The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 116 120
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 30 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.56% 0.97% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.03% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 6
Median salary £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £54,750 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,150 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% -4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1866 2340 1779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.04% 95.04% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1760 1452
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Security Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 37 (64.91%) CISSP
2 27 (47.37%) Data Centre
3 25 (43.86%) Service Delivery
4 24 (42.11%) Line Management
5 23 (40.35%) Information Security
6 21 (36.84%) Finance
7 20 (35.09%) ITIL
7 20 (35.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (24.56%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (19.30%) CISM
10 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
10 8 (14.04%) Retail
10 8 (14.04%) Degree
10 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.53%) BCP
12 6 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
12 6 (10.53%) Risk Analytics
12 6 (10.53%) Analytics
12 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
12 6 (10.53%) Data Privacy
12 6 (10.53%) People Management
12 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (10.53%) Security Operations
13 5 (8.77%) CLAS
13 5 (8.77%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (8.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (8.77%) IT Strategy
13 5 (8.77%) Service Management

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 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 27 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) NHS
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Service Delivery
2 24 (42.11%) Line Management
3 23 (40.35%) Information Security
4 20 (35.09%) ITIL
5 14 (24.56%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) BCP
8 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (10.53%) Data Privacy
8 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (10.53%) People Management
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Security Operations
9 5 (8.77%) IT Strategy
9 5 (8.77%) Security Management
9 5 (8.77%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) CISSP
2 11 (19.30%) CISM
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) CLAS
5 4 (7.02%) CISMP
6 3 (5.26%) CEH
6 3 (5.26%) CRISC
6 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CISA
7 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.51%) IISP
7 2 (3.51%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.75%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.77%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (8.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (5.26%) GDPR
4 3 (5.26%) GPG13
4 3 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (5.26%) RMADS
5 2 (3.51%) ISO27002
5 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.75%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy
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