Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

IT Security Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 208 173
Rank change year-on-year +22 -35 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 8 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 17
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £59,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.70% +3.04% +29.21%
10th Percentile £53,750 £41,507 £39,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,000 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -16.80% +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 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in Birmingham

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in Birmingham

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
3 5 (62.50%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
4 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (25.00%) Security Auditing
5 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
5 2 (25.00%) Compliance Management
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) OWASP
5 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) GPG13
5 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management

IT 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 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Compliance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Auditing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT
2 2 (25.00%) GPG13
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware