Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 274 292
Rank change year-on-year +20 +18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 43 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.57% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 51
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £39,450 £30,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -4.55%

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 7,795 9,056 10,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.40% 91.37% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,960 7,421 8,366
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -8 24 £53,750 +7.50% 5
Warwickshire +54 12 £52,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire +14 3 £42,500 -39.29% 1
Dudley - 3 £60,000 -
Coventry +2 1 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 32 (74.42%) Information Security
2 27 (62.79%) Information Security Management
3 22 (51.16%) Management Information System
4 20 (46.51%) CISSP
5 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (41.86%) ITIL
7 17 (39.53%) ISMS
8 16 (37.21%) CISM
9 15 (34.88%) Risk Management
9 15 (34.88%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (27.91%) CISA
10 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
11 11 (25.58%) Legal
12 10 (23.26%) SIEM
13 9 (20.93%) Data Protection
13 9 (20.93%) GDPR
13 9 (20.93%) Information Assurance
13 9 (20.93%) Performance Management
14 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (16.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
15 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (16.28%) Palo Alto
15 7 (16.28%) Project Management
15 7 (16.28%) Cisco
15 7 (16.28%) Firewall
15 7 (16.28%) CESG
16 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
16 6 (13.95%) Network Security

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco ISE
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (13.95%) Network Security
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
2 6 (13.95%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (25.58%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Security Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Network Security Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Presales Solution Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Security Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Security Officer
4 6 (13.95%) Security Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Information Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Information Officer
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (11.63%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Security Advisor
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) CESG
3 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (11.63%) FlexPod
5 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.98%) BYOD
6 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
7 2 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
8 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
1 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Information Security
2 27 (62.79%) Information Security Management
3 18 (41.86%) ITIL
4 17 (39.53%) ISMS
5 15 (34.88%) Risk Management
6 10 (23.26%) SIEM
7 9 (20.93%) Data Protection
7 9 (20.93%) Information Assurance
7 9 (20.93%) Performance Management
8 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
10 6 (13.95%) Application Performance Management
10 6 (13.95%) DNA
10 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) People Management
10 6 (13.95%) Presales
10 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) CISSP
2 16 (37.21%) CISM
3 12 (27.91%) CISA
4 6 (13.95%) CCDP
4 6 (13.95%) CCIE
4 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.30%) CRISC
6 3 (6.98%) CCSA
6 3 (6.98%) CEH
6 3 (6.98%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.33%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (34.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
4 9 (20.93%) GDPR
5 7 (16.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (9.30%) ISO 31000
6 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (6.98%) PMO
7 3 (6.98%) SLA
8 2 (4.65%) IASME
9 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
9 1 (2.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.95%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) CASB
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
1 7 (16.28%) Palo Alto
2 6 (13.95%) Aruba
2 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
2 6 (13.95%) F5
2 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
2 6 (13.95%) Infoblox
2 6 (13.95%) Juniper
2 6 (13.95%) Meraki
2 6 (13.95%) Riverbed
2 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
2 6 (13.95%) Sophos
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) McAfee
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec