The median annual salary for a IT Security Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 599 608
Rank change year-on-year +78 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 67 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 53
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £54,911 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £91,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,104
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.18%  

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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +45 6 £82,500 +3.12% 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -
IT Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 77 (66.38%) CISSP
2 61 (52.59%) CISM
3 59 (50.86%) Information Security
4 47 (40.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (35.34%) Finance
6 39 (33.62%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (32.76%) Firewall
8 32 (27.59%) Windows
9 30 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (25.86%) Business Continuity
10 29 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (24.14%) ITIL
12 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
12 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (22.41%) Vulnerability Management
14 25 (21.55%) SIEM
14 25 (21.55%) Data Protection
15 24 (20.69%) Security Architecture
15 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
16 22 (18.97%) Linux
17 21 (18.10%) TCP/IP
17 21 (18.10%) DRM
17 21 (18.10%) Data Protection Act
17 21 (18.10%) Penetration Testing
17 21 (18.10%) Data Loss Prevention
17 21 (18.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 20 (17.24%) Apple iOS
18 20 (17.24%) Mac OS X
18 20 (17.24%) Apple
19 19 (16.38%) Risk Management

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 3 (2.59%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.76%) Firewall
2 21 (18.10%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.45%) Network Security
5 3 (2.59%) SSL
6 2 (1.72%) Internet
6 2 (1.72%) SCCP
7 1 (0.86%) DNS
7 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) Big Data
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) GIS
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.59%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (18.97%) Linux
4 20 (17.24%) Apple iOS
4 20 (17.24%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.72%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.86%) Information Security
2 39 (33.62%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (25.86%) Business Continuity
3 30 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (24.14%) ITIL
6 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (22.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (21.55%) Data Protection
8 25 (21.55%) SIEM
9 24 (20.69%) Security Architecture
10 21 (18.10%) Data Loss Prevention
10 21 (18.10%) DRM
10 21 (18.10%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (18.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 19 (16.38%) Risk Management
12 14 (12.07%) Security Operations
13 9 (7.76%) Internal Audit
13 9 (7.76%) Project Management
14 8 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.72%) PHP
2 2 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (66.38%) CISSP
2 61 (52.59%) CISM
3 10 (8.62%) Degree
4 8 (6.90%) CISA
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.45%) PCI QSA
6 3 (2.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.59%) MCSE
6 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) GIAC
7 2 (1.72%) ISACA
7 2 (1.72%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.72%) MCSA
7 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.86%) CISMP
8 1 (0.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (40.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.03%) GDPR
2 7 (6.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.17%) COBIT
4 5 (4.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.45%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (2.59%) QA
7 2 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.72%) ISO22301
7 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.72%) SLA
8 1 (0.86%) ISO27002
System Software
1 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) SCCM
1 3 (2.59%) WSUS
2 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.72%) Nessus
2 2 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Apple
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) VMware
4 4 (3.45%) Cisco
4 4 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.59%) Symantec
6 2 (1.72%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.72%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.72%) Splunk
7 1 (0.86%) AlienVault
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