Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 988 1027 998
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 +205
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Manager 145 167 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.097% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 113 134 165
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £93,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% -

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 153,459 171,422 178,550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.03% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123,266 137,855 149,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +45 141 £72,500 -9.38% 20
London +69 90 £75,000 -6.25% 10
UK excluding London +56 46 £60,000 -4.00% 14
North of England +16 17 £60,000 -9.43% 1
Midlands +39 12 £71,250 +14.00% 5
North West +9 9 £60,000 -9.43%
South West +13 8 £51,250 -31.67% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £78,750 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £80,000 - 2
South East +15 5 £57,500 -23.33% 2
West Midlands +32 2 £60,000 -4.00% 3
East of England +24 2 £65,000 -
Wales +3 2 £43,500 -8.42% 3
Scotland +3 1 £75,000 +100.00% 1

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (55.17%) Information Security
3 49 (33.79%) CISSP
4 36 (24.83%) Business Development
5 33 (22.76%) Finance
6 32 (22.07%) Risk Management
6 32 (22.07%) CISM
7 31 (21.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (12.41%) SIEM
11 17 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (11.72%) CISA
11 17 (11.72%) Firewall
11 17 (11.72%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (11.03%) PRINCE2
12 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (11.03%) GDPR
13 15 (10.34%) Degree
13 15 (10.34%) Project Management
14 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (8.97%) Cyberthreat
15 13 (8.97%) Marketing
16 12 (8.28%) Data Protection
16 12 (8.28%) PCI DSS
16 12 (8.28%) C
16 12 (8.28%) Workflow
17 11 (7.59%) Windows
17 11 (7.59%) Network Security

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 (1.38%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.52%) SaaS
3 4 (2.76%) IaaS
4 3 (2.07%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) Firewall
2 11 (7.59%) Network Security
3 6 (4.14%) Internet
3 6 (4.14%) VPN
4 5 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.69%) DMZ
6 1 (0.69%) Intranet
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) NGN
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Marketing
3 9 (6.21%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Legal
4 7 (4.83%) Retail
5 5 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.76%) Billing
7 2 (1.38%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.97%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.21%) Fintech
5 8 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.76%) PKI
8 2 (1.38%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.69%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) Linux
3 5 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (55.17%) Information Security
3 36 (24.83%) Business Development
4 32 (22.07%) Risk Management
5 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.41%) SIEM
7 17 (11.72%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (11.03%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.34%) Project Management
10 12 (8.28%) Data Protection
10 12 (8.28%) Workflow
11 10 (6.90%) Data Privacy
11 10 (6.90%) Security Operations
12 9 (6.21%) Security Architecture
13 8 (5.52%) Analytics
13 8 (5.52%) Coaching
13 8 (5.52%) Information Assurance
13 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (33.79%) CISSP
2 32 (22.07%) CISM
3 17 (11.72%) CISA
4 15 (10.34%) Degree
5 9 (6.21%) SANS
6 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.14%) CCNP
8 5 (3.45%) CEH
8 5 (3.45%) GCIH
9 3 (2.07%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.38%) APMP
10 2 (1.38%) GCIA
10 2 (1.38%) GIAC
10 2 (1.38%) GSEC
10 2 (1.38%) MCSA
10 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.38%) PMP
10 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.03%) GDPR
3 12 (8.28%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (4.14%) NIST 800
6 5 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.38%) COBIT
8 1 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.69%) PSD2
8 1 (0.69%) SLA
8 1 (0.69%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) RSA Archer
2 3 (2.07%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.38%) Nessus
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.69%) EnCase
4 1 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.76%) Qualys
3 2 (1.38%) McAfee
3 2 (1.38%) Splunk
4 1 (0.69%) Ariba
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) HP
4 1 (0.69%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.69%) Mitel
4 1 (0.69%) Saba
4 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.69%) VMware