The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
England / South East
Rank 344 297 370
Rank change year-on-year -47 +73  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 46 163 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.88% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 148 66
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £77,800 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -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 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 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in the South East

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in the South East

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 Security Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 -5 18 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East Sussex +12 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +24 6 £75,000 +46.34% 2
Hampshire +19 3 £60,000 +10.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 1 - -
West Sussex -2 1 £52,500 -35.18%
Oxfordshire -12 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Kent -17 1 £52,500 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 65 (66.33%) Information Security
2 58 (59.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (35.71%) CISSP
4 28 (28.57%) CISM
5 25 (25.51%) Risk Management
5 25 (25.51%) CISA
6 23 (23.47%) Security Operations
7 22 (22.45%) PCI DSS
8 20 (20.41%) ISMS
8 20 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
9 18 (18.37%) Security Management
9 18 (18.37%) Firewall
9 18 (18.37%) ITIL
9 18 (18.37%) Business Continuity
10 16 (16.33%) Finance
10 16 (16.33%) Data Protection
11 15 (15.31%) Information Security Management
11 15 (15.31%) Project Management
12 14 (14.29%) SIEM
13 13 (13.27%) ITSM
13 13 (13.27%) Change Management
13 13 (13.27%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.24%) Internal Audit
15 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
16 10 (10.20%) Data Security
16 10 (10.20%) Legal

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Project
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Firewall
2 8 (8.16%) Network Security
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) DMZ
4 3 (3.06%) LAN
4 3 (3.06%) Wireless
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.02%) Internet
5 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.02%) IPsec
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Big Data
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.20%) Legal
4 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.04%) Electronics
7 2 (2.04%) Games
8 1 (1.02%) Law
8 1 (1.02%) Military
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) .NET
1 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.02%) ActiveX
1 1 (1.02%) HTML
1 1 (1.02%) WinForms
1 1 (1.02%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (7.14%) iPad
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) CESG
5 4 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.08%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Blog
8 1 (1.02%) CCTV
8 1 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.02%) Fintech
8 1 (1.02%) PKI
8 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (66.33%) Information Security
2 25 (25.51%) Risk Management
3 23 (23.47%) Security Operations
4 20 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (20.41%) ISMS
5 18 (18.37%) Business Continuity
5 18 (18.37%) ITIL
5 18 (18.37%) Security Management
6 16 (16.33%) Data Protection
7 15 (15.31%) Information Security Management
7 15 (15.31%) Project Management
8 14 (14.29%) SIEM
9 13 (13.27%) Change Management
9 13 (13.27%) ITSM
9 13 (13.27%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (12.24%) Internal Audit
10 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.20%) Data Security
12 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) C
1 1 (1.02%) C#
1 1 (1.02%) C++
1 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (35.71%) CISSP
2 28 (28.57%) CISM
3 25 (25.51%) CISA
4 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.18%) Degree
6 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.14%) CEH
7 7 (7.14%) CLAS
8 5 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (5.10%) CRISC
9 4 (4.08%) GISF
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.02%) CCIP
11 1 (1.02%) CCNA
11 1 (1.02%) CCNP
11 1 (1.02%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (59.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (22.45%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.12%) GDPR
4 6 (6.12%) SLA
5 5 (5.10%) COBIT
5 5 (5.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (4.08%) JSP 440
7 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
7 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.02%) ISO27002
8 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Cisco
2 4 (4.08%) ArcSight
2 4 (4.08%) CyberArk
2 4 (4.08%) Forcepoint
2 4 (4.08%) SAP
2 4 (4.08%) Varonis
3 3 (3.06%) Huawei
3 3 (3.06%) Juniper
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.02%) VMware
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