The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 210 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.077% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.080% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 3
Average salary £53,250 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.39% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Information Security Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5474 4973 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.18% 95.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4246 3804
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Information Security Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 10 £47,500 -17.39%
Coventry -13 1 £54,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £70,000 -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information 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 Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (36.00%) CISSP
5 8 (32.00%) CISA
6 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 7 (28.00%) Security Management
6 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) CISM
8 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
11 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
11 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
12 1 (4.00%) Information Management
12 1 (4.00%) COBIT
12 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
12 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
12 1 (4.00%) CESG
12 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
12 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
12 1 (4.00%) BCP

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information 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 Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 7 (28.00%) Security Management
4 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
7 1 (4.00%) BCP
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Data Security
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) CISA
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) CISM
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.00%) COBIT