The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 850 932
Rank change year-on-year +79 +82  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Manager 101 74 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.079% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 77 64 29
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £58,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -9.61%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Manager in the UK

Cybersecurity Manager
Top 25 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 25 June 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 +83 99 £75,000 +15.38% 4
London +44 70 £82,500 +13.79% 2
South East +57 10 £68,750 +14.58%
City of London +27 10 £80,000 +88.23%
South West +9 8 - -
Uxbridge - 7 £45,000 -
Berkshire +32 6 £62,500 +38.88%
Bristol - 6 - -
East of England - 5 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 5 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £57,500 -
Hampshire +19 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Manchester -20 4 £60,000 +18.81% 1
North West -36 4 £60,000 +18.81% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £62,500 -
Southampton - 3 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire +2 2 - -
Reading - 2 £85,000 -
Gloucester -1 1 - -
Belfast -4 1 £60,000 +41.17%
County Antrim -5 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Northern Ireland -6 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Guernsey - 1 £67,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -
North East - 1 £80,000 -

Cybersecurity Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 131 (58.74%) CISSP
3 122 (54.71%) CISM
4 111 (49.78%) Information Security
5 57 (25.56%) Finance
6 56 (25.11%) CISA
7 55 (24.66%) Data Protection
8 51 (22.87%) Risk Management
9 45 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 43 (19.28%) SIEM
11 42 (18.83%) Security Cleared
12 36 (16.14%) SC Cleared
13 35 (15.70%) Business Development
14 34 (15.25%) Project Management
15 33 (14.80%) Degree
16 32 (14.35%) Data Loss Prevention
17 31 (13.90%) Marketing
18 30 (13.45%) CESG Certified Professional
19 28 (12.56%) Vulnerability Management
20 25 (11.21%) Firewall
20 25 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (10.76%) Windows
22 23 (10.31%) Data Protection Act
23 22 (9.87%) Security Architecture
23 22 (9.87%) Linux
24 21 (9.42%) ITIL
25 20 (8.97%) ISEB
26 19 (8.52%) Management Information System
26 19 (8.52%) Windows Server
26 19 (8.52%) 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 5 (2.24%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
3 3 (1.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.21%) Firewall
2 14 (6.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.69%) Network Security
3 6 (2.69%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.79%) VLAN
5 3 (1.35%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) LAN
6 2 (0.90%) VoIP
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.45%) DMZ
7 1 (0.45%) DNS
7 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.45%) Maltego
General
1 57 (25.56%) Finance
2 31 (13.90%) Marketing
3 16 (7.17%) Banking
4 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.59%) Electronics
6 7 (3.14%) Legal
7 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Games
8 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.90%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (8.52%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.04%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (4.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.69%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.79%) PMI
6 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.35%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.90%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.90%) Social Media
9 1 (0.45%) CESG
9 1 (0.45%) FMCG
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.76%) Windows
2 22 (9.87%) Linux
3 19 (8.52%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.28%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.28%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 111 (49.78%) Information Security
3 55 (24.66%) Data Protection
4 51 (22.87%) Risk Management
5 43 (19.28%) SIEM
6 35 (15.70%) Business Development
7 34 (15.25%) Project Management
8 32 (14.35%) Data Loss Prevention
9 28 (12.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (9.87%) Security Architecture
12 21 (9.42%) ITIL
13 17 (7.62%) Incident Management
14 16 (7.17%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (7.17%) PRINCE2
14 16 (7.17%) Security Operations
15 15 (6.73%) Coaching
15 15 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (6.28%) DRM
17 13 (5.83%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.45%) Perl
2 1 (0.45%) Python
2 1 (0.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (58.74%) CISSP
2 122 (54.71%) CISM
3 56 (25.11%) CISA
4 42 (18.83%) Security Cleared
5 36 (16.14%) SC Cleared
6 33 (14.80%) Degree
7 30 (13.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (8.97%) ISEB
9 10 (4.48%) CRISC
10 8 (3.59%) SANS
11 7 (3.14%) CEH
11 7 (3.14%) CREST Certified
12 6 (2.69%) IISP
13 5 (2.24%) GCIH
13 5 (2.24%) GIAC
13 5 (2.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 5 (2.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 5 (2.24%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.79%) CLAS
15 3 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.52%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (4.48%) NIST 800
6 8 (3.59%) GDPR
6 8 (3.59%) ISO 22301
7 5 (2.24%) ISO 14001
7 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.90%) COBIT
8 2 (0.90%) SLA
9 1 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.45%) PMO
9 1 (0.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
1 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.45%) Nessus
1 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (8.07%) Apple
2 8 (3.59%) ArcSight
3 7 (3.14%) LogRhythm
3 7 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.69%) SAP
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco
5 4 (1.79%) NETGEAR
6 3 (1.35%) CyberArk
6 3 (1.35%) VMware
7 2 (0.90%) Forcepoint
7 2 (0.90%) Splunk
7 2 (0.90%) Varonis
8 1 (0.45%) McAfee
8 1 (0.45%) Palantir
8 1 (0.45%) Symantec
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