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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 110 110 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,800 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -
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
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £42,500 -
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) People Management
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) ArcSight

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire