Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1103 1056 1200
Rank change year-on-year -47 +144 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 35 99 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.059% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.061% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 23 73 31
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £66,453
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.19% -8.34%
10th Percentile £48,500 £47,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,678 161,272 189,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127,583 135,220 160,036
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 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 -27 18 £80,000 +23.08%
East of England +7 9 £55,000 -15.38%
North of England +1 5 £48,500 -25.38%
North East -14 4 £48,500 -22.40%
South East +13 3 - - 1
North West - 1 £62,500 -
Security Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 29 (82.86%) Security Operations
2 24 (68.57%) SIEM
3 23 (65.71%) CISSP
4 17 (48.57%) Information Security
5 15 (42.86%) Firewall
5 15 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 13 (37.14%) CISM
7 13 (37.14%) Risk Management
8 12 (34.29%) Security Management
8 12 (34.29%) CISA
9 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
9 11 (31.43%) Network Security
9 11 (31.43%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) ITIL
12 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (17.14%) CCNP
12 6 (17.14%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) Computer Security
12 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
12 6 (17.14%) LogRhythm
12 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto

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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Cyberattack
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 1 (2.86%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Security Operations
2 24 (68.57%) SIEM
3 17 (48.57%) Information Security
4 15 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (37.14%) Risk Management
7 12 (34.29%) Security Management
8 11 (31.43%) Incident Management
9 6 (17.14%) Computer Security
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
10 5 (14.29%) Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (11.43%) Email Filtering
11 4 (11.43%) Event Correlation
11 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
11 4 (11.43%) People Management
11 4 (11.43%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) CISSP
2 13 (37.14%) CISM
3 12 (34.29%) CISA
4 6 (17.14%) CCNP
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) GSEC
6 4 (11.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (11.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (11.43%) CISMP
6 4 (11.43%) CRISC
6 4 (11.43%) CSSLP
6 4 (11.43%) GCWN
6 4 (11.43%) ISSAP
6 4 (11.43%) ISSEP
6 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) VCAP
6 4 (11.43%) VCDX
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (8.57%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (8.57%) JSP 440
4 3 (8.57%) RMADS
4 3 (8.57%) SLA
5 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.71%) ISO 22301
5 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.86%) COBIT
6 1 (2.86%) GPG13
6 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Nessus
2 3 (8.57%) Core Impact
2 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.57%) Nexpose
2 3 (8.57%) OpenVAS
2 3 (8.57%) PowerBroker
2 3 (8.57%) QRadar
2 3 (8.57%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) LogRhythm
3 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) AlienVault
6 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.57%) Aveksa
6 3 (8.57%) Bomgar
6 3 (8.57%) Brocade
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) CyberArk
6 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.57%) Ivanti
6 3 (8.57%) McAfee
6 3 (8.57%) Qualys
6 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.57%) Splunk