Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £45,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 195 188
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 17 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.15% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.16% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 25
Birmingham median annual salary £45,750 £77,500 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.97% +27.05% -12.86%
10th Percentile £41,000 £53,125 £41,507
90th Percentile £64,125 £90,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year -30.77% +6.56% +6.09%

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 3,739 3,788 4,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.46% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,726 3,122 3,394
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,525 £24,349
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018, IT 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 IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (76.47%) Information Security
3 12 (70.59%) Risk Management
4 11 (64.71%) CISSP
5 10 (58.82%) CISM
6 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity
6 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (52.94%) Data Protection
6 9 (52.94%) GDPR
7 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
7 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (47.06%) ISMS
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (47.06%) Office 365
7 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) IT Governance
8 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
10 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.76%) Change Control
10 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (11.76%) Compliance 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 12 (70.59%) Risk Management
3 9 (52.94%) Business Continuity
3 9 (52.94%) Data Protection
3 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (47.06%) ISMS
4 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) IT Governance
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Compliance Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Data Security
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) CISM
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CIPD
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) GDPR
3 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft