The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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 Manager
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 131 138
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.11% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.12% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +18.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £74,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.72% +3.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Reading

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Reading

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Reading

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
6 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (9.09%) SSCP
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISM
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft