Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Security Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 160 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 27 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.74% 1.13% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.16% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 19
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -26.92%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,507 £37,750
90th Percentile £70,875 £96,250 £72,000
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.53% -10.00%

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 3,543 4,222 3,617
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.95% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,697 3,167 3,054
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Birmingham

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Birmingham

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (55.56%) CISSP
3 11 (40.74%) GDPR
4 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (29.63%) CISM
5 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
5 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
6 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) Line Management
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) SIEM
9 4 (14.81%) Cyberattack
9 4 (14.81%) Compliance Management
9 4 (14.81%) Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) Retail
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) Linux

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP GRC
1 2 (7.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Cyberattack
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
4 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Line Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Compliance Management
7 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
7 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.81%) Security Management
7 4 (14.81%) SIEM
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
8 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.11%) OWASP
9 2 (7.41%) Data Management
9 2 (7.41%) SAP Security
9 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) CISA
4 2 (7.41%) CIMA
4 2 (7.41%) CREST Certified
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.70%) CRISC
5 1 (3.70%) GCIA
5 1 (3.70%) GCIH
5 1 (3.70%) GIAC
5 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
5 1 (3.70%) SANS
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (40.74%) GDPR
3 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (11.11%) COBIT
4 3 (11.11%) GPG13
4 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Capita
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco