Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 310 289
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 48 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.28% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 43
South West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £42,700 £44,375 £48,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,726 10,028 10,608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 97.69% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,911 8,316 8,954
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the South West

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in the South West

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in the South West

Security Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
Bristol +18 20 £62,500 +0.40% 2
Wiltshire +4 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Cornwall - 6 £43,500 -
Dorset - 5 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire +11 4 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Somerset - 3 £60,000 -
Devon +12 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 West region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 25 (52.08%) PCI DSS
3 22 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (45.83%) CISSP
4 20 (41.67%) CISM
5 17 (35.42%) Management Information System
6 14 (29.17%) CISA
7 13 (27.08%) Security Management
7 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (25.00%) Firewall
8 12 (25.00%) GDPR
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.92%) Data Protection
10 10 (20.83%) ISMS
10 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (18.75%) Information Security Management
11 9 (18.75%) Project Management
11 9 (18.75%) VPN
11 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
11 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (14.58%) Degree
12 7 (14.58%) PCI QSA
12 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL
13 6 (12.50%) C
13 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
13 6 (12.50%) Risk Management

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) NGN
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (27.08%) Security Management
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Data Protection
4 10 (20.83%) ISMS
4 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.75%) Information Security Management
5 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.75%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
7 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 6 (12.50%) SIEM
7 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) CISSP
2 20 (41.67%) CISM
3 14 (29.17%) CISA
4 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 7 (14.58%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.17%) CRISC
5 2 (4.17%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) APMP
6 1 (2.08%) CISMP
6 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) PCI DSS
2 22 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (25.00%) GDPR
4 6 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (4.17%) IASME
7 1 (2.08%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Snort
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) OSSEC
2 5 (10.42%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 6 (12.50%) LogRhythm
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Qualys
4 2 (4.17%) Apple
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Mitel
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Thales