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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 175 174 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.14% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £41,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
3433 2960 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.85% 78.43% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2527 2728
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
1 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Time Management
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) QA
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) ISEB
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) MCITP
6 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (17.39%) RUP
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) MCSE

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
2 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integrity Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Testing Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
1 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Time Management
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) RUP
6 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
6 3 (13.04%) Security Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCITP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) VCAP
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISA
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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