The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 185 193 175
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 45 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 11
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
5404 4882 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.09% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4255 3357
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
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% -

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Security Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 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
Birmingham +14 17 £46,250 -28.84% 6
Coventry +9 11 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Staffordshire +4 10 £66,250 -8.62%
Warwickshire -17 2 £59,250 -5.20%
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 50 (79.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (77.78%) Information Security
3 39 (61.90%) CISSP
4 32 (50.79%) CISM
5 23 (36.51%) PCI DSS
6 21 (33.33%) CISA
7 17 (26.98%) SIEM
7 17 (26.98%) ITIL
7 17 (26.98%) Security Management
7 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
8 16 (25.40%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 11 (17.46%) Firewall
10 11 (17.46%) Security Testing
11 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
11 10 (15.87%) Information Security Management
11 10 (15.87%) Finance
12 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (14.29%) CRISC
13 8 (12.70%) ISMS
13 8 (12.70%) COBIT
13 8 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (12.70%) CREST Certified
13 8 (12.70%) Security Operations
14 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
15 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
15 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 5 (7.94%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) VPN
3 2 (3.17%) DMZ
3 2 (3.17%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Law
2 5 (7.94%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Information Security
2 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 17 (26.98%) Security Management
2 17 (26.98%) SIEM
3 16 (25.40%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 11 (17.46%) Security Testing
6 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
6 10 (15.87%) Information Security Management
7 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.70%) ISMS
8 8 (12.70%) Security Operations
9 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (7.94%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (7.94%) Process Management
11 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) CISSP
2 32 (50.79%) CISM
3 21 (33.33%) CISA
4 9 (14.29%) CRISC
5 8 (12.70%) CREST Certified
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.35%) CEH
7 4 (6.35%) CISMP
7 4 (6.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.76%) SANS
9 2 (3.17%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (79.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (36.51%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.70%) COBIT
3 8 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) BS25999
4 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.59%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Forcepoint
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.35%) VMware
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco
2 1 (1.59%) F5
2 1 (1.59%) HP
2 1 (1.59%) Juniper
2 1 (1.59%) Qualys
2 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
2 1 (1.59%) Veracode
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
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Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ECS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £66000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: From £32,451 to £41,208 per annum
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