The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 173 181 182
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 16 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.097% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.12% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £49,000 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3235 3231 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.85% 78.59% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 2773 2578
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Assurance
North West

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 25 July 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Manchester

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (47.62%) Software Testing
1 10 (47.62%) Security Testing
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Time Management
4 6 (28.57%) QA
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) RUP
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (14.29%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 3 (14.29%) Security Management
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) AS400
8 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
8 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 2 (9.52%) Validation

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
1 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integrity Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Testing Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
1 10 (47.62%) Security Testing
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Time Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) RUP
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) VCAP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) CIPD
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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