The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 126 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 1 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.52% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 9
Average salary £47,500 £62,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.38% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Security Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1911 1717 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.29% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1519 1377
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) CISSP
5 5 (35.71%) CISA
5 5 (35.71%) CISM
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
7 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (14.29%) Line Management
9 1 (7.14%) People Management
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) CGEIT

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) CISA
2 5 (35.71%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CGEIT
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) SLA
4 1 (7.14%) COBIT