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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 202 188 199
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 42 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.71% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 7
Average salary £61,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,104 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -0.86%
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
6015 5238 4766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.93% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4440 3993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +4 26 £60,000 +9.09%
Coventry +4 7 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Staffordshire +2 5 £67,500 +16.37% 2
Warwickshire -7 1 £57,500 - 1
Walsall - 1 £42,500 - 1
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 70 (86.42%) Information Security
2 64 (79.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (53.09%) CISM
4 42 (51.85%) PCI DSS
5 40 (49.38%) CISSP
6 27 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 24 (29.63%) CISA
8 20 (24.69%) Security Management
9 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
9 19 (23.46%) Firewall
9 19 (23.46%) ITIL
9 19 (23.46%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (23.46%) Data Protection
10 15 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (17.28%) COBIT
12 13 (16.05%) SIEM
12 13 (16.05%) CRISC
12 13 (16.05%) Information Security Management
12 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity
13 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
13 12 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (14.81%) IT Audit
13 12 (14.81%) Security Operations
14 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (12.35%) Internal Audit
16 9 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
16 9 (11.11%) CREST Certified
16 9 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 9 (11.11%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) Network Security
3 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.70%) HTTP
4 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) MPLS
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Legal
3 5 (6.17%) Law
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.23%) CESG
4 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (86.42%) Information Security
2 27 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 20 (24.69%) Security Management
4 19 (23.46%) Data Protection
4 19 (23.46%) ITIL
4 19 (23.46%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity
6 13 (16.05%) Information Security Management
6 13 (16.05%) SIEM
7 12 (14.81%) IT Audit
7 12 (14.81%) Security Operations
7 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (12.35%) Internal Audit
10 9 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (9.88%) ISMS
12 7 (8.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) C
2 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) CISM
2 40 (49.38%) CISSP
3 24 (29.63%) CISA
4 13 (16.05%) CRISC
5 9 (11.11%) CREST Certified
6 8 (9.88%) CISMP
7 7 (8.64%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.70%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.23%) CEH
9 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.23%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (79.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (51.85%) PCI DSS
3 15 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (17.28%) COBIT
5 4 (4.94%) ISO22301
6 2 (2.47%) BS25999
7 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) Forcepoint
2 3 (3.70%) Progress
2 3 (3.70%) VMware
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) F5
4 1 (1.23%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) Juniper
4 1 (1.23%) Qualys
4 1 (1.23%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.23%) Veracode
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