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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 154 181 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 18 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
2753 3171 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.83% 83.10% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2592 2877
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Manchester

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (64.86%) Security Testing
2 23 (62.16%) Software Testing
3 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
3 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 14 (37.84%) FATCA
4 12 (32.43%) ISEB
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
6 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (18.92%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) Aerospace
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.51%) Coaching
9 5 (13.51%) JSP 440
9 5 (13.51%) Network Management
9 5 (13.51%) JSON
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (10.81%) Python
10 4 (10.81%) MySQL
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.81%) C++
10 4 (10.81%) XML
10 4 (10.81%) OOP
11 3 (8.11%) CISSP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) WLAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) AppScan
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Support Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Account Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Sales Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Support Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Account Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Information Governance Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) JSON
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) Symfony
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Laravel
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Security Testing
2 23 (62.16%) Software Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Network Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
8 1 (2.70%) OO
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Python
1 4 (10.81%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 12 (32.43%) ISEB
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CRISC
5 2 (5.41%) CISMP
5 2 (5.41%) QiCA
5 2 (5.41%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) FATCA
2 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.51%) JSP 440
4 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.41%) COBIT
5 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) Nmap
1 1 (2.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Rapid7
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