The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 196 203
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 37 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.83% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 16
Median salary £55,000 £63,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.69% +7.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,700 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  

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 4939 5871 5538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.31% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4610 4614
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +5 22 £51,500 -15.57% 3
Staffordshire +14 7 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Warwickshire +14 3 £72,500 +26.08%
Coventry -11 3 £52,500 -32.25%
Walsall +9 2 £56,250 +32.35%
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 52 (61.90%) Information Security
2 42 (50.00%) Finance
3 40 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (46.43%) CISSP
5 29 (34.52%) Service Delivery
6 27 (32.14%) ITIL
7 25 (29.76%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (29.76%) Line Management
7 25 (29.76%) Data Centre
8 20 (23.81%) PCI DSS
9 19 (22.62%) Business Continuity
10 16 (19.05%) CISM
11 15 (17.86%) Risk Management
12 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
13 13 (15.48%) ISMS
14 11 (13.10%) Business Continuity Planning
14 11 (13.10%) Security Management
14 11 (13.10%) Retail
14 11 (13.10%) GDPR
15 10 (11.90%) Degree
16 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
16 9 (10.71%) Data Privacy
17 8 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
17 8 (9.52%) Information Security Management
17 8 (9.52%) BCP
17 8 (9.52%) CISA
18 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
18 7 (8.33%) Security Architecture
18 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (7.14%) CRISC

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 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
2 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) NAS
3 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.19%) Looker
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
General
1 42 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Unix
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.90%) Information Security
2 29 (34.52%) Service Delivery
3 27 (32.14%) ITIL
4 25 (29.76%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (29.76%) Line Management
5 19 (22.62%) Business Continuity
6 15 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 13 (15.48%) ISMS
8 11 (13.10%) Business Continuity Planning
8 11 (13.10%) Security Management
9 9 (10.71%) Data Privacy
9 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.52%) BCP
10 8 (9.52%) Information Security Management
11 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.33%) Security Architecture
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (7.14%) Security Operations
13 5 (5.95%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) Perl
1 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.19%) Python
1 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) CISSP
2 16 (19.05%) CISM
3 10 (11.90%) Degree
4 8 (9.52%) CISA
5 6 (7.14%) CRISC
6 5 (5.95%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (3.57%) HNC
7 3 (3.57%) HND
7 3 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
8 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.38%) GCIA
8 2 (2.38%) GCIH
8 2 (2.38%) ISSMP
8 2 (2.38%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.19%) GIAC
9 1 (1.19%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 11 (13.10%) GDPR
4 8 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (4.76%) COBIT
6 3 (3.57%) RMADS
7 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Computacenter
2 1 (1.19%) HP
2 1 (1.19%) NetApp
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy
2 1 (1.19%) Veracode
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago