The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Security Manager
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 438 459 549
Rank change year-on-year +21 +90  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 513 558 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.63% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 431 447 375
Median salary £67,500 £62,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% -0.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £84,600
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +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 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
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%  

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 June 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 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 +58 291 £75,500 +7.85% 16
South East -30 56 £60,000 - 11
North West -30 43 £60,000 +16.22% 5
West Midlands -1 38 £55,000 -10.56% 5
East of England +9 30 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire -5 27 £57,500 -1.28% 4
South West +3 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
East Midlands 0 6 £30,250 -45.00% 2
North East +18 2 £67,500 +82.43% 2
Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 589 (61.16%) Information Security
2 513 (53.27%) CISSP
3 405 (42.06%) CISM
4 379 (39.36%) Cybersecurity
5 337 (34.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 283 (29.39%) Finance
7 241 (25.03%) Risk Management
8 187 (19.42%) CISA
9 168 (17.45%) Security Operations
10 151 (15.68%) Data Protection
11 138 (14.33%) ITIL
12 137 (14.23%) PCI DSS
13 127 (13.19%) Firewall
14 126 (13.08%) SIEM
15 119 (12.36%) Degree
16 116 (12.05%) Management Information System
17 111 (11.53%) Project Management
18 110 (11.42%) Security Management
19 99 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
20 95 (9.87%) Business Continuity
21 93 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
22 82 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
23 81 (8.41%) ISMS
24 80 (8.31%) Security Cleared
25 79 (8.20%) Windows
26 77 (8.00%) GDPR
27 72 (7.48%) Service Delivery
27 72 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
28 69 (7.17%) Information Security Management
28 69 (7.17%) PRINCE2

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 25 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.14%) IIS
2 11 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.62%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.21%) CMS
4 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.21%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.10%) Apache
5 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.35%) Office 365
4 10 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.93%) SaaS
6 7 (0.73%) IaaS
7 5 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 127 (13.19%) Firewall
2 62 (6.44%) Network Security
3 39 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.91%) LAN
5 21 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (2.18%) WAN
6 18 (1.87%) Wireless
7 15 (1.56%) Internet
8 13 (1.35%) VLAN
9 11 (1.14%) VoIP
10 10 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.04%) DNS
11 9 (0.93%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.93%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.83%) HTTP
12 8 (0.83%) SAN
13 7 (0.73%) VPN
13 7 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.52%) IPsec
14 5 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.62%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.52%) Big Data
2 5 (0.52%) Data Lake
3 4 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.10%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.10%) Looker
4 1 (0.10%) Maltego
4 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Burp Suite
1 3 (0.31%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.21%) Visual Composer
3 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.10%) Subversion
3 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 283 (29.39%) Finance
2 60 (6.23%) Legal
3 57 (5.92%) Banking
4 51 (5.30%) Marketing
5 39 (4.05%) Retail
5 39 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.66%) Electronics
6 16 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.56%) Law
8 6 (0.62%) Games
9 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.31%) Billing
10 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.31%) French Language
10 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
12 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.66%) Web Services
2 15 (1.56%) SailPoint
3 3 (0.31%) EDI
4 2 (0.21%) .NET
5 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.10%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.10%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.10%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.10%) WinForms
5 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.05%) Management Information System
2 48 (4.98%) Data Centre
3 46 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
4 45 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 36 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.39%) Cyber Attack
8 21 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (1.45%) CESG
9 14 (1.45%) Cybercrime
10 11 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
10 11 (1.14%) PMI
11 9 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (0.73%) NHS
12 7 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (0.62%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.62%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.52%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.20%) Windows
2 53 (5.50%) Linux
3 46 (4.78%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.18%) Unix
6 16 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.93%) Android
11 6 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) GCOS
13 1 (0.10%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (61.16%) Information Security
2 379 (39.36%) Cybersecurity
3 241 (25.03%) Risk Management
4 168 (17.45%) Security Operations
5 151 (15.68%) Data Protection
6 138 (14.33%) ITIL
7 126 (13.08%) SIEM
8 111 (11.53%) Project Management
9 110 (11.42%) Security Management
10 99 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
11 95 (9.87%) Business Continuity
12 93 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
13 82 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 81 (8.41%) ISMS
15 72 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 72 (7.48%) Service Delivery
16 69 (7.17%) Information Security Management
16 69 (7.17%) PRINCE2
17 68 (7.06%) Incident Management
18 65 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.77%) C
2 15 (1.56%) Java
2 15 (1.56%) Python
3 10 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.04%) Scala
4 9 (0.93%) SQL
5 5 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.52%) R
5 5 (0.52%) Ruby
6 4 (0.42%) C#
7 2 (0.21%) Perl
8 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 513 (53.27%) CISSP
2 405 (42.06%) CISM
3 187 (19.42%) CISA
4 119 (12.36%) Degree
5 80 (8.31%) Security Cleared
6 61 (6.33%) SC Cleared
7 53 (5.50%) GIAC
8 46 (4.78%) SANS
9 43 (4.47%) CESG Certified Professional
10 42 (4.36%) CEH
11 37 (3.84%) CRISC
12 25 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (2.28%) DV Cleared
14 21 (2.18%) PMI Certification
15 20 (2.08%) ISEB
16 19 (1.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
16 19 (1.97%) SSCP
17 17 (1.77%) CISMP
17 17 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (1.66%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (34.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (14.23%) PCI DSS
3 77 (8.00%) GDPR
4 41 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 36 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 33 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (2.70%) COBIT
7 26 (2.70%) ISO 22301
7 26 (2.70%) ISO 9001
8 18 (1.87%) NIST 800
8 18 (1.87%) SLA
9 12 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 9 (0.93%) ISO 14001
12 8 (0.83%) RMADS
13 6 (0.62%) PMO
14 4 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.42%) ISO 31000
14 4 (0.42%) QA
15 3 (0.31%) COSO
System Software
1 42 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Postfix
4 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (2.28%) Nessus
1 22 (2.28%) SCCM
2 20 (2.08%) WSUS
3 19 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (1.56%) QRadar
5 14 (1.45%) Core Impact
5 14 (1.45%) Nexpose
5 14 (1.45%) OpenVAS
5 14 (1.45%) PowerBroker
5 14 (1.45%) RSA Security Analytics
6 8 (0.83%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.21%) Packer
9 2 (0.21%) Terraform
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.10%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 36 (3.74%) Cisco
2 32 (3.32%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.12%) LogRhythm
4 24 (2.49%) CyberArk
4 24 (2.49%) Splunk
5 23 (2.39%) ArcSight
5 23 (2.39%) Palo Alto
5 23 (2.39%) Symantec
6 22 (2.28%) VMware
7 20 (2.08%) McAfee
8 18 (1.87%) Apple
8 18 (1.87%) SolarWinds
9 15 (1.56%) Aveksa
9 15 (1.56%) Qualys
9 15 (1.56%) SAP
10 14 (1.45%) AlienVault
10 14 (1.45%) Bomgar
10 14 (1.45%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.93%) Fortinet
12 7 (0.73%) CheckPoint
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car Allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £46000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Excellent base, double OTE, stock options, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Highly Competitive + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + 60k+ OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago