The median annual salary for a Security Operations Manager was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 901 923
Rank change year-on-year +89 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 41 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.044% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.046% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 26
Median salary £66,250 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £62,900
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £86,000 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -24.13%  

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 77608 94444 101919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64936 80086 84029
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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 +49 16 £81,250 +1.56% 1
East of England +19 11 £65,000 +23.80%
Yorkshire +26 6 £57,500 +27.77% 4
North West -17 4 £65,000 +4.00%
West Midlands +25 2 £65,000 -18.75% 1
South East +58 1 £65,000 +30.00%
South West +21 1 - - 1
Security Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (78.13%) Security Operations
2 61 (63.54%) Information Security
3 44 (45.83%) CISSP
4 37 (38.54%) Finance
5 35 (36.46%) CISM
6 33 (34.38%) Risk Management
7 31 (32.29%) SIEM
8 29 (30.21%) Security Operations Centre
9 27 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 26 (27.08%) Firewall
10 26 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 20 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (18.75%) SC Cleared
13 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (16.67%) ITIL
15 15 (15.63%) Degree
15 15 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
17 12 (12.50%) Security Management
17 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
17 12 (12.50%) Security Testing
18 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
18 11 (11.46%) Cyberthreat
19 10 (10.42%) Cyber Intelligence
20 9 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 9 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
20 9 (9.38%) Windows
20 9 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
21 8 (8.33%) Threat Detection

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 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.04%) IIS
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) Network Security
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.04%) SAN
5 1 (1.04%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.04%) GIS
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.46%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) CESG
4 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Unix
3 4 (4.17%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (78.13%) Security Operations
2 61 (63.54%) Information Security
3 33 (34.38%) Risk Management
4 31 (32.29%) SIEM
5 26 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (16.67%) ITIL
9 15 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 12 (12.50%) Security Management
10 12 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.42%) Cyber Intelligence
13 9 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
14 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.33%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) C
2 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) CISSP
2 35 (36.46%) CISM
3 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 18 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 15 (15.63%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.25%) CLAS
7 5 (5.21%) CCNA
7 5 (5.21%) CISA
7 5 (5.21%) GCIA
7 5 (5.21%) GCIH
7 5 (5.21%) SANS
8 4 (4.17%) CEH
9 3 (3.13%) CISMP
9 3 (3.13%) GIAC
9 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.13%) PMP
10 2 (2.08%) CCSP
10 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (3.13%) SLA
5 2 (2.08%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (2.08%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.08%) RMADS
6 1 (1.04%) COBIT
6 1 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.04%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (5.21%) Nessus
3 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (4.17%) SCCM
3 4 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Splunk
2 5 (5.21%) CyberArk
2 5 (5.21%) Intel Security
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco
3 4 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.04%) F5
6 1 (1.04%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
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