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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 161 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 15 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.30% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.35% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £39,000 £58,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.75% +78.46%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
2888 3412 3194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.90% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2923 2778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 (72.73%) Security Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Retail
4 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) EPoS
5 8 (24.24%) Information Security
6 7 (21.21%) Compatibility Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) ISEB
7 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Internet
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.15%) ETL
8 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 5 (15.15%) V-Model
8 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Intranet
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) S/MIME
3 2 (6.06%) SMTP
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) DSL
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 3 (9.09%) Firebug
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) MSTest
4 1 (3.03%) AppScan
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Advisor
4 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) JSON
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) EPoS
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (9.09%) W3C
7 2 (6.06%) Clustering
7 2 (6.06%) Statistics
8 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Security Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Information Security
5 7 (21.21%) Compatibility Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) V-Model
7 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Information Governance
8 4 (12.12%) OWASP
8 4 (12.12%) SIEM
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) CEH
4 4 (12.12%) CISM
4 4 (12.12%) CISSP
4 4 (12.12%) GIAC
4 4 (12.12%) SANS
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
1 1 (3.03%) Nexpose
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
1 1 (3.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) Rapid7
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: + benefits (pension, life assurance, company car/allowance etc)
Posted: 17 days ago