%) VB
3 4 (0.50%) C
3 4 (0.50%) C++
3 4 (0.50%) Java
3 4 (0.50%) Perl
3 4 (0.50%) PHP
3 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.38%) Ruby
4 3 (0.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.38%) Python
5 2 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 357 (44.91%) CISSP
2 233 (29.31%) CISM
3 108 (13.58%) CISA
4 90 (11.32%) Degree
5 87 (10.94%) Security Cleared
6 44 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 32 (4.03%) DV Cleared
7 32 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (3.77%) CRISC
9 27 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (3.02%) CCNP
10 24 (3.02%) CISMP
11 19 (2.39%) CCNA
12 18 (2.26%) MCSA
13 17 (2.14%) PCI QSA
14 15 (1.89%) GIAC
15 13 (1.64%) SSCP
16 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.51%) MCP
16 12 (1.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (47.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 199 (25.03%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.40%) COBIT
4 30 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.51%) BS25999
6 10 (1.26%) COSO
7 8 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.01%) QA
8 5 (0.63%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.25%) SLA
11 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 27 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.50%) WMI
2 2 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.13%) Nessus
3 1 (0.13%) Nmap
3 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 62 (7.80%) Cisco
2 45 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.91%) CheckPoint
4 17 (2.14%) Oracle
5 12 (1.51%) Websense
6 10 (1.26%) SAP
6 10 (1.26%) Juniper
7 9 (1.13%) Citrix
8 8 (1.01%) NetApp
8 8 (1.01%) VMware
9 7 (0.88%) Blue Coat
10 6 (0.75%) BT
10 6 (0.75%) Remedy
11 5 (0.63%) Riverbed
11 5 (0.63%) F5
11 5 (0.63%) Nokia
11 5 (0.63%) IBM
12 4 (0.50%) StatPro
12 4 (0.50%) McAfee
12 4 (0.50%) Clearswift
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
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Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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