Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 259 279
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 55 73 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.66% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 37
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,507 £39,700
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,625 £77,900
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 0 35 £55,000 -8.33%
Coventry +8 10 £68,750 +13.17% 2
Staffordshire +6 6 £62,500 -7.41%
Solihull -4 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £52,500 -
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 41 (74.55%) Information Security
2 25 (45.45%) CISSP
2 25 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (45.45%) PCI DSS
3 17 (30.91%) Management Information System
4 16 (29.09%) GDPR
5 15 (27.27%) ITIL
6 14 (25.45%) Finance
7 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
7 13 (23.64%) Information Security Management
7 13 (23.64%) Security Management
7 13 (23.64%) Data Protection
8 12 (21.82%) Line Management
8 12 (21.82%) Project Management
8 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
9 11 (20.00%) CISM
10 10 (18.18%) ISMS
11 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
12 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.55%) Retail
12 8 (14.55%) Degree
12 8 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (12.73%) Business Continuity
14 6 (10.91%) COBIT
14 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
15 5 (9.09%) Data Privacy
15 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
15 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
15 5 (9.09%) Firewall
15 5 (9.09%) CISA

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 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP GRC
1 2 (3.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) NAS
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.64%) Looker
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Management Information System
2 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) BYOD
4 3 (5.45%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
1 5 (9.09%) Unix
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Information Security
2 15 (27.27%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Data Protection
3 13 (23.64%) Information Security Management
3 13 (23.64%) Security Management
3 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
4 12 (21.82%) Line Management
4 12 (21.82%) Project Management
5 10 (18.18%) ISMS
6 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (12.73%) Business Continuity
9 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
10 5 (9.09%) Data Privacy
10 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
10 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.27%) OWASP
11 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) C++
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) PHP
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) CISSP
2 11 (20.00%) CISM
3 8 (14.55%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) CISA
5 4 (7.27%) CRISC
6 3 (5.45%) ISEB
7 2 (3.64%) CIMA
7 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
7 2 (3.64%) ISSEP
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) GCIA
8 1 (1.82%) GCIH
8 1 (1.82%) GIAC
8 1 (1.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 16 (29.09%) GDPR
3 6 (10.91%) COBIT
4 5 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.64%) GPG13
5 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (3.64%) NIST 800
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Nessus
2 2 (3.64%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Capita
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) NetApp
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) Veracode