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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 169 168 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 13 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £62,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +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
2922 3225 3471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.65% 81.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2616 3016
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (70.73%) Security Testing
2 25 (60.98%) Software Testing
3 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
3 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 14 (34.15%) FATCA
4 13 (31.71%) ISEB
5 11 (26.83%) Finance
6 9 (21.95%) Degree
7 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
9 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.20%) Coaching
10 5 (12.20%) Network Management
10 5 (12.20%) JSP 440
10 5 (12.20%) IT Governance
10 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
10 5 (12.20%) Legal
10 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.76%) LAN
11 4 (9.76%) Windows
11 4 (9.76%) JSON
12 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (7.32%) MCITP
12 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
12 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) VoIP
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) AppScan
General
1 14 (34.15%) Banking
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
1 8 (19.51%) Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Sales Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Account Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Support Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Account Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
3 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) JSON
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
3 2 (4.88%) REST
3 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) Laravel
4 1 (2.44%) Symfony
4 1 (2.44%) JSP
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.44%) SCADA
4 1 (2.44%) RMADS
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Security Testing
2 25 (60.98%) Software Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
3 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
4 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 5 (12.20%) IT Governance
5 5 (12.20%) Network Management
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) OOP
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.88%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C++
1 3 (7.32%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
2 13 (31.71%) ISEB
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) MCITP
4 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) QiCA
5 2 (4.88%) CISMP
5 2 (4.88%) CISA
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CRISC
5 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) FATCA
2 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.20%) JSP 440
4 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.32%) SLA
5 2 (4.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
1 1 (2.44%) Nmap
1 1 (2.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Rapid7
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
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