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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 503 626 505
Rank change year-on-year
+123 -121
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 448 288 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 376 229 320
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 +125 426 £60,000 +4.34% 29
London +100 205 £67,500 +8.00% 10
South East +51 103 £57,500 -8.00% 6
North West +27 38 £49,750 -14.66% 4
City of London +33 37 £66,250 +1.92%
Berkshire +21 29 £48,750 -25.00% 3
Manchester +18 24 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 23 £55,000 -12.00%
Milton Keynes +9 22 £55,000 -16.98%
West Midlands -7 20 £68,750 +26.14% 4
East of England +2 16 £61,000 -18.66% 3
Yorkshire +17 15 £45,000 -16.27%
Birmingham +14 15 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Scotland -2 15 £52,000 -13.33% 2
Maidenhead +17 14 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Hampshire -6 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £62,500 -
Leeds +24 12 £47,000 -6.00%
West Yorkshire +12 12 £47,000 -14.54%
East Midlands -1 12 £65,000 +4.00%
South West -17 11 £58,750 -4.08% 1
Reading - 11 £50,000 - 2
Glasgow +13 10 £52,500 -12.50%
Surrey +8 10 £67,500 +2.27%
Bolton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Essex -3 6 £61,000 +6.08%
East Sussex +23 5 £50,000 -
Basingstoke +15 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Bedfordshire +9 5 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Chesterfield -7 5 £65,000 +8.33%

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 630 (75.81%) Information Security
2 384 (46.21%) CISSP
3 380 (45.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 273 (32.85%) CISM
5 216 (25.99%) PCI DSS
6 179 (21.54%) Security Management
7 177 (21.30%) Risk Management
8 163 (19.61%) Finance
9 153 (18.41%) Management Information System
10 152 (18.29%) Cyber Security
11 150 (18.05%) CISA
12 137 (16.49%) ITIL
13 117 (14.08%) Degree
14 116 (13.96%) Firewall
15 105 (12.64%) Information Security Management
16 102 (12.27%) Data Protection
17 88 (10.59%) Business Continuity
18 84 (10.11%) ISMS
19 81 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 81 (9.75%) Penetration Testing
19 81 (9.75%) Project Management
20 79 (9.51%) Risk Assessment
21 71 (8.54%) Security Architecture
22 66 (7.94%) Network Security
22 66 (7.94%) Security Cleared
23 62 (7.46%) SIEM
24 61 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
25 59 (7.10%) Banking
25 59 (7.10%) Security Testing
26 56 (6.74%) PRINCE2

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (0.96%) IIS
2 7 (0.84%) Apache
2 7 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.60%) MS Project
2 5 (0.60%) MS Office
2 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (0.60%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.36%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.53%) SaaS
2 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (13.96%) Firewall
2 66 (7.94%) Network Security
3 42 (5.05%) Wireless
4 41 (4.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (2.77%) LAN
5 23 (2.77%) VPN
6 20 (2.41%) Internet
7 18 (2.17%) WAN
8 13 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.44%) IPsec
10 10 (1.20%) MPLS
11 8 (0.96%) WLAN
11 8 (0.96%) SSL
12 6 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.48%) SAN
13 4 (0.48%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.48%) DNS
14 3 (0.36%) BGP
14 3 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.72%) Big Data
4 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.36%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Subversion
2 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 163 (19.61%) Finance
2 59 (7.10%) Banking
3 54 (6.50%) Legal
4 35 (4.21%) Retail
5 27 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.01%) Law
7 14 (1.68%) Marketing
8 9 (1.08%) Publishing
8 9 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
11 3 (0.36%) Local Government
12 2 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.08%) .NET
2 7 (0.84%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.72%) Middleware
3 6 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.12%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 153 (18.41%) Management Information System
2 53 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.57%) CESG
5 29 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (1.68%) Cryptography
9 13 (1.56%) RMADS
10 12 (1.44%) Freedom of Information
10 12 (1.44%) PKI
10 12 (1.44%) NHS
11 10 (1.20%) PMI
12 9 (1.08%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.96%) Blog
14 6 (0.72%) FMCG
14 6 (0.72%) BYOD
15 5 (0.60%) Cybercrime
16 4 (0.48%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.74%) Windows
2 34 (4.09%) UNIX
3 22 (2.65%) Linux
4 5 (0.60%) Android
4 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.36%) VMS
5 3 (0.36%) OpenBSD
6 2 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (75.81%) Information Security
2 179 (21.54%) Security Management
3 177 (21.30%) Risk Management
4 152 (18.29%) Cyber Security
5 137 (16.49%) ITIL
6 105 (12.64%) Information Security Management
7 102 (12.27%) Data Protection
8 88 (10.59%) Business Continuity
9 84 (10.11%) ISMS
10 81 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 81 (9.75%) Project Management
10 81 (9.75%) Penetration Testing
11 79 (9.51%) Risk Assessment
12 71 (8.54%) Security Architecture
13 62 (7.46%) SIEM
14 61 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 59 (7.10%) Security Testing
16 56 (6.74%) PRINCE2
17 55 (6.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 54 (6.50%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.65%) SQL
2 20 (2.41%) C
3 10 (1.20%) Java
4 8 (0.96%) C#
4 8 (0.96%) C++
5 7 (0.84%) PHP
6 4 (0.48%) Objective-C
6 4 (0.48%) Perl
6 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.36%) Python
7 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.36%) Ruby
7 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.24%) R
8 2 (0.24%) VB
9 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 384 (46.21%) CISSP
2 273 (32.85%) CISM
3 150 (18.05%) CISA
4 117 (14.08%) Degree
5 66 (7.94%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (4.09%) CRISC
8 28 (3.37%) CCNA
9 27 (3.25%) DV Cleared
10 25 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (2.77%) CCNP
11 23 (2.77%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.53%) GIAC
13 20 (2.41%) CISMP
14 18 (2.17%) CEH
15 17 (2.05%) MCSE
15 17 (2.05%) ISACA
16 14 (1.68%) PCI QSA
16 14 (1.68%) PMI Certification
17 13 (1.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (45.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 216 (25.99%) PCI DSS
3 53 (6.38%) COBIT
4 45 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.96%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.84%) QA
8 6 (0.72%) BS25999
9 5 (0.60%) COSO
10 4 (0.48%) SLA
10 4 (0.48%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.12%) GCP
12 1 (0.12%) BS7799
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.72%) RACF
3 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.12%) Snort
4 1 (0.12%) Squid
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Postfix
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (2.77%) Nessus
2 14 (1.68%) Nmap
3 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.48%) AppDetective
5 2 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (5.42%) Cisco
2 36 (4.33%) Oracle
3 33 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 14 (1.68%) Coverity
6 12 (1.44%) HP
7 9 (1.08%) IBM
7 9 (1.08%) Websense
8 8 (0.96%) CA
9 7 (0.84%) Splunk
10 6 (0.72%) Tripwire
10 6 (0.72%) F5
11 5 (0.60%) ArcSight
11 5 (0.60%) Tableau
11 5 (0.60%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.60%) Nokia
11 5 (0.60%) Citrix
11 5 (0.60%) Juniper
11 5 (0.60%) SAP
12 4 (0.48%) Fortinet
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Capgemini
Salary: £1 per annum + competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Car (£7.5K) + Bonus (c. 7K) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Smiths
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car,benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 12 days ago