Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 182 197
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 28 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 11
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £51,375 £42,525 £45,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,375 £81,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,397 3,646 4,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.48% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,469 2,860 3,335
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Information Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in Birmingham

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in Birmingham

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in Birmingham

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, Information Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (96.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (89.29%) PCI DSS
4 24 (85.71%) CISSP
4 24 (85.71%) CISM
5 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
6 15 (53.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (53.57%) ITIL
7 14 (50.00%) SIEM
8 13 (46.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
8 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
9 12 (42.86%) GDPR
10 11 (39.29%) Data Protection
11 10 (35.71%) CRISC
12 9 (32.14%) Security Management
13 8 (28.57%) Information Security Management
14 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
14 6 (21.43%) CEH
14 6 (21.43%) CISMP
14 6 (21.43%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
16 3 (10.71%) ISMS
16 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
16 3 (10.71%) Data Security
16 3 (10.71%) CISA
16 3 (10.71%) People Management
17 2 (7.14%) Project Management

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 14 (50.00%) SIEM
4 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
5 11 (39.29%) Data Protection
6 9 (32.14%) Security Management
7 8 (28.57%) Information Security Management
8 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.71%) Data Security
9 3 (10.71%) ISMS
9 3 (10.71%) People Management
10 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
10 2 (7.14%) Internal Audit
10 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) CISM
1 24 (85.71%) CISSP
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) CRISC
4 6 (21.43%) CEH
4 6 (21.43%) CISMP
5 3 (10.71%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) CCSP
6 1 (3.57%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (96.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (89.29%) PCI DSS
3 15 (53.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (46.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 12 (42.86%) GDPR
6 6 (21.43%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (3.57%) COBIT
8 1 (3.57%) COSO