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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Manager
Rank 884 911 970
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 31 57 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.052% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.054% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 18
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,250 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -3.22%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +23 31 £80,000 +10.34% 4
South East +30 13 £69,500 +15.83% 1
London +15 12 £80,000 - 3
West Midlands -7 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Birmingham - 5 £65,000 -
Kent - 5 £90,000 - 1
Surrey - 4 £62,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
North West +11 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 - -
Canary Wharf -6 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Oldham - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 57 (76.00%) Information Security
3 45 (60.00%) CISSP
4 40 (53.33%) SIEM
5 27 (36.00%) CISM
5 27 (36.00%) Management Information System
6 26 (34.67%) ITIL
7 24 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (26.67%) PCI DSS
10 19 (25.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 17 (22.67%) CISA
11 17 (22.67%) Firewall
12 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (21.33%) COBIT
13 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
13 15 (20.00%) Finance
14 13 (17.33%) Security Management
14 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
14 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
14 13 (17.33%) SLA
14 13 (17.33%) Nessus
14 13 (17.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (17.33%) ArcSight
15 11 (14.67%) Degree
16 10 (13.33%) CEH
16 10 (13.33%) Snort
16 10 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (13.33%) Splunk
16 10 (13.33%) LAN

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 2 (2.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) Firewall
2 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (13.33%) LAN
3 10 (13.33%) WAN
4 8 (10.67%) DNS
4 8 (10.67%) HTTP
4 8 (10.67%) SMTP
4 8 (10.67%) tcpdump
4 8 (10.67%) Wireshark
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.33%) Wireless
7 3 (4.00%) SAN
8 1 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.33%) Network Security
8 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Big Data
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (25.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.33%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (9.33%) PKI
5 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) CESG
6 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 57 (76.00%) Information Security
3 40 (53.33%) SIEM
4 26 (34.67%) ITIL
5 21 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 13 (17.33%) Security Management
8 13 (17.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
11 7 (9.33%) Data Centre Operations
11 7 (9.33%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (9.33%) Threat Analysis
11 7 (9.33%) Use Case
12 6 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (60.00%) CISSP
2 27 (36.00%) CISM
3 17 (22.67%) CISA
4 11 (14.67%) Degree
5 10 (13.33%) CEH
5 10 (13.33%) GCIA
5 10 (13.33%) GCIH
6 9 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (10.67%) SANS
7 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) SSCP
8 6 (8.00%) CRISC
9 3 (4.00%) CISMP
9 3 (4.00%) GIAC
10 2 (2.67%) IISP
10 2 (2.67%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.33%) CREST Certified
11 1 (1.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 16 (21.33%) COBIT
4 13 (17.33%) SLA
5 2 (2.67%) GPG13
5 2 (2.67%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) Snort
3 7 (9.33%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Nessus
2 6 (8.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) ArcSight
2 10 (13.33%) Splunk
3 8 (10.67%) Intel Security
3 8 (10.67%) LogRhythm
4 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) VMware
5 6 (8.00%) Qualys
6 5 (6.67%) Citrix
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.33%) Trend Micro
8 3 (4.00%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.67%) SAP
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