Period
to 20 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Project Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 September 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Project Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1111 1213 1211
Rank change year-on-year +102 -2 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Project Manager 78 43 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.023% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 65 28 81
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £45,650 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £91,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 169264 188262 210219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135696 158243 174241
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Security Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Security Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Project Manager over the 6 months to 20 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Project Manager in the UK

Security Project Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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 +100 75 £50,000 -16.67% 2
UK excluding London +83 43 £50,000 -16.67%
London +37 34 £52,000 -16.80% 2
South East +79 20 £42,500 -29.17%
South West -5 6 £50,000 -20.00%
East of England -13 5 £57,500 +4.55%
Midlands - 5 £30,250 -
North of England -8 4 £57,500 -3.36%
East Midlands - 4 £30,250 -
North West -25 3 £62,500 +66.67%
Scotland +4 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Security Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 September 2017, Security Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Project Manager in the job title.

1 56 (71.79%) Project Management
2 47 (60.26%) PRINCE2
3 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (29.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (24.36%) Risk Management
5 19 (24.36%) Finance
6 18 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (21.79%) LAN
8 15 (19.23%) Information Security
9 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 12 (15.38%) Firewall
10 12 (15.38%) WAN
11 11 (14.10%) ITIL
11 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Project
11 11 (14.10%) PMI Certification
11 11 (14.10%) Business Analysis
11 11 (14.10%) Unified Communications
12 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
12 10 (12.82%) Cisco
13 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
13 9 (11.54%) Wireless
13 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
13 9 (11.54%) Network Security
14 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (10.26%) PMI
14 8 (10.26%) Change Management
15 7 (8.97%) PMP
15 7 (8.97%) CISSP
15 7 (8.97%) PRINCE

Security Project Manager Skill Set
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 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) LAN
2 12 (15.38%) Firewall
2 12 (15.38%) WAN
3 11 (14.10%) Unified Communications
4 9 (11.54%) Network Security
4 9 (11.54%) Wireless
5 6 (7.69%) VLAN
5 6 (7.69%) VoIP
5 6 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) SAN
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Electronics
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.26%) PMI
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) Fintech
6 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) Project Management
2 47 (60.26%) PRINCE2
3 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (24.36%) Risk Management
5 18 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (19.23%) Information Security
7 11 (14.10%) Business Analysis
7 11 (14.10%) ITIL
8 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.26%) Change Management
10 7 (8.97%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.97%) PRINCE
11 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
12 5 (6.41%) Programme Management
12 5 (6.41%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (5.13%) Line Management
13 4 (5.13%) SIEM
13 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) PMI Certification
4 7 (8.97%) CISSP
4 7 (8.97%) PMP
5 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) CISA
6 3 (3.85%) CISM
7 2 (2.56%) APMP
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GDPR
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Cisco
2 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
2 3 (3.85%) CyberArk
2 3 (3.85%) FireEye
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) VocaLink