Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 299 283
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 29 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 62
South West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +6.13%
10th Percentile £44,625 £48,150 £42,750
90th Percentile £68,250 £70,000 £73,039
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 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 10020 10556 11566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8299 8909 9807
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Gloucestershire +29 13 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Bristol -33 8 £62,250 +18.57% 2
Wiltshire +4 3 £56,250 - 2
Devon - 1 £50,000 -
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Information Security
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Programme Management
4 10 (34.48%) Marketing
4 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (31.03%) Electronics
5 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
5 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) SAP
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (27.59%) RMADS
7 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.69%) Security Auditing
9 5 (17.24%) CISSP
9 5 (17.24%) CISM
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) ISMS
10 4 (13.79%) GDPR
11 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
11 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
11 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
11 3 (10.34%) SIEM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Marketing
3 9 (31.03%) Electronics
3 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
3 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (6.90%) CESG
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) Programme Management
3 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) Security Auditing
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) ISMS
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Behavioural Change
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
8 3 (10.34%) SIEM
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (6.90%) Compliance Audit
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) CISM
2 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (6.90%) CISA
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) CISMP
4 1 (3.45%) CRISC
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (27.59%) RMADS
3 4 (13.79%) GDPR
4 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.90%) PMO
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
2 3 (10.34%) LogRhythm
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Capita
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft