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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 188 196 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 25 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.20% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 24
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 7 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Coventry - 6 £52,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 4 £55,000 -
Warwickshire -9 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £63,750 -
Shropshire - 1 £75,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £43,507 -
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 25 (54.35%) Information Security
2 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (39.13%) CISSP
4 13 (28.26%) CISA
5 12 (26.09%) Security Management
6 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco
7 9 (19.57%) Firewall
7 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
9 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) Network Security
9 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
10 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.87%) Citrix
11 5 (10.87%) CISM
11 5 (10.87%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 4 (8.70%) SIEM
12 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (8.70%) BS25999
12 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.70%) Banking
13 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.52%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) Network Security
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Information Security
2 12 (26.09%) Security Management
3 10 (21.74%) ITIL
4 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.52%) ITSM
9 3 (6.52%) Information Security Management
10 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.35%) ISMS
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
11 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
11 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CISSP
2 13 (28.26%) CISA
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) CISM
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) GIAC
6 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) BS25999
4 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco
2 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago