The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 173 182 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 19 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £63,500 £45,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Information Assurance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3331 3408 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.59% 83.92% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2738 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Manchester

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cheadle - 1 £55,000 -
Information Assurance
North West

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Information Assurance also 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 that cited Information Assurance.

1 27 (77.14%) Security Testing
2 23 (65.71%) Software Testing
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) SLA
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) LAN
4 7 (20.00%) Windows
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
5 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.29%) FATCA
6 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (14.29%) Finance
6 5 (14.29%) Legal
6 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 5 (14.29%) MCITP
6 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.29%) Banking
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Information Assurance also 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 that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) WLAN
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.86%) AppScan
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Legal
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) JSP
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) REST
1 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.86%) Laravel
2 1 (2.86%) Symfony
2 1 (2.86%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
4 1 (2.86%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Security Testing
2 23 (65.71%) Software Testing
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) Network Management
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 5 (14.29%) MCITP
3 5 (14.29%) MCP
3 5 (14.29%) MCSA
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) CISA
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) QiCA
6 1 (2.86%) CISMP
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (14.29%) FATCA
4 4 (11.43%) JSP 440
5 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) Nmap
1 1 (2.86%) WebInspect
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.86%) Rapid7
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago