Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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

Security Manager
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 92 101
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.12% 0.10% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +18.64%
10th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £70,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 809 929 1,061
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.71% 97.48% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 622 832 883
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Watford

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Watford

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap