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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 123 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 13 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% -13.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £42,950 £35,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
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
2192 1993 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.05% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 1804 1332
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (31.82%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
5 7 (31.82%) CISSP
6 6 (27.27%) CISA
6 6 (27.27%) CISM
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
8 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) WAN
8 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
8 2 (9.09%) Telecoms

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
5 6 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) Data Security
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) People Management
8 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
8 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) CISA
2 6 (27.27%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.55%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (4.55%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Juniper
1 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) ArcSight