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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Manager
Rank 909 895 925
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 42 46 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.044% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.046% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 22
Average salary £63,750 £72,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,100 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £87,000 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 19 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 5 February 2016. 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 +2 40 £65,000 -10.34% 4
London -4 13 £70,000 -17.64% 2
North West +11 9 £72,500 -
Manchester - 9 £72,500 -
South West -23 5 £77,500 +59.79%
Bristol - 5 £77,500 -
Yorkshire +16 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands -15 4 - - 2
Birmingham - 4 - -
Skipton - 4 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
East of England +4 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +3 2 £55,000 -21.42%
South East -7 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Edinburgh - 2 £56,250 -
Scotland - 2 £56,250 -
Norfolk - 2 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Norwich - 2 £50,000 -

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (73.68%) Security Operations
2 36 (63.16%) Information Security
3 33 (57.89%) CISSP
4 29 (50.88%) CISM
5 24 (42.11%) Risk Management
6 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (22.81%) Finance
7 13 (22.81%) SIEM
7 13 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
8 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
8 11 (19.30%) Security Management
9 10 (17.54%) CISA
9 10 (17.54%) GIAC
9 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
10 9 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
11 8 (14.04%) ITIL
11 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
12 7 (12.28%) PCI DSS
12 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (12.28%) CESG
12 7 (12.28%) Firewall
13 6 (10.53%) Information Security Management
13 6 (10.53%) COBIT
13 6 (10.53%) Splunk
13 6 (10.53%) ArcSight
13 6 (10.53%) Network Security
13 6 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) AppScan
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 9 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (12.28%) CESG
3 5 (8.77%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Security Operations
2 36 (63.16%) Information Security
3 24 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 13 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (22.81%) SIEM
5 11 (19.30%) Security Management
6 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL
8 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (10.53%) Information Security Management
10 5 (8.77%) ISMS
11 4 (7.02%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 4 (7.02%) Data Centre Operations
11 4 (7.02%) Malware Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
11 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 2 (3.51%) Identity Access Management
12 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (57.89%) CISSP
2 29 (50.88%) CISM
3 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (17.54%) CISA
4 10 (17.54%) GIAC
5 6 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (8.77%) CEH
6 5 (8.77%) CRISC
6 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 4 (7.02%) EnCE
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.26%) SANS
9 2 (3.51%) CISMP
10 1 (1.75%) CCNA
10 1 (1.75%) CCNP
10 1 (1.75%) CCSP
10 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.75%) GCIA
10 1 (1.75%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.28%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.53%) COBIT
3 6 (10.53%) GPG13
3 6 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (5.26%) SLA
5 1 (1.75%) COSO
5 1 (1.75%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Nessus
1 1 (1.75%) QRadar
1 1 (1.75%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) ArcSight
1 6 (10.53%) LogRhythm
1 6 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (3.51%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.75%) McAfee
3 1 (1.75%) Qualys
3 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
West Midlands
ECS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Acumin
Salary: From £95,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125K Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago