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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Manager
Rank 878 848 897
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 16 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.030% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.031% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 5
Average salary £72,750 £55,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.27% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £51,000 £61,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £71,750 £55,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+30.45% -11.29%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 14 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 27 August 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
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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 -70 14 £71,000 +29.09%
London -21 6 £74,250 +26.38%
South East -30 5 £70,000 +27.27%
City of London +15 3 £76,500 +17.69%
Hampshire -17 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Stevenage +3 2 - -
Hertfordshire -7 2 - -
East of England -8 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £73,500 -
Stirling - 2 £73,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £82,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £82,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) CISSP
3 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
4 13 (35.14%) Information Security
5 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) CISM
7 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
7 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) SIEM
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.22%) GCIH
10 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Service Management
10 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco
11 5 (13.51%) Banking
11 5 (13.51%) GIAC
11 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
11 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
12 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
12 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
12 4 (10.81%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (10.81%) Validation
12 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
12 4 (10.81%) HMG Infosec
12 4 (10.81%) Degree

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) AIX
1 4 (10.81%) Solaris
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
2 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.62%) SIEM
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.11%) Security Management
8 3 (8.11%) ISMS
8 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.11%) Email Management
9 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.41%) E-Discovery
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) CISSP
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) CISM
4 6 (16.22%) GCIH
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) GIAC
6 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) CISA
7 2 (5.41%) CRISC
8 1 (2.70%) GCIA
8 1 (2.70%) CEH
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CCNP
8 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) GPG13
4 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
1 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Sun
3 1 (2.70%) Juniper
3 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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