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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 216 216
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 32 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.54% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 4
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4576 5402 5023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 88.69% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 4188 4136
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Security Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 14 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Staffordshire +13 5 £70,000 +86.66%
Warwickshire +12 5 £39,000 -35.00%
Coventry - 4 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £62,500 -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Security Management.

1 31 (57.41%) Information Security
2 28 (51.85%) Information Security Management
3 27 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (42.59%) ISMS
5 22 (40.74%) ITIL
6 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 17 (31.48%) Windows
8 16 (29.63%) CISSP
8 16 (29.63%) Management Information System
9 14 (25.93%) Cisco
9 14 (25.93%) VPN
10 13 (24.07%) Linux
10 13 (24.07%) CISM
10 13 (24.07%) VLAN
10 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
11 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 12 (22.22%) Network Security
11 12 (22.22%) Data Protection
11 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (22.22%) HP
12 11 (20.37%) CCNP
12 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (20.37%) Firewall
12 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
13 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
13 10 (18.52%) High Availability
13 10 (18.52%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) CISA

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 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) VPN
2 13 (24.07%) VLAN
3 12 (22.22%) Network Security
4 11 (20.37%) Firewall
5 9 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 9 (16.67%) NAS
5 9 (16.67%) SAN
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (14.81%) WLAN
7 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.56%) BGP
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.56%) IPsec
8 3 (5.56%) MPLS
8 3 (5.56%) OSPF
8 3 (5.56%) SNMP
8 3 (5.56%) SSL
8 3 (5.56%) WAN
8 3 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Billing
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (20.37%) Security Manager
2 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Administrator
3 8 (14.81%) Network Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Security Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Head of IT
5 5 (9.26%) Information Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Head of Information
7 2 (3.70%) Head of Information Security
7 2 (3.70%) Head of Security
7 2 (3.70%) Information Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.70%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.70%) Blog
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.85%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Information Security
2 28 (51.85%) Information Security Management
3 23 (42.59%) ISMS
4 22 (40.74%) ITIL
5 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 12 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (18.52%) High Availability
8 9 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.67%) Network Security Management
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) Benchmarking
9 8 (14.81%) Change Control
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.81%) Network Management
9 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
9 8 (14.81%) Security Testing
10 7 (12.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) CISSP
2 13 (24.07%) CISM
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (20.37%) CCNP
5 10 (18.52%) CISA
6 9 (16.67%) CCNA
7 8 (14.81%) CRISC
8 6 (11.11%) ISSMP
9 5 (9.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (7.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (5.56%) CLAS
11 3 (5.56%) Degree
11 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (3.70%) CREST Certified
12 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (3.70%) OSCE
12 2 (3.70%) OSCP
12 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
13 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
3 7 (12.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (11.11%) GDPR
5 5 (9.26%) COBIT
6 3 (5.56%) QA
7 2 (3.70%) ISO 14001
7 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
7 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.81%) Firmware
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) QRadar
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) Cisco
3 12 (22.22%) HP
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
5 9 (16.67%) Juniper
5 9 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 8 (14.81%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.56%) Aruba
7 3 (5.56%) Brocade
7 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.56%) F5
7 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.56%) Meraki
7 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) NEC
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gowling WLG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000
Posted: 4 days ago