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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Manager
Rank 200 207 186
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 27 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.10% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.10% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 1
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Coventry - 10 £62,500 - 1
Staffordshire +3 9 £67,500 +55.14%
Birmingham -6 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Warwickshire -20 1 £58,500 -16.42%
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (86.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (58.62%) CISSP
4 14 (48.28%) CISM
5 13 (44.83%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (44.83%) PCI DSS
6 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
6 9 (31.03%) CISA
6 9 (31.03%) CRISC
7 8 (27.59%) CREST Certified
8 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
9 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (20.69%) COBIT
9 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Law
11 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (13.79%) Information Governance
12 3 (10.34%) Email Filtering
12 3 (10.34%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (10.34%) Line Management
12 3 (10.34%) SIEM
12 3 (10.34%) CISMP
12 3 (10.34%) Legal
12 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Law
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (44.83%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Information Governance
6 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) Email Filtering
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
7 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (10.34%) Line Management
7 3 (10.34%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 3 (10.34%) SIEM
7 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.90%) ISMS
9 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) CISSP
2 14 (48.28%) CISM
3 9 (31.03%) CISA
3 9 (31.03%) CRISC
4 8 (27.59%) CREST Certified
5 3 (10.34%) CISMP
6 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (86.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (44.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.69%) COBIT
3 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Fortify
1 1 (3.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) HP
1 1 (3.45%) Qualys
1 1 (3.45%) Veracode
Coventry
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £32,451 to £41,208 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago