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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 418 507 635
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 646 549 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 536 449 296
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,765 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -4.34%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +93 610 £61,000 +1.66% 57
London +20 223 £70,000 +3.70% 31
South East +65 165 £60,000 - 8
Berkshire +38 65 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Yorkshire +76 64 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North West +21 48 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +49 47 £60,000 +29.72% 2
City of London +42 41 £65,000 -7.14% 4
West Midlands +13 40 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +48 37 £62,000 -14.48% 1
Manchester +2 37 £55,500 +5.71% 1
Birmingham -3 32 £60,500 -13.57% 1
Leeds +49 31 £57,500 +24.32%
South West +20 29 £65,000 +26.21% 6
East Midlands +19 26 £58,750 -9.61% 1
Reading +19 23 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Scotland +24 21 £57,500 +10.57% 1
Slough +32 20 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Kent - 19 £61,500 - 1
Edinburgh +19 14 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East of England -1 13 £57,500 -5.73% 3
East Sussex +12 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hampshire +7 12 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 11 £55,000 -29.03%
Wales +12 11 £41,500 -7.77%
Gloucestershire 0 10 £70,000 +36.58% 2
South Wales +13 8 £41,500 -7.77%
Southampton 0 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Cheltenham -4 8 £70,000 +47.36%
Oxfordshire -11 8 £55,000 -12.00%

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 907 (73.68%) Information Security
2 632 (51.34%) CISSP
3 602 (48.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 475 (38.59%) CISM
5 413 (33.55%) PCI DSS
6 363 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
7 303 (24.61%) Finance
8 279 (22.66%) Risk Management
9 273 (22.18%) CISA
10 222 (18.03%) Data Protection
11 211 (17.14%) Management Information System
12 207 (16.82%) Security Management
13 206 (16.73%) Degree
14 201 (16.33%) ITIL
15 167 (13.57%) Firewall
16 155 (12.59%) Penetration Testing
17 145 (11.78%) Project Management
18 144 (11.70%) Information Security Management
19 126 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 124 (10.07%) Security Operations
21 122 (9.91%) SIEM
22 114 (9.26%) COBIT
23 112 (9.10%) Network Security
24 111 (9.02%) ISMS
25 99 (8.04%) Legal
26 98 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
27 97 (7.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
28 96 (7.80%) Business Continuity
29 92 (7.47%) Security Cleared
30 87 (7.07%) Information Assurance

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 53 (4.31%) IIS
2 8 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.32%) CMS
3 4 (0.32%) Zimbra
4 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.081%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.41%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.49%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.38%) SaaS
3 12 (0.97%) Office 365
4 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.57%) IaaS
6 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (13.57%) Firewall
2 112 (9.10%) Network Security
3 55 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 47 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 33 (2.68%) LAN
5 33 (2.68%) WAN
6 26 (2.11%) DNS
7 18 (1.46%) VPN
7 18 (1.46%) Wireless
8 16 (1.30%) Internet
9 14 (1.14%) SMTP
10 13 (1.06%) HTTP
10 13 (1.06%) SSL
11 11 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.89%) VLAN
12 10 (0.81%) SAN
12 10 (0.81%) VoIP
13 9 (0.73%) DHCP
14 8 (0.65%) tcpdump
14 8 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
3 6 (0.49%) Big Data
3 6 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.41%) SQLPlus
5 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.24%) ActiveReports
6 3 (0.24%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.32%) PVCS
2 2 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 303 (24.61%) Finance
2 99 (8.04%) Legal
3 60 (4.87%) Retail
4 54 (4.39%) Marketing
4 54 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.49%) Banking
6 24 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.06%) Law
8 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.89%) Electronics
10 7 (0.57%) German Language
11 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) Games
13 3 (0.24%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.79%) .NET
2 6 (0.49%) SailPoint
2 6 (0.49%) Web Services
3 4 (0.32%) Apache Flex
3 4 (0.32%) HTML
4 2 (0.16%) XML
5 1 (0.081%) COM
5 1 (0.081%) CSS
5 1 (0.081%) jQuery
5 1 (0.081%) Middleware
5 1 (0.081%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 211 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 83 (6.74%) Data Centre
3 72 (5.85%) Data Protection Act
4 57 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
7 30 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
8 29 (2.36%) Cryptography
9 27 (2.19%) Virtual Team
10 23 (1.87%) Blog
11 21 (1.71%) Cybercrime
11 21 (1.71%) NHS
12 20 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 19 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (1.30%) CESG
15 10 (0.81%) PMI
16 8 (0.65%) Fintech
16 8 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
16 8 (0.65%) PKI
17 6 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.42%) Windows
2 63 (5.12%) Linux
3 34 (2.76%) Unix
4 30 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 18 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.41%) 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
1 907 (73.68%) Information Security
2 363 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
3 279 (22.66%) Risk Management
4 222 (18.03%) Data Protection
5 207 (16.82%) Security Management
6 201 (16.33%) ITIL
7 155 (12.59%) Penetration Testing
8 145 (11.78%) Project Management
9 144 (11.70%) Information Security Management
10 126 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (10.07%) Security Operations
12 122 (9.91%) SIEM
13 111 (9.02%) ISMS
14 98 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 97 (7.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 96 (7.80%) Business Continuity
17 87 (7.07%) Information Assurance
18 84 (6.82%) Business Development
18 84 (6.82%) Security Architecture
19 78 (6.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 34 (2.76%) SQL
2 29 (2.36%) C#
3 28 (2.27%) Java
4 25 (2.03%) C++
5 24 (1.95%) C
6 21 (1.71%) Objective-C
6 21 (1.71%) PHP
6 21 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 10 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.73%) Perl
8 9 (0.73%) Python
9 4 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.32%) VBScript
10 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 632 (51.34%) CISSP
2 475 (38.59%) CISM
3 273 (22.18%) CISA
4 206 (16.73%) Degree
5 92 (7.47%) Security Cleared
6 53 (4.31%) IISP
7 50 (4.06%) SC Cleared
8 46 (3.74%) CEH
9 40 (3.25%) CRISC
10 39 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (3.01%) SANS
12 30 (2.44%) CISMP
13 28 (2.27%) CLAS
13 28 (2.27%) GCIA
14 27 (2.19%) CCNP
15 25 (2.03%) GCIH
15 25 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.87%) GIAC
17 22 (1.79%) CREST Certified
18 21 (1.71%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 602 (48.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 413 (33.55%) PCI DSS
3 114 (9.26%) COBIT
4 77 (6.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (2.36%) ISO22301
6 25 (2.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 25 (2.03%) ISO 9001
7 24 (1.95%) ISO27002
8 23 (1.87%) QA
9 20 (1.62%) RMADS
10 15 (1.22%) SLA
11 10 (0.81%) COSO
11 10 (0.81%) ISO27005
12 8 (0.65%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.32%) BS7799
14 3 (0.24%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.081%) BS25999
15 1 (0.081%) GPG13
15 1 (0.081%) HMG Infosec
15 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 73 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.73%) Snort
3 8 (0.65%) vSphere
4 7 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.41%) XenApp
6 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.081%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.081%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (1.46%) Nessus
2 7 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (0.41%) Nmap
3 5 (0.41%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.081%) EnCase
5 1 (0.081%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.081%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.081%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (3.98%) Cisco
2 45 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.44%) SAP
4 23 (1.87%) VMware
5 19 (1.54%) CheckPoint
5 19 (1.54%) Intel Security
6 18 (1.46%) Apple
6 18 (1.46%) Oracle
7 16 (1.30%) Splunk
8 13 (1.06%) HP
9 12 (0.97%) ArcSight
10 11 (0.89%) Qualys
11 10 (0.81%) Cyber-Ark
11 10 (0.81%) LogRhythm
11 10 (0.81%) Trend Micro
12 9 (0.73%) Juniper
13 7 (0.57%) Progress
14 6 (0.49%) Citrix
14 6 (0.49%) Fortinet
14 6 (0.49%) Huawei
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + car allow, bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £82000 - £108000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The SmartList
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 16% Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
East Cowick, North Humberside
The SmartList
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: bonus, healthcare, pension, car
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Recann
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
East Cowick, North Humberside
The SmartList
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K-55K + 40K commission + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago