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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 553 650 566
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 386 299 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 328 204 281
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 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +118 370 £62,500 -3.84% 30
London +84 174 £72,500 - 9
South East +51 87 £55,000 -4.34% 11
City of London +65 48 £72,500 +31.81% 1
Berkshire +21 30 £57,500 - 5
Yorkshire +35 26 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands +13 23 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South West -6 15 £80,000 +79.77% 1
Surrey +42 14 £55,000 -26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +32 14 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +15 14 £61,000 +6.08% 1
North West +7 14 £47,500 -5.94% 4
North Yorkshire +22 12 £42,500 -29.16%
Hampshire +4 12 £85,000 +126.66% 1
Leeds +21 10 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands +18 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £55,000 - 2
Newbury +9 9 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Reading +2 9 £62,500 - 1
Scotland +7 8 £55,000 -6.77% 1
East Sussex +5 8 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke +16 7 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Edinburgh +11 7 £55,000 -6.77%
Coventry - 7 £52,500 -
Skipton - 7 £42,500 -
Essex +9 6 £67,500 -20.58%
Manchester +4 6 £46,250 +1.09% 3
Hertfordshire -8 6 £55,000 -13.72% 1
Birmingham -9 6 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Wales -10 6 £57,500 +4.54% 1

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 585 (70.82%) Information Security
2 402 (48.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 366 (44.31%) CISSP
4 253 (30.63%) CISM
5 214 (25.91%) PCI DSS
6 192 (23.24%) Security Management
7 185 (22.40%) ITIL
8 182 (22.03%) Finance
9 168 (20.34%) Management Information System
10 167 (20.22%) Risk Management
11 151 (18.28%) Data Protection
12 146 (17.68%) Cyber Security
13 131 (15.86%) CISA
14 121 (14.65%) Firewall
15 120 (14.53%) Information Security Management
16 118 (14.29%) Business Continuity
17 104 (12.59%) Degree
18 90 (10.90%) ISMS
19 88 (10.65%) Security Cleared
20 77 (9.32%) Network Security
21 75 (9.08%) Penetration Testing
22 70 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
22 70 (8.47%) Security Architecture
23 65 (7.87%) Project Management
24 64 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
24 64 (7.75%) Information Assurance
25 63 (7.63%) Data Protection Act
26 61 (7.38%) Legal
26 61 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
27 60 (7.26%) Windows

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (0.61%) IIS
2 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.21%) MS Office
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP GRC
1 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.12%) Summit
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.66%) SaaS
2 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (14.65%) Firewall
2 77 (9.32%) Network Security
3 30 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (2.78%) Internet
5 22 (2.66%) LAN
6 21 (2.54%) VPN
7 19 (2.30%) WAN
8 18 (2.18%) Wireless
9 14 (1.69%) SSL
10 12 (1.45%) TCP/IP
11 11 (1.33%) WLAN
12 9 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.09%) DNS
13 6 (0.73%) IPsec
13 6 (0.73%) VoIP
13 6 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.61%) VPLS
14 5 (0.61%) DHCP
14 5 (0.61%) MPLS
15 4 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.36%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Hudson
1 1 (0.12%) JIRA
1 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 182 (22.03%) Finance
2 61 (7.38%) Legal
3 54 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.96%) Retail
5 35 (4.24%) Banking
6 34 (4.12%) Law
7 11 (1.33%) Marketing
8 10 (1.21%) Advertising
9 9 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.85%) Electronics
11 6 (0.73%) Local Government
12 5 (0.61%) Czech Language
13 4 (0.48%) Military
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.97%) Middleware
2 5 (0.61%) Web Services
3 3 (0.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 168 (20.34%) Management Information System
2 63 (7.63%) Data Protection Act
3 32 (3.87%) CESG
4 29 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.42%) Cryptography
6 20 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
7 18 (2.18%) FMCG
8 15 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
9 12 (1.45%) PKI
10 10 (1.21%) PMI
11 9 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.97%) NHS
12 8 (0.97%) Statistics
12 8 (0.97%) RMADS
13 6 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (0.73%) SCADA
14 5 (0.61%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.61%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.26%) Windows
2 28 (3.39%) UNIX
3 21 (2.54%) Linux
4 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.36%) VMS
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.24%) Solaris
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.12%) AIX
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (70.82%) Information Security
2 192 (23.24%) Security Management
3 185 (22.40%) ITIL
4 167 (20.22%) Risk Management
5 151 (18.28%) Data Protection
6 146 (17.68%) Cyber Security
7 120 (14.53%) Information Security Management
8 118 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 90 (10.90%) ISMS
10 75 (9.08%) Penetration Testing
11 70 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 70 (8.47%) Security Architecture
12 65 (7.87%) Project Management
13 64 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 64 (7.75%) Information Assurance
14 61 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
15 56 (6.78%) PRINCE2
16 55 (6.66%) SIEM
17 54 (6.54%) Incident Management
18 53 (6.42%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.66%) SQL
2 6 (0.73%) C
3 5 (0.61%) APL
4 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.48%) Perl
4 4 (0.48%) PHP
4 4 (0.48%) VB
5 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.36%) Ruby
5 3 (0.36%) Python
5 3 (0.36%) C++
5 3 (0.36%) Java
6 2 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 366 (44.31%) CISSP
2 253 (30.63%) CISM
3 131 (15.86%) CISA
4 104 (12.59%) Degree
5 88 (10.65%) Security Cleared
6 46 (5.57%) SC Cleared
7 33 (4.00%) CISMP
7 33 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (3.63%) CRISC
9 28 (3.39%) DV Cleared
10 25 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (3.03%) CCNP
11 22 (2.66%) CCNA
12 16 (1.94%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.82%) PCI QSA
13 15 (1.82%) MCSA
14 14 (1.69%) GIAC
15 12 (1.45%) CEH
16 11 (1.33%) SSCP
17 10 (1.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (48.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 214 (25.91%) PCI DSS
3 44 (5.33%) COBIT
4 38 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.69%) BS25999
6 8 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.97%) COSO
7 7 (0.85%) QA
8 5 (0.61%) HMG Infosec
9 4 (0.48%) SLA
10 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.12%) GCP
11 1 (0.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 28 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.48%) WMI
2 2 (0.24%) Nessus
2 2 (0.24%) Nmap
2 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (6.17%) Cisco
2 38 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 21 (2.54%) Oracle
5 13 (1.57%) Websense
6 10 (1.21%) SAP
6 10 (1.21%) Juniper
7 9 (1.09%) Citrix
8 7 (0.85%) F5
8 7 (0.85%) Blue Coat
9 6 (0.73%) IBM
10 5 (0.61%) McAfee
10 5 (0.61%) Nokia
11 4 (0.48%) VMware
11 4 (0.48%) Clearswift
11 4 (0.48%) Remedy
11 4 (0.48%) Splunk
11 4 (0.48%) Riverbed
12 3 (0.36%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.36%) EMC
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + 15% bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Horsham DC
Salary: From £44,693 to £48,320 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
KnownFour
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42863.00 - £61435.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago