The median annual salary for a IT Security Manager was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

IT Security Manager
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 755 827
Rank change year-on-year +1 +72  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 105 180 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 160 106
Median salary £68,750 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,657 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,104
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in England

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in England

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in England

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
London +76 67 £80,000 +10.34% 3
South East +30 20 £47,500 -11.62% 3
West Midlands +27 6 £50,500 -18.87% 1
South West +36 5 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -10 2 £54,000 +18.68%
North West -25 2 £67,500 -2.52% 2
East of England +31 1 £52,000 -5.45% 1
East Midlands +4 1 £55,000 +4.76%
North East - 1 £60,000 -
IT Security Manager
UK

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 105 (53.30%) Information Security
2 104 (52.79%) CISSP
3 86 (43.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (41.12%) CISM
5 56 (28.43%) Finance
6 54 (27.41%) ITIL
7 52 (26.40%) Firewall
8 47 (23.86%) Cybersecurity
9 38 (19.29%) Security Operations
10 36 (18.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (18.27%) Business Continuity
11 34 (17.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (16.75%) Vulnerability Management
12 33 (16.75%) SIEM
12 33 (16.75%) Risk Management
12 33 (16.75%) Windows
13 31 (15.74%) Data Protection
14 29 (14.72%) Security Architecture
15 28 (14.21%) TCP/IP
15 28 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (13.71%) Active Directory
17 25 (12.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 25 (12.69%) Windows Server
18 24 (12.18%) Data Loss Prevention
18 24 (12.18%) Penetration Testing
19 23 (11.68%) Data Protection Act
20 22 (11.17%) Linux
21 21 (10.66%) DRM
21 21 (10.66%) CISA
21 21 (10.66%) Management Information System

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.40%) Firewall
2 28 (14.21%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.60%) Network Security
4 7 (3.55%) DNS
5 6 (3.05%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (2.54%) DHCP
6 5 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.54%) OSPF
6 5 (2.54%) SSL
7 4 (2.03%) Wireless
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (1.52%) Internet
9 2 (1.02%) SCCP
10 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.51%) IPsec
10 1 (0.51%) LAN
10 1 (0.51%) SAN
10 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.51%) VPN
10 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.03%) Big Data
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) GIS
General
1 56 (28.43%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Legal
3 8 (4.06%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Law
4 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) Data Protection Act
2 21 (10.66%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.02%) Social Media
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.51%) CESG
8 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.75%) Windows
2 25 (12.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (11.17%) Linux
4 20 (10.15%) Apple iOS
4 20 (10.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.02%) Unix
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (53.30%) Information Security
2 54 (27.41%) ITIL
3 47 (23.86%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (19.29%) Security Operations
5 36 (18.27%) Business Continuity
5 36 (18.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (17.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (16.75%) Risk Management
7 33 (16.75%) SIEM
7 33 (16.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (15.74%) Data Protection
9 29 (14.72%) Security Architecture
10 28 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (12.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 24 (12.18%) Data Loss Prevention
12 24 (12.18%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (10.66%) DRM
14 19 (9.64%) Security Management
15 18 (9.14%) Change Management
16 16 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.02%) PHP
2 2 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (52.79%) CISSP
2 81 (41.12%) CISM
3 21 (10.66%) CISA
4 16 (8.12%) Degree
5 9 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.05%) CCNA
7 5 (2.54%) CCNP
7 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.03%) PCI QSA
9 3 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.52%) CRISC
9 3 (1.52%) MCSE
9 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.02%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.02%) GIAC
10 2 (1.02%) GISF
10 2 (1.02%) ISACA
10 2 (1.02%) MCSA
10 2 (1.02%) OSCP
10 2 (1.02%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (43.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.61%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.58%) COBIT
3 11 (5.58%) GDPR
4 7 (3.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (3.55%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.54%) ISO27002
6 4 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (2.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 3 (1.52%) QA
8 2 (1.02%) ISO22301
8 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.02%) SLA
9 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
1 3 (1.52%) Nessus
1 3 (1.52%) SCCM
1 3 (1.52%) WSUS
2 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (10.15%) Apple
2 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.06%) Cisco
4 7 (3.55%) VMware
5 4 (2.03%) Intel Security
5 4 (2.03%) Splunk
6 3 (1.52%) SAP
6 3 (1.52%) Symantec
7 2 (1.02%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.02%) Infoblox
7 2 (1.02%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.51%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.51%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.51%) Remedy
8 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Full package & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k -£50k
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - £40k-£50k pa pro rata
Posted: 6 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People
Salary: 6 month Fixed Term Contract - £40,000-£50,000 pa pro rata
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 10 days ago