The median annual salary for a Security Operations Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Security Operations Manager
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 620 636
Rank change year-on-year +64 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 46 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.045% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.047% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 27
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £67,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,750 £82,800
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £59,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% -0.41%  

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 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
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 Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Manager in London

Security Operations Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Operations Manager in London

Security Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations Manager in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Operations Manager in London

Security Operations 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 Operations Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 - 6 £66,250 -
Security Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 45 (80.36%) Security Operations
2 29 (51.79%) CISSP
3 28 (50.00%) Information Security
4 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (37.50%) Windows
6 19 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (32.14%) Finance
8 17 (30.36%) Security Monitoring
9 16 (28.57%) SIEM
9 16 (28.57%) CISM
10 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
11 14 (25.00%) Firewall
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
12 13 (23.21%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
13 12 (21.43%) Project Management
14 11 (19.64%) ITIL
15 10 (17.86%) Unix
15 10 (17.86%) CISA
15 10 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (17.86%) Palo Alto
16 9 (16.07%) Security Operations Centre
16 9 (16.07%) Line Management
16 9 (16.07%) LogRhythm
16 9 (16.07%) CEH
16 9 (16.07%) VMware
16 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
17 8 (14.29%) SLA
17 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
17 8 (14.29%) McAfee

Security Operations 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (10.71%) SAN
2 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) VLAN
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) DWDM
5 1 (1.79%) Intranet
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Tandem
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Security Operations
2 28 (50.00%) Information Security
3 19 (33.93%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (30.36%) Security Monitoring
5 16 (28.57%) SIEM
6 13 (23.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (21.43%) Project Management
7 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 10 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (16.07%) Line Management
10 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
11 8 (14.29%) Computer Security
11 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 8 (14.29%) Internal Audit
11 8 (14.29%) Patch Management
11 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
12 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) CISSP
2 16 (28.57%) CISM
3 10 (17.86%) CISA
4 9 (16.07%) CEH
5 6 (10.71%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) GIAC
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) CCNA
7 4 (7.14%) CISMP
7 4 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 4 (7.14%) PMP
7 4 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (7.14%) SSCP
8 3 (5.36%) GISF
8 3 (5.36%) GSEC
8 3 (5.36%) SANS
9 2 (3.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (14.29%) SLA
3 4 (7.14%) GDPR
3 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
1 7 (12.50%) WSUS
2 6 (10.71%) Nessus
2 6 (10.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (5.36%) Core Impact
3 3 (5.36%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.36%) Nexpose
3 3 (5.36%) OpenVAS
3 3 (5.36%) PowerBroker
3 3 (5.36%) QRadar
3 3 (5.36%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Palo Alto
2 9 (16.07%) LogRhythm
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) CyberArk
3 8 (14.29%) McAfee
3 8 (14.29%) Splunk
4 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.93%) Symantec
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) AlienVault
7 3 (5.36%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.36%) Aveksa
7 3 (5.36%) Bomgar
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.36%) Qualys
8 2 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) AppSense
9 1 (1.79%) Brocade