The median annual salary for a Operational Security Manager was £65,000 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
Operational Security Manager
UK
Rank 823 906 920
Rank change year-on-year +83 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operational Security Manager 34 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.042% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 35
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -17.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £80,000 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +13.63% -24.13%  

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%  

Operational Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Operational Security Manager in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Operational Security Manager in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operational Security Manager over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operational Security Manager in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Security 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 +92 34 £65,000 +8.33% 7
East of England - 11 £65,000 - 2
London +67 10 £70,000 -9.67% 2
Hertfordshire - 10 £62,500 - 2
West Midlands +25 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +18 4 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £61,250 - 1
North West -20 3 - -
Manchester -22 3 - -
Royston - 3 £85,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £57,500 - 1
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £66,250 -
Salford - 2 - -
South East +56 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Berkshire +33 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West +14 1 - - 1
Bristol +2 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £65,000 -
Bradford - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -

Operational Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Operational Security 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 Operational Security Manager in the job title.

1 69 (75.82%) Security Operations
2 62 (68.13%) Information Security
3 48 (52.75%) CISSP
4 42 (46.15%) CISM
5 33 (36.26%) Firewall
6 32 (35.16%) Finance
6 32 (35.16%) SIEM
7 31 (34.07%) Risk Management
8 28 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (29.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 24 (26.37%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
12 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
13 19 (20.88%) Degree
13 19 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (20.88%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (19.78%) Incident Management
15 17 (18.68%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
16 15 (16.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 14 (15.38%) Threat Detection
17 14 (15.38%) ITIL
18 13 (14.29%) Security Testing
19 12 (13.19%) Security Management
20 10 (10.99%) CISA
20 10 (10.99%) Cyberthreat
21 8 (8.79%) Cyber Intelligence
21 8 (8.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
21 8 (8.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
21 8 (8.79%) Big Data

Operational Security 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 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 6 (6.59%) Network Security
3 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.20%) NetScreen
4 2 (2.20%) SSL
4 2 (2.20%) Wireless
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.10%) GIS
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
3 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.99%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (8.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) CESG
5 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.82%) Security Operations
2 62 (68.13%) Information Security
3 32 (35.16%) SIEM
4 31 (34.07%) Risk Management
5 24 (26.37%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (19.78%) Incident Management
8 17 (18.68%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (16.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (15.38%) ITIL
10 14 (15.38%) Threat Detection
11 13 (14.29%) Security Testing
12 12 (13.19%) Security Management
13 8 (8.79%) Cyber Intelligence
13 8 (8.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
13 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
14 7 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) C
2 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.20%) Python
2 2 (2.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (52.75%) CISSP
2 42 (46.15%) CISM
3 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
4 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
5 19 (20.88%) Degree
6 10 (10.99%) CISA
7 7 (7.69%) CEH
7 7 (7.69%) CLAS
8 6 (6.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.49%) CCNA
10 4 (4.40%) CISMP
10 4 (4.40%) GCIA
10 4 (4.40%) GCIH
11 2 (2.20%) CCSP
11 2 (2.20%) CREST Certified
11 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.20%) SANS
12 1 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (1.10%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.79%) SLA
3 7 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (2.20%) GPG13
5 2 (2.20%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (2.20%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.20%) RMADS
6 1 (1.10%) COBIT
6 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Snort
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.20%) CSIRT
2 2 (2.20%) Kibana
2 2 (2.20%) logstash
2 2 (2.20%) Nessus
2 2 (2.20%) QRadar
2 2 (2.20%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (4.40%) SAP
2 4 (4.40%) Splunk
3 2 (2.20%) AlienVault
3 2 (2.20%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.20%) FireEye
3 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
3 2 (2.20%) Intel Security
3 2 (2.20%) Juniper
3 2 (2.20%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
3 2 (2.20%) Sophos
3 2 (2.20%) Sourcefire
3 2 (2.20%) TippingPoint
4 1 (1.10%) F5
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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