Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Information Security Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 314 327
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 28 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.20% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 3
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £52,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £72,500 £80,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9736 10875 10545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.15% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8616 8763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the West Midlands

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in the West Midlands

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in the West Midlands

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 13 £50,000 -
Coventry +14 7 £68,750 +111.54%
Staffordshire +10 4 £62,500 -7.41%
Solihull -2 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £52,500 -
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Information 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 West Midlands region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (67.86%) PCI DSS
3 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (53.57%) GDPR
5 12 (42.86%) Data Protection
6 8 (28.57%) CISM
7 7 (25.00%) CISSP
7 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (25.00%) ISMS
8 6 (21.43%) Security Management
8 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
9 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
9 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 5 (17.86%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Data Privacy
10 4 (14.29%) CRISC
10 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (14.29%) BYOD
11 3 (10.71%) Compliance Audit
11 3 (10.71%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
11 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
11 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.71%) CISA
11 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (10.71%) Data Security

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) BYOD
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (25.00%) ISMS
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 6 (21.43%) Security Management
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Data Privacy
6 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Compliance Audit
7 3 (10.71%) Data Security
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CISM
2 7 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (14.29%) CRISC
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) CISA
5 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) PCI DSS
2 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (53.57%) GDPR
4 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (7.14%) COBIT
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
6 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Capita