The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 418 524 610
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 654 509 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 535 424 319
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,750 £55,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.77%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Manager in the job title.

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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +110 621 £62,500 +8.69% 31
London +57 257 £72,500 +16.00% 18
South East +65 136 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Yorkshire +79 68 £60,000 +33.33%
North West +25 51 £53,000 +11.57% 4
City of London +67 49 £67,500 +3.84% 6
Berkshire +34 49 £62,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +56 48 £60,000 +33.33%
South West -10 37 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Surrey +45 36 £58,750 -17.54%
Manchester +1 35 £55,500 +12.12% 2
West Midlands +4 33 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Reading +29 26 £70,000 +16.66%
Birmingham -17 25 £51,820 -13.63% 2
Leeds +33 23 £57,500 +27.77%
East Midlands +33 21 £62,500 -19.35%
Scotland +31 20 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East of England +24 17 £65,000 +9.70% 1
Bradford - 16 £65,000 -
Kent +23 14 £65,000 +23.80%
Edinburgh +21 14 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East Sussex +13 14 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Bristol +7 13 £51,820 +1.11% 2
Guildford +25 12 £70,000 +3.70%
Slough +30 11 £48,500 +14.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £66,250 +10.41%
Gloucestershire -13 11 £70,000 +47.36%
Brighton +16 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +5 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Merseyside -5 9 £51,660 +3.32%

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 894 (72.33%) Information Security
2 610 (49.35%) CISSP
3 606 (49.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 446 (36.08%) CISM
5 395 (31.96%) Cybersecurity
6 382 (30.91%) PCI DSS
7 306 (24.76%) Finance
8 280 (22.65%) CISA
9 264 (21.36%) Risk Management
10 246 (19.90%) Data Protection
11 216 (17.48%) Security Management
12 213 (17.23%) Management Information System
13 208 (16.83%) ITIL
14 207 (16.75%) Degree
15 188 (15.21%) Firewall
16 156 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
17 145 (11.73%) Information Security Management
18 143 (11.57%) Project Management
19 140 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
20 127 (10.28%) Network Security
21 125 (10.11%) Security Operations
22 124 (10.03%) SIEM
23 120 (9.71%) ISMS
24 118 (9.55%) Vulnerability Management
25 115 (9.30%) COBIT
26 113 (9.14%) Legal
27 107 (8.66%) Security Architecture
28 96 (7.77%) Security Cleared
29 94 (7.61%) Active Directory
30 91 (7.36%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (3.32%) IIS
2 10 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.32%) CMS
3 4 (0.32%) Zimbra
4 1 (0.081%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.081%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.081%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.73%) MS Project
4 7 (0.57%) MS Office
4 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) SAP GRC
1 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.081%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.46%) SaaS
3 15 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.81%) IaaS
5 6 (0.49%) Office 365
6 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.081%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (15.21%) Firewall
2 127 (10.28%) Network Security
3 65 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 51 (4.13%) LAN
4 51 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 51 (4.13%) WAN
5 42 (3.40%) DNS
6 34 (2.75%) Internet
7 27 (2.18%) VLAN
8 26 (2.10%) DHCP
9 23 (1.86%) WLAN
10 20 (1.62%) Wireless
11 16 (1.29%) VPN
12 13 (1.05%) SAN
12 13 (1.05%) SMTP
13 12 (0.97%) SSL
14 11 (0.89%) HTTP
14 11 (0.89%) Unified Communications
15 10 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.73%) Big Data
2 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
2 7 (0.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.40%) SQLPlus
4 4 (0.32%) Pentaho
4 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.24%) ActiveReports
6 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.32%) PVCS
General
1 306 (24.76%) Finance
2 113 (9.14%) Legal
3 61 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 60 (4.85%) Retail
5 53 (4.29%) Marketing
6 39 (3.16%) Banking
7 20 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.38%) Law
9 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.57%) Electronics
10 7 (0.57%) Games
10 7 (0.57%) German Language
11 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.46%) .NET
2 6 (0.49%) SailPoint
3 4 (0.32%) Apache Flex
3 4 (0.32%) HTML
4 3 (0.24%) Web Services
5 2 (0.16%) XML
6 1 (0.081%) COM
6 1 (0.081%) CSS
6 1 (0.081%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.081%) jQuery
6 1 (0.081%) Middleware
6 1 (0.081%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.081%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 213 (17.23%) Management Information System
2 81 (6.55%) Data Centre
3 79 (6.39%) Data Protection Act
4 61 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 40 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
7 35 (2.83%) NHS
8 27 (2.18%) Cryptography
9 23 (1.86%) Cyber Attack
10 22 (1.78%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (1.54%) Blog
12 19 (1.54%) Cybercrime
12 19 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
13 16 (1.29%) CESG
14 10 (0.81%) PMI
15 8 (0.65%) Fintech
16 7 (0.57%) iPad
17 6 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
17 6 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.88%) Windows
2 70 (5.66%) Linux
3 39 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 31 (2.51%) Mac OS X
5 27 (2.18%) Unix
6 26 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.40%) Android
8 4 (0.32%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (72.33%) Information Security
2 395 (31.96%) Cybersecurity
3 264 (21.36%) Risk Management
4 246 (19.90%) Data Protection
5 216 (17.48%) Security Management
6 208 (16.83%) ITIL
7 156 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
8 145 (11.73%) Information Security Management
9 143 (11.57%) Project Management
10 140 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 125 (10.11%) Security Operations
12 124 (10.03%) SIEM
13 120 (9.71%) ISMS
14 118 (9.55%) Vulnerability Management
15 107 (8.66%) Security Architecture
16 91 (7.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 84 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
17 84 (6.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 78 (6.31%) Business Continuity
19 76 (6.15%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 35 (2.83%) SQL
2 25 (2.02%) C#
3 24 (1.94%) Java
4 21 (1.70%) C++
5 20 (1.62%) C
6 17 (1.38%) Objective-C
6 17 (1.38%) PHP
6 17 (1.38%) VB.NET
7 11 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 10 (0.81%) Python
9 8 (0.65%) Perl
10 4 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.32%) VBScript
11 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.081%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.081%) Ruby
12 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 610 (49.35%) CISSP
2 446 (36.08%) CISM
3 280 (22.65%) CISA
4 207 (16.75%) Degree
5 96 (7.77%) Security Cleared
6 59 (4.77%) SC Cleared
7 54 (4.37%) CEH
8 42 (3.40%) CRISC
9 41 (3.32%) IISP
10 38 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (2.83%) SANS
12 24 (1.94%) CISMP
12 24 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.86%) CCNP
14 22 (1.78%) GCIA
14 22 (1.78%) GIAC
15 20 (1.62%) CREST Certified
15 20 (1.62%) GCIH
16 18 (1.46%) CLAS
16 18 (1.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (49.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 382 (30.91%) PCI DSS
3 115 (9.30%) COBIT
4 87 (7.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (2.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 24 (1.94%) ISO22301
7 21 (1.70%) ISO27002
7 21 (1.70%) QA
8 19 (1.54%) ISO 9001
9 17 (1.38%) RMADS
10 12 (0.97%) SLA
11 8 (0.65%) COSO
12 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.49%) ISO27005
13 4 (0.32%) BS25999
14 3 (0.24%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.081%) BS7799
15 1 (0.081%) GPG13
15 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 94 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.65%) vSphere
3 7 (0.57%) Snort
4 6 (0.49%) XenApp
5 3 (0.24%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.081%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.081%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.21%) Nessus
2 9 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.40%) Nmap
4 5 (0.40%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.081%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.081%) EnCase
6 1 (0.081%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.081%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.081%) Kibana
6 1 (0.081%) logstash
6 1 (0.081%) QRadar
6 1 (0.081%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.081%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (4.53%) Cisco
2 45 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.43%) SAP
4 26 (2.10%) Apple
5 25 (2.02%) VMware
6 18 (1.46%) CheckPoint
7 16 (1.29%) Splunk
8 15 (1.21%) Intel Security
8 15 (1.21%) Oracle
9 12 (0.97%) LogRhythm
10 11 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
11 10 (0.81%) Qualys
12 9 (0.73%) ArcSight
12 9 (0.73%) Fortinet
12 9 (0.73%) HP
12 9 (0.73%) Juniper
13 8 (0.65%) FireEye
13 8 (0.65%) Huawei
13 8 (0.65%) Trend Micro
14 7 (0.57%) Citrix
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Darwen, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40249.00 - £45280.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Docklands
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 24 days ago