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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 205 198 191
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 19 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £57,500 £71,200
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%
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
5472 5031 4388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.23% 95.74% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 4305 3784
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £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%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 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 11 £46,500 -8.37%
Warwickshire - 3 £70,000 -
Coventry -8 2 £55,000 - 1
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 28 (75.68%) Information Security
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (29.73%) CISSP
6 10 (27.03%) CISA
7 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
7 9 (24.32%) Security Management
7 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
7 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
8 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
8 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
9 7 (18.92%) CISM
10 6 (16.22%) Change Management
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
10 6 (16.22%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
12 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
13 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
13 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (8.11%) Firewall
13 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
13 3 (8.11%) LAN
13 3 (8.11%) WAN
13 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
13 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (8.11%) Network Security
13 3 (8.11%) Line Management
14 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Information Security
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
3 9 (24.32%) Security Management
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity Management
10 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CISSP
2 10 (27.03%) CISA
3 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) CISM
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) CGEIT
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.70%) SLA
5 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Dell
1 2 (5.41%) Juniper
1 2 (5.41%) Sage
1 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco
1 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Sun
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee