Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 803 862
Rank change year-on-year +9 +59 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Manager 48 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.047% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.049% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 36
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £52,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,453
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.19% -5.07%

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 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Security Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
West London - 7 £55,000 -
Central London +23 6 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Security Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 38 (79.17%) Security Operations
2 33 (68.75%) CISSP
3 25 (52.08%) Windows
4 24 (50.00%) Firewall
5 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
6 21 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (43.75%) Information Security
6 21 (43.75%) SIEM
7 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (37.50%) Palo Alto
8 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (33.33%) VMware
8 16 (33.33%) ITIL
9 15 (31.25%) LogRhythm
10 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
11 13 (27.08%) CISA
11 13 (27.08%) CISM
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
13 11 (22.92%) Project Management
13 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
13 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
13 11 (22.92%) Security Monitoring
14 10 (20.83%) FortiGate
14 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
14 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
14 10 (20.83%) Migration
14 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (20.83%) Cisco

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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security
3 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (6.25%) DWDM
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
5 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (6.25%) Wireless
6 2 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.17%) VLAN
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Legal
3 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Tandem
3 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Unix
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Security Operations
2 21 (43.75%) Information Security
2 21 (43.75%) SIEM
3 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
5 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 11 (22.92%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (20.83%) Migration
6 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 8 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (14.58%) Internal Audit
8 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (68.75%) CISSP
2 13 (27.08%) CISA
2 13 (27.08%) CISM
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (14.58%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) CEH
5 6 (12.50%) CISMP
5 6 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (12.50%) GSEC
5 6 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
5 6 (12.50%) SSCP
6 5 (10.42%) GIAC
6 5 (10.42%) GISF
7 4 (8.33%) CCNP
8 3 (6.25%) CCIE
8 3 (6.25%) Degree
9 2 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (2.08%) PMP
10 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.67%) SLA
3 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (6.25%) GDPR
5 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.17%) ISO 22301
5 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 5 (10.42%) Core Impact
2 5 (10.42%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (10.42%) Nessus
2 5 (10.42%) Nexpose
2 5 (10.42%) OpenVAS
2 5 (10.42%) PowerBroker
2 5 (10.42%) QRadar
2 5 (10.42%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Palo Alto
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) LogRhythm
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
5 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
6 10 (20.83%) Cisco
6 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
7 7 (14.58%) AppSense
7 7 (14.58%) Brocade
8 5 (10.42%) AlienVault
8 5 (10.42%) ArcSight
8 5 (10.42%) Aveksa
8 5 (10.42%) Bomgar
8 5 (10.42%) CyberArk
8 5 (10.42%) McAfee
8 5 (10.42%) Qualys
8 5 (10.42%) Splunk
8 5 (10.42%) Symantec
9 2 (4.17%) HP