The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 146 146
Rank change year-on-year +28 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 28 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.36% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 8
Median salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% -4.34%  

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 2251 2770 3006
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.38% 95.09% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1729 1866
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,520 £57,500 £61,500
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 Scotland

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 +19 20 £56,250 +9.22% 1
Glasgow +17 5 £67,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £66,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £65,000 -
Security Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Scotland region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 39 (65.00%) Information Security
2 29 (48.33%) CISSP
3 25 (41.67%) CISM
4 24 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 22 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (31.67%) Supplier Management
7 16 (26.67%) PCI DSS
7 16 (26.67%) Internal Audit
8 14 (23.33%) GDPR
9 13 (21.67%) ITIL
9 13 (21.67%) Finance
10 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 10 (16.67%) CISA
11 9 (15.00%) Security Management
11 9 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (15.00%) SIEM
12 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (13.33%) OWASP
12 8 (13.33%) Degree
12 8 (13.33%) Banking
13 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.67%) COBIT
13 7 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (11.67%) Security Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Performance Management
13 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
13 7 (11.67%) Coaching
14 6 (10.00%) Retail
14 6 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
15 5 (8.33%) Cryptography

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 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DMZ
1 4 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Information Security
2 24 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 19 (31.67%) Supplier Management
4 16 (26.67%) Internal Audit
5 13 (21.67%) ITIL
6 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 9 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Security Management
7 9 (15.00%) SIEM
8 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (13.33%) OWASP
9 7 (11.67%) Coaching
9 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.67%) Performance Management
9 7 (11.67%) Security Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.33%) Cryptography
11 5 (8.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) CISSP
2 25 (41.67%) CISM
3 10 (16.67%) CISA
4 8 (13.33%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.67%) CISMP
6 1 (1.67%) IISP
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) SANS
6 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 14 (23.33%) GDPR
4 7 (11.67%) COBIT
5 4 (6.67%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix
3 1 (1.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.67%) Qualys
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
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