Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 184 184
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 7 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% 0.080% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.082% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 13
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £49,759 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -18.43% +6.09%
10th Percentile £48,355 £42,952 £54,300
90th Percentile £68,000 £49,759 £67,200
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% -17.21% +10.91%

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 3,619 3,639 4,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 97.20% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,615 2,919 3,371
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% +0.63%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) CIPD
3 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
4 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security

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 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
1 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CIPD
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)