The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
UK / England
Rank 440 464 530
Rank change year-on-year +24 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 450 560 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 341 477 387
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.34%  

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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in England

Security Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in England

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in England

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 Security Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 +151 280 £80,000 +6.66% 23
West Midlands +41 46 £51,500 -14.16% 4
South East -47 46 £52,500 -4.54% 6
East of England +36 20 £65,000 +6.12% 2
Yorkshire -16 20 £65,000 +30.00% 2
North West -37 19 £56,000 -13.84% 6
South West +3 16 £52,500 -16.00% 6
East Midlands -16 2 £61,250 +16.66%
North East - 1 £60,000 -
Security Manager
UK

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 657 (66.70%) Information Security
2 538 (54.62%) CISSP
3 429 (43.55%) CISM
4 404 (41.02%) Cybersecurity
5 353 (35.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 286 (29.04%) Risk Management
7 285 (28.93%) Finance
8 210 (21.32%) CISA
9 177 (17.97%) Data Protection
10 159 (16.14%) Management Information System
11 156 (15.84%) Security Management
12 148 (15.03%) ITIL
13 147 (14.92%) Degree
14 146 (14.82%) PCI DSS
15 144 (14.62%) Security Operations
16 137 (13.91%) Firewall
17 116 (11.78%) Information Security Management
18 109 (11.07%) Penetration Testing
19 108 (10.96%) SIEM
19 108 (10.96%) Business Continuity
20 104 (10.56%) Security Cleared
21 94 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 93 (9.44%) Project Management
23 91 (9.24%) Vulnerability Management
24 90 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
24 90 (9.14%) SC Cleared
25 80 (8.12%) Incident Management
26 79 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
27 78 (7.92%) Legal
28 75 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 23 (2.34%) IIS
2 16 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.41%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.30%) CMS
5 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.10%) Apache
6 1 (0.10%) JBoss
6 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (1.52%) MS Office
2 12 (1.22%) MS Project
3 5 (0.51%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.22%) Office 365
4 7 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 137 (13.91%) Firewall
2 66 (6.70%) Network Security
3 43 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (1.42%) LAN
6 13 (1.32%) DNS
6 13 (1.32%) WAN
7 12 (1.22%) Internet
7 12 (1.22%) Wireless
8 11 (1.12%) DHCP
9 9 (0.91%) WLAN
10 8 (0.81%) VLAN
11 7 (0.71%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (0.61%) SSL
13 5 (0.51%) HTTP
13 5 (0.51%) OSPF
13 5 (0.51%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.41%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.22%) Big Data
2 5 (0.51%) MongoDB
2 5 (0.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.20%) GIS
4 1 (0.10%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.30%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 285 (28.93%) Finance
2 78 (7.92%) Legal
3 44 (4.47%) Banking
4 42 (4.26%) Marketing
4 42 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.15%) Retail
6 29 (2.94%) Law
7 19 (1.93%) Games
8 12 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.02%) Electronics
10 7 (0.71%) French Language
10 7 (0.71%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.71%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) Local Government
12 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.81%) Web Services
2 5 (0.51%) AngularJS
2 5 (0.51%) Node.js
2 5 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (0.51%) SailPoint
2 5 (0.51%) SAML
2 5 (0.51%) XACML
3 4 (0.41%) .NET
3 4 (0.41%) SPML
4 2 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.20%) HTML
4 2 (0.20%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.10%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.10%) SPNEGO
5 1 (0.10%) WinForms
5 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 159 (16.14%) Management Information System
2 69 (7.01%) Data Protection Act
3 42 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 36 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 34 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
7 28 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.62%) Cybercrime
9 14 (1.42%) CESG
9 14 (1.42%) NHS
10 13 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.81%) iPad
13 7 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.61%) Fintech
14 6 (0.61%) PMI
14 6 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.99%) Windows
2 42 (4.26%) Linux
3 32 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.74%) Mac OS X
5 26 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.71%) Unix
7 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (66.70%) Information Security
2 404 (41.02%) Cybersecurity
3 286 (29.04%) Risk Management
4 177 (17.97%) Data Protection
5 156 (15.84%) Security Management
6 148 (15.03%) ITIL
7 144 (14.62%) Security Operations
8 116 (11.78%) Information Security Management
9 109 (11.07%) Penetration Testing
10 108 (10.96%) Business Continuity
10 108 (10.96%) SIEM
11 94 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 93 (9.44%) Project Management
13 91 (9.24%) Vulnerability Management
14 90 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 80 (8.12%) Incident Management
16 79 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 75 (7.61%) ISMS
18 72 (7.31%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (1.42%) Python
2 13 (1.32%) PHP
2 13 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 7 (0.71%) C
3 7 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.51%) SQL
5 4 (0.41%) Ruby
6 3 (0.30%) C#
6 3 (0.30%) C++
6 3 (0.30%) Java
7 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.20%) Perl
7 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 538 (54.62%) CISSP
2 429 (43.55%) CISM
3 210 (21.32%) CISA
4 147 (14.92%) Degree
5 104 (10.56%) Security Cleared
6 90 (9.14%) SC Cleared
7 67 (6.80%) CEH
8 46 (4.67%) GIAC
9 38 (3.86%) CESG Certified Professional
10 36 (3.65%) SANS
11 30 (3.05%) CLAS
12 26 (2.64%) CISMP
13 25 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (2.34%) CRISC
15 22 (2.23%) IISP
16 20 (2.03%) ISEB
17 19 (1.93%) DV Cleared
18 14 (1.42%) CREST Certified
19 13 (1.32%) CCNA
20 12 (1.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (35.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 146 (14.82%) PCI DSS
3 45 (4.57%) COBIT
4 35 (3.55%) GDPR
5 34 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 28 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (1.83%) RMADS
8 17 (1.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (1.32%) QA
10 11 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (1.02%) GPG13
12 9 (0.91%) SLA
13 8 (0.81%) BS25999
13 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.81%) ISO27002
14 6 (0.61%) ISO22301
14 6 (0.61%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
16 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 2 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Snort
3 1 (0.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.71%) Nessus
2 6 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.51%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.41%) QRadar
5 2 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.20%) Kibana
5 2 (0.20%) logstash
5 2 (0.20%) Nmap
5 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.20%) Packer
5 2 (0.20%) RSA enVision
5 2 (0.20%) Terraform
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (3.25%) Cisco
1 32 (3.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.64%) Apple
3 22 (2.23%) ServiceNow
4 12 (1.22%) CheckPoint
4 12 (1.22%) SAP
5 11 (1.12%) VMware
6 10 (1.02%) Forcepoint
7 9 (0.91%) Fortinet
8 8 (0.81%) AlienVault
8 8 (0.81%) Palo Alto
8 8 (0.81%) Sophos
9 7 (0.71%) ArcSight
10 6 (0.61%) F5
10 6 (0.61%) Oracle
10 6 (0.61%) Splunk
11 5 (0.51%) CyberArk
11 5 (0.51%) Juniper
11 5 (0.51%) Varonis
12 4 (0.41%) ForgeRock
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k dependent on experience - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £68,000 to £73,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Salary: From £42,492 to £46,422 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago