Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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

Cybersecurity Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 1001 1158
Rank change year-on-year +11 +157 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Manager 190 210 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 155 173 109
UK median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -10.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.83% -4.00% -13.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Cybersecurity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Manager in the UK

Cybersecurity Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Manager in the UK

Cybersecurity Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Manager over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Manager in the UK

Cybersecurity Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +3 178 £75,000 -6.25% 20
London -29 125 £80,000 -3.03% 13
UK excluding London +17 56 £60,500 +0.83% 7
North of England +25 23 £60,000 - 4
South East -5 13 £75,000 +20.00% 1
North West +26 12 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £60,000 -
Midlands - 9 £61,250 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £61,000 - 2
East of England +5 5 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland -14 4 £50,000 +33.33%
South West -3 3 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Manager in the job title.

1 190 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (53.16%) Information Security
3 100 (52.63%) CISSP
4 77 (40.53%) CISM
5 59 (31.05%) Finance
6 44 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (22.63%) Business Development
8 42 (22.11%) Degree
9 40 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 38 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
11 36 (18.95%) Firewall
11 36 (18.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 33 (17.37%) CISA
13 30 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (15.26%) Management Information System
14 29 (15.26%) GDPR
15 24 (12.63%) SIEM
15 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (12.11%) Project Management
17 20 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (10.53%) Network Security
17 20 (10.53%) Data Protection
18 19 (10.00%) PCI DSS
18 19 (10.00%) Security Architecture
18 19 (10.00%) Banking
18 19 (10.00%) ITIL
19 18 (9.47%) Cyberthreat
20 17 (8.95%) Cyberattack
20 17 (8.95%) Security Operations
20 17 (8.95%) Penetration Testing

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.32%) SaaS
3 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.74%) IaaS
4 9 (4.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.95%) Firewall
2 20 (10.53%) Network Security
3 16 (8.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (1.58%) LAN
5 3 (1.58%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) DMZ
6 2 (1.05%) Internet
6 2 (1.05%) VLAN
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.05%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.53%) Maltego
General
1 59 (31.05%) Finance
2 19 (10.00%) Banking
3 15 (7.89%) Retail
4 13 (6.84%) Legal
5 10 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.68%) Marketing
7 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.58%) Games
8 3 (1.58%) Military
9 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.05%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.05%) Middleware
1 2 (1.05%) OpenID
1 2 (1.05%) RESTful
1 2 (1.05%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.05%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.26%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.47%) Cyberthreat
4 17 (8.95%) Cyberattack
5 13 (6.84%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.63%) Fintech
9 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.58%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.58%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.58%) Life Science
10 3 (1.58%) SCADA
11 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.05%) PMI
11 2 (1.05%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.74%) Windows
2 7 (3.68%) Linux
3 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.16%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (53.16%) Information Security
3 43 (22.63%) Business Development
4 40 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 38 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 36 (18.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 30 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (12.63%) SIEM
9 23 (12.11%) Project Management
10 20 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 19 (10.00%) ITIL
11 19 (10.00%) Security Architecture
12 17 (8.95%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (8.95%) Security Operations
13 15 (7.89%) Workflow
14 14 (7.37%) DevOps
14 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2
15 12 (6.32%) Data Privacy
16 11 (5.79%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (52.63%) CISSP
2 77 (40.53%) CISM
3 42 (22.11%) Degree
4 33 (17.37%) CISA
5 13 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.84%) CRISC
6 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.74%) CCNP
8 8 (4.21%) GIAC
9 7 (3.68%) CEH
10 6 (3.16%) Master's Degree
10 6 (3.16%) SANS
11 5 (2.63%) GCIH
11 5 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.11%) CREST Certified
12 4 (2.11%) PMI Certification
12 4 (2.11%) PMP
13 3 (1.58%) ISEB
13 3 (1.58%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (15.26%) GDPR
3 19 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (5.26%) NIST 800
6 9 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (3.68%) COBIT
8 2 (1.05%) ISO 22301
8 2 (1.05%) PMO
9 1 (0.53%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.53%) SLA
9 1 (0.53%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) Nessus
2 10 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.63%) RSA Archer
4 3 (1.58%) QRadar
5 2 (1.05%) CASB
5 2 (1.05%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.05%) Nmap
5 2 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (6.32%) McAfee
1 12 (6.32%) Splunk
2 6 (3.16%) Apple
3 4 (2.11%) CyberArk
4 3 (1.58%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.05%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.05%) Intel
5 2 (1.05%) NetWitness
5 2 (1.05%) Qualys
5 2 (1.05%) Sun
5 2 (1.05%) Trend Micro
6 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco
6 1 (0.53%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.53%) Palantir
6 1 (0.53%) Rapid7