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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 488 628 505
Rank change year-on-year
+140 -123
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 477 312 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 396 243 332
Average salary £61,000 £58,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,021 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +145 455 £62,000 +3.33% 23
London +93 218 £73,750 +9.25% 8
South East +59 115 £55,000 -7.56% 1
City of London +37 47 £72,500 +11.53% 4
Berkshire +29 35 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West +6 30 £55,000 +7.21% 8
Yorkshire +17 26 £45,000 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +15 24 £57,500 -8.00%
Milton Keynes +10 21 £60,000 -7.69%
Manchester +13 20 £55,000 +18.27% 5
East of England +13 18 £61,000 -0.40% 3
West Midlands -9 17 £70,000 +27.85% 2
West Yorkshire +9 15 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands +10 14 £65,000 +8.33%
Hampshire -3 14 £57,500 +27.77%
East Sussex +28 13 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +24 13 £50,000 -23.07%
Leeds +21 12 £49,000 -2.00%
Birmingham -4 12 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Oxfordshire +17 11 £62,500 -21.87%
South West -15 11 £60,000 -7.69%
North Yorkshire - 11 £42,500 -
Scotland +2 10 £52,750 +1.44% 4
Surrey +15 9 £75,000 +13.63%
Essex +4 9 £61,000 -28.23%
Lewes - 9 £50,000 -
Reading - 9 £50,000 - 1
Skipton - 9 £42,500 -
Newbury +17 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Chelmsford - 8 £61,000 -

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 654 (74.32%) Information Security
2 419 (47.61%) CISSP
3 414 (47.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 295 (33.52%) CISM
5 225 (25.57%) PCI DSS
6 187 (21.25%) Security Management
7 184 (20.91%) Finance
8 183 (20.80%) Risk Management
9 176 (20.00%) Cyber Security
10 173 (19.66%) CISA
11 165 (18.75%) Management Information System
12 163 (18.52%) ITIL
13 140 (15.91%) Degree
14 129 (14.66%) Data Protection
15 119 (13.52%) Firewall
16 110 (12.50%) Information Security Management
17 109 (12.39%) Business Continuity
18 89 (10.11%) ISMS
19 88 (10.00%) Project Management
20 87 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
21 82 (9.32%) Risk Assessment
22 80 (9.09%) Security Cleared
22 80 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
23 74 (8.41%) Network Security
24 71 (8.07%) Security Architecture
25 63 (7.16%) SIEM
26 62 (7.05%) Windows
27 61 (6.93%) Security Testing
28 60 (6.82%) Information Assurance
28 60 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (1.14%) IIS
2 7 (0.80%) Apache
3 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.68%) MS Office
4 5 (0.57%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.34%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.23%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.52%) Firewall
2 74 (8.41%) Network Security
3 34 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (3.41%) Wireless
5 25 (2.84%) VPN
6 20 (2.27%) LAN
7 16 (1.82%) Internet
8 14 (1.59%) IPsec
8 14 (1.59%) WAN
9 13 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.14%) SSL
10 10 (1.14%) WLAN
11 6 (0.68%) DNS
11 6 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.57%) DMZ
12 5 (0.57%) MPLS
13 4 (0.45%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.45%) SAN
14 3 (0.34%) VoIP
14 3 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.57%) Big Data
4 3 (0.34%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.34%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Subversion
2 2 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 184 (20.91%) Finance
2 57 (6.48%) Legal
3 53 (6.02%) Banking
4 40 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.86%) Law
6 33 (3.75%) Retail
7 15 (1.70%) Marketing
8 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.91%) Advertising
10 7 (0.80%) Publishing
10 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.68%) Electronics
12 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.45%) Czech Language
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) Games
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.25%) .NET
2 7 (0.80%) Web Services
2 7 (0.80%) Middleware
2 7 (0.80%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.11%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 165 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 55 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 50 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.55%) CESG
6 30 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.05%) PKI
8 17 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (1.82%) Cryptography
10 15 (1.70%) Freedom of Information
11 13 (1.48%) RMADS
12 10 (1.14%) PMI
12 10 (1.14%) NHS
13 9 (1.02%) FMCG
14 8 (0.91%) Blog
15 6 (0.68%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.68%) BYOD
16 5 (0.57%) Cybercrime
16 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.05%) Windows
2 38 (4.32%) UNIX
3 24 (2.73%) Linux
4 7 (0.80%) Android
4 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.34%) VMS
5 3 (0.34%) OpenBSD
6 2 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (74.32%) Information Security
2 187 (21.25%) Security Management
3 183 (20.80%) Risk Management
4 176 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 163 (18.52%) ITIL
6 129 (14.66%) Data Protection
7 110 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 109 (12.39%) Business Continuity
9 89 (10.11%) ISMS
10 88 (10.00%) Project Management
11 87 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
12 82 (9.32%) Risk Assessment
13 80 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (8.07%) Security Architecture
15 63 (7.16%) SIEM
16 61 (6.93%) Security Testing
17 60 (6.82%) Information Assurance
17 60 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
18 57 (6.48%) PRINCE2
19 55 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (2.95%) SQL
2 21 (2.39%) C
3 12 (1.36%) Java
4 10 (1.14%) C++
5 8 (0.91%) C#
6 7 (0.80%) PHP
7 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.45%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.45%) Perl
8 4 (0.45%) VB
8 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.45%) APL
9 3 (0.34%) Python
9 3 (0.34%) Ruby
9 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 419 (47.61%) CISSP
2 295 (33.52%) CISM
3 173 (19.66%) CISA
4 140 (15.91%) Degree
5 80 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 36 (4.09%) CRISC
7 34 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (3.64%) CISMP
9 30 (3.41%) SC Cleared
9 30 (3.41%) DV Cleared
10 24 (2.73%) CCNA
11 23 (2.61%) CCNP
12 22 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (2.27%) GIAC
14 19 (2.16%) ISACA
15 18 (2.05%) CEH
16 15 (1.70%) PMI Certification
17 14 (1.59%) MCSE
17 14 (1.59%) PCI QSA
18 10 (1.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (47.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 225 (25.57%) PCI DSS
3 57 (6.48%) COBIT
4 42 (4.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.36%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.25%) BS25999
7 9 (1.02%) QA
8 8 (0.91%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.80%) COSO
10 5 (0.57%) SLA
11 4 (0.45%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.11%) GCP
13 1 (0.11%) BS7799
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.68%) RACF
3 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.11%) Snort
4 1 (0.11%) Squid
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Postfix
4 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (2.05%) Nessus
2 12 (1.36%) Nmap
3 6 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.45%) AppDetective
4 4 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (4.55%) Oracle
1 40 (4.55%) Cisco
2 25 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.16%) CheckPoint
4 12 (1.36%) HP
4 12 (1.36%) Coverity
5 9 (1.02%) Websense
5 9 (1.02%) IBM
6 8 (0.91%) CA
6 8 (0.91%) Splunk
7 7 (0.80%) Citrix
8 6 (0.68%) Juniper
8 6 (0.68%) SAP
8 6 (0.68%) Tripwire
8 6 (0.68%) F5
9 5 (0.57%) ArcSight
9 5 (0.57%) Blue Coat
9 5 (0.57%) Nokia
10 4 (0.45%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.45%) Remedy
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