Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 212 212
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 41 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.79% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 16
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -8.47%
10th Percentile £47,500 £49,300 £40,750
90th Percentile £75,125 £58,750 £59,250
UK median annual salary £67,750 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.92% -4.00% +3.31%

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 4944 5584 6079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.10% 95.65% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3370 3826
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 +10 25 £57,500 +4.55%
Glasgow +35 12 £62,500 +13.64%
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 20 July 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 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) Information Security
3 15 (36.59%) Risk Management
3 15 (36.59%) CISM
3 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (26.83%) Supplier Management
4 11 (26.83%) Finance
5 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
6 9 (21.95%) Internal Audit
6 9 (21.95%) GDPR
6 9 (21.95%) Security Management
6 9 (21.95%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
8 7 (17.07%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.20%) Government Security Classifications
9 5 (12.20%) OWASP
9 5 (12.20%) SIEM
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.20%) COBIT
9 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (12.20%) RMADS
10 4 (9.76%) ISMS
10 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture

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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DMZ
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) TACACS
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Information Security
2 15 (36.59%) Risk Management
3 11 (26.83%) Supplier Management
4 9 (21.95%) Internal Audit
4 9 (21.95%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (21.95%) Security Management
5 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
5 8 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.20%) OWASP
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) SIEM
7 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.76%) Line Management
8 4 (9.76%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 15 (36.59%) CISM
3 4 (9.76%) CISA
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SANS
5 1 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
3 9 (21.95%) GDPR
4 5 (12.20%) COBIT
4 5 (12.20%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (12.20%) RMADS
5 4 (9.76%) PA-DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.44%) McAfee
2 1 (2.44%) Qualys
2 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
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