Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Security Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

IT Security Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 313 321
Rank change year-on-year +46 +8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 25 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 27
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +6.56% +3.83%
10th Percentile £41,000 £45,500 £41,507
90th Percentile £62,325 £90,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% +4.17%

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 8,783 9,613 11,549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.61% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,838 8,073 9,151
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Manager in the West Midlands

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Security Manager in the West Midlands

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Security Manager in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Security Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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 +1 17 £45,750 -40.97% 1
Coventry +8 6 £45,000 -10.89%
Warwickshire +31 2 £61,250 -5.77%
IT Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT 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 IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) GDPR
3 14 (56.00%) Information Security
4 13 (52.00%) CISSP
5 12 (48.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (48.00%) CISM
6 11 (44.00%) Data Protection
7 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity
7 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
8 8 (32.00%) ISMS
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (32.00%) Office 365
8 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 5 (20.00%) IT Governance
10 5 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.00%) Regulatory Compliance
11 4 (16.00%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (16.00%) Degree
11 4 (16.00%) Problem Management

IT 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) MPLS
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (44.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (36.00%) Business Continuity
4 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (32.00%) ISMS
5 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (20.00%) IT Governance
7 5 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (16.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (12.00%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
10 2 (8.00%) Compliance Management
10 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) CISM
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CIPD
5 2 (8.00%) CRISC
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (88.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) GDPR
3 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (16.00%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware