The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 400 455
Rank change year-on-year +19 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 13 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.21% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.22% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 9
Median salary £70,000 £54,555 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.31% +21.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £21,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £85,500 £57,200
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.60% +1.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 15210 16682
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Security Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +24 7 £62,500 -26.90%
Middlesex - 3 £70,000 -
Hampshire +16 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Surrey +12 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
IT Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 23 (71.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (65.63%) Security Operations
3 18 (56.25%) Information Security
4 13 (40.63%) ITSM
4 13 (40.63%) Change Management
5 11 (34.38%) CISSP
6 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 10 (31.25%) Network Security
7 8 (25.00%) ISMS
7 8 (25.00%) Data Security
7 8 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 8 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
9 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (15.63%) Information Governance
9 5 (15.63%) Coaching
9 5 (15.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (15.63%) Internal Audit
9 5 (15.63%) Threat Intelligence
10 4 (12.50%) IT Audit
10 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.38%) BCP
11 3 (9.38%) Security Management
11 3 (9.38%) Management Information System

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 (3.13%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Security Operations
2 18 (56.25%) Information Security
3 13 (40.63%) Change Management
3 13 (40.63%) ITSM
4 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 8 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 8 (25.00%) Data Security
5 8 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (25.00%) ISMS
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
7 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 5 (15.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.63%) Information Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Internal Audit
7 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.50%) IT Audit
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (71.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
3 3 (9.38%) GDPR
4 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
1 1 (3.13%) VMware