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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Manager
Rank 821 937 939
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 56 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.020% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 34
Median salary £65,000 £66,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 26 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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +103 50 £65,000 -2.98% 5
London +93 26 £70,000 -3.44% 2
East of England +10 11 £65,000 +30.00%
South East +65 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £65,000 -
Bristol +12 3 £75,000 - 1
South West +9 3 £75,000 +12.86% 1
East Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £65,000 -
Brighton - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire +53 2 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Royston - 2 £85,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £65,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Leeds - 1 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £65,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £65,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 80 (84.21%) Security Operations
2 68 (71.58%) Information Security
3 52 (54.74%) CISSP
4 41 (43.16%) CISM
5 38 (40.00%) SIEM
6 32 (33.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (33.68%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (31.58%) Finance
8 29 (30.53%) Management Information System
8 29 (30.53%) Firewall
9 28 (29.47%) Degree
10 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (24.21%) Incident Management
11 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
12 21 (22.11%) Cisco
13 20 (21.05%) Risk Management
13 20 (21.05%) Threat Detection
14 19 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
15 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
15 18 (18.95%) Security Management
16 17 (17.89%) ITIL
16 17 (17.89%) PCI DSS
17 16 (16.84%) CISA
17 16 (16.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 15 (15.79%) Network Security
18 15 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
19 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (10.53%) LogRhythm
20 10 (10.53%) Security Testing
20 10 (10.53%) COBIT

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 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.53%) Firewall
2 15 (15.79%) Network Security
3 8 (8.42%) Wireless
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (7.37%) LAN
4 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.37%) WAN
5 3 (3.16%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) Big Data
2 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.05%) GIS
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (31.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.21%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) ELK Stack
1 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Management Information System
2 19 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (7.37%) Cryptography
6 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.21%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) CESG
9 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.21%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (84.21%) Security Operations
2 68 (71.58%) Information Security
3 38 (40.00%) SIEM
4 32 (33.68%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (24.21%) Incident Management
7 20 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 20 (21.05%) Threat Detection
8 18 (18.95%) Security Management
9 17 (17.89%) ITIL
10 16 (16.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.53%) Security Testing
14 9 (9.47%) Information Security Management
14 9 (9.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (8.42%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (8.42%) ISMS
15 8 (8.42%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) C
2 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.16%) Python
2 3 (3.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (54.74%) CISSP
2 41 (43.16%) CISM
3 28 (29.47%) Degree
4 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
5 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
6 16 (16.84%) CISA
7 10 (10.53%) CCNA
7 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (9.47%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (7.37%) CCIP
9 7 (7.37%) CCNP
10 5 (5.26%) CEH
10 5 (5.26%) CISMP
11 4 (4.21%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (3.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (3.16%) CCSP
12 3 (3.16%) CREST Certified
13 1 (1.05%) CLAS
13 1 (1.05%) GIAC
13 1 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (17.89%) PCI DSS
3 10 (10.53%) COBIT
4 7 (7.37%) SLA
5 3 (3.16%) GPG13
6 1 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.05%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) vSphere
2 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.16%) Snort
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (7.37%) Nessus
2 5 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.16%) Kibana
3 3 (3.16%) logstash
3 3 (3.16%) QRadar
3 3 (3.16%) RSA enVision
4 2 (2.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Cisco
2 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 10 (10.53%) LogRhythm
2 10 (10.53%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) SAP
4 5 (5.26%) AlienVault
4 5 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 5 (5.26%) Citrix
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) Splunk
5 3 (3.16%) FireEye
5 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.16%) Intel Security
5 3 (3.16%) Juniper
5 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.16%) Sophos
5 3 (3.16%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.16%) TippingPoint
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