The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 782 845
Rank change year-on-year +18 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 102 129 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 86 90 91
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £85,450 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +55 58 £80,000 +23.07% 3
South East +18 13 £70,000 +28.31%
East of England -2 12 £60,000 +29.72%
North West -41 7 £62,500 +4.16% 1
South West -8 5 £48,700 -4.97%
East Midlands +11 2 £55,000 -31.25% 1
West Midlands -6 1 £65,000 +6.55%
Yorkshire -14 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £55,000 -
IT Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 122 (60.10%) CISSP
2 101 (49.75%) Information Security
3 90 (44.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (38.92%) CISM
5 53 (26.11%) Finance
6 52 (25.62%) ITIL
7 45 (22.17%) Business Continuity
8 42 (20.69%) Security Operations
9 41 (20.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 39 (19.21%) Cybersecurity
11 38 (18.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (18.23%) Firewall
13 35 (17.24%) Windows
14 34 (16.75%) Risk Management
15 29 (14.29%) Data Protection
15 29 (14.29%) Windows Server
16 28 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
17 27 (13.30%) SIEM
17 27 (13.30%) CISA
18 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
19 21 (10.34%) Management Information System
19 21 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
20 20 (9.85%) Security Management
20 20 (9.85%) Change Management
20 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (9.36%) Data Loss Prevention
22 17 (8.37%) Network Security
23 16 (7.88%) PCI DSS
23 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
23 16 (7.88%) Legal

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 11 (5.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.96%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.99%) CMS
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.49%) SAP EP
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.93%) Office 365
2 8 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.46%) Mimecast
4 5 (2.46%) SaaS
5 4 (1.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.23%) Firewall
2 17 (8.37%) Network Security
3 15 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.94%) DNS
5 7 (3.45%) SAN
6 6 (2.96%) VLAN
7 5 (2.46%) SSL
8 4 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.97%) Wireless
9 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (1.48%) LAN
9 3 (1.48%) VoIP
9 3 (1.48%) WAN
10 2 (0.99%) DHCP
10 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.99%) Internet
10 2 (0.99%) SCCP
10 2 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.49%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.99%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Composer
General
1 53 (26.11%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Legal
3 7 (3.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Law
5 3 (1.48%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Electronics
6 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.49%) CESG
7 1 (0.49%) Fintech
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.24%) Windows
2 29 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.88%) Linux
3 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.91%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.91%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.93%) Mac OS X
5 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.75%) Information Security
2 52 (25.62%) ITIL
3 45 (22.17%) Business Continuity
4 42 (20.69%) Security Operations
5 41 (20.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (19.21%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (18.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (16.75%) Risk Management
9 29 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 28 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (13.30%) SIEM
12 21 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (9.85%) Change Management
13 20 (9.85%) Security Management
14 19 (9.36%) Data Loss Prevention
15 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (6.90%) Security Architecture
17 13 (6.40%) Data Security
17 13 (6.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.96%) C
1 6 (2.96%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.99%) SQL
3 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 122 (60.10%) CISSP
2 79 (38.92%) CISM
3 27 (13.30%) CISA
4 12 (5.91%) Degree
5 8 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.96%) CRISC
6 6 (2.96%) MCSE
6 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.46%) CCNA
8 4 (1.97%) CEH
8 4 (1.97%) ISSMP
9 3 (1.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.48%) CISMP
9 3 (1.48%) ISACA
9 3 (1.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.48%) SANS
10 2 (0.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (0.99%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (44.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 16 (7.88%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.90%) GDPR
4 11 (5.42%) SLA
5 10 (4.93%) ISO 9001
6 9 (4.43%) COBIT
7 8 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (2.96%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (1.48%) COSO
11 3 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.99%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.99%) QA
13 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) SCCM
1 5 (2.46%) WSUS
2 4 (1.97%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.99%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (6.90%) Apple
1 14 (6.90%) VMware
2 13 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.43%) Cisco
4 4 (1.97%) NETGEAR
4 4 (1.97%) Splunk
5 3 (1.48%) CyberArk
5 3 (1.48%) McAfee
5 3 (1.48%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.99%) Fortinet
6 2 (0.99%) HP
6 2 (0.99%) Infoblox
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Qualys
7 1 (0.49%) Remedy
7 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec
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