The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Operations Manager
UK
Rank 797 916 920
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 47 40 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.040% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.041% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 41
Median salary £65,000 £61,250 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £79,250 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £52,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -26.31%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Operations Manager in the job title.

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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +106 47 £65,000 +1.96% 5
London +57 19 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England +41 14 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 13 £85,000 - 1
West Midlands +34 7 £42,500 -
Royston - 5 £85,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
South East - 3 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £70,000 -
South West +22 2 - - 2
Bristol 0 2 - - 2
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
North West -22 1 - - 1
Manchester -38 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -
Warwick - 1 £67,500 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Bradford - 1 £65,000 -

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 72 (73.47%) Security Operations
2 69 (70.41%) Information Security
3 54 (55.10%) CISSP
4 47 (47.96%) CISM
5 36 (36.73%) Finance
6 35 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 34 (34.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (29.59%) SIEM
9 28 (28.57%) Firewall
10 25 (25.51%) Security Cleared
11 24 (24.49%) Security Operations Centre
12 23 (23.47%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (23.47%) Degree
13 22 (22.45%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
14 21 (21.43%) Incident Management
14 21 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
16 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (17.35%) Security Management
16 17 (17.35%) Threat Detection
16 17 (17.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 16 (16.33%) Security Testing
18 14 (14.29%) ITIL
19 13 (13.27%) Cisco
20 12 (12.24%) CISA
21 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
21 11 (11.22%) Network Security
21 11 (11.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
22 10 (10.20%) Big Data

Security Operations 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 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.57%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) Network Security
3 7 (7.14%) Wireless
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (3.06%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.02%) DNS
7 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Big Data
2 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.02%) GIS
General
1 36 (36.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) CESG
5 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Linux
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Security Operations
2 69 (70.41%) Information Security
3 35 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 29 (29.59%) SIEM
5 23 (23.47%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (22.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 21 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (17.35%) Security Management
8 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (17.35%) Threat Detection
8 17 (17.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 16 (16.33%) Security Testing
10 14 (14.29%) ITIL
11 11 (11.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 10 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (8.16%) Cryptography
13 8 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (8.16%) OWASP
13 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) C
2 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.06%) Python
2 3 (3.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (55.10%) CISSP
2 47 (47.96%) CISM
3 25 (25.51%) Security Cleared
4 23 (23.47%) Degree
5 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
6 12 (12.24%) CISA
7 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (10.20%) CCNA
9 8 (8.16%) CEH
9 8 (8.16%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (7.14%) CLAS
11 6 (6.12%) CCIP
11 6 (6.12%) CCNP
12 4 (4.08%) CISMP
13 3 (3.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (3.06%) CCSP
13 3 (3.06%) CREST Certified
13 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.04%) GCIA
14 2 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (34.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.16%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.08%) COBIT
4 4 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.06%) GPG13
6 2 (2.04%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (2.04%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.04%) RMADS
7 1 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (1.02%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.06%) CSIRT
3 3 (3.06%) Kibana
3 3 (3.06%) logstash
3 3 (3.06%) QRadar
3 3 (3.06%) RSA enVision
4 2 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Cisco
2 6 (6.12%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) AlienVault
3 3 (3.06%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.06%) FireEye
3 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
3 3 (3.06%) Intel Security
3 3 (3.06%) Juniper
3 3 (3.06%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.06%) Palo Alto
3 3 (3.06%) Sophos
3 3 (3.06%) Sourcefire
3 3 (3.06%) Splunk
3 3 (3.06%) TippingPoint
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
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Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago