Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 514 578
Rank change year-on-year -60 +64 +98
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 759 959 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 605 788 802
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,778 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +14.58%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £77,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Top 16 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 705 £57,000 +8.57% 50
UK excluding London -45 421 £50,000 - 31
London -8 309 £62,500 -3.85% 19
South East -10 151 £45,000 -7.69% 11
North of England +10 116 £50,000 -2.91% 9
Midlands +6 64 £50,000 - 4
North West -10 64 £52,000 +0.97% 7
West Midlands +19 56 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire +19 46 £46,000 -12.38% 2
South West -41 39 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +27 32 £60,000 +45.15% 1
Scotland -17 17 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands +27 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Wales +24 8 £34,375 -58.33%
North East +19 6 £36,500 -28.08%
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 508 (66.93%) Information Security
2 428 (56.39%) Information Security Management
3 320 (42.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 276 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 271 (35.70%) CISSP
6 240 (31.62%) ISMS
7 239 (31.49%) Finance
8 208 (27.40%) CISM
9 204 (26.88%) ITIL
10 185 (24.37%) Firewall
11 163 (21.48%) Microsoft
12 162 (21.34%) Risk Management
13 155 (20.42%) Windows
14 132 (17.39%) Data Protection
15 121 (15.94%) Network Security
16 118 (15.55%) Active Directory
17 113 (14.89%) PCI DSS
18 109 (14.36%) Degree
18 109 (14.36%) Disaster Recovery
19 105 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
20 104 (13.70%) Project Management
21 100 (13.18%) Risk Assessment
22 99 (13.04%) CISA
22 99 (13.04%) Linux
22 99 (13.04%) SQL
23 98 (12.91%) Cisco
24 93 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
25 89 (11.73%) Security Operations
26 87 (11.46%) GDPR
27 84 (11.07%) Business Continuity

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 38 (5.01%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.95%) IIS
2 30 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 7 (0.92%) Apache
4 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (0.92%) nginx
5 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.53%) JBoss
6 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.40%) CMS
7 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.26%) Moodle
8 2 (0.26%) SAS
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.26%) Totara
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 34 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.40%) Vectorworks
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.26%) Unica
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (5.40%) IaaS
3 37 (4.87%) Office 365
4 33 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (3.56%) SaaS
6 17 (2.24%) PaaS
7 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 185 (24.37%) Firewall
2 121 (15.94%) Network Security
3 49 (6.46%) WAN
4 44 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 39 (5.14%) LAN
5 39 (5.14%) VPN
6 33 (4.35%) DNS
7 29 (3.82%) SAN
7 29 (3.82%) VoIP
8 28 (3.69%) DHCP
8 28 (3.69%) Internet
9 22 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (2.64%) SSL
11 17 (2.24%) IPsec
11 17 (2.24%) VLAN
12 16 (2.11%) OSPF
13 14 (1.84%) DMZ
14 13 (1.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (4.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (3.95%) NoSQL
8 29 (3.82%) MySQL
9 26 (3.43%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.43%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.29%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (2.64%) Hadoop
13 18 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
18 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (1.84%) TeamCity
2 14 (1.84%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.05%) JIRA
5 4 (0.53%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.53%) Selenium
5 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.53%) Subversion
6 3 (0.40%) MSI
7 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.26%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.26%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.26%) TestRail
7 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.13%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 239 (31.49%) Finance
2 50 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.93%) Legal
4 30 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 26 (3.43%) Banking
6 22 (2.90%) Retail
7 20 (2.64%) Law
8 15 (1.98%) Marketing
9 11 (1.45%) Billing
9 11 (1.45%) Electronics
10 10 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.53%) Digital Economy
13 3 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.40%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (20.55%) Analyst
2 136 (17.92%) Security Manager
3 117 (15.42%) Security Analyst
4 78 (10.28%) Consultant
5 74 (9.75%) Information Analyst
6 72 (9.49%) Information Security Analyst
7 65 (8.56%) Information Manager
8 63 (8.30%) Information Security Manager
9 47 (6.19%) IT Manager
10 46 (6.06%) Security Consultant
11 33 (4.35%) Network Engineer
12 29 (3.82%) Security Engineer
13 28 (3.69%) Infrastructure Manager
13 28 (3.69%) IT Analyst
14 26 (3.43%) Architect
15 24 (3.16%) IT Security Manager
15 24 (3.16%) Risk Manager
16 23 (3.03%) Administrator
16 23 (3.03%) Compliance Manager
17 22 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.90%) .NET
2 18 (2.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.84%) Web Services
4 7 (0.92%) JDBC
4 7 (0.92%) ODBC
5 5 (0.66%) LAMP
6 4 (0.53%) CSS
7 3 (0.40%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.40%) CGI
7 3 (0.40%) HTML
7 3 (0.40%) jQuery
7 3 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.40%) OpenVZ
7 3 (0.40%) XML
8 2 (0.26%) Ajax
8 2 (0.26%) Middleware
8 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.26%) XMPP
9 1 (0.13%) WinForms
9 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 276 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 73 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.14%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.14%) Data Protection Act
4 24 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (2.90%) Replication
6 20 (2.64%) CESG
7 17 (2.24%) Cyber Defence
8 16 (2.11%) Blog
9 14 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.71%) Clustering
11 12 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
12 10 (1.32%) Derivative
12 10 (1.32%) Fintech
12 10 (1.32%) FMCG
12 10 (1.32%) Smart Meter
13 9 (1.19%) FlexPod
13 9 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 155 (20.42%) Windows
2 99 (13.04%) Linux
3 83 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 38 (5.01%) Unix
5 23 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.24%) CentOS
8 14 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.19%) Android
10 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (66.93%) Information Security
2 428 (56.39%) Information Security Management
3 240 (31.62%) ISMS
4 204 (26.88%) ITIL
5 162 (21.34%) Risk Management
6 132 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 109 (14.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 105 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
9 104 (13.70%) Project Management
10 100 (13.18%) Risk Assessment
11 93 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (11.73%) Security Operations
13 84 (11.07%) Business Continuity
14 79 (10.41%) SIEM
15 78 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
16 72 (9.49%) Security Architecture
17 66 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
18 63 (8.30%) Service Management
19 62 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
20 61 (8.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (13.04%) SQL
2 32 (4.22%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.95%) Python
4 28 (3.69%) T-SQL
5 27 (3.56%) Perl
6 24 (3.16%) C#
7 21 (2.77%) Java
8 18 (2.37%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.45%) Scala
10 10 (1.32%) Ruby
11 8 (1.05%) PHP
12 7 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.92%) R
13 6 (0.79%) Korn
14 5 (0.66%) C
14 5 (0.66%) VB
15 2 (0.26%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 271 (35.70%) CISSP
2 208 (27.40%) CISM
3 109 (14.36%) Degree
4 99 (13.04%) CISA
5 73 (9.62%) CRISC
6 64 (8.43%) Security Cleared
7 61 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (7.25%) SC Cleared
9 43 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (4.61%) CCNP
11 33 (4.35%) GIAC
12 29 (3.82%) CCNA
13 23 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 21 (2.77%) CESG Certified Professional
14 21 (2.77%) DV Cleared
15 20 (2.64%) MCITP
16 19 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
17 15 (1.98%) CEH
18 14 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (1.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (42.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (14.89%) PCI DSS
3 87 (11.46%) GDPR
4 50 (6.59%) SLA
5 41 (5.40%) ISO 9001
6 29 (3.82%) COBIT
7 27 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 27 (3.56%) QA
8 26 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (2.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 16 (2.11%) ISO 22301
12 14 (1.84%) ISO 14001
13 10 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 10 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (1.32%) JSP 440
14 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.66%) RMADS
16 4 (0.53%) BS25999
16 4 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 118 (15.55%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.11%) XenApp
6 10 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.05%) vSphere
8 6 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.66%) Firmware
9 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.53%) Docker
10 4 (0.53%) NFS
10 4 (0.53%) Samba
10 4 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 32 (4.22%) SCCM
2 18 (2.37%) Puppet
2 18 (2.37%) SCOM
3 10 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.05%) Ansible
5 7 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (0.92%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.79%) RSA Archer
7 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 163 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 98 (12.91%) Cisco
3 75 (9.88%) VMware
4 70 (9.22%) Oracle
5 47 (6.19%) Citrix
6 42 (5.53%) CheckPoint
7 32 (4.22%) HP
8 28 (3.69%) F5
9 25 (3.29%) Juniper
10 22 (2.90%) Palo Alto
10 22 (2.90%) Sybase
11 21 (2.77%) Fortinet
12 19 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.24%) SAP
14 15 (1.98%) Brocade
14 15 (1.98%) SolarWinds
14 15 (1.98%) Sourcefire
15 12 (1.58%) Aruba
15 12 (1.58%) Meraki
15 12 (1.58%) NetApp