The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Manager was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 911 929
Rank change year-on-year +139 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Manager 108 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.055% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.057% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 88 43 46
Median salary £82,500 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,200 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -23.07% -18.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Cybersecurity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cybersecurity Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Manager in the UK

Cybersecurity Manager
Top 18 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +152 108 £82,500 +13.79% 12
London +135 95 £82,500 -4.34% 9
City of London +51 19 £90,000 +16.12% 3
North West -24 5 £45,000 -35.71% 1
South East +67 4 £65,000 -
Manchester -21 4 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Berkshire - 4 £65,000 -
South West +12 2 - -
Gloucestershire +2 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £85,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £50,000 -
East of England +13 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Gloucester +7 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Manager in the job title.

1 227 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 138 (60.79%) CISSP
3 125 (55.07%) Information Security
4 123 (54.19%) CISM
5 58 (25.55%) Finance
6 53 (23.35%) Data Protection
7 52 (22.91%) CISA
8 49 (21.59%) Risk Management
9 46 (20.26%) SIEM
10 45 (19.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 43 (18.94%) Degree
12 41 (18.06%) Security Cleared
13 39 (17.18%) Data Loss Prevention
14 38 (16.74%) SC Cleared
15 37 (16.30%) Project Management
16 34 (14.98%) Business Development
16 34 (14.98%) Vulnerability Management
17 31 (13.66%) Marketing
18 30 (13.22%) Firewall
18 30 (13.22%) CESG Certified Professional
19 26 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (11.01%) Data Protection Act
21 23 (10.13%) Windows
22 22 (9.69%) ISEB
22 22 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
23 21 (9.25%) Linux
24 20 (8.81%) ITIL
24 20 (8.81%) Active Directory
24 20 (8.81%) Security Architecture
25 19 (8.37%) PCI DSS

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 7 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.22%) Firewall
2 17 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.32%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.88%) Big Data
1 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Burp Suite
General
1 58 (25.55%) Finance
2 31 (13.66%) Marketing
3 19 (8.37%) Banking
4 12 (5.29%) Legal
5 9 (3.96%) Games
6 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.76%) Electronics
7 4 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.88%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.76%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.01%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (8.37%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (5.29%) Cyber Attack
4 12 (5.29%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.64%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.20%) NHS
7 5 (2.20%) PMI
7 5 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) CESG
9 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.13%) Windows
2 21 (9.25%) Linux
3 17 (7.49%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.05%) Apple iOS
4 16 (7.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 125 (55.07%) Information Security
3 53 (23.35%) Data Protection
4 49 (21.59%) Risk Management
5 46 (20.26%) SIEM
6 39 (17.18%) Data Loss Prevention
7 37 (16.30%) Project Management
8 34 (14.98%) Business Development
8 34 (14.98%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (8.81%) ITIL
11 20 (8.81%) Security Architecture
12 19 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (8.37%) Incident Management
13 17 (7.49%) Coaching
13 17 (7.49%) DRM
14 16 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (6.61%) Presales
15 15 (6.61%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.44%) C
1 1 (0.44%) C#
1 1 (0.44%) C++
1 1 (0.44%) Java
1 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.44%) Perl
1 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 138 (60.79%) CISSP
2 123 (54.19%) CISM
3 52 (22.91%) CISA
4 43 (18.94%) Degree
5 41 (18.06%) Security Cleared
6 38 (16.74%) SC Cleared
7 30 (13.22%) CESG Certified Professional
8 22 (9.69%) ISEB
9 12 (5.29%) SANS
10 10 (4.41%) CLAS
11 9 (3.96%) CREST Certified
12 8 (3.52%) CEH
13 7 (3.08%) IISP
14 6 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (2.64%) GIAC
15 5 (2.20%) CCNP
15 5 (2.20%) CIMA
15 5 (2.20%) DV Cleared
15 5 (2.20%) GCIH
15 5 (2.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (19.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.37%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (5.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.76%) COBIT
6 2 (0.88%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.88%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.88%) RMADS
7 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.88%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (7.05%) Apple
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.20%) CyberArk
4 4 (1.76%) ArcSight
4 4 (1.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.76%) Cisco
4 4 (1.76%) Forcepoint
4 4 (1.76%) Fortinet
4 4 (1.76%) Palo Alto
4 4 (1.76%) Varonis
5 2 (0.88%) Splunk
6 1 (0.44%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.44%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.44%) Marketo
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec
6 1 (0.44%) VMware
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £800000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £140,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £73000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Home Group
Salary: £34,500 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago