Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 542 588
Rank change year-on-year +22 +46 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 26 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 54
South East median annual salary £64,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +21.74% +21.05%
10th Percentile £61,250 £19,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £71,250 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.62% +13.04% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in the South East

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in the South East

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in the South East

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Thames Valley +60 16 £64,000 +6.67%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £64,000 -
Berkshire +47 7 £62,500 +4.17%
Middlesex +16 3 £70,000 -
Kent +17 2 £56,250 -37.50%
Hampshire +12 2 £80,000 +45.45%
Surrey -28 2 £67,500 -3.57%
IT Security Manager
England

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (57.69%) CISSP
3 14 (53.85%) Information Security
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 10 (38.46%) CISM
5 9 (34.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 8 (30.77%) Data Security
6 8 (30.77%) Network Security
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) Line Management
10 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
10 4 (15.38%) IT Audit
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 4 (15.38%) ISMS
11 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
11 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
11 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
11 3 (11.54%) Change Management
11 3 (11.54%) Security Management
11 3 (11.54%) BCP
11 3 (11.54%) GDPR
11 3 (11.54%) Security Monitoring
11 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (53.85%) Information Security
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Data Security
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Line Management
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) ISMS
6 4 (15.38%) IT Audit
6 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 3 (11.54%) BCP
7 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Security Management
7 3 (11.54%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISA
3 1 (3.85%) CRISC
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (11.54%) GDPR
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.85%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Google
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) VMware