The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

IT Security Manager
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 599 637
Rank change year-on-year +46 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 60 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.099% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 24
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +6.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £44,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £93,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.69% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in London

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in London

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in London

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +27 8 £82,000 +26.15%
Croydon - 3 - -
Mitcham - 1 £45,000 -
IT Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT 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 London region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 92 (73.60%) CISSP
2 65 (52.00%) CISM
3 58 (46.40%) Information Security
4 53 (42.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (34.40%) Finance
6 35 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (27.20%) ITIL
7 34 (27.20%) Business Continuity
8 30 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (23.20%) Windows
10 27 (21.60%) Firewall
10 27 (21.60%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (20.80%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (18.40%) Windows Server
13 22 (17.60%) Active Directory
14 21 (16.80%) SIEM
14 21 (16.80%) Data Protection
15 20 (16.00%) Security Operations
15 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.20%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (13.60%) Risk Management
18 16 (12.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 16 (12.80%) Data Loss Prevention
19 15 (12.00%) CISA
19 15 (12.00%) Legal
20 14 (11.20%) Security Architecture
21 13 (10.40%) Data Protection Act
21 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
22 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
22 12 (9.60%) Linux

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.80%) MS Project Server
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Office 365
3 5 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.60%) Firewall
2 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.60%) Network Security
3 7 (5.60%) SAN
4 5 (4.00%) DNS
5 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.40%) SSL
6 3 (2.40%) VoIP
7 2 (1.60%) LAN
7 2 (1.60%) SCCP
7 2 (1.60%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.60%) VLAN
7 2 (1.60%) WAN
8 1 (0.80%) Internet
8 1 (0.80%) SMTP
8 1 (0.80%) SSH
8 1 (0.80%) Telnet
8 1 (0.80%) VPN
8 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Legal
3 6 (4.80%) Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Law
5 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.80%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.20%) Windows
2 23 (18.40%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.60%) Apple iOS
3 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 12 (9.60%) Windows 10
3 12 (9.60%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.80%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) Android
6 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.40%) Information Security
2 35 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (27.20%) Business Continuity
3 34 (27.20%) ITIL
4 30 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (21.60%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (20.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (16.80%) Data Protection
7 21 (16.80%) SIEM
8 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (16.00%) Security Operations
9 19 (15.20%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (13.60%) Risk Management
11 16 (12.80%) Data Loss Prevention
12 14 (11.20%) Security Architecture
13 12 (9.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (8.80%) Project Management
15 10 (8.00%) DRM
16 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
16 9 (7.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) C
2 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 92 (73.60%) CISSP
2 65 (52.00%) CISM
3 15 (12.00%) CISA
4 8 (6.40%) Degree
5 6 (4.80%) MCSE
5 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (2.40%) CEH
7 3 (2.40%) ISACA
7 3 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.60%) CCNA
8 2 (1.60%) CISMP
8 2 (1.60%) CRISC
8 2 (1.60%) GIAC
8 2 (1.60%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.60%) ISSMP
8 2 (1.60%) MCSA
9 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (42.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (8.80%) GDPR
3 11 (8.80%) SLA
4 9 (7.20%) PCI DSS
5 8 (6.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (5.60%) COBIT
6 7 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 6 (4.80%) ISO 22301
8 3 (2.40%) COSO
8 3 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.60%) QA
10 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
1 5 (4.00%) WSUS
2 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.60%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.80%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) VMware
3 10 (8.00%) Apple
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco
5 3 (2.40%) CyberArk
5 3 (2.40%) McAfee
5 3 (2.40%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.40%) Splunk
6 2 (1.60%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.80%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.80%) Qualys
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago