Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 256 281
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 -26
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 42 59 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.57% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 28
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,750 £35,775
90th Percentile £87,500 £60,000 £81,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +9.52%

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 8,567 9,370 9,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.41% 89.88% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6,742 7,330 7,617
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.20% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,425 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +10 30 £45,000 -13.16%
Staffordshire - 5 £62,500 -
Worcestershire +5 3 £62,500 -16.67%
Solihull -15 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Shropshire +4 1 - -
Coventry -2 1 £57,500 +39.39% 2
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 27 (64.29%) Information Security
2 22 (52.38%) Information Security Management
3 19 (45.24%) ITIL
4 14 (33.33%) Project Management
4 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
5 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
6 12 (28.57%) SIEM
6 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) Network Security
7 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
7 10 (23.81%) QA
8 9 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 9 (21.43%) Line Management
9 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Application Performance Management
9 8 (19.05%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (19.05%) FlexPod
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (19.05%) Meraki
9 8 (19.05%) Data Privacy
9 8 (19.05%) Aruba
9 8 (19.05%) F5
9 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (19.05%) Presales
9 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
9 8 (19.05%) Time Management
9 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing

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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Network Security
2 8 (19.05%) BGP
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (19.05%) Ethernet
2 8 (19.05%) IPsec
2 8 (19.05%) MPLS
2 8 (19.05%) OSPF
2 8 (19.05%) SNMP
2 8 (19.05%) SSL
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) VLAN
2 8 (19.05%) VPN
2 8 (19.05%) Wireless
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (19.05%) Billing
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Information Manager
1 7 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Head of IT
3 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Head of Security
4 3 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance Manager
4 3 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Head of IT Security
5 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (19.05%) FlexPod
4 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.76%) SCADA
6 2 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Information Security
2 22 (52.38%) Information Security Management
3 19 (45.24%) ITIL
4 14 (33.33%) Project Management
5 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
6 12 (28.57%) SIEM
7 10 (23.81%) Performance Management
8 9 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 9 (21.43%) Line Management
9 8 (19.05%) Application Performance Management
9 8 (19.05%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (19.05%) Data Privacy
9 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
9 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Migration
9 8 (19.05%) Network Design
9 8 (19.05%) Presales
9 8 (19.05%) Time Management
10 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) CCNP
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) CISM
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) HNC
6 2 (4.76%) IISP
6 2 (4.76%) ISEB
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (23.81%) QA
3 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
4 6 (14.29%) GDPR
5 5 (11.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (9.52%) COBIT
6 4 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (7.14%) ISO 22301
7 3 (7.14%) SLA
8 2 (4.76%) GPG13
9 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (2.38%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Aruba
1 8 (19.05%) Brocade
1 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco
1 8 (19.05%) F5
1 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
1 8 (19.05%) HP
1 8 (19.05%) Meraki
1 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
1 8 (19.05%) Sourcefire
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Veeam
4 3 (7.14%) Ivanti
4 3 (7.14%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) Intel
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) NEC