Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 274 343
Rank change year-on-year +1 +69 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 57 80 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.71% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 62
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -6.90% +7.41%
10th Percentile £61,050 £41,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £88,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the City of London

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in the City of London

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in the City of London

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Security 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 across the City of London region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 30 (52.63%) CISSP
2 28 (49.12%) Information Security
3 24 (42.11%) Finance
3 24 (42.11%) CISM
4 22 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (28.07%) Risk Management
7 14 (24.56%) Firewall
8 12 (21.05%) SIEM
9 11 (19.30%) Security Architecture
10 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (17.54%) Project Management
10 10 (17.54%) Degree
11 9 (15.79%) CISA
11 9 (15.79%) Data Protection
12 8 (14.04%) Security Management
12 8 (14.04%) ITIL
12 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
13 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
13 7 (12.28%) Banking
13 7 (12.28%) Network Security
13 7 (12.28%) Security Operations
14 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
14 6 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
14 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
14 6 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.77%) Ethical Hacking

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) Network Security
3 6 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.02%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.75%) ISDN
6 1 (1.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) VLAN
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) WAN
6 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) AppScan
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) J2EE
1 2 (3.51%) JSP
1 2 (3.51%) OAuth
1 2 (3.51%) OAuth2
1 2 (3.51%) SAML
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Fintech
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Information Security
2 22 (38.60%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (28.07%) Risk Management
4 12 (21.05%) SIEM
5 11 (19.30%) Security Architecture
6 10 (17.54%) Project Management
6 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (15.79%) Data Protection
8 8 (14.04%) ITIL
8 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.04%) Security Management
9 7 (12.28%) Security Operations
10 6 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
11 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (8.77%) ISMS
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C#
1 3 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) C++
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) VB
2 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) CISSP
2 24 (42.11%) CISM
3 10 (17.54%) Degree
4 9 (15.79%) CISA
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (5.26%) CRISC
7 3 (5.26%) ISACA
8 2 (3.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.75%) GCIH
9 1 (1.75%) IISP
9 1 (1.75%) PMP
9 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
2 2 (3.51%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
3 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.26%) CyberArk
3 3 (5.26%) FireEye
3 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.75%) Alibaba
5 1 (1.75%) Avaya
5 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) VMware