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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 206 200 179
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 17 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 17
Average salary £70,000 £54,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.44% -19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
5416 5115 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 4277 4429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -4 12 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Coventry -15 2 £65,000 +19.81%
Shropshire - 2 £72,500 -
Solihull +11 1 £55,000 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 27 (51.92%) CISSP
1 27 (51.92%) Information Security
2 22 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (30.77%) CISA
4 12 (23.08%) CISM
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL
4 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 11 (21.15%) Security Management
6 9 (17.31%) Firewall
7 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 8 (15.38%) Project Management
7 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
8 7 (13.46%) Finance
8 7 (13.46%) Degree
8 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.46%) SIEM
9 6 (11.54%) Data Protection
9 6 (11.54%) Network Security
9 6 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.62%) Cyber Security
11 4 (7.69%) BS25999
11 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.69%) Coaching
11 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.69%) Change Management
11 4 (7.69%) UNIX
11 4 (7.69%) Windows
11 4 (7.69%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Information Security
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Security Management
4 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) SIEM
6 6 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.62%) Cyber Security
7 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security Management
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) Coaching
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.77%) ISMS
9 3 (5.77%) Business Development
9 3 (5.77%) ITSM
10 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) CISSP
2 16 (30.77%) CISA
3 12 (23.08%) CISM
4 7 (13.46%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.69%) GIAC
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
6 1 (1.92%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.69%) BS25999
4 3 (5.77%) COBIT
5 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (3.85%) Citrix
2 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago