The median annual salary for a IT Security Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 123 161 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.39% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in Scotland

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in Scotland

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in Scotland

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Edinburgh +12 8 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £65,000 -
IT Security Manager
UK

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
1 11 (78.57%) CISM
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
5 5 (35.71%) COBIT
6 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) ITSM
6 4 (28.57%) Data Security
6 4 (28.57%) Security Management
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
7 3 (21.43%) GDPR
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) CISA
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Data Security
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 4 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISM
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) COBIT
3 3 (21.43%) GDPR
3 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft