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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 199 208 206
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 17 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.073% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.077% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 4
Average salary £54,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
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
5252 5203 4655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 95.10% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 4434 3969
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 0 10 £48,750 -11.36%
Coventry - 2 £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 15 September 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 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (33.33%) CISSP
5 7 (29.17%) CISA
5 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Security Management
5 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
5 7 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.83%) CISM
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
10 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (8.33%) Line Management
10 2 (8.33%) ISMS
10 2 (8.33%) BCP
10 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
10 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
10 2 (8.33%) Information Management
10 2 (8.33%) Legal
11 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 8 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Security Management
5 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.33%) Information Management
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.33%) BCP
8 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) ISMS
9 1 (4.17%) People Management
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.17%) Data Security
9 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) CISA
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CISM
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CGEIT
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.17%) COBIT