Period
to 8 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 371 424 412
Rank change year-on-year +53 -12 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 124 115 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78 108 95
South East median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £52,500 £43,550 £43,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +8.00%

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 23,414 27,009 30,205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.36% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19,206 22,364 25,180
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +35 69 £65,000 -7.14% 9
Berkshire +25 34 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Hampshire +31 29 £56,250 -2.17% 3
Buckinghamshire +29 27 £62,500 +38.89% 2
Surrey +9 14 £75,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex +12 8 £73,750 -1.67% 1
Oxfordshire +6 8 £88,750 +10.94% 2
Kent -9 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 70 (56.45%) Information Security
2 48 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (25.81%) CISSP
4 30 (24.19%) CISM
5 27 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (20.16%) Security Management
7 22 (17.74%) Finance
8 20 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 19 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (15.32%) Security Architecture
9 19 (15.32%) GDPR
10 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (14.52%) Threat Management
11 17 (13.71%) Supplier Management
11 17 (13.71%) Risk Management
12 16 (12.90%) Security Operations
13 14 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (11.29%) Legal
13 14 (11.29%) Regulatory Compliance
14 13 (10.48%) Malware Analysis
14 13 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (10.48%) SLA
14 13 (10.48%) Degree
14 13 (10.48%) Incident Management
15 12 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (9.68%) Data Protection
15 12 (9.68%) PCI DSS
15 12 (9.68%) Project Management
16 11 (8.87%) Information Security Management
16 11 (8.87%) CISA

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 (0.81%) Confluence
1 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) AWS
1 9 (7.26%) Azure
2 5 (4.03%) Office 365
3 4 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) Apigee
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Network Security
2 2 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) SAN
3 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Legal
3 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Police
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) LDAP
2 1 (0.81%) OAuth
2 1 (0.81%) SAML
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.26%) Cyberattack
3 8 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) IVR
6 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Linux
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.45%) Information Security
2 27 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (20.16%) Security Management
4 19 (15.32%) Security Architecture
4 19 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (14.52%) Threat Management
6 17 (13.71%) Risk Management
6 17 (13.71%) Supplier Management
7 16 (12.90%) Security Operations
8 14 (11.29%) Regulatory Compliance
8 14 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (10.48%) Incident Management
9 13 (10.48%) Malware Analysis
9 13 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (9.68%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.68%) Project Management
10 12 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (8.87%) Information Security Management
12 9 (7.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.03%) C
2 3 (2.42%) Java
2 3 (2.42%) Java 8
3 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.81%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (25.81%) CISSP
2 30 (24.19%) CISM
3 13 (10.48%) Degree
4 11 (8.87%) CISA
5 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.84%) CRISC
6 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CEH
8 2 (1.61%) CISMP
8 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.61%) SSCP
9 1 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.81%) MAPM
9 1 (0.81%) PMP
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (15.32%) GDPR
3 13 (10.48%) SLA
4 12 (9.68%) PCI DSS
5 11 (8.87%) NIST
6 4 (3.23%) JSP 440
7 3 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.61%) COBIT
9 1 (0.81%) IASME
9 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.81%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.81%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (1.61%) Adobe
1 2 (1.61%) Dynatrace
1 2 (1.61%) HP
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.61%) Splunk
1 2 (1.61%) VMware
2 1 (0.81%) CA
2 1 (0.81%) Google
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy
2 1 (0.81%) SAP
2 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
2 1 (0.81%) Veeam