The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Management
UK
Rank 504 445 526
Rank change year-on-year -59 +81  
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 390 654 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 286 517 378
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Security Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -78 356 £50,000 -16.66% 49
London -78 102 £57,500 -11.53% 17
South East +15 92 £52,500 - 11
East of England +68 51 £43,000 - 5
South West +11 40 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Essex +41 31 £42,500 -
West Midlands +15 23 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Surrey +29 22 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Berkshire +28 19 £37,000 -34.22% 1
City of London +18 19 £62,500 +4.16% 6
Gloucestershire +5 19 £65,000 +68.83%
Hertfordshire +37 18 £60,000 - 5
North West -53 18 £43,000 -22.17% 4
Reading +48 15 £37,000 -43.07% 1
Yorkshire +2 15 £45,500 +1.11%
East Sussex +10 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire +4 14 £47,500 +6.04% 4
Chelmsford - 14 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £55,000 -25.17% 1
Scotland +31 12 £37,500 -26.10% 5
Hemel Hempstead +14 12 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes +9 11 £55,000 -25.17% 1
Wales - 11 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +4 10 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Edinburgh +12 9 £37,500 -26.10% 3
South Yorkshire +12 9 £45,500 -6.18%
Cornwall +2 9 £24,500 -59.16%
Manchester -63 9 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Redhill - 9 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 8 £65,000 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Security Management.

1 608 (69.57%) Information Security
2 471 (53.89%) Information Security Management
3 419 (47.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 351 (40.16%) CISSP
5 350 (40.05%) Management Information System
6 286 (32.72%) CISM
7 280 (32.04%) Risk Management
8 247 (28.26%) Finance
9 236 (27.00%) Firewall
10 228 (26.09%) ITIL
11 214 (24.49%) ISMS
12 163 (18.65%) CISA
13 158 (18.08%) PCI DSS
14 149 (17.05%) Degree
15 146 (16.70%) Risk Assessment
16 135 (15.45%) Security Cleared
17 132 (15.10%) Security Architecture
18 129 (14.76%) Cybersecurity
19 124 (14.19%) Security Operations
19 124 (14.19%) Network Security
20 120 (13.73%) COBIT
20 120 (13.73%) Microsoft
21 119 (13.62%) Business Continuity
22 118 (13.50%) Data Protection
23 109 (12.47%) Windows
24 106 (12.13%) Legal
25 105 (12.01%) SIEM
26 97 (11.10%) Cisco
27 96 (10.98%) Incident Management
28 95 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery

Security Management
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 23 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.95%) IIS
4 10 (1.14%) Apache
5 8 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.69%) JBoss
7 5 (0.57%) Confluence
7 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.46%) Drupal
8 4 (0.46%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.46%) SAS
9 2 (0.23%) CICS
9 2 (0.23%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 60 (6.86%) MS Office
2 59 (6.75%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 32 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (1.60%) Sentinel
2 12 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.12%) Office 365
2 30 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.26%) SaaS
6 9 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.92%) IaaS
8 6 (0.69%) PaaS
9 5 (0.57%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.23%) GitHub
10 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) G Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 236 (27.00%) Firewall
2 124 (14.19%) Network Security
3 67 (7.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 62 (7.09%) VPN
5 58 (6.64%) Internet
6 49 (5.61%) DNS
7 34 (3.89%) WAN
8 31 (3.55%) DHCP
8 31 (3.55%) LAN
9 24 (2.75%) SSL
9 24 (2.75%) VLAN
10 22 (2.52%) TCP/IP
11 19 (2.17%) WLAN
12 18 (2.06%) HTTP
12 18 (2.06%) SAN
13 17 (1.95%) Wireless
14 15 (1.72%) HTTPS
15 13 (1.49%) VoIP
16 12 (1.37%) NetScaler
16 12 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.37%) Star Schema
10 11 (1.26%) MySQL
11 9 (1.03%) Big Data
12 7 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.57%) DTS
14 5 (0.57%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.69%) JIRA
3 5 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.57%) Subversion
4 4 (0.46%) Trac
5 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) AppScan
6 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Introscope
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.11%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 247 (28.26%) Finance
2 106 (12.13%) Legal
3 84 (9.61%) Telecoms
4 44 (5.03%) Banking
5 27 (3.09%) Retail
6 24 (2.75%) Marketing
7 23 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.52%) Law
9 16 (1.83%) Electronics
9 16 (1.83%) German Language
9 16 (1.83%) Spanish Language
10 14 (1.60%) French Language
11 11 (1.26%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.26%) Back Office
12 8 (0.92%) Dutch Language
12 8 (0.92%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.92%) Local Government
13 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.57%) Billing
15 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (22.88%) Analyst
2 171 (19.57%) Security Analyst
3 167 (19.11%) Security Manager
4 126 (14.42%) Consultant
5 107 (12.24%) Information Manager
6 100 (11.44%) Information Security Manager
7 96 (10.98%) Information Analyst
8 95 (10.87%) Information Security Analyst
9 90 (10.30%) Security Consultant
10 75 (8.58%) Security Engineer
11 46 (5.26%) Architect
12 42 (4.81%) Administrator
13 37 (4.23%) Information Security Consultant
14 34 (3.89%) IT Analyst
14 34 (3.89%) Network Engineer
14 34 (3.89%) Security Architect
15 33 (3.78%) IT Manager
16 31 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
17 27 (3.09%) DBA
17 27 (3.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.72%) XML
2 13 (1.49%) Middleware
3 8 (0.92%) Web Services
4 7 (0.80%) .NET
4 7 (0.80%) boto
5 4 (0.46%) ISPF
6 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.34%) ActiveX
6 3 (0.34%) CGI
6 3 (0.34%) WinForms
6 3 (0.34%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.23%) CSS
7 2 (0.23%) SAML
7 2 (0.23%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.23%) SOAP
7 2 (0.23%) WCF
7 2 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 350 (40.05%) Management Information System
2 71 (8.12%) Data Protection Act
3 59 (6.75%) Computer Science
4 53 (6.06%) CESG
5 44 (5.03%) Data Centre
6 40 (4.58%) Security Operations Centre
7 38 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (2.52%) PKI
9 21 (2.40%) NHS
10 20 (2.29%) Replication
11 18 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
12 16 (1.83%) CESG CLAS
13 15 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (1.14%) User Experience
15 9 (1.03%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.03%) Fintech
15 9 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
16 8 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 8 (0.92%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 109 (12.47%) Windows
2 91 (10.41%) Linux
3 51 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.69%) Unix
5 22 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.03%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.80%) Android
13 6 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.46%) AIX
15 4 (0.46%) Solaris
15 4 (0.46%) VMS
15 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (69.57%) Information Security
2 471 (53.89%) Information Security Management
3 280 (32.04%) Risk Management
4 228 (26.09%) ITIL
5 214 (24.49%) ISMS
6 146 (16.70%) Risk Assessment
7 132 (15.10%) Security Architecture
8 129 (14.76%) Cybersecurity
9 124 (14.19%) Security Operations
10 119 (13.62%) Business Continuity
11 118 (13.50%) Data Protection
12 105 (12.01%) SIEM
13 96 (10.98%) Incident Management
14 95 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 93 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
16 83 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
16 83 (9.50%) Information Assurance
17 79 (9.04%) Service Management
18 75 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
19 73 (8.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.67%) SQL
2 35 (4.00%) C
3 24 (2.75%) Python
4 16 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 15 (1.72%) Perl
6 13 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.37%) C++
7 12 (1.37%) PHP
8 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.03%) Java
8 9 (1.03%) Ruby
9 8 (0.92%) C#
10 5 (0.57%) VB
11 4 (0.46%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.46%) CLIST
11 4 (0.46%) JCL
11 4 (0.46%) REXX
12 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.34%) VBScript
13 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 351 (40.16%) CISSP
2 286 (32.72%) CISM
3 163 (18.65%) CISA
4 149 (17.05%) Degree
5 135 (15.45%) Security Cleared
6 93 (10.64%) SC Cleared
7 83 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (5.72%) CESG Certified Professional
9 40 (4.58%) DV Cleared
10 39 (4.46%) CEH
11 34 (3.89%) CCNP
12 33 (3.78%) CISMP
13 32 (3.66%) CCSP
14 29 (3.32%) CCIE
14 29 (3.32%) CCSE
14 29 (3.32%) JNCIS
15 23 (2.63%) CRISC
16 22 (2.52%) CCNA
17 21 (2.40%) CLAS
18 19 (2.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (47.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (18.08%) PCI DSS
3 120 (13.73%) COBIT
4 65 (7.44%) SLA
5 55 (6.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 49 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 36 (4.12%) RMADS
8 35 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 29 (3.32%) GDPR
10 27 (3.09%) ISO27002
11 25 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 23 (2.63%) GPG13
13 15 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 15 (1.72%) QA
14 12 (1.37%) ISO 9001
14 12 (1.37%) JSP 440
14 12 (1.37%) PMO
15 8 (0.92%) ISO22301
16 7 (0.80%) HMG Infosec
17 5 (0.57%) ISO27005
System Software
1 66 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.63%) ProxySG
4 14 (1.60%) XenApp
5 12 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.03%) Firmware
8 8 (0.92%) Docker
8 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.92%) XenServer
9 7 (0.80%) MetaFrame
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.57%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 4 (0.46%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.86%) Puppet
2 21 (2.40%) Ansible
3 13 (1.49%) SCCM
4 10 (1.14%) Nagios
4 10 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (1.03%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (0.69%) SCOM
8 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.57%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.46%) FreeIPA
10 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.34%) QRadar
11 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.23%) WSUS
11 2 (0.23%) zSecure
Vendors
1 120 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.10%) Cisco
3 44 (5.03%) VMware
4 42 (4.81%) F5
5 41 (4.69%) Citrix
6 40 (4.58%) Juniper
6 40 (4.58%) Oracle
7 38 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 36 (4.12%) HP
9 34 (3.89%) CheckPoint
10 29 (3.32%) Fortinet
11 27 (3.09%) Intel Security
12 24 (2.75%) Blue Coat
12 24 (2.75%) Sourcefire
13 23 (2.63%) Imperva
13 23 (2.63%) Proofpoint
13 23 (2.63%) TippingPoint
14 21 (2.40%) SAP
15 17 (1.95%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.95%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + PENSION, HEALTH, GYM
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Innocent Drinks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £33000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago