Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 January 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 West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 310 298
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 52 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 43
South West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,825 £44,625 £48,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £76,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +11.11%

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 9,327 9,789 10,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 97.13% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,460 8,089 8,556
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Bristol +20 15 £55,000 -26.67%
Gloucestershire +17 8 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Dorset - 8 £62,500 - 1
Somerset - 7 £75,000 - 1
Wiltshire -8 6 £56,250 -25.00% 1
Cornwall - 6 £43,500 -
Devon -1 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 20 January 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 West region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 39 (75.00%) Information Security
2 28 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 22 (42.31%) CISSP
5 21 (40.38%) Security Management
5 21 (40.38%) Management Information System
6 20 (38.46%) CISM
7 18 (34.62%) ISMS
8 17 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (32.69%) Information Security Management
9 16 (30.77%) GDPR
10 15 (28.85%) Finance
10 15 (28.85%) Data Protection
11 14 (26.92%) CISA
11 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (19.23%) Firewall
13 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
13 10 (19.23%) SIEM
14 9 (17.31%) ITIL
14 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
14 9 (17.31%) Regulatory Compliance
14 9 (17.31%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (15.38%) Project Management
15 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (13.46%) VPN
16 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (11.54%) Internal Audit
17 6 (11.54%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (13.46%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) NGN
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Electronics
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Cyberattack
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) CESG
5 1 (1.92%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Information Security
2 21 (40.38%) Security Management
3 18 (34.62%) ISMS
4 17 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (32.69%) Information Security Management
5 15 (28.85%) Data Protection
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 10 (19.23%) SIEM
9 9 (17.31%) ITIL
9 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
9 9 (17.31%) Regulatory Compliance
10 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (15.38%) Project Management
11 6 (11.54%) Internal Audit
11 6 (11.54%) Migration
11 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
12 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
12 5 (9.62%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) CISSP
2 20 (38.46%) CISM
3 14 (26.92%) CISA
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) MCSA
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) PCI QSA
5 2 (3.85%) CRISC
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) APMP
6 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.92%) CLAS
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) IISP
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 16 (30.77%) GDPR
4 9 (17.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (3.85%) IASME
7 1 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.92%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Snort
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
1 3 (5.77%) OSSEC
2 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.77%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.85%) Apple
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Mitel
4 2 (3.85%) Qualys
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy