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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Manager
Rank 860 890 856
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 37 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.014% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 35
Average salary £80,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £60,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +18.18%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Security Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Manager
Top 25 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 4 August 2015. 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 +41 37 £80,000 +18.51% 2
London +45 26 £80,000 +3.22%
City of London +37 4 £75,000 -9.09%
East of England +4 3 £61,000 +6.08%
Essex - 3 £61,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £65,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £61,000 -
Northampton - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £55,000 -16.98% 2
South East +18 1 £62,500 -10.71%
Birmingham -12 1 - - 2
South West -14 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £60,000 -
Leeds - 1 £60,000 -
Swindon - 1 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £62,500 -

Security Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 44 (74.58%) Information Security
2 23 (38.98%) SIEM
3 20 (33.90%) CISSP
4 18 (30.51%) Legal
4 18 (30.51%) Performance Management
5 17 (28.81%) Management Information System
6 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (23.73%) Asset Management
8 12 (20.34%) Cyber Security
9 11 (18.64%) Degree
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
10 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 8 (13.56%) ITIL
11 8 (13.56%) CISM
11 8 (13.56%) Firewall
11 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (11.86%) PKI
12 7 (11.86%) Analytics
12 7 (11.86%) Security Management
12 7 (11.86%) IPsec
12 7 (11.86%) SSL
13 6 (10.17%) Cisco
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (10.17%) MCSE
13 6 (10.17%) Splunk
13 6 (10.17%) Security Architecture
13 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
14 5 (8.47%) Web Services
14 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (8.47%) CCNA

Security Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
1 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (11.86%) IPsec
2 7 (11.86%) SSL
3 4 (6.78%) DMZ
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) Network Security
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) Converged Networks
5 1 (1.69%) LDAP
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (30.51%) Legal
2 11 (18.64%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Management Information System
2 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.86%) PKI
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.08%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Information Security
2 23 (38.98%) SIEM
3 18 (30.51%) Performance Management
4 14 (23.73%) Asset Management
5 12 (20.34%) Cyber Security
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) Security Management
7 7 (11.86%) Analytics
8 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.17%) Security Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.78%) Service Management
10 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.08%) Line Management
11 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (5.08%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) VB
1 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.08%) C
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) CISSP
2 11 (18.64%) Degree
3 8 (13.56%) CISM
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCSE
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.47%) GCIH
5 5 (8.47%) CCNA
6 4 (6.78%) CEH
6 4 (6.78%) CCSP
6 4 (6.78%) SSCP
6 4 (6.78%) CISA
6 4 (6.78%) GIAC
7 3 (5.08%) GCIA
7 3 (5.08%) GCFA
7 3 (5.08%) CPIM
7 3 (5.08%) ISACA
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.08%) GREM
8 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Cisco
1 6 (10.17%) Splunk
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) BMC
3 3 (5.08%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.08%) Remedy
4 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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