The median annual salary for a Security Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Project Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 915 923
Rank change year-on-year +75 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Project Manager 12 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.035% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 24
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -25.92% +5.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Security Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Security Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Project Manager.

Salary trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Project Manager over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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 +52 12 £50,000 -20.00% 9
South East +59 5 £45,000 -42.67% 2
London +62 4 £57,500 -36.11% 2
Berkshire +42 4 £43,750 - 1
North West -5 3 £50,000 - 1
Manchester -23 2 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex +3 1 £52,500 -34.16%
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Security Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Project Management
2 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security
5 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (23.81%) ArcSight
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) MS Project
7 4 (19.05%) Forcepoint
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) CyberArk
7 4 (19.05%) Varonis
7 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) Service Management
8 3 (14.29%) CISA
8 3 (14.29%) CISSP
8 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
9 2 (9.52%) ISEB
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (9.52%) PMP
9 2 (9.52%) LAN
9 2 (9.52%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) CISM
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Legal

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) GSM
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) NFC
3 1 (4.76%) UMTS
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.76%) CCTV
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Project Management
2 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
9 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (4.76%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISA
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CEH
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) ArcSight
2 4 (19.05%) CyberArk
2 4 (19.05%) Forcepoint
2 4 (19.05%) Varonis
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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