The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 103 124 152
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 105 71 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 1.83% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.03% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 94 55 40
Median salary £54,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £62,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Information Security
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
3400 3489 3566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.83% 89.85% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 2888 2954
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Manchester

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Manchester

Information Security
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 3 £34,000 -
Wigan - 3 £36,750 -
Bolton -9 2 £52,500 +14.13% 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 84 (45.41%) CISSP
2 61 (32.97%) PCI DSS
3 57 (30.81%) CISM
4 52 (28.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (23.78%) Cybersecurity
6 43 (23.24%) Degree
6 43 (23.24%) Finance
7 38 (20.54%) Penetration Testing
8 29 (15.68%) Management Information System
9 26 (14.05%) SIEM
10 25 (13.51%) Security Architecture
10 25 (13.51%) Risk Management
10 25 (13.51%) Security Management
10 25 (13.51%) Firewall
11 24 (12.97%) Network Security
12 22 (11.89%) ITIL
13 21 (11.35%) Security Operations
14 20 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (9.73%) Data Loss Prevention
16 17 (9.19%) Data Centre
16 17 (9.19%) Windows
16 17 (9.19%) VMware
16 17 (9.19%) Information Security Management
17 16 (8.65%) Business Continuity
17 16 (8.65%) Legal
17 16 (8.65%) .NET
17 16 (8.65%) Microsoft
17 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.11%) IIS
2 4 (2.16%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.16%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) MS Project
2 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.51%) Firewall
2 24 (12.97%) Network Security
3 20 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (5.95%) DHCP
4 11 (5.95%) DNS
5 9 (4.86%) HTTPS
5 9 (4.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.32%) Junos
6 8 (4.32%) MPLS
6 8 (4.32%) VLAN
7 5 (2.70%) SAN
8 3 (1.62%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.54%) Internet
9 1 (0.54%) SMTP
9 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) MySQL
3 4 (2.16%) Apache Hive
3 4 (2.16%) Big Data
3 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) Looker
Development Applications
1 4 (2.16%) sqlmap
2 2 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.54%) GitLab
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) MSI
3 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 43 (23.24%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Legal
3 9 (4.86%) Banking
4 8 (4.32%) Law
5 7 (3.78%) Retail
6 5 (2.70%) Marketing
6 5 (2.70%) Military
6 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (22.70%) Analyst
2 39 (21.08%) Security Analyst
3 38 (20.54%) Security Manager
4 27 (14.59%) Consultant
4 27 (14.59%) Security Consultant
5 25 (13.51%) Information Security Manager
6 23 (12.43%) Information Analyst
6 23 (12.43%) Information Security Analyst
7 20 (10.81%) Information Manager
7 20 (10.81%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (7.57%) Architect
8 14 (7.57%) Security Specialist
9 13 (7.03%) IT Manager
10 12 (6.49%) Security Architect
11 11 (5.95%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (5.95%) Network Consultant
11 11 (5.95%) Network Security Consultant
11 11 (5.95%) Security Engineer
12 10 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
13 8 (4.32%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) .NET
2 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.32%) HTML
4 7 (3.78%) CSS
4 7 (3.78%) Spring
5 6 (3.24%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.24%) jQuery
6 4 (2.16%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.16%) Apache Camel
6 4 (2.16%) CSS3
6 4 (2.16%) HTML5
6 4 (2.16%) Java EE
6 4 (2.16%) Middleware
6 4 (2.16%) Node.js
7 3 (1.62%) J2EE
8 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.68%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.19%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (3.24%) PKI
5 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.62%) CESG
6 3 (1.62%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.62%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.62%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.62%) iPad
6 3 (1.62%) NHS
6 3 (1.62%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.08%) Blog
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.19%) Windows
2 11 (5.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.24%) Linux
4 4 (2.16%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.78%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (20.54%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (14.05%) SIEM
4 25 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 25 (13.51%) Security Architecture
4 25 (13.51%) Security Management
5 22 (11.89%) ITIL
6 21 (11.35%) Security Operations
7 18 (9.73%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (9.19%) Information Security Management
9 16 (8.65%) Business Continuity
9 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (8.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (8.11%) Security Testing
11 14 (7.57%) Compliance Management
12 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.57%) Java
1 14 (7.57%) SQL
2 12 (6.49%) C#
3 7 (3.78%) C
3 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.78%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.70%) Python
5 4 (2.16%) Perl
6 3 (1.62%) Ruby
7 2 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (45.41%) CISSP
2 57 (30.81%) CISM
3 43 (23.24%) Degree
4 14 (7.57%) CEH
5 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.95%) CISA
6 11 (5.95%) IISP
7 10 (5.41%) ISACA
7 10 (5.41%) SANS
8 7 (3.78%) CHFI
8 7 (3.78%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.78%) Postgraduate
9 5 (2.70%) MCSE
9 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.16%) CISMP
10 4 (2.16%) OSCE
10 4 (2.16%) OSCP
11 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.62%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (32.97%) PCI DSS
2 52 (28.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (7.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (4.32%) ISO27002
5 6 (3.24%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.08%) COBIT
6 2 (1.08%) SLA
7 1 (0.54%) GPG13
7 1 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.54%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (7.57%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Nessus
1 4 (2.16%) Nmap
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (9.19%) VMware
2 16 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.95%) ArcSight
3 11 (5.95%) Splunk
4 9 (4.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (4.86%) Intel Security
5 8 (4.32%) Citrix
5 8 (4.32%) Juniper
6 7 (3.78%) Cisco
6 7 (3.78%) Oracle
7 3 (1.62%) Intel
7 3 (1.62%) Sophos
8 2 (1.08%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.08%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.08%) Symantec
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
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