The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 118 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.77% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Security Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1429 1163 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.24% 77.84% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 988 1021
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,543 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Management across the Birmingham region.

Security Management Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management.

1 20 (74.07%) Business Continuity
2 18 (66.67%) ITIL
3 16 (59.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 14 (51.85%) BCP
4 14 (51.85%) Information Security
4 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (51.85%) Degree
5 12 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (44.44%) Information Security Management
5 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 11 (40.74%) Coaching
6 11 (40.74%) CISA
6 11 (40.74%) CISM
6 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) SLA
6 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (37.04%) CISSP
8 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
10 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (11.11%) COBIT
10 3 (11.11%) PCI QSA
10 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Time Management
10 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 3 (11.11%) Freedom of Information

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
1 11 (40.74%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Customer Services Manager
1 11 (40.74%) Service Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Officer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Officer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Head of IT
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Business Continuity
2 18 (66.67%) ITIL
3 16 (59.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 14 (51.85%) BCP
4 14 (51.85%) Information Security
5 12 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (44.44%) Information Security Management
6 11 (40.74%) Coaching
6 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.11%) Process Management
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) Information Governance
8 3 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) CISA
2 11 (40.74%) CISM
3 10 (37.04%) CISSP
4 3 (11.11%) PCI QSA
4 3 (11.11%) CRISC
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (40.74%) SLA
3 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (11.11%) COBIT
4 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco