Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £79,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 740 812
Rank change year-on-year +28 +72 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 132 104 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 95 88
London median annual salary £79,500 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.63% +23.08% -3.70%
10th Percentile £59,000 £54,250 £47,125
90th Percentile £87,500 £93,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £71,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +13.04% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Central London +33 26 £75,000 +11.11%
West London +22 5 £73,500 -16.00%
IT Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 79 (59.85%) CISSP
2 75 (56.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (48.48%) Information Security
4 52 (39.39%) CISM
5 51 (38.64%) Finance
6 46 (34.85%) Risk Management
7 43 (32.58%) SIEM
8 40 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
9 39 (29.55%) Vulnerability Management
10 34 (25.76%) Firewall
11 32 (24.24%) ITIL
12 31 (23.48%) Windows
13 26 (19.70%) Security Operations
14 25 (18.94%) Project Management
14 25 (18.94%) Business Continuity
15 24 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (18.18%) PCI DSS
15 24 (18.18%) Network Security
16 23 (17.42%) Active Directory
17 19 (14.39%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
18 18 (13.64%) CISA
19 17 (12.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
20 16 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
20 16 (12.12%) Legal
21 15 (11.36%) Law
21 15 (11.36%) Management Information System
21 15 (11.36%) Supplier Management
22 14 (10.61%) Data Protection

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 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.03%) Cloudflare
2 4 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) IaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.76%) Firewall
2 24 (18.18%) Network Security
3 13 (9.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (8.33%) SAN
5 4 (3.03%) NAS
6 3 (2.27%) DNS
7 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.52%) VLAN
7 2 (1.52%) VoIP
8 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.76%) ISDN
8 1 (0.76%) VPN
8 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Metasploit
General
1 51 (38.64%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Legal
3 15 (11.36%) Law
4 12 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (2.27%) International Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.82%) Fintech
3 8 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.79%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.03%) CESG
6 4 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.27%) PKI
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.48%) Windows
2 18 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.33%) Unix
4 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.30%) Linux
5 7 (5.30%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.55%) Android
6 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Information Security
2 46 (34.85%) Risk Management
3 43 (32.58%) SIEM
4 40 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (29.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 32 (24.24%) ITIL
7 26 (19.70%) Security Operations
8 25 (18.94%) Business Continuity
8 25 (18.94%) Project Management
9 24 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (14.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (11.36%) Supplier Management
13 14 (10.61%) Data Protection
14 13 (9.85%) Change Management
15 12 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
16 11 (8.33%) Incident Management
16 11 (8.33%) Security Management
16 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.30%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) C
2 4 (3.03%) C#
2 4 (3.03%) Java
2 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (59.85%) CISSP
2 52 (39.39%) CISM
3 18 (13.64%) CISA
4 9 (6.82%) SANS
5 8 (6.06%) Degree
6 6 (4.55%) CEH
7 5 (3.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 5 (3.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (3.79%) SSCP
8 4 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (2.27%) CISMP
9 3 (2.27%) ISACA
9 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.52%) CCNA
10 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.52%) CRISC
10 2 (1.52%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.76%) CCNP
11 1 (0.76%) MCSE
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (56.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 17 (12.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (9.09%) GDPR
5 9 (6.82%) SLA
6 8 (6.06%) ISO 22301
6 8 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (3.03%) COBIT
9 3 (2.27%) PMO
9 3 (2.27%) SSAE 16
10 2 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (17.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.79%) Nessus
3 3 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.76%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 12 (9.09%) VMware
2 9 (6.82%) CheckPoint
3 8 (6.06%) Cisco
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.06%) Palo Alto
4 7 (5.30%) LogRhythm
5 6 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.79%) AppSense
6 5 (3.79%) Brocade
6 5 (3.79%) McAfee
6 5 (3.79%) Symantec
7 4 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.03%) Radware
8 3 (2.27%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.27%) FireEye
8 3 (2.27%) Qualys
9 2 (1.52%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.52%) HP
9 2 (1.52%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.52%) Splunk