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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 446 545
Rank change year-on-year -48 +99  
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 388 649 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 285 514 371
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 £34,000 £42,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,250 £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 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
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 30 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 30 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 -73 354 £51,500 -14.16% 33
London -89 103 £58,750 -9.61% 13
South East +8 91 £52,500 - 7
East of England +74 51 £43,000 - 5
South West +19 39 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Essex +40 29 £42,500 -
West Midlands +15 24 £45,000 -18.18%
Surrey +33 21 £57,500 +12.19% 2
Hertfordshire +34 20 £60,000 - 4
Berkshire +31 19 £37,500 -33.33% 2
City of London +5 19 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Gloucestershire 0 18 £65,000 +68.83%
North West -57 16 £43,000 -22.17% 2
Reading +48 15 £51,000 -21.53% 1
Yorkshire +11 15 £45,500 +1.11%
Hampshire +1 14 £47,500 +6.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £55,000 -25.17%
Chelmsford - 13 £43,000 -
Scotland +23 12 £37,500 -27.18% 1
Hemel Hempstead +14 12 £60,000 -
East Sussex +11 12 £28,000 -44.00%
Wales +13 11 £32,500 -27.77%
Milton Keynes +12 11 £55,000 -25.17%
East Midlands +7 10 £45,000 -30.76% 2
South Yorkshire +14 9 £45,500 -6.18%
Edinburgh +8 9 £37,500 -27.18% 1
Cornwall +6 9 £24,500 -59.16%
Manchester -63 9 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Gloucester - 8 £65,000 -
Redhill - 8 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 605 (69.62%) Information Security
2 467 (53.74%) Information Security Management
3 416 (47.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 350 (40.28%) CISSP
5 349 (40.16%) Management Information System
6 287 (33.03%) CISM
7 278 (31.99%) Risk Management
8 244 (28.08%) Finance
9 231 (26.58%) Firewall
10 228 (26.24%) ITIL
11 212 (24.40%) ISMS
12 162 (18.64%) CISA
13 152 (17.49%) PCI DSS
14 151 (17.38%) Degree
15 143 (16.46%) Risk Assessment
16 132 (15.19%) Security Cleared
16 132 (15.19%) Security Architecture
17 129 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
18 125 (14.38%) Security Operations
19 121 (13.92%) Microsoft
20 119 (13.69%) Network Security
21 118 (13.58%) COBIT
22 117 (13.46%) Data Protection
22 117 (13.46%) Business Continuity
23 107 (12.31%) Windows
24 106 (12.20%) Legal
25 105 (12.08%) SIEM
26 97 (11.16%) Cisco
27 95 (10.93%) Incident Management
28 94 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery

Security Management
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 22 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.84%) IIS
4 10 (1.15%) Apache
5 8 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.69%) JBoss
7 5 (0.58%) Confluence
7 5 (0.58%) 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 (0.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 60 (6.90%) MS Office
2 59 (6.79%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 33 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (1.50%) Sentinel
2 11 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.14%) Office 365
2 30 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.50%) SaaS
5 11 (1.27%) IaaS
6 9 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.92%) PaaS
8 5 (0.58%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.23%) GitHub
9 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) G Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 231 (26.58%) Firewall
2 119 (13.69%) Network Security
3 62 (7.13%) VPN
4 60 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 53 (6.10%) Internet
6 43 (4.95%) DNS
7 28 (3.22%) WAN
8 25 (2.88%) DHCP
8 25 (2.88%) LAN
9 24 (2.76%) SSL
10 22 (2.53%) TCP/IP
11 19 (2.19%) VLAN
12 18 (2.07%) HTTP
12 18 (2.07%) SAN
13 17 (1.96%) Wireless
14 15 (1.73%) HTTPS
15 14 (1.61%) WLAN
16 13 (1.50%) VoIP
17 12 (1.38%) NetScaler
17 12 (1.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.19%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.38%) Star Schema
12 11 (1.27%) MySQL
13 10 (1.15%) Big Data
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.58%) DTS
16 5 (0.58%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.69%) JIRA
3 5 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.58%) Subversion
4 4 (0.46%) Trac
5 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.12%) AppScan
6 1 (0.12%) Introscope
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.12%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 244 (28.08%) Finance
2 106 (12.20%) Legal
3 82 (9.44%) Telecoms
4 44 (5.06%) Banking
5 28 (3.22%) Retail
6 22 (2.53%) Law
6 22 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.53%) Marketing
7 16 (1.84%) Electronics
8 15 (1.73%) German Language
8 15 (1.73%) Spanish Language
9 13 (1.50%) French Language
10 12 (1.38%) Back Office
11 11 (1.27%) Aerospace
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 (0.58%) Billing
15 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (23.13%) Analyst
2 172 (19.79%) Security Analyst
3 159 (18.30%) Security Manager
4 126 (14.50%) Consultant
5 106 (12.20%) Information Manager
6 99 (11.39%) Information Security Manager
7 96 (11.05%) Information Analyst
8 95 (10.93%) Information Security Analyst
9 90 (10.36%) Security Consultant
10 74 (8.52%) Security Engineer
11 48 (5.52%) Architect
12 43 (4.95%) Administrator
13 38 (4.37%) Information Security Consultant
14 37 (4.26%) Security Architect
15 35 (4.03%) IT Analyst
15 35 (4.03%) Network Engineer
16 33 (3.80%) IT Manager
17 31 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
18 28 (3.22%) IT Security Analyst
19 27 (3.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.73%) XML
2 13 (1.50%) Middleware
3 9 (1.04%) Web Services
4 8 (0.92%) .NET
5 7 (0.81%) boto
6 4 (0.46%) ISPF
7 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.35%) ActiveX
7 3 (0.35%) CGI
7 3 (0.35%) REST
7 3 (0.35%) WinForms
7 3 (0.35%) WPF
7 3 (0.35%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.23%) HTML
8 2 (0.23%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.23%) Node.js
8 2 (0.23%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.23%) SAML
8 2 (0.23%) WCF
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 349 (40.16%) Management Information System
2 69 (7.94%) Data Protection Act
3 60 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 54 (6.21%) CESG
5 44 (5.06%) Data Centre
6 41 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 38 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (2.53%) PKI
9 21 (2.42%) Replication
10 18 (2.07%) Cyber Attack
11 17 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
12 15 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (1.73%) NHS
13 10 (1.15%) User Experience
14 9 (1.04%) Fintech
14 9 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.92%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.92%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.92%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.31%) Windows
2 91 (10.47%) Linux
3 51 (5.87%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.72%) Unix
5 22 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.84%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.50%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.81%) Android
13 6 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.58%) 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
1 605 (69.62%) Information Security
2 467 (53.74%) Information Security Management
3 278 (31.99%) Risk Management
4 228 (26.24%) ITIL
5 212 (24.40%) ISMS
6 143 (16.46%) Risk Assessment
7 132 (15.19%) Security Architecture
8 129 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
9 125 (14.38%) Security Operations
10 117 (13.46%) Business Continuity
10 117 (13.46%) Data Protection
11 105 (12.08%) SIEM
12 95 (10.93%) Incident Management
13 94 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 89 (10.24%) Penetration Testing
15 84 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
16 82 (9.44%) Information Assurance
17 74 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 74 (8.52%) Project Management
18 73 (8.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.83%) SQL
2 36 (4.14%) C
3 24 (2.76%) Python
4 16 (1.84%) Shell Script
5 15 (1.73%) Perl
5 15 (1.73%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.50%) C++
7 12 (1.38%) PHP
8 9 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.04%) C#
8 9 (1.04%) Java
8 9 (1.04%) Ruby
9 5 (0.58%) VB
10 4 (0.46%) Assembly Language
10 4 (0.46%) CLIST
10 4 (0.46%) JCL
10 4 (0.46%) REXX
11 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.35%) VBScript
12 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 350 (40.28%) CISSP
2 287 (33.03%) CISM
3 162 (18.64%) CISA
4 151 (17.38%) Degree
5 132 (15.19%) Security Cleared
6 91 (10.47%) SC Cleared
7 83 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (5.75%) CESG Certified Professional
9 40 (4.60%) DV Cleared
10 37 (4.26%) CEH
11 35 (4.03%) CCNP
12 32 (3.68%) CCSP
13 31 (3.57%) CISMP
14 29 (3.34%) CCIE
14 29 (3.34%) CCSE
14 29 (3.34%) JNCIS
15 23 (2.65%) CCNA
15 23 (2.65%) CRISC
16 22 (2.53%) CLAS
17 19 (2.19%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (47.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 152 (17.49%) PCI DSS
3 118 (13.58%) COBIT
4 66 (7.59%) SLA
5 53 (6.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 49 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 35 (4.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 35 (4.03%) RMADS
8 28 (3.22%) GDPR
9 26 (2.99%) ISO27002
10 23 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 22 (2.53%) GPG13
12 16 (1.84%) QA
13 14 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 12 (1.38%) JSP 440
14 12 (1.38%) PMO
15 11 (1.27%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.81%) HMG Infosec
16 7 (0.81%) ISO22301
17 5 (0.58%) ISO27005
System Software
1 60 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.65%) ProxySG
4 14 (1.61%) XenApp
5 12 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.15%) Firmware
7 9 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.92%) Docker
8 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.92%) XenServer
9 7 (0.81%) MetaFrame
9 7 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.58%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 4 (0.46%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (2.88%) Puppet
2 21 (2.42%) Ansible
3 13 (1.50%) SCCM
4 10 (1.15%) Nagios
4 10 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (0.69%) SCOM
8 5 (0.58%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.58%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.46%) FreeIPA
10 3 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.35%) QRadar
11 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.23%) WSUS
11 2 (0.23%) zSecure
Vendors
1 121 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.16%) Cisco
3 44 (5.06%) VMware
4 42 (4.83%) F5
5 41 (4.72%) Juniper
5 41 (4.72%) Oracle
6 39 (4.49%) Citrix
6 39 (4.49%) Palo Alto
7 35 (4.03%) HP
8 34 (3.91%) CheckPoint
9 29 (3.34%) Fortinet
10 27 (3.11%) Intel Security
11 24 (2.76%) Blue Coat
11 24 (2.76%) Sourcefire
12 23 (2.65%) Imperva
12 23 (2.65%) Proofpoint
12 23 (2.65%) TippingPoint
13 19 (2.19%) SAP
14 17 (1.96%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.84%) ServiceNow
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 13 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Innocent Drinks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 OTE Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago