The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £75,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 422 476
Rank change year-on-year +66 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 289 228 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 252 202 180
Median salary £75,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.85% -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +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 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
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%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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 +39 39 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Uxbridge +10 7 £45,000 -61.70% 1
Mitcham - 4 £45,000 -
Croydon +7 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £80,000 -
West End of London - 1 £57,500 -
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 351 (61.47%) Information Security
2 342 (59.89%) CISSP
3 285 (49.91%) CISM
4 271 (47.46%) Cybersecurity
5 182 (31.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 178 (31.17%) Finance
7 127 (22.24%) Risk Management
7 127 (22.24%) CISA
8 104 (18.21%) Data Protection
9 93 (16.29%) Security Operations
10 87 (15.24%) Firewall
11 86 (15.06%) SIEM
12 81 (14.19%) Degree
13 78 (13.66%) Project Management
14 71 (12.43%) Vulnerability Management
15 69 (12.08%) Penetration Testing
16 64 (11.21%) Security Cleared
17 61 (10.68%) Management Information System
17 61 (10.68%) ITIL
18 60 (10.51%) Windows
19 54 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
20 52 (9.11%) Incident Management
21 51 (8.93%) Banking
21 51 (8.93%) SC Cleared
21 51 (8.93%) Security Monitoring
22 50 (8.76%) PCI DSS
22 50 (8.76%) Data Loss Prevention
22 50 (8.76%) Business Continuity
22 50 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 50 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery

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 23 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.93%) IIS
2 11 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.05%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.35%) CMS
4 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.05%) Office 365
3 6 (1.05%) SaaS
4 5 (0.88%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.70%) IaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.24%) Firewall
2 32 (5.60%) Network Security
3 28 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (1.93%) LAN
6 10 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (1.75%) WAN
7 9 (1.58%) VoIP
8 7 (1.23%) SAN
8 7 (1.23%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.23%) VLAN
8 7 (1.23%) VPN
9 6 (1.05%) DNS
9 6 (1.05%) HTTP
9 6 (1.05%) Wireless
10 5 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.88%) IPsec
10 5 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.70%) MPLS
12 3 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.88%) Data Lake
1 5 (0.88%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.53%) Big Data
2 3 (0.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.18%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Burp Suite
1 3 (0.53%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 178 (31.17%) Finance
2 51 (8.93%) Banking
3 38 (6.65%) Legal
4 29 (5.08%) Marketing
5 15 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.45%) Law
7 7 (1.23%) Retail
8 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
9 3 (0.53%) Games
9 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.63%) SailPoint
2 9 (1.58%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) .NET
3 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 41 (7.18%) Data Protection Act
3 33 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.25%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.03%) Cyber Attack
6 18 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (2.45%) Cybercrime
8 11 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.40%) PMI
11 7 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.05%) CESG
13 5 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.88%) Fintech
13 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
14 4 (0.70%) Clustering
15 3 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.51%) Windows
2 44 (7.71%) Linux
3 37 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.50%) Unix
6 14 (2.45%) Mac OS X
7 12 (2.10%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.58%) Android
9 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) GCOS
12 1 (0.18%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (61.47%) Information Security
2 271 (47.46%) Cybersecurity
3 127 (22.24%) Risk Management
4 104 (18.21%) Data Protection
5 93 (16.29%) Security Operations
6 86 (15.06%) SIEM
7 78 (13.66%) Project Management
8 71 (12.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 69 (12.08%) Penetration Testing
10 61 (10.68%) ITIL
11 54 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 52 (9.11%) Incident Management
13 51 (8.93%) Security Monitoring
14 50 (8.76%) Business Continuity
14 50 (8.76%) Data Loss Prevention
14 50 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 49 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (8.41%) Security Management
17 40 (7.01%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.45%) Java
1 14 (2.45%) Python
2 10 (1.75%) Scala
3 8 (1.40%) SQL
4 7 (1.23%) C
5 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.88%) R
5 5 (0.88%) Ruby
6 3 (0.53%) C#
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 342 (59.89%) CISSP
2 285 (49.91%) CISM
3 127 (22.24%) CISA
4 81 (14.19%) Degree
5 64 (11.21%) Security Cleared
6 51 (8.93%) SC Cleared
7 44 (7.71%) GIAC
8 35 (6.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 28 (4.90%) CEH
10 25 (4.38%) SANS
11 18 (3.15%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.15%) ISEB
12 17 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (2.80%) PMI Certification
14 15 (2.63%) CRISC
14 15 (2.63%) GISF
14 15 (2.63%) GSEC
15 12 (2.10%) ISACA
15 12 (2.10%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
16 11 (1.93%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (31.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (8.76%) PCI DSS
3 40 (7.01%) GDPR
4 29 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 28 (4.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (2.98%) SLA
8 16 (2.80%) ISO 22301
9 15 (2.63%) COBIT
9 15 (2.63%) ISO 9001
9 15 (2.63%) NIST 800
10 7 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (0.88%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.53%) COSO
12 3 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.53%) QA
13 2 (0.35%) PMO
14 1 (0.18%) BS25999
14 1 (0.18%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 42 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (3.85%) SCCM
2 21 (3.68%) Nessus
3 20 (3.50%) WSUS
4 19 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (2.63%) QRadar
6 14 (2.45%) Core Impact
6 14 (2.45%) Nexpose
6 14 (2.45%) OpenVAS
6 14 (2.45%) PowerBroker
6 14 (2.45%) RSA Security Analytics
7 7 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.70%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (4.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.20%) Cisco
3 23 (4.03%) Palo Alto
4 22 (3.85%) LogRhythm
4 22 (3.85%) Splunk
5 20 (3.50%) CyberArk
5 20 (3.50%) McAfee
6 19 (3.33%) VMware
7 18 (3.15%) SolarWinds
7 18 (3.15%) Symantec
8 15 (2.63%) ArcSight
8 15 (2.63%) Aveksa
8 15 (2.63%) Qualys
9 14 (2.45%) AlienVault
9 14 (2.45%) Apple
9 14 (2.45%) Bomgar
10 13 (2.28%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.70%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.70%) IFS
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £46000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Excellent base, double OTE, stock options, car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Highly Competitive + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Schroders
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago