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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 514 652 596
Rank change year-on-year
+138 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 428 260 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 358 202 228
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 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +160 411 £65,000 +8.33% 37
London +83 182 £72,500 +3.57% 24
South East +43 92 £62,500 +4.16% 6
Berkshire +21 50 £62,500 +47.05% 3
City of London +20 50 £70,000 +3.70% 6
West Midlands -1 36 £55,104 -13.90% 4
Yorkshire +25 31 £45,000 - 1
Reading +16 28 £62,500 - 2
Leeds +20 23 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 23 £45,000 - 1
South West -25 21 £70,000 +37.25% 2
North West +21 19 £59,000 +4.88%
Surrey +5 15 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +17 14 £55,000 -6.77% 1
East of England +23 13 £55,000 -12.00%
East Midlands +22 13 £65,000 +52.94%
Hertfordshire +6 11 £52,500 -16.00%
Edinburgh +2 11 £55,000 -7.56%
Hampshire 0 11 £86,250 +43.75% 1
Staffordshire - 10 £72,500 -
Gloucester +3 9 £80,000 +52.38%
Gloucestershire -4 9 £80,000 +48.83%
Kent +28 8 £72,500 +61.11%
Cheshire +9 8 £66,858 -
North East -1 8 £34,369 -50.90%
Tyne and Wear -8 8 £34,369 -50.90%
Coventry - 8 £55,104 - 3
Manchester +8 7 £48,250 -12.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 7 £33,738 -51.80%
Derbyshire +20 6 £72,500 +119.69%

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 543 (67.71%) Information Security
2 370 (46.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 354 (44.14%) CISSP
4 226 (28.18%) CISM
5 195 (24.31%) PCI DSS
6 186 (23.19%) Management Information System
7 185 (23.07%) Finance
8 184 (22.94%) Security Management
9 177 (22.07%) Risk Management
10 164 (20.45%) ITIL
11 152 (18.95%) Data Protection
12 120 (14.96%) Firewall
13 118 (14.71%) Cyber Security
14 111 (13.84%) Information Security Management
15 106 (13.22%) Business Continuity
16 101 (12.59%) CISA
17 87 (10.85%) Windows
17 87 (10.85%) Degree
18 84 (10.47%) Security Cleared
19 82 (10.22%) Network Security
20 81 (10.10%) ISMS
21 74 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
22 71 (8.85%) Security Architecture
23 68 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
24 67 (8.35%) Cisco
25 65 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
26 62 (7.73%) Incident Management
27 60 (7.48%) SIEM
27 60 (7.48%) Service Delivery
28 59 (7.36%) Data Protection Act

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (0.87%) IIS
2 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.12%) Apache
3 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.50%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.50%) SaaS
2 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (14.96%) Firewall
2 82 (10.22%) Network Security
3 30 (3.74%) Wireless
4 25 (3.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (2.74%) Internet
6 20 (2.49%) SSL
7 18 (2.24%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.00%) VPN
9 15 (1.87%) LAN
10 13 (1.62%) WAN
11 9 (1.12%) DNS
12 8 (1.00%) WLAN
12 8 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.62%) VoIP
14 5 (0.62%) DHCP
15 4 (0.50%) HTTP
15 4 (0.50%) LDAP
15 4 (0.50%) DMZ
15 4 (0.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.12%) MySQL
4 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.12%) Hudson
2 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 185 (23.07%) Finance
2 54 (6.73%) Telecoms
2 54 (6.73%) Legal
3 46 (5.74%) Retail
4 39 (4.86%) Banking
5 30 (3.74%) Law
6 14 (1.75%) Marketing
7 9 (1.12%) Advertising
8 7 (0.87%) Electronics
9 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.62%) Back Office
10 5 (0.62%) Czech Language
11 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Military
12 3 (0.37%) Local Government
12 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.62%) .NET
1 5 (0.62%) Middleware
2 4 (0.50%) REST
2 4 (0.50%) SOAP
3 3 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 186 (23.19%) Management Information System
2 59 (7.36%) Data Protection Act
3 51 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.37%) Cryptography
5 26 (3.24%) CESG
6 25 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.12%) Freedom of Information
8 16 (2.00%) FMCG
9 15 (1.87%) Freedom of Information Act
10 13 (1.62%) PKI
11 8 (1.00%) Statistics
11 8 (1.00%) NHS
12 6 (0.75%) SCADA
12 6 (0.75%) Open Source
12 6 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.62%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.62%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
15 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.85%) Windows
2 36 (4.49%) UNIX
3 32 (3.99%) Linux
4 12 (1.50%) Solaris
5 9 (1.12%) AIX
6 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (67.71%) Information Security
2 184 (22.94%) Security Management
3 177 (22.07%) Risk Management
4 164 (20.45%) ITIL
5 152 (18.95%) Data Protection
6 118 (14.71%) Cyber Security
7 111 (13.84%) Information Security Management
8 106 (13.22%) Business Continuity
9 81 (10.10%) ISMS
10 74 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
11 71 (8.85%) Security Architecture
12 68 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 62 (7.73%) Incident Management
15 60 (7.48%) Service Delivery
15 60 (7.48%) SIEM
16 57 (7.11%) Risk Assessment
17 55 (6.86%) Line Management
18 53 (6.61%) Project Management
19 46 (5.74%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.62%) SQL
2 6 (0.75%) C
3 5 (0.62%) Java
3 5 (0.62%) APL
4 4 (0.50%) C++
4 4 (0.50%) VB
4 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.25%) Perl
6 2 (0.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby
7 1 (0.12%) Python
7 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 354 (44.14%) CISSP
2 226 (28.18%) CISM
3 101 (12.59%) CISA
4 87 (10.85%) Degree
5 84 (10.47%) Security Cleared
6 44 (5.49%) SC Cleared
7 29 (3.62%) DV Cleared
7 29 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (3.37%) CRISC
9 22 (2.74%) CISMP
10 20 (2.49%) CCNP
11 18 (2.24%) CCNA
12 17 (2.12%) MCSA
12 17 (2.12%) GIAC
13 16 (2.00%) CEH
14 14 (1.75%) PCI QSA
15 12 (1.50%) CHFI
15 12 (1.50%) MCP
15 12 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (46.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 195 (24.31%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.36%) COBIT
4 31 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.37%) QA
5 11 (1.37%) BS25999
6 10 (1.25%) COSO
7 7 (0.87%) SLA
8 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.62%) HMG Infosec
10 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.12%) BS7799
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.50%) WMI
2 2 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.12%) Nessus
3 1 (0.12%) Nmap
3 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 67 (8.35%) Cisco
2 47 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 40 (4.99%) CheckPoint
4 15 (1.87%) Oracle
5 13 (1.62%) Juniper
6 12 (1.50%) SAP
6 12 (1.50%) VMware
7 10 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (1.12%) Blue Coat
8 9 (1.12%) Websense
9 8 (1.00%) NetApp
9 8 (1.00%) LogRhythm
9 8 (1.00%) Riverbed
10 7 (0.87%) F5
10 7 (0.87%) Citrix
11 6 (0.75%) BT
11 6 (0.75%) Remedy
12 5 (0.62%) Symantec
13 4 (0.50%) Clearswift
13 4 (0.50%) StatPro
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits schem
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Momentum
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Via Resource
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum 20% Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, 11% pension, life
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago