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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 188 169 183
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 27 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 10
Average salary £56,750 £64,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.32% -5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,156 £45,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
4805 3968 4488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 3223 3840
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Staffordshire - 12 £72,500 -
Shropshire -10 5 £72,500 +31.81%
Coventry -14 4 £55,552 +26.25%
Birmingham -23 4 £55,000 -14.06% 1
Warwickshire -11 3 £55,000 -2.22%
West Bromwich - 2 £53,750 - 1
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
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England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 23 (58.97%) Information Security
2 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (43.59%) CISSP
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco
4 12 (30.77%) CISA
5 11 (28.21%) Security Management
5 11 (28.21%) ITIL
6 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) Business Continuity
7 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (23.08%) Firewall
8 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
8 8 (20.51%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (17.95%) Network Security
10 6 (15.38%) CISM
10 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
11 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.82%) Citrix
12 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) SIEM
12 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 4 (10.26%) WAN
12 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
12 4 (10.26%) BS25999
13 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
13 3 (7.69%) VMware
13 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
13 3 (7.69%) CESG

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Network Security
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Information Security
2 11 (28.21%) Security Management
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
4 9 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.26%) SIEM
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security Management
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (5.13%) People Management
9 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
9 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CISSP
2 12 (30.77%) CISA
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) CISM
5 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) VCP4
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) BS25999
4 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Sage
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago