Period
to 19 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £67,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 264 279
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 18 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 34
West Midlands median annual salary £67,250 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% - -8.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,875 £42,142
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +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 7,440 9,084 9,489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.34% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,784 7,053 7,915
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
Coventry +22 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Birmingham +7 5 £68,250 +18.70% 3
Warwickshire -6 4 £65,000 -5.45%
Staffordshire - 4 £60,000 - 4
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, Information 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 West Midlands region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (55.56%) Legal
3 10 (55.56%) Data Protection
4 9 (50.00%) Internal Audit
5 8 (44.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) Data Security
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (33.33%) E-Discovery
8 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
8 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (22.22%) CISM
9 4 (22.22%) CISSP
9 4 (22.22%) GDPR
10 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
11 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
11 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 2 (11.11%) Coaching
11 2 (11.11%) Process Management
11 2 (11.11%) Security Management
11 2 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) Degree
12 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (5.56%) ISMS
12 1 (5.56%) Business Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (55.56%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 9 (50.00%) Internal Audit
4 8 (44.44%) Data Security
4 8 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) E-Discovery
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Process Management
7 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
8 1 (5.56%) Due Diligence
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISM
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) CISMP
3 1 (5.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (44.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (22.22%) GDPR
5 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (5.56%) NCSC
5 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft