Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 264 271
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 50 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 41
West Midlands median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -14.29% -2.42%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £66,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +14.29%

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 8,599 8,746 10,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.27% 90.60% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6,639 7,081 8,388
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,961
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +3.14%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the West Midlands

Security Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Management in the West Midlands

Security Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Management in the West Midlands

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 Security Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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 -1 30 £65,000 +44.44% 7
Warwickshire -1 6 £52,000 +30.00%
Worcestershire +34 4 £51,270 +20.64%
Coventry -16 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Staffordshire +2 3 £30,000 -52.00% 1
Solihull +5 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,500 -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 26 (52.00%) Information Security
2 23 (46.00%) Network Security
2 23 (46.00%) SIEM
3 22 (44.00%) ITIL
4 20 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 18 (36.00%) Cisco
5 18 (36.00%) CCNP
5 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (36.00%) Performance Management
5 18 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (34.00%) Fortinet
6 17 (34.00%) Load Balancing
6 17 (34.00%) Migration
6 17 (34.00%) Cisco Prime
6 17 (34.00%) HP
6 17 (34.00%) CheckPoint
6 17 (34.00%) Management Information System
6 17 (34.00%) Wireless
6 17 (34.00%) Application Performance Management
6 17 (34.00%) FlexPod
6 17 (34.00%) Cisco ISE
6 17 (34.00%) Meraki
6 17 (34.00%) Presales
6 17 (34.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 17 (34.00%) F5
6 17 (34.00%) ITIL V3
6 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (34.00%) SolarWinds
6 17 (34.00%) Aruba
7 16 (32.00%) Information Security Management

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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Network Security
2 17 (34.00%) Cisco ISE
2 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (34.00%) Wireless
3 14 (28.00%) WAN
4 5 (10.00%) Firewall
5 4 (8.00%) BGP
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.00%) IPsec
5 4 (8.00%) MPLS
5 4 (8.00%) OSPF
5 4 (8.00%) SNMP
5 4 (8.00%) Sourcefire
5 4 (8.00%) SSL
5 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) VLAN
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
General
1 10 (20.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Architect
1 16 (32.00%) Security Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Network Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Network Security Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Presales Solution Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Information Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Security Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Security Officer
5 6 (12.00%) Information Officer
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Head of Security
6 3 (6.00%) ICT Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (34.00%) FlexPod
2 17 (34.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) BYOD
3 4 (8.00%) CESG
3 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.00%) SCADA
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.00%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Robotics
6 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Information Security
2 23 (46.00%) SIEM
3 22 (44.00%) ITIL
4 18 (36.00%) Performance Management
5 17 (34.00%) Application Performance Management
5 17 (34.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 17 (34.00%) ITIL V3
5 17 (34.00%) Load Balancing
5 17 (34.00%) Migration
5 17 (34.00%) Presales
6 16 (32.00%) Information Security Management
7 13 (26.00%) DNA
7 13 (26.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (26.00%) Value Proposition
8 12 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (20.00%) ISMS
10 9 (18.00%) Information Assurance
10 9 (18.00%) Security Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CCNP
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) CCDP
3 13 (26.00%) CCIE
4 12 (24.00%) CISSP
5 11 (22.00%) CISM
6 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (8.00%) Degree
8 3 (6.00%) CISA
8 3 (6.00%) HNC
8 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.00%) IISP
10 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.00%) MCSE
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.00%) SANS
10 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (10.00%) QA
4 4 (8.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.00%) GDPR
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (4.00%) GPG13
6 2 (4.00%) ISO 22301
6 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (2.00%) COBIT
7 1 (2.00%) COSO
7 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (26.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (26.00%) CASB
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) Aruba
2 17 (34.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (34.00%) F5
2 17 (34.00%) Fortinet
2 17 (34.00%) HP
2 17 (34.00%) Meraki
2 17 (34.00%) SolarWinds
3 15 (30.00%) VMware
4 13 (26.00%) Infoblox
4 13 (26.00%) Juniper
4 13 (26.00%) McAfee
4 13 (26.00%) Palo Alto
4 13 (26.00%) Riverbed
4 13 (26.00%) Sophos
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) Brocade
7 2 (4.00%) Intel
8 1 (2.00%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy