Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 October 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 > Coventry
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 93 100
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 11 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.01% 0.66% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.69% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 7
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% +3.23% +12.73%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £87,500 £78,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1,047 1,309 1,397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.90% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1,088 1,179
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,925 £23,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Coventry

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Coventry

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Coventry over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Coventry region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) GDPR
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (36.36%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
5 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
5 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Cyberattack
1 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
5 1 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) CISMP
3 1 (9.09%) CRISC
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) GDPR
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (9.09%) COBIT
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) ArcSight