Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 509 550
Rank change year-on-year -77 +41 +111
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 777 1020 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 621 839 855
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,979 £36,750 £33,600
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% +5.26%

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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -68 725 £55,000 - 44
UK excluding London -54 431 £50,000 -3.51% 29
London -28 316 £60,000 -4.00% 16
South East -16 155 £47,500 -5.00% 8
North of England -10 122 £50,000 -3.51% 12
Midlands +18 71 £50,000 - 2
North West -15 68 £52,000 +0.66% 5
West Midlands +8 63 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Yorkshire +24 48 £48,000 -8.57% 6
South West -53 40 £55,000 +6.14% 3
East of England +5 31 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Scotland -15 13 £38,000 -27.27% 1
Wales +25 9 £35,050 -57.52%
East Midlands +14 8 £32,500 -35.00% 1
North East +14 6 £45,700 -9.95% 1
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 516 (66.41%) Information Security
2 447 (57.53%) Information Security Management
3 318 (40.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 292 (37.58%) Management Information System
5 277 (35.65%) CISSP
6 251 (32.30%) ISMS
7 239 (30.76%) Finance
8 207 (26.64%) CISM
9 198 (25.48%) ITIL
10 183 (23.55%) Firewall
11 152 (19.56%) Microsoft
12 147 (18.92%) Risk Management
13 140 (18.02%) Windows
14 138 (17.76%) Data Protection
15 129 (16.60%) Active Directory
16 128 (16.47%) Network Security
17 114 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
18 113 (14.54%) Risk Assessment
19 107 (13.77%) Degree
19 107 (13.77%) Project Management
20 103 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
21 102 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
22 95 (12.23%) SQL
23 94 (12.10%) PCI DSS
24 90 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
25 89 (11.45%) CISA
26 88 (11.33%) GDPR
27 87 (11.20%) SIEM
28 85 (10.94%) Security Operations
29 83 (10.68%) Linux

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 31 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.86%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.22%) IIS
4 10 (1.29%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.90%) Apache
5 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.90%) nginx
6 4 (0.51%) JBoss
6 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.39%) CMS
7 3 (0.39%) 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%) Zimbra
Applications
1 25 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.39%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP FI-AP
2 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.26%) Unica
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
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 54 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (5.15%) Office 365
3 35 (4.50%) IaaS
4 33 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (2.70%) SaaS
6 15 (1.93%) PaaS
7 8 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.39%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 183 (23.55%) Firewall
2 128 (16.47%) Network Security
3 46 (5.92%) WAN
4 45 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 38 (4.89%) DNS
6 36 (4.63%) LAN
7 35 (4.50%) DHCP
8 33 (4.25%) VPN
9 27 (3.47%) SAN
10 26 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (3.35%) Internet
11 25 (3.22%) VoIP
12 24 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (2.96%) SSL
14 22 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (2.83%) IPsec
15 19 (2.45%) VLAN
16 16 (2.06%) MPLS
17 15 (1.93%) OSPF
17 15 (1.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (3.35%) MySQL
7 26 (3.35%) NoSQL
8 25 (3.22%) MongoDB
9 23 (2.96%) Relational Database
10 22 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (1.67%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.42%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (1.42%) TeamCity
1 11 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.90%) JIRA
3 6 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.39%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.39%) MSI
5 3 (0.39%) Selenium
5 3 (0.39%) Subversion
6 2 (0.26%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.26%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.13%) Gradle
7 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.13%) Moq
7 1 (0.13%) TestRail
General
1 239 (30.76%) Finance
2 55 (7.08%) Legal
3 42 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 39 (5.02%) Retail
5 33 (4.25%) Manufacturing
6 30 (3.86%) Banking
7 25 (3.22%) Marketing
8 24 (3.09%) Law
9 15 (1.93%) Billing
10 11 (1.42%) Electronics
11 9 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) Games
13 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
14 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 179 (23.04%) Analyst
2 139 (17.89%) Security Manager
3 135 (17.37%) Security Analyst
4 86 (11.07%) Information Analyst
5 84 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
6 79 (10.17%) Information Manager
7 78 (10.04%) Information Security Manager
8 72 (9.27%) Consultant
9 52 (6.69%) IT Manager
10 41 (5.28%) Security Consultant
11 28 (3.60%) Risk Manager
12 26 (3.35%) Architect
13 25 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
13 25 (3.22%) Security Specialist
14 24 (3.09%) IT Security Manager
15 23 (2.96%) Information Security Consultant
16 22 (2.83%) Administrator
16 22 (2.83%) Security Engineer
16 22 (2.83%) Security Officer
16 22 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.45%) .NET
2 15 (1.93%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.54%) Web Services
4 7 (0.90%) JDBC
4 7 (0.90%) ODBC
5 5 (0.64%) LAMP
5 5 (0.64%) XML
6 4 (0.51%) CSS
6 4 (0.51%) HTML
6 4 (0.51%) jQuery
7 3 (0.39%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.39%) OpenVZ
8 2 (0.26%) Ajax
8 2 (0.26%) J2EE
8 2 (0.26%) JNI
8 2 (0.26%) Middleware
8 2 (0.26%) XMPP
9 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 292 (37.58%) Management Information System
2 66 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 40 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
5 31 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.70%) CESG
6 21 (2.70%) Replication
7 16 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (1.93%) Blog
8 15 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (1.93%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.80%) Clustering
9 14 (1.80%) Derivative
10 13 (1.67%) FlexPod
10 13 (1.67%) Smart Meter
11 11 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.29%) FMCG
12 10 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 140 (18.02%) Windows
2 83 (10.68%) Linux
3 63 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.86%) Unix
5 24 (3.09%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.57%) CentOS
8 18 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (1.42%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.16%) Android
11 9 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (66.41%) Information Security
2 447 (57.53%) Information Security Management
3 251 (32.30%) ISMS
4 198 (25.48%) ITIL
5 147 (18.92%) Risk Management
6 138 (17.76%) Data Protection
7 114 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
8 113 (14.54%) Risk Assessment
9 107 (13.77%) Project Management
10 103 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 90 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
13 87 (11.20%) SIEM
14 85 (10.94%) Security Operations
15 78 (10.04%) Business Continuity
16 68 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 65 (8.37%) Security Architecture
18 62 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 58 (7.46%) Service Management
20 57 (7.34%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 95 (12.23%) SQL
2 30 (3.86%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.47%) T-SQL
4 25 (3.22%) Python
5 23 (2.96%) Perl
6 22 (2.83%) C#
6 22 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.06%) Java
8 11 (1.42%) Ruby
9 9 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.90%) PHP
11 7 (0.90%) Scala
11 7 (0.90%) VB
12 6 (0.77%) C
12 6 (0.77%) Korn
13 3 (0.39%) R
14 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.26%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 277 (35.65%) CISSP
2 207 (26.64%) CISM
3 107 (13.77%) Degree
4 89 (11.45%) CISA
5 81 (10.42%) CRISC
6 72 (9.27%) Security Cleared
7 62 (7.98%) SC Cleared
8 56 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (5.79%) GIAC
10 40 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.12%) CCNP
12 29 (3.73%) CCNA
13 25 (3.22%) DV Cleared
14 23 (2.96%) CESG Certified Professional
15 20 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (2.19%) MCITP
17 16 (2.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 14 (1.80%) CEH
18 14 (1.80%) RHCE
18 14 (1.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (40.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (12.10%) PCI DSS
3 88 (11.33%) GDPR
4 39 (5.02%) ISO 9001
5 35 (4.50%) SLA
6 33 (4.25%) QA
7 31 (3.99%) COBIT
8 29 (3.73%) Cyber Essentials
9 26 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 23 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 17 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (2.06%) ISO 22301
13 11 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 11 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 10 (1.29%) ISO 14001
14 10 (1.29%) JSP 440
15 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
15 8 (1.03%) ISO 31000
16 6 (0.77%) RMADS
17 4 (0.51%) BS25999
System Software
1 129 (16.60%) Active Directory
2 49 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.29%) XenApp
6 8 (1.03%) NFS
6 8 (1.03%) Samba
6 8 (1.03%) vSphere
7 6 (0.77%) Docker
7 6 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.39%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 29 (3.73%) SCCM
2 23 (2.96%) Puppet
3 14 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (1.67%) SCOM
5 9 (1.16%) Ansible
6 7 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.77%) RSA Archer
8 5 (0.64%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 152 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.42%) Cisco
3 73 (9.40%) VMware
4 65 (8.37%) Oracle
5 40 (5.15%) CheckPoint
6 33 (4.25%) HP
7 32 (4.12%) Citrix
8 28 (3.60%) F5
9 23 (2.96%) Fortinet
9 23 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 21 (2.70%) Sybase
11 19 (2.45%) Juniper
12 18 (2.32%) Brocade
12 18 (2.32%) SAP
13 17 (2.19%) Palo Alto
13 17 (2.19%) Sourcefire
14 16 (2.06%) Aruba
14 16 (2.06%) Meraki
14 16 (2.06%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.16%) Veeam