Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 145 139
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 8 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.39% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 18
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -24.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,423 £40,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £53,750 £57,875
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.66% +1.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2024 2555 2692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.60% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 2208 2272
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Wales

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Wales

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Wales

Security Manager
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Wales +29 7 £47,500 +14.46% 3
West Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Security Manager
UK

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Security 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 across the Wales region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) IASME
4 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 31000
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
2 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (12.50%) IASME
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 31000
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS