Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 499 518
Rank change year-on-year -55 +19 +103
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 755 914 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.61% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 597 748 871
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%

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 146,334 149,865 173,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.84% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118,375 124,866 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -15 341 £60,000 - 47
South East -16 148 £50,000 -4.76% 24
North of England -20 128 £50,000 -2.44% 20
Yorkshire +52 61 £49,000 -2.97% 11
Midlands -13 60 £50,000 - 6
North West -35 60 £52,000 +0.97% 8
South West -48 46 £40,000 -23.81% 9
West Midlands -8 43 £50,000 - 3
East of England +8 39 £55,000 -12.00% 8
East Midlands +7 17 £50,000 - 3
North East -8 7 £48,500 -19.17% 1
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 482 (63.84%) Information Security
2 394 (52.19%) Information Security Management
3 330 (43.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 308 (40.79%) Management Information System
5 288 (38.15%) CISSP
6 237 (31.39%) ISMS
7 210 (27.81%) Finance
8 196 (25.96%) CISM
9 179 (23.71%) Firewall
10 174 (23.05%) ITIL
11 169 (22.38%) Risk Management
12 156 (20.66%) Network Security
13 153 (20.26%) Cybersecurity
14 129 (17.09%) Risk Assessment
15 124 (16.42%) Data Protection
16 114 (15.10%) GDPR
17 113 (14.97%) Windows
18 112 (14.83%) Microsoft
19 105 (13.91%) SIEM
20 104 (13.77%) Security Operations
21 102 (13.51%) Degree
22 96 (12.72%) Project Management
23 95 (12.58%) Active Directory
24 92 (12.19%) CISA
24 92 (12.19%) Penetration Testing
25 91 (12.05%) PCI DSS
26 87 (11.52%) CRISC
27 83 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
27 83 (10.99%) Legal
28 77 (10.20%) Security Cleared

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 20 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.19%) IIS
4 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.40%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.53%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.53%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.52%) Office 365
4 16 (2.12%) Amazon S3
4 16 (2.12%) IaaS
5 14 (1.85%) PaaS
6 12 (1.59%) SaaS
7 7 (0.93%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.66%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 179 (23.71%) Firewall
2 156 (20.66%) Network Security
3 54 (7.15%) TCP/IP
4 49 (6.49%) DNS
5 46 (6.09%) LAN
6 45 (5.96%) DHCP
7 44 (5.83%) WAN
8 28 (3.71%) VPN
9 23 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (2.52%) DMZ
10 19 (2.52%) Multicast
11 17 (2.25%) SSL
12 16 (2.12%) SAN
13 15 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.85%) Internet
15 13 (1.72%) IPsec
15 13 (1.72%) MPLS
16 12 (1.59%) VLAN
17 10 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (2.65%) MySQL
4 17 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.53%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
1 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.26%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.26%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.13%) Bower
3 1 (0.13%) Grunt
3 1 (0.13%) gulp
3 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.13%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.13%) Moq
3 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 210 (27.81%) Finance
2 83 (10.99%) Legal
3 44 (5.83%) Retail
4 39 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.64%) Law
6 34 (4.50%) Banking
7 25 (3.31%) Marketing
8 19 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.32%) Publishing
10 8 (1.06%) Billing
10 8 (1.06%) Electronics
10 8 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Games
11 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 194 (25.70%) Analyst
2 166 (21.99%) Security Manager
3 155 (20.53%) Security Analyst
4 101 (13.38%) Information Manager
4 101 (13.38%) Information Security Manager
5 82 (10.86%) Information Analyst
6 80 (10.60%) Information Security Analyst
7 65 (8.61%) Consultant
8 56 (7.42%) IT Manager
9 43 (5.70%) Security Consultant
10 38 (5.03%) IT Security Manager
11 36 (4.77%) Risk Manager
12 32 (4.24%) Security Officer
13 31 (4.11%) Information Security Officer
14 30 (3.97%) Security Engineer
15 29 (3.84%) Information Officer
15 29 (3.84%) Security Specialist
16 28 (3.71%) IT Analyst
17 27 (3.58%) Information Risk Manager
17 27 (3.58%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.59%) .NET
2 8 (1.06%) Web Services
3 7 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.66%) XML
5 4 (0.53%) JDBC
5 4 (0.53%) ODBC
6 3 (0.40%) CSS
6 3 (0.40%) HTML
6 3 (0.40%) J2EE
6 3 (0.40%) JNI
7 2 (0.26%) CSS3
7 2 (0.26%) HTML5
7 2 (0.26%) jQuery
7 2 (0.26%) Middleware
7 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.26%) XMPP
8 1 (0.13%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 308 (40.79%) Management Information System
2 60 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.96%) Data Centre
4 39 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
5 33 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 27 (3.58%) Cyberthreat
8 22 (2.91%) Derivative
9 18 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
10 16 (2.12%) PMI
10 16 (2.12%) Smart Meter
11 15 (1.99%) CESG
11 15 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.19%) Cyberattack
14 8 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (1.06%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.06%) FlexPod
14 8 (1.06%) PKI
14 8 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.97%) Windows
2 76 (10.07%) Linux
3 32 (4.24%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (3.58%) Unix
6 24 (3.18%) CentOS
7 22 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
8 17 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.53%) Android
12 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.53%) VMS
13 3 (0.40%) Debian
13 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (63.84%) Information Security
2 394 (52.19%) Information Security Management
3 237 (31.39%) ISMS
4 174 (23.05%) ITIL
5 169 (22.38%) Risk Management
6 153 (20.26%) Cybersecurity
7 129 (17.09%) Risk Assessment
8 124 (16.42%) Data Protection
9 105 (13.91%) SIEM
10 104 (13.77%) Security Operations
11 96 (12.72%) Project Management
12 92 (12.19%) Penetration Testing
13 83 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (9.01%) Business Continuity
16 68 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 61 (8.08%) Security Architecture
18 60 (7.95%) Incident Management
19 59 (7.81%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.96%) SQL
2 22 (2.91%) Shell Script
3 19 (2.52%) Python
4 15 (1.99%) Perl
4 15 (1.99%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.85%) C#
6 12 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.19%) C
9 7 (0.93%) Ruby
10 5 (0.66%) Java
10 5 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.66%) VB
11 4 (0.53%) Korn
12 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.13%) PHP
13 1 (0.13%) Scala
13 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 288 (38.15%) CISSP
2 196 (25.96%) CISM
3 102 (13.51%) Degree
4 92 (12.19%) CISA
5 87 (11.52%) CRISC
6 77 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 68 (9.01%) SC Cleared
8 57 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (7.42%) GIAC
10 41 (5.43%) CCNA
11 32 (4.24%) DV Cleared
12 31 (4.11%) RHCE
13 25 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (3.31%) SSCP
14 24 (3.18%) RHCSA
15 23 (3.05%) CCNP
16 20 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
17 19 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (2.52%) SANS
18 17 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 330 (43.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (15.10%) GDPR
3 91 (12.05%) PCI DSS
4 39 (5.17%) COBIT
5 35 (4.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 28 (3.71%) ISO 9001
7 22 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 20 (2.65%) SLA
9 19 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (2.25%) ISO 22301
10 17 (2.25%) QA
11 16 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (1.59%) ISO 31000
12 12 (1.59%) JSP 440
13 9 (1.19%) COSO
14 7 (0.93%) PSD2
14 7 (0.93%) RMADS
15 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
15 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 95 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.12%) NFS
5 16 (2.12%) Samba
6 10 (1.32%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.66%) Docker
7 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.40%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.26%) vCloud
9 2 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.26%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (3.84%) Puppet
2 11 (1.46%) SCCM
3 8 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (0.79%) Ansible
4 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.79%) RSA Archer
5 5 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.66%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.66%) Nessus
6 3 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.26%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 112 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.67%) VMware
3 49 (6.49%) Cisco
4 48 (6.36%) Oracle
5 36 (4.77%) HP
5 36 (4.77%) Red Hat
6 29 (3.84%) CheckPoint
7 27 (3.58%) F5
8 16 (2.12%) SAP
8 16 (2.12%) Scality
9 15 (1.99%) Fortinet
9 15 (1.99%) SolarWinds
10 14 (1.85%) Citrix
11 13 (1.72%) Google
12 12 (1.59%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.46%) Meraki
14 10 (1.32%) Juniper
14 10 (1.32%) Sourcefire
15 8 (1.06%) Adobe
15 8 (1.06%) Brocade