The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Security Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 242 274
Rank change year-on-year +54 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 40 21 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.29% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 46
Median salary £80,000 £85,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £97,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +1.81% -6.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 48 (65.75%) CISSP
2 47 (64.38%) Information Security
3 45 (61.64%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (60.27%) CISM
5 31 (42.47%) CISA
6 28 (38.36%) Data Protection
7 24 (32.88%) Risk Management
8 23 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (30.14%) Degree
9 22 (30.14%) SIEM
10 17 (23.29%) Firewall
11 16 (21.92%) Management Information System
12 13 (17.81%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (17.81%) Cyber Essentials
13 11 (15.07%) Security Management
13 11 (15.07%) Legal
13 11 (15.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (13.70%) Law
15 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.33%) Finance
16 8 (10.96%) Project Management
16 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
16 8 (10.96%) ISMS
16 8 (10.96%) SANS
16 8 (10.96%) Security Operations
16 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
17 7 (9.59%) Threat Management
17 7 (9.59%) Marketing
18 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
18 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification

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 1 (1.37%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Firewall
2 6 (8.22%) Network Security
3 5 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.11%) Wireless
5 3 (4.11%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.37%) DMZ
6 1 (1.37%) HTTP
6 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.37%) Intranet
6 1 (1.37%) IPsec
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) SCCP
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Burp Suite
2 3 (4.11%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (15.07%) Legal
2 10 (13.70%) Law
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
4 7 (9.59%) Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Banking
6 3 (4.11%) Local Government
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) HTML
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.81%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (4.11%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (4.11%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.74%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.37%) CESG
8 1 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Information Security
2 45 (61.64%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (38.36%) Data Protection
4 24 (32.88%) Risk Management
5 22 (30.14%) SIEM
6 11 (15.07%) Security Management
7 8 (10.96%) ISMS
7 8 (10.96%) Project Management
7 8 (10.96%) Security Operations
7 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (9.59%) Threat Management
9 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
9 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 6 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (6.85%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (6.85%) OWASP
10 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.37%) Perl
2 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (65.75%) CISSP
2 44 (60.27%) CISM
3 31 (42.47%) CISA
4 22 (30.14%) Degree
5 8 (10.96%) SANS
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.85%) CREST Certified
7 5 (6.85%) GIAC
7 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.48%) CISMP
9 3 (4.11%) CCNA
9 3 (4.11%) CCNP
10 2 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (2.74%) ISACA
11 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.37%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (1.37%) GPEN
11 1 (1.37%) IISP
11 1 (1.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (15.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.11%) GDPR
5 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.37%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) Nmap
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) AlienVault
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