The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 175 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.031% 0.025% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.026% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £80,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.90%
Information Security Officer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Officer across the Manchester region.

Information Security Officer Salary Trend in Manchester

Information Security Officer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Information Security Officer in their job title 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 with Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Information Security Officer in their job title 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 with Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001