Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Security Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 269 305
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36 -27
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 63 74 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.64% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.72% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 14
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -6.98% +9.14%
10th Percentile £31,775 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £66,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +14 46 £50,000 -4.76%
Staffordshire +17 5 £62,500 +56.25%
Coventry +8 4 £53,750 +65.38%
Worcestershire -5 3 £62,500 -16.67%
Shropshire -1 2 - -
Walsall +5 1 - -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (68.25%) Information Security
2 38 (60.32%) Information Security Management
3 29 (46.03%) ITIL
4 22 (34.92%) Management Information System
4 22 (34.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (33.33%) Project Management
6 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
7 18 (28.57%) ISMS
7 18 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 17 (26.98%) Performance Management
9 15 (23.81%) Data Protection
9 15 (23.81%) PCI DSS
9 15 (23.81%) SIEM
9 15 (23.81%) Presales
9 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 15 (23.81%) VPN
9 15 (23.81%) Cisco
9 15 (23.81%) VLAN
9 15 (23.81%) QA
9 15 (23.81%) Migration
9 15 (23.81%) Network Design
10 14 (22.22%) Line Management
11 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
11 13 (20.63%) Application Performance Management
11 13 (20.63%) Converged Infrastructure
11 13 (20.63%) F5
11 13 (20.63%) ITIL V3
11 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (20.63%) FlexPod
11 13 (20.63%) Cisco ISE

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 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
1 15 (23.81%) VLAN
1 15 (23.81%) VPN
2 13 (20.63%) BGP
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco ISE
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (20.63%) Ethernet
2 13 (20.63%) IPsec
2 13 (20.63%) MPLS
2 13 (20.63%) Network Security
2 13 (20.63%) OSPF
2 13 (20.63%) SNMP
2 13 (20.63%) SSL
2 13 (20.63%) Wireless
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 13 (20.63%) Billing
2 10 (15.87%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Security Manager
2 8 (12.70%) Information Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 7 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Head of Information
6 4 (6.35%) Head of Security
6 4 (6.35%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Management Information System
2 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
3 13 (20.63%) FlexPod
4 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.17%) Blog
6 2 (3.17%) iPad
6 2 (3.17%) Replication
7 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Information Security
2 38 (60.32%) Information Security Management
3 29 (46.03%) ITIL
4 21 (33.33%) Project Management
5 18 (28.57%) ISMS
5 18 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 17 (26.98%) Performance Management
7 15 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 15 (23.81%) Migration
7 15 (23.81%) Network Design
7 15 (23.81%) Presales
7 15 (23.81%) SIEM
8 14 (22.22%) Line Management
9 13 (20.63%) Application Performance Management
9 13 (20.63%) Converged Infrastructure
9 13 (20.63%) ITIL V3
9 13 (20.63%) Load Balancing
9 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
9 13 (20.63%) Time Management
10 12 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) CCNP
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (20.63%) CISSP
2 9 (14.29%) CISM
3 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.52%) Degree
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) ISEB
8 2 (3.17%) CISA
8 2 (3.17%) CLAS
8 2 (3.17%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.17%) CRISC
8 2 (3.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (3.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.17%) OSCE
8 2 (3.17%) OSCP
9 1 (1.59%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 15 (23.81%) QA
3 6 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (9.52%) GDPR
4 5 (7.94%) COBIT
5 3 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (4.76%) SLA
6 2 (3.17%) ISO 14001
6 2 (3.17%) ISO 22301
6 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.59%) GPG13
7 1 (1.59%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Aruba
2 13 (20.63%) Brocade
2 13 (20.63%) CheckPoint
2 13 (20.63%) F5
2 13 (20.63%) Fortinet
2 13 (20.63%) HP
2 13 (20.63%) Meraki
2 13 (20.63%) SolarWinds
2 13 (20.63%) Sourcefire
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) Veeam
6 3 (4.76%) Citrix
6 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.76%) NEC
6 3 (4.76%) Remedy
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec