Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 498 378 481
Rank change year-on-year -120 +103 +76
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 452 574 801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.81% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 341 393 491
10th Percentile £38,000 £41,250 £39,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -6.78% +7.27%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £76,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £81,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £54,350 £59,000
% change year-on-year +10.40% -7.88% +7.27%

Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,042 71,188 122,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.27% 92.43% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,260 57,707 98,173
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Security Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Management in England.

Salary trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Management in England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Management in England

Security Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the England region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 191 £72,500 +16.00% 19
North of England -7 88 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Midlands -65 62 £65,000 +36.84% 8
North West +15 52 £57,500 +21.05% 6
South East -126 51 £55,000 +6.76% 16
East of England -10 33 £43,000 -21.82% 5
West Midlands -77 33 £54,500 +14.74% 6
East Midlands -17 29 £85,000 +66.67% 2
Yorkshire -37 29 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South West -79 19 £47,500 -15.56% 5
North East -2 7 £35,000 -46.15% 3
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 281 (62.17%) Information Security
2 241 (53.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 210 (46.46%) Information Security Management
4 168 (37.17%) ISMS
5 158 (34.96%) Cybersecurity
6 140 (30.97%) Management Information System
7 104 (23.01%) CISSP
8 96 (21.24%) Risk Management
8 96 (21.24%) Social Skills
9 87 (19.25%) CISM
10 80 (17.70%) Azure
11 78 (17.26%) Finance
12 74 (16.37%) GDPR
13 73 (16.15%) ITIL
14 70 (15.49%) AWS
14 70 (15.49%) NIST
15 67 (14.82%) Data Protection
16 65 (14.38%) Cyber Essentials
17 64 (14.16%) Legal
18 62 (13.72%) Retail
19 61 (13.50%) SIEM
20 56 (12.39%) CISA
21 55 (12.17%) PCI DSS
22 52 (11.50%) Microsoft
23 51 (11.28%) Active Directory
23 51 (11.28%) Incident Management
23 51 (11.28%) Network Security
24 50 (11.06%) Degree
24 50 (11.06%) Windows
25 49 (10.84%) Linux

Security Management
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 7 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.11%) IIS
4 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) JBoss
5 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.33%) Gephi
3 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 80 (17.70%) Azure
2 70 (15.49%) AWS
3 36 (7.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (7.74%) Microsoft 365
5 31 (6.86%) SaaS
6 19 (4.20%) IaaS
6 19 (4.20%) PaaS
7 10 (2.21%) Azure Sentinel
8 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.99%) npm
9 7 (1.55%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.11%) Fivetran
11 5 (1.11%) Google Sheets
11 5 (1.11%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.11%) Snowflake
12 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.28%) Network Security
2 43 (9.51%) Firewall
3 19 (4.20%) VPN
4 18 (3.98%) DNS
5 15 (3.32%) LAN
6 14 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (2.88%) WAN
8 11 (2.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.21%) SSL
10 8 (1.77%) HTTP
11 7 (1.55%) MPLS
12 6 (1.33%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.11%) SAN
13 5 (1.11%) SD-WAN
14 4 (0.88%) BGP
14 4 (0.88%) DHCP
14 4 (0.88%) DMZ
14 4 (0.88%) OSPF
14 4 (0.88%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.43%) MySQL
3 10 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (1.33%) Big Data
5 6 (1.33%) DB2
5 6 (1.33%) Impala
6 5 (1.11%) Looker
6 5 (1.11%) Power BI
7 4 (0.88%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.44%) GIS
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.44%) Sisense
8 2 (0.44%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.44%) Tableau
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.43%) JIRA
3 6 (1.33%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
3 6 (1.33%) Burp Suite
3 6 (1.33%) git-flow
3 6 (1.33%) Metasploit
3 6 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.33%) webpack
4 5 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.11%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.44%) GitLab
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 96 (21.24%) Social Skills
2 78 (17.26%) Finance
3 64 (14.16%) Legal
4 62 (13.72%) Retail
5 35 (7.74%) Law
6 29 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (5.31%) Public Sector
8 22 (4.87%) Manufacturing
9 20 (4.42%) Banking
10 16 (3.54%) Influencing Skills
11 14 (3.10%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (2.21%) Marketing
12 10 (2.21%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.55%) Electronics
14 6 (1.33%) Front Office
14 6 (1.33%) Local Government
14 6 (1.33%) Police
15 5 (1.11%) Billing
16 4 (0.88%) German Language
16 4 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 66 (14.60%) Security Manager
2 59 (13.05%) Security Engineer
3 53 (11.73%) Analyst
4 39 (8.63%) Information Manager
5 37 (8.19%) Information Security Manager
5 37 (8.19%) Security Analyst
6 35 (7.74%) Consultant
6 35 (7.74%) IT Engineer
7 34 (7.52%) IT Security Engineer
7 34 (7.52%) Security Officer
8 32 (7.08%) Security Consultant
9 31 (6.86%) Information Security Officer
10 30 (6.64%) Information Officer
11 28 (6.19%) IT Manager
12 27 (5.97%) Architect
13 25 (5.53%) Developer
14 22 (4.87%) Information Analyst
14 22 (4.87%) Information Security Analyst
15 20 (4.42%) Security Specialist
16 19 (4.20%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.32%) React
2 11 (2.43%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (2.43%) OAuth
2 11 (2.43%) Redux
2 11 (2.43%) RESTful
2 11 (2.43%) Sass
3 7 (1.55%) HTML
4 6 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.33%) CGI
4 6 (1.33%) CSS
4 6 (1.33%) CSS3
4 6 (1.33%) HTML5
4 6 (1.33%) Kafka
4 6 (1.33%) REST
4 6 (1.33%) Vue.js
5 5 (1.11%) PySpark
6 4 (0.88%) ISPF
6 4 (0.88%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) LDAP
7 2 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 140 (30.97%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (3.54%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.65%) User Experience
7 11 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.99%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.77%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.33%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.88%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.88%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.66%) Cyberattack
14 3 (0.66%) Life Science
14 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.06%) Windows
2 49 (10.84%) Linux
3 16 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.55%) Android
5 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Unix
7 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (62.17%) Information Security
2 210 (46.46%) Information Security Management
3 168 (37.17%) ISMS
4 158 (34.96%) Cybersecurity
5 96 (21.24%) Risk Management
6 73 (16.15%) ITIL
7 67 (14.82%) Data Protection
8 61 (13.50%) SIEM
9 51 (11.28%) Incident Management
10 49 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 41 (9.07%) Security Operations
12 40 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (8.19%) E-Commerce
14 35 (7.74%) Security Architecture
15 33 (7.30%) Business Continuity
15 33 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (7.08%) DevOps
16 32 (7.08%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.42%) SQL
2 24 (5.31%) Python
3 19 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.76%) TypeScript
5 11 (2.43%) C
5 11 (2.43%) ES7
6 9 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.99%) Java
6 9 (1.99%) R
7 7 (1.55%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.33%) ES6
8 6 (1.33%) Perl
9 5 (1.11%) C#
10 3 (0.66%) LookML
11 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) Go
11 1 (0.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 104 (23.01%) CISSP
2 87 (19.25%) CISM
3 56 (12.39%) CISA
4 50 (11.06%) Degree
5 28 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 20 (4.42%) CEH
7 18 (3.98%) CRISC
8 16 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.88%) CCNA
9 13 (2.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.21%) CISMP
11 10 (2.21%) GIAC
12 9 (1.99%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.99%) SSCP
13 8 (1.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 8 (1.77%) SANS
14 7 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (53.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (16.37%) GDPR
3 70 (15.49%) NIST
4 65 (14.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 55 (12.17%) PCI DSS
6 36 (7.96%) GRC
7 35 (7.74%) SLA
8 22 (4.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (3.32%) NCSC
10 13 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (2.21%) COBIT
11 10 (2.21%) QA
12 9 (1.99%) ISO 9001
12 9 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 6 (1.33%) NIST 800
14 5 (1.11%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.88%) PMO
15 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
16 3 (0.66%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 51 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.33%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.11%) LXC
5 5 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.88%) XenApp
6 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.66%) Docker
8 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.10%) Nessus
2 12 (2.65%) Terraform
3 11 (2.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (1.77%) Ansible
4 8 (1.77%) QRadar
5 6 (1.33%) Kibana
5 6 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.33%) Oozie
6 5 (1.11%) Grafana
6 5 (1.11%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.88%) SCCM
7 4 (0.88%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.44%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 52 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.30%) VMware
3 21 (4.65%) Splunk
4 17 (3.76%) Cisco
5 15 (3.32%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.43%) Oracle
7 10 (2.21%) LogRhythm
7 10 (2.21%) OneTrust
8 8 (1.77%) Meraki
8 8 (1.77%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.55%) SAP
10 6 (1.33%) BT
10 6 (1.33%) Databricks
10 6 (1.33%) Google
11 5 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.11%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.11%) Citrix
11 5 (1.11%) Qualys
11 5 (1.11%) Rapid7
12 4 (0.88%) JD Edwards