The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Manager
Rank 128 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +2.60%
Information Security Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1672 1822 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 93.97% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1464 1199
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the Cheshire region.

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking

Information Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS