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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 90 120 140
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 105 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.90% 1.92% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.15% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 89 61 42
Median salary £53,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £69,000 £76,750
UK excluding London median salary £54,555 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +6.52%
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
3198 3214 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.44% 89.60% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2693 2654 2700
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median 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 £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Bolton -9 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Wigan - 4 £18,500 -
Stockport - 3 £40,000 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 73 (37.82%) CISSP
2 59 (30.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (27.98%) PCI DSS
4 52 (26.94%) CISM
5 49 (25.39%) Finance
6 48 (24.87%) Penetration Testing
6 48 (24.87%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (20.73%) Security Management
8 37 (19.17%) Risk Management
9 36 (18.65%) Firewall
10 32 (16.58%) Management Information System
11 31 (16.06%) SIEM
12 29 (15.03%) ITIL
13 27 (13.99%) Degree
14 26 (13.47%) Risk Assessment
15 25 (12.95%) Windows
15 25 (12.95%) Network Security
16 24 (12.44%) Information Security Management
17 21 (10.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 21 (10.88%) Business Continuity
17 21 (10.88%) Legal
18 19 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (9.84%) Security Testing
18 19 (9.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 18 (9.33%) Security Architecture
19 18 (9.33%) Microsoft
19 18 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
20 16 (8.29%) CEH
20 16 (8.29%) Banking
20 16 (8.29%) TCP/IP

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 1 (0.52%) Apache
1 1 (0.52%) IIS
1 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) GitHub
2 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.55%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.65%) Firewall
2 25 (12.95%) Network Security
3 18 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (8.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.70%) DHCP
5 11 (5.70%) DNS
5 11 (5.70%) Junos
5 11 (5.70%) MPLS
5 11 (5.70%) VLAN
6 9 (4.66%) HTTPS
7 8 (4.15%) Wireless
8 4 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.07%) VoIP
8 4 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.55%) LAN
9 3 (1.55%) PABX
9 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.04%) SSL
11 1 (0.52%) SAN
11 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) Looker
2 2 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) sqlmap
2 2 (1.04%) GitLab
2 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 49 (25.39%) Finance
2 21 (10.88%) Legal
3 16 (8.29%) Banking
4 9 (4.66%) Marketing
5 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.07%) Law
6 4 (2.07%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.80%) Analyst
2 41 (21.24%) Security Analyst
3 32 (16.58%) Security Manager
4 24 (12.44%) Consultant
4 24 (12.44%) Security Consultant
5 23 (11.92%) Information Analyst
5 23 (11.92%) Information Security Analyst
6 21 (10.88%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (9.33%) Architect
8 16 (8.29%) Information Manager
9 15 (7.77%) Security Specialist
10 14 (7.25%) Security Architect
11 13 (6.74%) IT Manager
12 12 (6.22%) Information Security Consultant
13 11 (5.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 11 (5.70%) Security Officer
14 10 (5.18%) Information Security Architect
14 10 (5.18%) IT Analyst
14 10 (5.18%) IT Security Analyst
14 10 (5.18%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.29%) .NET
2 8 (4.15%) Middleware
3 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.59%) Web Services
5 3 (1.55%) HTML
6 2 (1.04%) CSS
6 2 (1.04%) J2EE
6 2 (1.04%) Spring
7 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.52%) jQuery
7 1 (0.52%) JSON
7 1 (0.52%) OAuth
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) SAML
7 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.15%) iPad
4 6 (3.11%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.59%) PKI
6 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.07%) Blog
6 4 (2.07%) CESG
6 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.07%) NHS
7 3 (1.55%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.55%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.55%) Social Media
8 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.95%) Windows
2 11 (5.70%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.15%) Android
4 7 (3.63%) Unix
5 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.87%) Cybersecurity
1 48 (24.87%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (20.73%) Security Management
3 37 (19.17%) Risk Management
4 31 (16.06%) SIEM
5 29 (15.03%) ITIL
6 26 (13.47%) Risk Assessment
7 24 (12.44%) Information Security Management
8 21 (10.88%) Business Continuity
8 21 (10.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (9.84%) Security Testing
9 19 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (9.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (9.33%) Security Architecture
11 16 (8.29%) Data Loss Prevention
12 15 (7.77%) Change Management
12 15 (7.77%) ISMS
13 14 (7.25%) Ethical Hacking
14 12 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (6.22%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) SQL
2 10 (5.18%) Java
3 8 (4.15%) C#
3 8 (4.15%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.59%) PHP
5 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.04%) Python
5 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.52%) C++
6 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (37.82%) CISSP
2 52 (26.94%) CISM
3 27 (13.99%) Degree
4 16 (8.29%) CEH
5 13 (6.74%) ISACA
6 11 (5.70%) CHFI
7 10 (5.18%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.66%) OSCP
9 7 (3.63%) CISA
10 6 (3.11%) EC-Council LPT
11 5 (2.59%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.59%) ECSA
11 5 (2.59%) MCSE
11 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (2.59%) RHCE
12 4 (2.07%) CISMP
12 4 (2.07%) OSCE
12 4 (2.07%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (30.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (27.98%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (5.18%) ISO27002
5 6 (3.11%) ISO22301
6 4 (2.07%) COBIT
6 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (2.07%) SLA
7 2 (1.04%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.04%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.52%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) Val IT
System Software
1 13 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Nessus
1 4 (2.07%) Nmap
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.04%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.77%) CheckPoint
3 13 (6.74%) Cisco
4 11 (5.70%) Intel Security
4 11 (5.70%) Juniper
5 6 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.11%) VMware
6 5 (2.59%) SAP
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle
7 4 (2.07%) Sophos
8 3 (1.55%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.55%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.55%) Symantec
9 1 (0.52%) Avaya
9 1 (0.52%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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