Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 531 598
Rank change year-on-year -54 +67 +62
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 758 994 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 580 796 749
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -70 699 £55,000 - 44
UK excluding London -45 432 £50,000 - 27
London -21 291 £62,500 -3.85% 18
South East -18 149 £42,500 -15.00% 10
North of England -23 96 £50,000 - 6
Midlands +10 73 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands +11 65 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +25 54 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North West -43 50 £52,000 +2.97% 4
Yorkshire -4 39 £46,000 -8.00% 2
South West -36 38 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Scotland +12 21 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Wales +12 8 £45,000 -
East Midlands +4 8 £50,000 - 2
North East +34 7 £36,500 -5.19%
Northern Ireland - 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 491 (64.78%) Information Security
2 393 (51.85%) Information Security Management
3 323 (42.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 267 (35.22%) CISSP
5 250 (32.98%) Management Information System
6 238 (31.40%) ISMS
7 222 (29.29%) CISM
8 218 (28.76%) ITIL
9 208 (27.44%) Finance
10 184 (24.27%) Microsoft
11 176 (23.22%) Risk Management
12 168 (22.16%) Firewall
13 161 (21.24%) Windows
14 138 (18.21%) CISA
15 127 (16.75%) Degree
16 122 (16.09%) PCI DSS
17 120 (15.83%) Data Protection
18 116 (15.30%) Linux
19 115 (15.17%) Cisco
20 107 (14.12%) SQL
20 107 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
21 105 (13.85%) Security Architecture
21 105 (13.85%) Cybersecurity
22 102 (13.46%) Network Security
23 99 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
24 96 (12.66%) Project Management
25 93 (12.27%) Windows Server
26 90 (11.87%) Security Operations
27 86 (11.35%) Active Directory
28 81 (10.69%) 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 39 (5.15%) MS Exchange
2 38 (5.01%) IIS
3 29 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.72%) JBoss
4 13 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.92%) Apache
6 7 (0.92%) nginx
7 5 (0.66%) SAS
7 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.40%) CMS
9 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.26%) CICS
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.26%) Moodle
10 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.26%) Totara
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) Zimbra
Applications
1 48 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.40%) SAP FI-AP
2 3 (0.40%) Unica
3 2 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.54%) IaaS
3 40 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (5.15%) Office 365
5 29 (3.83%) SaaS
6 19 (2.51%) PaaS
7 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 168 (22.16%) Firewall
2 102 (13.46%) Network Security
3 56 (7.39%) VPN
4 47 (6.20%) WAN
5 39 (5.15%) Internet
5 39 (5.15%) SAN
6 38 (5.01%) LAN
7 37 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 31 (4.09%) DNS
9 27 (3.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 25 (3.30%) VoIP
11 22 (2.90%) DHCP
12 21 (2.77%) SSL
13 20 (2.64%) VLAN
14 19 (2.51%) iSCSI
15 18 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (2.24%) OSPF
17 15 (1.98%) NAS
18 13 (1.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 37 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 31 (4.09%) RDBMS
9 30 (3.96%) MySQL
10 29 (3.83%) NoSQL
11 25 (3.30%) MongoDB
12 21 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (2.64%) Oracle Database
14 18 (2.37%) Hadoop
14 18 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (1.72%) TeamCity
2 13 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.79%) JIRA
5 5 (0.66%) Subversion
6 4 (0.53%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.53%) Selenium
6 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.40%) MSI
8 2 (0.26%) AppScan
8 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.26%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.26%) Introscope
8 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.26%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.26%) TestRail
8 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 208 (27.44%) Finance
2 55 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.15%) Legal
4 32 (4.22%) Manufacturing
5 30 (3.96%) Banking
6 28 (3.69%) Retail
7 20 (2.64%) Marketing
8 16 (2.11%) Digital Economy
9 14 (1.85%) Electronics
10 11 (1.45%) Law
11 9 (1.19%) Back Office
11 9 (1.19%) Billing
12 8 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.06%) Local Government
13 6 (0.79%) Games
14 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (17.15%) Analyst
2 123 (16.23%) Security Manager
3 99 (13.06%) Security Analyst
4 83 (10.95%) Consultant
5 59 (7.78%) Information Manager
6 58 (7.65%) Information Analyst
7 57 (7.52%) Information Security Analyst
8 54 (7.12%) Information Security Manager
9 51 (6.73%) Security Consultant
10 44 (5.80%) Network Engineer
11 41 (5.41%) Security Engineer
12 38 (5.01%) Architect
13 35 (4.62%) Administrator
13 35 (4.62%) IT Manager
14 30 (3.96%) Security Specialist
15 29 (3.83%) DBA
16 28 (3.69%) IT Analyst
17 27 (3.56%) Security Architect
18 24 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
19 22 (2.90%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.64%) .NET
2 16 (2.11%) Web Services
3 15 (1.98%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.92%) XML
5 6 (0.79%) JDBC
5 6 (0.79%) ODBC
6 5 (0.66%) boto
6 5 (0.66%) CGI
7 4 (0.53%) LAMP
8 3 (0.40%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.40%) CSS
8 3 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.40%) Middleware
8 3 (0.40%) OpenVZ
8 3 (0.40%) REST
8 3 (0.40%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.26%) Ajax
9 2 (0.26%) HTML
9 2 (0.26%) J2EE
9 2 (0.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 250 (32.98%) Management Information System
2 72 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 42 (5.54%) Data Protection Act
5 36 (4.75%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.17%) CESG
7 20 (2.64%) Cyber Defence
8 19 (2.51%) Security Operations Centre
9 18 (2.37%) Replication
10 16 (2.11%) Blog
11 15 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
12 13 (1.72%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.58%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.45%) Clustering
14 11 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
15 10 (1.32%) Fintech
16 9 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 9 (1.19%) FMCG
16 9 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
17 8 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 161 (21.24%) Windows
2 116 (15.30%) Linux
3 93 (12.27%) Windows Server
4 47 (6.20%) Unix
5 28 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.45%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.32%) Android
9 10 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.06%) CentOS
12 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.53%) SUSE
14 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (64.78%) Information Security
2 393 (51.85%) Information Security Management
3 238 (31.40%) ISMS
4 218 (28.76%) ITIL
5 176 (23.22%) Risk Management
6 120 (15.83%) Data Protection
7 107 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 105 (13.85%) Cybersecurity
8 105 (13.85%) Security Architecture
9 99 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (12.66%) Project Management
11 90 (11.87%) Security Operations
12 81 (10.69%) Business Continuity
13 73 (9.63%) Service Management
14 69 (9.10%) SIEM
15 65 (8.58%) Risk Assessment
16 63 (8.31%) Mentoring
17 61 (8.05%) Change Management
18 60 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 58 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 107 (14.12%) SQL
2 34 (4.49%) Python
3 30 (3.96%) PowerShell
4 28 (3.69%) Perl
5 26 (3.43%) Java
5 26 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 22 (2.90%) C#
7 20 (2.64%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.85%) Ruby
9 13 (1.72%) PHP
10 11 (1.45%) Scala
11 10 (1.32%) C
12 9 (1.19%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.06%) R
14 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.79%) Korn
15 3 (0.40%) C++
16 2 (0.26%) JCL
16 2 (0.26%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 267 (35.22%) CISSP
2 222 (29.29%) CISM
3 138 (18.21%) CISA
4 127 (16.75%) Degree
5 71 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (7.65%) Security Cleared
7 48 (6.33%) CRISC
8 46 (6.07%) SC Cleared
9 42 (5.54%) CCNP
9 42 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (3.69%) CESG Certified Professional
11 26 (3.43%) CCNA
12 25 (3.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 19 (2.51%) CEH
13 19 (2.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 18 (2.37%) CCSE
15 17 (2.24%) IISP
16 16 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (1.98%) JNCIS
17 15 (1.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (42.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (16.09%) PCI DSS
3 68 (8.97%) SLA
4 66 (8.71%) GDPR
5 47 (6.20%) COBIT
6 40 (5.28%) ISO 9001
7 35 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 34 (4.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 27 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (3.03%) QA
11 17 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 16 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 13 (1.72%) ISO 14001
13 13 (1.72%) ISO 22301
14 11 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.92%) ISO 31000
15 7 (0.92%) SSAE 16
16 6 (0.79%) COSO
16 6 (0.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 86 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (2.24%) XenApp
6 12 (1.58%) Firmware
6 12 (1.58%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.19%) vSphere
9 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.53%) Docker
10 4 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 2 (0.26%) RACF
12 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 31 (4.09%) SCCM
2 18 (2.37%) SCOM
3 15 (1.98%) Puppet
4 12 (1.58%) Data Guard
4 12 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.45%) Ansible
6 9 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.53%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.40%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.26%) WSUS
10 2 (0.26%) zSecure
Vendors
1 184 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 115 (15.17%) Cisco
3 77 (10.16%) Oracle
4 75 (9.89%) VMware
5 48 (6.33%) CheckPoint
5 48 (6.33%) Citrix
6 40 (5.28%) Juniper
7 39 (5.15%) HP
8 31 (4.09%) F5
8 31 (4.09%) Palo Alto
9 27 (3.56%) Fortinet
10 23 (3.03%) Sybase
11 22 (2.90%) Sourcefire
12 21 (2.77%) SAP
13 16 (2.11%) SolarWinds
14 14 (1.85%) Blue Coat
14 14 (1.85%) Proofpoint
14 14 (1.85%) Riverbed
15 13 (1.72%) Brocade
15 13 (1.72%) Symantec