The median annual salary for an Operational Security Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Operational Security Manager
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 918 946
Rank change year-on-year +120 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operational Security Manager 76 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.029% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.030% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 63 23 34
Median salary £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,200 £84,900
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £59,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% -0.41%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Operational Security Manager in the UK

Operational Security Manager
Top 26 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 22 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 +99 76 £67,500 -10.00% 2
London +62 46 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
South West +14 6 - -
Bristol - 6 - -
City of London - 6 £66,250 -
Bradford - 6 £57,500 -
Leeds - 6 £62,500 - 1
East of England +4 5 £65,000 +23.80%
South East +41 4 £70,000 +12.90%
Hertfordshire +5 4 £69,500 +32.38%
Royston - 2 £64,000 -
Hatfield - 2 £75,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £70,000 -
Berkshire +25 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 £65,000 -5.45%
Warwickshire +8 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Manchester -30 1 £65,000 -8.45%
North West -41 1 £65,000 -8.45%
Hampshire - 1 £75,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £65,000 -
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Southampton - 1 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -

Operational Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 88 (80.73%) Security Operations
2 55 (50.46%) Information Security
3 50 (45.87%) CISSP
4 40 (36.70%) Finance
4 40 (36.70%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (34.86%) SIEM
5 38 (34.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (31.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 32 (29.36%) CISM
8 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
9 26 (23.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (22.94%) Firewall
11 24 (22.02%) Security Monitoring
12 22 (20.18%) Windows
13 19 (17.43%) PCI DSS
14 17 (15.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (15.60%) ITIL
15 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
15 15 (13.76%) Security Management
15 15 (13.76%) LogRhythm
16 14 (12.84%) ISMS
16 14 (12.84%) CISA
17 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
17 13 (11.93%) Project Management
17 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
17 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
17 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
18 12 (11.01%) Line Management
19 11 (10.09%) Network Security

Operational Security 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 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.83%) IaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) Firewall
2 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.09%) Network Security
4 7 (6.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.50%) LAN
5 6 (5.50%) SAN
5 6 (5.50%) WAN
6 4 (3.67%) DNS
7 2 (1.83%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.83%) SSL
7 2 (1.83%) VLAN
7 2 (1.83%) VoIP
8 1 (0.92%) DWDM
8 1 (0.92%) Intranet
8 1 (0.92%) MPLS
8 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.92%) VPN
8 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Big Data
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Electronics
3 7 (6.42%) Legal
3 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.42%) Marketing
3 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) EDI
1 3 (2.75%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.67%) CESG
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.17%) Unix
4 7 (6.42%) Linux
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (80.73%) Security Operations
2 55 (50.46%) Information Security
3 40 (36.70%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (34.86%) SIEM
5 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
6 26 (23.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (22.02%) Security Monitoring
8 17 (15.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (15.60%) ITIL
9 15 (13.76%) Security Management
10 14 (12.84%) ISMS
11 13 (11.93%) Project Management
11 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 12 (11.01%) Line Management
13 11 (10.09%) Attack Monitoring
13 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
14 10 (9.17%) Business Continuity
14 10 (9.17%) Cyber Intelligence
14 10 (9.17%) Information Security Management
14 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.75%) Java
2 3 (2.75%) SQL
3 2 (1.83%) C#
3 2 (1.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (45.87%) CISSP
2 32 (29.36%) CISM
3 14 (12.84%) CISA
4 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.17%) CEH
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.17%) Degree
5 10 (9.17%) SANS
6 8 (7.34%) CCNA
7 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (5.50%) GIAC
8 6 (5.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (4.59%) PMI Certification
9 5 (4.59%) PMP
10 4 (3.67%) CISMP
10 4 (3.67%) GCIA
10 4 (3.67%) GCIH
10 4 (3.67%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (34.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (17.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.42%) SLA
4 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.67%) GDPR
5 4 (3.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.83%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
1 7 (6.42%) WSUS
2 6 (5.50%) Nessus
2 6 (5.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.75%) Core Impact
3 3 (2.75%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.75%) Nexpose
3 3 (2.75%) OpenVAS
3 3 (2.75%) PowerBroker
3 3 (2.75%) QRadar
3 3 (2.75%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) LogRhythm
2 10 (9.17%) Palo Alto
2 10 (9.17%) Splunk
2 10 (9.17%) Symantec
3 9 (8.26%) ArcSight
3 9 (8.26%) VMware
4 8 (7.34%) CyberArk
4 8 (7.34%) McAfee
5 7 (6.42%) SAP
5 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.75%) AlienVault
7 3 (2.75%) Aveksa
7 3 (2.75%) Bomgar
7 3 (2.75%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.75%) Qualys
8 2 (1.83%) HP
9 1 (0.92%) Brocade
Leeds
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Schroders
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago