Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 362 420
Rank change year-on-year -44 +58 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 144 233 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.69% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 99 193 210
South East median annual salary £64,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +0.87% -2.13%
10th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £44,875
90th Percentile £96,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
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 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 -10 53 £64,000 +6.67% 1
Berkshire -1 37 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Hampshire +32 27 £62,000 +12.73%
Surrey -41 25 £62,500 +2.46% 1
Buckinghamshire - 16 £64,000 -
East Sussex -6 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Sussex +8 10 £70,000 +55.56%
Middlesex +15 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Kent -4 2 £56,250 -8.16%
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 83 (57.64%) Information Security
2 69 (47.92%) CISSP
3 54 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 46 (31.94%) CISM
4 46 (31.94%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (25.69%) Finance
7 28 (19.44%) ITIL
7 28 (19.44%) Network Security
8 27 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (15.97%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (15.97%) PCI DSS
10 22 (15.28%) Degree
10 22 (15.28%) Firewall
11 20 (13.89%) CISA
11 20 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2
12 19 (13.19%) Project Management
12 19 (13.19%) Security Operations
13 17 (11.81%) Data Protection
13 17 (11.81%) Telecoms
14 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (11.11%) ISMS
14 16 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 15 (10.42%) Security Management
16 14 (9.72%) Cisco
16 14 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (9.72%) Security Cleared
17 13 (9.03%) People Management
18 12 (8.33%) Information Assurance

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 6 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.44%) Network Security
2 22 (15.28%) Firewall
3 6 (4.17%) LAN
3 6 (4.17%) WAN
4 5 (3.47%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.47%) Wireless
5 2 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) SMS
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) Big Data
General
1 37 (25.69%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Legal
4 6 (4.17%) Marketing
5 5 (3.47%) Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.86%) CESG
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.47%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (3.47%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.39%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (57.64%) Information Security
2 54 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 46 (31.94%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (19.44%) ITIL
5 27 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (15.97%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 19 (13.19%) Project Management
8 19 (13.19%) Security Operations
9 17 (11.81%) Data Protection
10 16 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (11.11%) ISMS
11 15 (10.42%) Security Management
12 14 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (9.03%) People Management
14 12 (8.33%) Change Management
14 12 (8.33%) Information Assurance
15 11 (7.64%) SIEM
16 10 (6.94%) Line Management
16 10 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.25%) C
2 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (47.92%) CISSP
2 46 (31.94%) CISM
3 22 (15.28%) Degree
4 20 (13.89%) CISA
5 14 (9.72%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (4.86%) PMP
8 6 (4.17%) CEH
8 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.17%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.47%) APMP
9 5 (3.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 4 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (2.78%) CLAS
10 4 (2.78%) CRISC
10 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.08%) CISMP
11 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.39%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (15.97%) PCI DSS
3 16 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (7.64%) GDPR
5 8 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (4.86%) ISO 22301
6 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (3.47%) ISO 31000
8 5 (3.47%) QA
9 4 (2.78%) RMADS
9 4 (2.78%) SLA
10 3 (2.08%) NIST 800
11 2 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 14 (9.72%) Cisco
2 10 (6.94%) F5
3 9 (6.25%) Juniper
4 8 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.17%) VMware
6 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle
8 1 (0.69%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.69%) Capita
8 1 (0.69%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.69%) Cylance
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.69%) Tripwire