Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 275 315
Rank change year-on-year -12 +40 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 38 67 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.59% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.66% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 33 49 5
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.48% -19.42%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £77,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%

Information Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8911 10210 9576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.90% 89.18% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7215 7983 7897
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the West Midlands

Information Security Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Information Security Management in the West Midlands

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Management in the West Midlands

Information Security Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 26 £45,000 -14.29%
Staffordshire +17 5 £62,500 +56.25%
Coventry +8 4 £53,750 +65.38%
Shropshire -2 2 - -
Walsall +5 1 - -
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 38 (100.00%) Security Management
1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (55.26%) Management Information System
3 20 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (47.37%) ISMS
5 15 (39.47%) PCI DSS
6 13 (34.21%) Data Protection
7 12 (31.58%) Business Continuity
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.68%) CISSP
11 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
12 7 (18.42%) CISM
12 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.79%) Information Management
13 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
13 6 (15.79%) Veeam
13 6 (15.79%) Office 365
13 6 (15.79%) Data Privacy
13 6 (15.79%) Project Management
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.79%) VMware
13 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (15.79%) GDPR
14 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
14 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
14 5 (13.16%) COBIT

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Security Manager
2 7 (18.42%) IT Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Information Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Head of IT
5 4 (10.53%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) CISSP Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Head of Information
6 3 (7.89%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Head of Security
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Information Security
1 38 (100.00%) Security Management
2 18 (47.37%) ISMS
3 13 (34.21%) Data Protection
4 12 (31.58%) Business Continuity
5 11 (28.95%) ITIL
6 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.79%) Data Privacy
8 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 6 (15.79%) Information Management
8 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
10 4 (10.53%) Change Management
10 4 (10.53%) Coaching
10 4 (10.53%) Logistics
10 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.53%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
2 7 (18.42%) CISM
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) ISEB
4 2 (5.26%) CISA
4 2 (5.26%) CRISC
4 2 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (39.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.79%) GDPR
4 5 (13.16%) COBIT
5 4 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (5.26%) ISO 14001
7 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (2.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) Veeam
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
2 3 (7.89%) NEC
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Symantec