Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 401 487
Rank change year-on-year -5 +86 +135
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 533 556 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.73% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.76% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 465 482 423
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +1.89%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £93,440 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
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 £31,750
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%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in London

Security Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in London

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in London

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 Security Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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 +3 82 £72,500 +11.54% 5
West London +5 24 £55,000 -8.33%
East London -4 5 £95,000 +26.67%
North London +8 2 £66,250 +55.88%
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 346 (64.92%) Information Security
2 295 (55.35%) CISSP
3 255 (47.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 228 (42.78%) CISM
5 204 (38.27%) Cybersecurity
6 158 (29.64%) Finance
7 136 (25.52%) Risk Management
8 117 (21.95%) Data Protection
8 117 (21.95%) PCI DSS
9 110 (20.64%) SIEM
10 103 (19.32%) CISA
11 92 (17.26%) Firewall
12 88 (16.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 85 (15.95%) Penetration Testing
14 84 (15.76%) GDPR
15 79 (14.82%) Windows
16 77 (14.45%) Security Operations
17 73 (13.70%) ITIL
18 71 (13.32%) Project Management
19 67 (12.57%) Degree
20 64 (12.01%) Security Management
20 64 (12.01%) Active Directory
21 61 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
21 61 (11.44%) Management Information System
22 59 (11.07%) Legal
22 59 (11.07%) Incident Management
23 56 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
24 55 (10.32%) Banking
24 55 (10.32%) Network Security
25 54 (10.13%) Data Protection Act

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 16 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.94%) IIS
4 4 (0.75%) Apache
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.19%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.38%) SaaS
3 10 (1.88%) IaaS
3 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.31%) Mimecast
5 6 (1.13%) Cloudflare
6 5 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.94%) Office 365
7 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.56%) G Suite
7 3 (0.56%) PaaS
7 3 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 92 (17.26%) Firewall
2 55 (10.32%) Network Security
3 24 (4.50%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (2.06%) SAN
6 8 (1.50%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.31%) LAN
7 7 (1.31%) VPN
7 7 (1.31%) WAN
8 5 (0.94%) Internet
9 4 (0.75%) DNS
9 4 (0.75%) LDAP
9 4 (0.75%) NAS
9 4 (0.75%) Wireless
10 3 (0.56%) DWDM
10 3 (0.56%) MPLS
10 3 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.56%) VLAN
10 3 (0.56%) VoIP
11 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.56%) MySQL
2 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.38%) Big Data
3 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.19%) Maltego
4 1 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.56%) AppScan
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 158 (29.64%) Finance
2 59 (11.07%) Legal
3 55 (10.32%) Banking
4 23 (4.32%) Law
5 14 (2.63%) Marketing
6 11 (2.06%) Retail
7 10 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.75%) Local Government
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) International Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.19%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.56%) .NET
2 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (0.56%) CSS
2 3 (0.56%) HTML
2 3 (0.56%) J2EE
2 3 (0.56%) JSP
2 3 (0.56%) OAuth
2 3 (0.56%) OAuth2
2 3 (0.56%) RESTful
2 3 (0.56%) SAML
2 3 (0.56%) Web Services
2 3 (0.56%) XML
2 3 (0.56%) XSL
3 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.44%) Management Information System
2 54 (10.13%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 22 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.38%) CCTV
7 14 (2.63%) Fintech
8 12 (2.25%) CESG
8 12 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.50%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.50%) FMCG
9 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.13%) Clustering
11 6 (1.13%) PKI
12 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.82%) Windows
2 46 (8.63%) Linux
3 45 (8.44%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.32%) Unix
6 21 (3.94%) Android
7 15 (2.81%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.31%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.38%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (64.92%) Information Security
2 204 (38.27%) Cybersecurity
3 136 (25.52%) Risk Management
4 117 (21.95%) Data Protection
5 110 (20.64%) SIEM
6 88 (16.51%) Vulnerability Management
7 85 (15.95%) Penetration Testing
8 77 (14.45%) Security Operations
9 73 (13.70%) ITIL
10 71 (13.32%) Project Management
11 64 (12.01%) Security Management
12 61 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (11.07%) Incident Management
14 56 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (8.82%) Security Architecture
16 44 (8.26%) Business Continuity
17 42 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 40 (7.50%) Information Security Management
19 39 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 37 (6.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.13%) Java
2 20 (3.75%) Python
3 12 (2.25%) C#
4 11 (2.06%) SQL
5 10 (1.88%) C
5 10 (1.88%) Scala
6 9 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.69%) Ruby
7 4 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.56%) C++
8 3 (0.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.56%) VB
8 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 295 (55.35%) CISSP
2 228 (42.78%) CISM
3 103 (19.32%) CISA
4 67 (12.57%) Degree
5 24 (4.50%) SSCP
6 21 (3.94%) Security Cleared
7 19 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.56%) GIAC
8 18 (3.38%) CRISC
9 17 (3.19%) GSEC
10 16 (3.00%) CEH
10 16 (3.00%) GISF
10 16 (3.00%) SANS
11 14 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
12 13 (2.44%) ISEB
12 13 (2.44%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.06%) CCNP
14 10 (1.88%) CCNA
14 10 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (1.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (47.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (21.95%) PCI DSS
3 84 (15.76%) GDPR
4 49 (9.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 23 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (3.94%) SLA
7 19 (3.56%) ISO 22301
8 18 (3.38%) COBIT
9 11 (2.06%) ISO 9001
10 9 (1.69%) ISO 14001
10 9 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 9 (1.69%) PMO
11 5 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.75%) BS7799
12 4 (0.75%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.56%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.38%) COSO
14 2 (0.38%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 64 (12.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.56%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) Postfix
5 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (4.32%) Nessus
2 19 (3.56%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (3.19%) QRadar
4 16 (3.00%) Core Impact
4 16 (3.00%) Nexpose
4 16 (3.00%) OpenVAS
4 16 (3.00%) PowerBroker
4 16 (3.00%) RSA Security Analytics
4 16 (3.00%) SCCM
4 16 (3.00%) WSUS
5 11 (2.06%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.13%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.38%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (6.00%) LogRhythm
1 32 (6.00%) Palo Alto
2 23 (4.32%) McAfee
2 23 (4.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.32%) Symantec
3 22 (4.13%) SolarWinds
3 22 (4.13%) Splunk
4 21 (3.94%) VMware
5 20 (3.75%) CyberArk
6 19 (3.56%) Qualys
7 18 (3.38%) ArcSight
7 18 (3.38%) CheckPoint
7 18 (3.38%) Cisco
8 17 (3.19%) Apple
9 16 (3.00%) AlienVault
9 16 (3.00%) Aveksa
9 16 (3.00%) Bomgar
10 11 (2.06%) Fortinet
11 8 (1.50%) AppSense
11 8 (1.50%) Brocade