Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Security Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 143 208
Rank change year-on-year -67 +65 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 17 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 1.17% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.22% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 18
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £43,500 £45,625 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £59,650
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,297 4,519 5,794
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.31% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,496 2,895 3,751
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Scotland

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Scotland

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Scotland

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 Security Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -44 14 £66,250 +10.42% 3
Glasgow -36 3 £62,500 +16.82% 1
Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (35.29%) Security Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
5 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
6 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (17.65%) Ab Initio
6 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) SAS
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) CISM
6 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) SIEM
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.76%) COBIT
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
1 6 (35.29%) Security Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Coaching
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (5.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS
5 1 (5.88%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto