The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Manager
Rank 871 913 845
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 25 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.017% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 34
Average salary £66,250 £70,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £54,100 £53,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -7.14%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +59 25 £66,250 -5.35% 3
London +38 17 £80,000 - 2
South East +17 6 £63,250 -8.00%
Woking - 4 £63,250 -
Surrey - 4 £63,250 -
Hampshire +1 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
East of England +23 1 £61,000 +24.48%
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £61,000 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Essex - 1 £61,000 -

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in their job title.

1 33 (61.11%) Information Security
2 23 (42.59%) SIEM
3 19 (35.19%) Firewall
4 18 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 18 (33.33%) CISSP
5 15 (27.78%) Cyber Security
6 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (22.22%) Cisco
8 11 (20.37%) ITIL
8 11 (20.37%) Security Management
8 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
10 9 (16.67%) MCP
10 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.67%) Windows
10 9 (16.67%) MCSA
10 9 (16.67%) CHFI
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
10 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (14.81%) Performance Management
11 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
11 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
11 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (14.81%) Legal
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.96%) Security Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.11%) Citrix

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.41%) IPsec
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) SSL
3 4 (7.41%) DMZ
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (14.81%) Legal
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.41%) PKI
6 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (5.56%) CESG
6 3 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Information Security
2 23 (42.59%) SIEM
3 15 (27.78%) Cyber Security
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL
4 11 (20.37%) Security Management
5 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 8 (14.81%) Performance Management
7 7 (12.96%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (7.41%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Coaching
10 3 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) VB
1 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.56%) C
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) CISSP
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.67%) CHFI
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
3 9 (16.67%) MCP
3 9 (16.67%) MCSA
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (7.41%) CCSP
5 4 (7.41%) CCNP
5 4 (7.41%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.41%) SSCP
5 4 (7.41%) CISA
5 4 (7.41%) CISM
5 4 (7.41%) CEH
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) ISACA
7 1 (1.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (7.41%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.85%) M86 Security
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago