The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 122 109 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £57,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £70,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
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
1821 1497 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.67% 93.62% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1228 1693
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Security Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 2 £65,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £49,000 -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 6 (54.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) RMADS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) CESG
6 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) RMADS
3 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Tandem
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk