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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 181 182 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £63,250 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,100 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -25.00%
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
3462 2942 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.13% 78.68% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 2471 2702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (28.00%) Coaching
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Time Management
5 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.00%) CISA
6 4 (16.00%) CISM
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (12.00%) NAS
2 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) VoIP
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Head of Security
2 4 (16.00%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Testing Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Integrity Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Account Director
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML5
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Coaching
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Time Management
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) MCITP
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CISA
3 4 (16.00%) CISM
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 4 (16.00%) CEH
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.00%) VCAP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) MCP
4 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
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