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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 184 204 202
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 22 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.63% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.72% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 13
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

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 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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
Coventry +21 7 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +31 6 £42,500 -51.42%
Birmingham +3 6 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 42 (72.41%) Information Security
2 41 (70.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (67.24%) Information Security Management
4 34 (58.62%) CISSP
5 33 (56.90%) ISMS
6 31 (53.45%) CISM
7 29 (50.00%) Management Information System
8 25 (43.10%) PCI DSS
9 22 (37.93%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (36.21%) Data Protection
10 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
11 20 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
12 18 (31.03%) Risk Management
12 18 (31.03%) ITIL
12 18 (31.03%) GPG13
12 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
13 16 (27.59%) Cyber Essentials
13 16 (27.59%) CISMP
13 16 (27.59%) IT Governance
14 15 (25.86%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (25.86%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (25.86%) ERP
14 15 (25.86%) Information Assurance
15 14 (24.14%) Office 365
15 14 (24.14%) CRISC
15 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 14 (24.14%) ServiceNow
15 14 (24.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 14 (24.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS

Security Management
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (24.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) Network Security
3 6 (10.34%) VLAN
3 6 (10.34%) VPN
3 6 (10.34%) WLAN
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) NAS
4 4 (6.90%) SAN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) DHCP
5 2 (3.45%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) S/MIME
6 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Information Manager
2 20 (34.48%) Security Manager
3 15 (25.86%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Security Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Security Specialist
5 7 (12.07%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Network Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Specialist
8 4 (6.90%) SIEM Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.17%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 15 (25.86%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (6.90%) PKI
5 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.45%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) SCADA
7 1 (1.72%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Information Security
2 39 (67.24%) Information Security Management
3 33 (56.90%) ISMS
4 22 (37.93%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (36.21%) Data Protection
6 20 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (31.03%) ITIL
7 18 (31.03%) Risk Management
8 16 (27.59%) IT Governance
9 15 (25.86%) ERP
9 15 (25.86%) Information Assurance
9 15 (25.86%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (24.14%) Conceptual Models
10 14 (24.14%) CRM
10 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
10 14 (24.14%) Security Monitoring
10 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (18.97%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (13.79%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) CISSP
2 31 (53.45%) CISM
3 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
4 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 16 (27.59%) CISMP
6 14 (24.14%) CEH
6 14 (24.14%) CRISC
7 11 (18.97%) CISA
8 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
9 5 (8.62%) ISSMP
10 4 (6.90%) CCNA
10 4 (6.90%) CCNP
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (5.17%) Degree
12 1 (1.72%) CLAS
12 1 (1.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (70.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (43.10%) PCI DSS
3 18 (31.03%) GPG13
4 16 (27.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (24.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 14 (24.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (24.14%) RMADS
6 3 (5.17%) GDPR
7 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.72%) COBIT
8 1 (1.72%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) Firmware
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) QRadar
2 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) ServiceNow
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
4 4 (6.90%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) Juniper
4 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 4 (6.90%) ProCurve
4 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
4 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.72%) Qualys
6 1 (1.72%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Tripwire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago