The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 231 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 17 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 0
Median salary £53,750 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.37% -  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 8 £56,250 -21.05%
Staffordshire +12 3 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Coventry -1 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £80,000 -
Walsall - 2 £60,000 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (73.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (47.62%) CISSP
4 16 (38.10%) PCI DSS
5 15 (35.71%) Finance
6 14 (33.33%) CISM
7 13 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (28.57%) Business Continuity
8 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 9 (21.43%) Degree
10 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity Planning
11 7 (16.67%) GDPR
11 7 (16.67%) ISMS
11 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 6 (14.29%) CISA
12 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
13 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
13 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
13 5 (11.90%) BCP
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) Security Management
13 5 (11.90%) Data Privacy
13 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (11.90%) People Management
13 5 (11.90%) Risk Analytics
13 5 (11.90%) Analytics
14 4 (9.52%) Information Governance
14 4 (9.52%) CRISC
14 4 (9.52%) Information Security Governance
14 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (16.67%) ISMS
6 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) BCP
7 5 (11.90%) Data Privacy
7 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) People Management
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) CISSP
2 14 (33.33%) CISM
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) CISA
5 4 (9.52%) CRISC
6 3 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (4.76%) PCI QSA
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.38%) GIAC
8 1 (2.38%) IISP
8 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (73.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (38.10%) PCI DSS
3 7 (16.67%) GDPR
4 4 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
6 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Computacenter
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