Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Security Operations Manager
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1169 1184
Rank change year-on-year +115 +15 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 112 74 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.040% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 91 57 84
England median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.45% +16.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £56,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £87,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.45% +16.00%

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 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Security Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Security Operations Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Manager in England

Security Operations Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Operations Manager in England

Security Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager in England over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Operations Manager in England

Security Operations 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 Operations Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 +81 63 £75,000 -6.25% 1
North of England +2 21 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Yorkshire +22 17 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +28 11 £65,000 +23.81%
South West +14 7 - -
South East +57 6 £70,000 +12.90% 1
Midlands +34 4 £65,000 -5.45%
West Midlands +5 4 £65,000 -
North West -17 4 £65,000 -3.70%
Security Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 97 (86.61%) Security Operations
2 56 (50.00%) CISSP
3 52 (46.43%) Information Security
4 46 (41.07%) SIEM
5 41 (36.61%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (33.04%) Finance
7 36 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 33 (29.46%) Firewall
8 33 (29.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 32 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (27.68%) CISM
11 30 (26.79%) Windows
12 29 (25.89%) Security Monitoring
13 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
14 22 (19.64%) LogRhythm
15 21 (18.75%) Risk Management
16 19 (16.96%) ITIL
16 19 (16.96%) PCI DSS
16 19 (16.96%) Palo Alto
17 17 (15.18%) CISA
17 17 (15.18%) ISMS
17 17 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
18 16 (14.29%) Project Management
19 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
19 15 (13.39%) VMware
20 14 (12.50%) Unix
20 14 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (12.50%) Security Management
20 14 (12.50%) Management Information System

Security Operations 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 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.79%) IaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.46%) Firewall
2 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.50%) Network Security
4 8 (7.14%) LAN
4 8 (7.14%) WAN
5 7 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (6.25%) SAN
6 4 (3.57%) DNS
7 3 (2.68%) DWDM
7 3 (2.68%) MPLS
7 3 (2.68%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.68%) VPN
7 3 (2.68%) Wireless
8 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.79%) SSL
8 2 (1.79%) VLAN
8 2 (1.79%) VoIP
9 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 37 (33.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
2 8 (7.14%) Legal
3 7 (6.25%) Electronics
3 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.25%) Marketing
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) SailPoint
2 3 (2.68%) EDI
3 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.36%) Clustering
3 6 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.68%) Tandem
5 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.79%) CESG
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Windows
2 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.50%) Unix
4 9 (8.04%) Linux
5 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (86.61%) Security Operations
2 52 (46.43%) Information Security
3 46 (41.07%) SIEM
4 41 (36.61%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (25.89%) Security Monitoring
7 21 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 19 (16.96%) ITIL
9 17 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (15.18%) ISMS
10 16 (14.29%) Project Management
11 14 (12.50%) Security Management
11 14 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (11.61%) Line Management
13 12 (10.71%) Information Security Management
13 12 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (9.82%) Attack Monitoring
14 11 (9.82%) Internal Audit
14 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.25%) Java
2 7 (6.25%) SQL
3 6 (5.36%) C#
3 6 (5.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (50.00%) CISSP
2 31 (27.68%) CISM
3 17 (15.18%) CISA
4 14 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (10.71%) Degree
6 11 (9.82%) CEH
7 10 (8.93%) CCNA
7 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.14%) GIAC
8 8 (7.14%) SANS
9 6 (5.36%) CISMP
9 6 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (5.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 6 (5.36%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (5.36%) SSCP
10 5 (4.46%) GISF
10 5 (4.46%) GSEC
10 5 (4.46%) PMI Certification
10 5 (4.46%) PMP
11 4 (3.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (29.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (16.96%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.04%) SLA
4 6 (5.36%) ISO 9001
5 5 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (3.57%) GDPR
7 2 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
1 9 (8.04%) WSUS
2 8 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.14%) Nessus
3 6 (5.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (4.46%) Core Impact
4 5 (4.46%) Nexpose
4 5 (4.46%) OpenVAS
4 5 (4.46%) PowerBroker
4 5 (4.46%) QRadar
4 5 (4.46%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (2.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) LogRhythm
2 19 (16.96%) Palo Alto
3 15 (13.39%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) Splunk
4 12 (10.71%) Symantec
5 11 (9.82%) ArcSight
5 11 (9.82%) CheckPoint
5 11 (9.82%) SolarWinds
6 10 (8.93%) CyberArk
6 10 (8.93%) McAfee
7 8 (7.14%) Cisco
7 8 (7.14%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.25%) SAP
9 5 (4.46%) AlienVault
9 5 (4.46%) AppSense
9 5 (4.46%) Aveksa
9 5 (4.46%) Bomgar
9 5 (4.46%) Brocade
9 5 (4.46%) Qualys
10 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
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