Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 167 208
Rank change year-on-year -6 +41 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 26 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.56% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.58% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 6
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.96% +2.98% +6.82%
10th Percentile £53,625 £47,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £81,250 £71,875
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% +13.64%

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 3,721 3,648 4,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.87% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,677 2,989 3,411
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £63,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (96.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (88.46%) CISSP
3 23 (88.46%) CISM
3 23 (88.46%) PCI DSS
4 19 (73.08%) ITIL
5 18 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) SIEM
6 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
6 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
7 7 (26.92%) Compliance Audit
8 6 (23.08%) GDPR
8 6 (23.08%) Security Management
8 6 (23.08%) CISA
9 5 (19.23%) Data Security
10 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
10 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
10 4 (15.38%) Capita
10 4 (15.38%) Internal Audit
10 4 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
10 4 (15.38%) Line Management
11 3 (11.54%) People Management
11 3 (11.54%) CRISC
11 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (11.54%) 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 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (73.08%) ITIL
3 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
3 14 (53.85%) SIEM
4 7 (26.92%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (23.08%) Security Management
6 5 (19.23%) Data Security
7 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 4 (15.38%) Internal Audit
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management
7 4 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) People Management
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
9 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) CISM
1 23 (88.46%) CISSP
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) CISA
4 3 (11.54%) CRISC
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (96.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (88.46%) PCI DSS
3 18 (69.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (23.08%) GDPR
6 1 (3.85%) COBIT
6 1 (3.85%) COSO
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Capita