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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 162 175 176
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 16 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.40% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.48% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £62,750 £49,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
3116 3342 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.16% 83.24% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2585 2700 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 33 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 28 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 14 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 14 (31.82%) FATCA
4 13 (29.55%) ISEB
5 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) Degree
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) Cyber Security
8 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
8 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.64%) Aerospace
9 6 (13.64%) Legal
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (13.64%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) LAN
9 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.64%) IT Governance
9 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
9 6 (13.64%) Network Management
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.36%) VMware
10 5 (11.36%) Coaching
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.36%) WAN
10 5 (11.36%) SLA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LAN
2 5 (11.36%) WAN
3 4 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) WLAN
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) AppScan
General
1 14 (31.82%) Banking
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Aerospace
3 6 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (9.09%) Sales Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Support Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) LAMP
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) JSP
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.27%) Laravel
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) CESG
3 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.27%) SCADA
3 1 (2.27%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 28 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
3 7 (15.91%) Cyber Security
4 6 (13.64%) Network Management
4 6 (13.64%) IT Governance
4 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.82%) OOP
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C++
1 3 (6.82%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 13 (29.55%) ISEB
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) MCITP
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) MCSA
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) CRISC
6 1 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) CISM
6 1 (2.27%) QiCA
6 1 (2.27%) CISMP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) FATCA
2 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
4 5 (11.36%) SLA
5 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
1 1 (2.27%) Nmap
1 1 (2.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Rapid7