The median annual salary for a Information Security Manager was £60,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 223 209
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 24 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 12
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £55,500 £43,507
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  

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 4643 5951 4904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.31% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 4831 4194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +31 13 £63,000 +14.54%
Coventry +19 4 £50,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire - 4 £56,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 53 (100.00%) Information Security
2 36 (67.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (66.04%) CISSP
4 29 (54.72%) Risk Management
5 23 (43.40%) Finance
5 23 (43.40%) CISM
6 16 (30.19%) Data Protection
7 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
7 15 (28.30%) Security Management
7 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (26.42%) Information Security Management
9 13 (24.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (22.64%) ISMS
10 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
11 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
11 11 (20.75%) CISA
11 11 (20.75%) CRISC
12 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (16.98%) CISMP
14 8 (15.09%) CEH
14 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (15.09%) RMADS
14 8 (15.09%) Degree
14 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (15.09%) IT Governance
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) Information Assurance
14 8 (15.09%) CRM
14 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce

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 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (15.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Information Security
2 29 (54.72%) Risk Management
3 16 (30.19%) Data Protection
4 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (28.30%) Security Management
5 14 (26.42%) Information Security Management
6 13 (24.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (22.64%) ISMS
8 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
9 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Conceptual Models
10 8 (15.09%) CRM
10 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.09%) ERP
10 8 (15.09%) Information Assurance
10 8 (15.09%) IT Governance
10 8 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (15.09%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) CISSP
2 23 (43.40%) CISM
3 11 (20.75%) CISA
3 11 (20.75%) CRISC
4 9 (16.98%) CISMP
5 8 (15.09%) CEH
5 8 (15.09%) Degree
5 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.77%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (67.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (15.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (15.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 8 (15.09%) GPG13
3 8 (15.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (15.09%) RMADS
4 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.89%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
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