The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

IT Security Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 155 162
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.074% 0.28% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.29% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.72% -11.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  

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 2532 2761 2987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.61% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1590 1894
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
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 23 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
Glasgow +11 1 - -
IT Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (63.64%) CISM
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Privileged Access Management
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) COBIT
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ITSM
4 4 (36.36%) Data Security
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (9.09%) Database Security
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) SaaS
6 1 (9.09%) SIEM
6 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Privileged Access Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISM
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft