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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 202 202 194
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 16 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.17% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 4
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.09%
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Coventry -2 2 £54,000 -
Warwickshire +14 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 9 (40.91%) Change Management
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) Security Management
7 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 6 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 5 (22.73%) CISSP
8 5 (22.73%) CISA
9 3 (13.64%) CISM
9 3 (13.64%) BCP
9 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
9 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
9 3 (13.64%) Information Management
9 3 (13.64%) Legal
9 3 (13.64%) ISMS
9 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
10 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.55%) Data Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 9 (40.91%) Change Management
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Security Management
5 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.64%) BCP
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 3 (13.64%) ISMS
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Data Security
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) CISSP
2 5 (22.73%) CISA
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001