The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Manager
Rank 898 850 909
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 19 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.030% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.031% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 14
Average salary £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -61 18 £67,500 -1.81% 3
London -53 7 £80,000 +18.51% 1
South East -28 6 £65,000 -7.14%
Hampshire -13 4 £61,250 -12.50%
Aldershot - 4 £61,250 -
City of London - 4 £80,000 - 1
South West - 3 £67,500 - 1
Bristol - 3 £67,500 - 1
Berkshire -3 2 £90,000 +60.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
East of England - 2 £62,500 -
Slough -1 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £90,000 -

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (76.32%) CISSP
2 25 (65.79%) CISM
3 19 (50.00%) Information Security
4 15 (39.47%) SIEM
5 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) GIAC
6 9 (23.68%) GCIH
7 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) GPG13
8 7 (18.42%) Degree
9 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
10 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.53%) Security Management
11 4 (10.53%) Banking
12 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
12 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
12 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
12 3 (7.89%) CISA
12 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.89%) SQL
13 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
13 2 (5.26%) Service Management
13 2 (5.26%) UNIX
13 2 (5.26%) HTTP
13 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
13 2 (5.26%) HTTPS

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Information Security
2 15 (39.47%) SIEM
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
5 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Security Management
7 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Security
8 2 (5.26%) ISMS
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) CISSP
2 25 (65.79%) CISM
3 9 (23.68%) GIAC
3 9 (23.68%) GCIH
4 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) CISA
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) GCIA
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) GPG13
2 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (2.63%) BS25999
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.63%) Sun
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago