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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Manager
Rank 897 939 975
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 40 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.033% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 21
Median salary £69,250 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £87,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median 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 £68,000 £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 5 May 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 May 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 +34 39 £67,500 -6.89% 3
London +16 18 £80,000 -8.04%
South East +18 6 £52,500 -13.58% 1
Berkshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £68,750 -5.17% 1
North West +13 3 £67,500 -6.89%
Yorkshire +12 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £80,000 -
Skipton - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +6 2 £69,250 +62.94%
South West +1 2 £67,500 +39.17%
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands +17 1 £72,500 -
Bristol - 1 £77,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £57,500 -
Watford - 1 £52,500 -
Leicester - 1 £72,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £72,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £57,500 -
East of England - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £52,500 -

Security Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 61 (75.31%) Security Operations
2 57 (70.37%) Information Security
3 42 (51.85%) CISSP
4 33 (40.74%) CISM
5 30 (37.04%) Risk Management
5 30 (37.04%) SIEM
6 25 (30.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
8 18 (22.22%) ITIL
8 18 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (19.75%) CISA
10 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (17.28%) COBIT
11 14 (17.28%) Incident Management
11 14 (17.28%) Security Management
11 14 (17.28%) Finance
12 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (14.81%) SLA
13 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
13 12 (14.81%) ArcSight
14 11 (13.58%) Firewall
15 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
15 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
16 9 (11.11%) Splunk
17 8 (9.88%) CRISC
17 8 (9.88%) Intrusion Detection
18 7 (8.64%) Threat Analysis
18 7 (8.64%) Degree
18 7 (8.64%) Use Case

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 (2.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.41%) Network Security
4 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 5 (6.17%) HTTP
4 5 (6.17%) SMTP
4 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) tcpdump
4 5 (6.17%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) NAS
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Legal
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
2 18 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.41%) PKI
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) CESG
4 5 (6.17%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.47%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.47%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (75.31%) Security Operations
2 57 (70.37%) Information Security
3 30 (37.04%) Risk Management
3 30 (37.04%) SIEM
4 18 (22.22%) ITIL
5 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (17.28%) Incident Management
6 14 (17.28%) Security Management
7 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (8.64%) Threat Analysis
9 7 (8.64%) Use Case
10 6 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 6 (7.41%) Information Security Management
10 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (6.17%) ISMS
12 4 (4.94%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (51.85%) CISSP
2 33 (40.74%) CISM
3 16 (19.75%) CISA
4 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) CRISC
6 7 (8.64%) Degree
6 7 (8.64%) GCIA
6 7 (8.64%) GCIH
7 6 (7.41%) CEH
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (7.41%) SANS
8 5 (6.17%) GIAC
8 5 (6.17%) SSCP
9 4 (4.94%) EnCE
10 3 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.70%) CISMP
11 2 (2.47%) IISP
11 2 (2.47%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.28%) COBIT
3 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 12 (14.81%) SLA
4 3 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (2.47%) GPG13
5 2 (2.47%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.23%) COSO
6 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Snort
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Nessus
2 1 (1.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) ArcSight
2 9 (11.11%) Splunk
3 7 (8.64%) Intel Security
4 5 (6.17%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.70%) Qualys
5 3 (3.70%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.23%) AlienVault
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EXCELerate
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Posted: Yesterday
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Via Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago