The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 159 202 180
Rank change year-on-year +43 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 47 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 34
Median salary £51,500 £60,000 £55,104
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.16% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £48,052
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,800 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
% change year-on-year - -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 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in the West Midlands

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in the West Midlands

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in the West Midlands

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 Security Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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 +20 26 £60,500 +0.83%
Coventry +23 12 £50,500 -19.20%
Warwickshire - 5 £65,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 59 (60.20%) CISSP
1 59 (60.20%) Information Security
2 42 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (37.76%) Finance
4 34 (34.69%) Risk Management
4 34 (34.69%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (27.55%) CISM
6 25 (25.51%) ITIL
7 24 (24.49%) Data Centre
8 20 (20.41%) Security Management
9 17 (17.35%) Data Protection
9 17 (17.35%) PCI DSS
9 17 (17.35%) Management Information System
9 17 (17.35%) Business Continuity
9 17 (17.35%) Service Delivery
10 16 (16.33%) Line Management
11 15 (15.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (14.29%) ISMS
12 14 (14.29%) Information Security Management
13 13 (13.27%) CISA
13 13 (13.27%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (13.27%) RMADS
14 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.22%) CRISC
14 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.22%) Cyber Essentials
15 10 (10.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 10 (10.20%) Degree
15 10 (10.20%) CISMP
16 9 (9.18%) NHS

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (8.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) DNS
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
2 3 (3.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.04%) DHCP
3 2 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) VLAN
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 2 (2.04%) WLAN
General
1 37 (37.76%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Legal
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.35%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.18%) NHS
5 8 (8.16%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) Linux
1 1 (1.02%) Unix
1 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.20%) Information Security
2 34 (34.69%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (34.69%) Risk Management
3 25 (25.51%) ITIL
4 20 (20.41%) Security Management
5 17 (17.35%) Business Continuity
5 17 (17.35%) Data Protection
5 17 (17.35%) Service Delivery
6 16 (16.33%) Line Management
7 15 (15.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 14 (14.29%) ISMS
9 13 (13.27%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (9.18%) Security Operations
11 8 (8.16%) Conceptual Models
11 8 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (8.16%) Information Assurance
11 8 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (8.16%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (8.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 59 (60.20%) CISSP
2 27 (27.55%) CISM
3 13 (13.27%) CISA
4 11 (11.22%) CRISC
4 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.20%) CISMP
5 10 (10.20%) Degree
6 8 (8.16%) CEH
6 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.12%) CLAS
8 5 (5.10%) HNC
8 5 (5.10%) HND
8 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.04%) CCNA
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.04%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.04%) GCIA
9 2 (2.04%) GCIH
9 2 (2.04%) ISSMP
9 2 (2.04%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (17.35%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.27%) RMADS
4 11 (11.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (10.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (8.16%) GPG13
6 8 (8.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (2.04%) GDPR
7 2 (2.04%) ISO27002
7 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.02%) Computacenter
2 1 (1.02%) Remedy
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