The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Manager was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Manager
UK
Rank 735 893 915
Rank change year-on-year +158 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Manager 122 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.053% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.055% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 102 36 37
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 £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,250 £93,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -26.92% -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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Manager in the UK

Cybersecurity Manager
Top 20 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 24 March 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 +170 120 £82,500 +17.85% 6
London +155 109 £82,500 - 5
City of London +66 17 £90,000 +27.20% 4
North West -17 5 £47,500 -32.14%
South East +60 4 £65,000 +10.63%
Manchester -21 4 £46,250 -33.92%
Berkshire - 4 £65,000 -
West End of London - 3 £80,000 -
Scotland +22 2 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £85,000 -
East of England +23 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £92,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £92,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 151 (61.89%) CISSP
3 134 (54.92%) Information Security
4 131 (53.69%) CISM
5 66 (27.05%) Finance
6 60 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (24.59%) Data Protection
7 53 (21.72%) SIEM
8 48 (19.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 48 (19.67%) Risk Management
9 47 (19.26%) CISA
10 46 (18.85%) Vulnerability Management
11 41 (16.80%) Security Cleared
11 41 (16.80%) Firewall
11 41 (16.80%) Degree
12 38 (15.57%) Project Management
13 37 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (15.16%) SC Cleared
14 36 (14.75%) Data Protection Act
15 35 (14.34%) ITIL
16 34 (13.93%) Business Development
17 32 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
18 29 (11.89%) Windows
18 29 (11.89%) CESG Certified Professional
19 28 (11.48%) Linux
19 28 (11.48%) Active Directory
19 28 (11.48%) Marketing
20 27 (11.07%) TCP/IP
20 27 (11.07%) Security Architecture
21 26 (10.66%) DRM

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (4.51%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.80%) Firewall
2 27 (11.07%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.64%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.23%) VoIP
5 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) DNS
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.82%) Big Data
1 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Burp Suite
General
1 66 (27.05%) Finance
2 28 (11.48%) Marketing
3 18 (7.38%) Banking
4 15 (6.15%) Games
5 12 (4.92%) Legal
6 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.46%) Retail
8 4 (1.64%) Electronics
8 4 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.82%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.75%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.74%) Cyber Attack
4 13 (5.33%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (4.92%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.46%) NHS
7 6 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.64%) PMI
10 3 (1.23%) Social Media
11 1 (0.41%) CESG
11 1 (0.41%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.89%) Windows
2 28 (11.48%) Linux
3 25 (10.25%) Apple iOS
3 25 (10.25%) Mac OS X
3 25 (10.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 134 (54.92%) Information Security
3 60 (24.59%) Data Protection
4 53 (21.72%) SIEM
5 48 (19.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 48 (19.67%) Risk Management
6 46 (18.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 38 (15.57%) Project Management
8 37 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (14.34%) ITIL
10 34 (13.93%) Business Development
11 32 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (11.07%) Security Architecture
13 26 (10.66%) DRM
14 23 (9.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 21 (8.61%) Identity Access Management
16 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.38%) Presales
18 17 (6.97%) Coaching
19 16 (6.56%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.41%) C
1 1 (0.41%) C#
1 1 (0.41%) C++
1 1 (0.41%) Java
1 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.41%) Perl
1 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 151 (61.89%) CISSP
2 131 (53.69%) CISM
3 47 (19.26%) CISA
4 41 (16.80%) Degree
4 41 (16.80%) Security Cleared
5 37 (15.16%) SC Cleared
6 29 (11.89%) CESG Certified Professional
7 20 (8.20%) ISEB
8 11 (4.51%) CLAS
8 11 (4.51%) IISP
8 11 (4.51%) SANS
9 8 (3.28%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.87%) CEH
11 6 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.05%) CCNP
12 5 (2.05%) CIMA
12 5 (2.05%) GIAC
13 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (24.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (9.43%) PCI DSS
3 15 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (5.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.64%) COBIT
5 4 (1.64%) GDPR
6 3 (1.23%) RMADS
7 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 28 (11.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.41%) Nessus
2 1 (0.41%) Nmap
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (10.25%) Apple
2 5 (2.05%) CyberArk
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.05%) Varonis
3 4 (1.64%) ArcSight
3 4 (1.64%) CheckPoint
3 4 (1.64%) Forcepoint
3 4 (1.64%) Fortinet
3 4 (1.64%) Palo Alto
4 3 (1.23%) Huawei
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.41%) Marketo
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle
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