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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 100 123 155
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 99 68 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.66% 1.80% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.01% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 83 61 35
Median salary £53,000 £49,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.07% +7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £69,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.95%
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
3341 3375 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.86% 89.40% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2819 2812
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £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 August 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 August 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 -11 4 £51,250 +20.58%
Wigan - 4 £18,500 -
Oldham - 2 £34,000 - 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 77 (43.50%) CISSP
2 58 (32.77%) PCI DSS
3 52 (29.38%) CISM
4 46 (25.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
6 43 (24.29%) Finance
7 41 (23.16%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (18.64%) Degree
9 30 (16.95%) Management Information System
10 29 (16.38%) Risk Management
11 27 (15.25%) Security Management
11 27 (15.25%) SIEM
12 25 (14.12%) Firewall
13 23 (12.99%) ITIL
14 21 (11.86%) Security Architecture
15 20 (11.30%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (11.30%) Network Security
16 18 (10.17%) Business Continuity
16 18 (10.17%) Information Security Management
16 18 (10.17%) Windows
17 17 (9.60%) Risk Assessment
17 17 (9.60%) Legal
17 17 (9.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 17 (9.60%) Data Loss Prevention
18 16 (9.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 16 (9.04%) Security Testing
18 16 (9.04%) .NET
19 15 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 15 (8.47%) Security Operations
20 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder 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 7 (3.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.69%) MS Project
1 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.12%) Firewall
2 20 (11.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (11.30%) Network Security
3 10 (5.65%) DHCP
3 10 (5.65%) DNS
3 10 (5.65%) HTTPS
3 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.08%) Junos
4 9 (5.08%) MPLS
4 9 (5.08%) VLAN
5 5 (2.82%) SAN
6 3 (1.69%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.13%) Internet
7 2 (1.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) SMTP
8 1 (0.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.13%) Looker
2 2 (1.13%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) sqlmap
2 2 (1.13%) GitLab
2 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.13%) MSI
General
1 43 (24.29%) Finance
2 17 (9.60%) Legal
3 10 (5.65%) Banking
4 7 (3.95%) Marketing
5 6 (3.39%) Retail
5 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.82%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (23.73%) Analyst
2 39 (22.03%) Security Analyst
3 35 (19.77%) Security Manager
4 24 (13.56%) Consultant
4 24 (13.56%) Security Consultant
5 23 (12.99%) Information Security Manager
6 21 (11.86%) Information Analyst
6 21 (11.86%) Information Security Analyst
7 18 (10.17%) Architect
8 17 (9.60%) Information Manager
9 16 (9.04%) Information Security Consultant
10 15 (8.47%) Security Architect
11 14 (7.91%) IT Manager
11 14 (7.91%) Security Specialist
12 11 (6.21%) Information Security Architect
12 11 (6.21%) IT Security Manager
13 9 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 9 (5.08%) IT Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.04%) .NET
2 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (1.69%) CSS
4 3 (1.69%) J2EE
4 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 3 (1.69%) Spring
5 2 (1.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.13%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) JSON
6 1 (0.56%) OAuth
6 1 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) SAML
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (2.82%) iPad
5 4 (2.26%) CESG
5 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.26%) PKI
6 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.69%) NHS
7 2 (1.13%) Blog
7 2 (1.13%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.13%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.17%) Windows
2 10 (5.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.26%) Android
3 4 (2.26%) Linux
4 2 (1.13%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (23.16%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (16.38%) Risk Management
4 27 (15.25%) Security Management
4 27 (15.25%) SIEM
5 23 (12.99%) ITIL
6 21 (11.86%) Security Architecture
7 18 (10.17%) Business Continuity
7 18 (10.17%) Information Security Management
8 17 (9.60%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (9.60%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (9.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (9.04%) Security Testing
9 16 (9.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (8.47%) Security Operations
11 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.34%) Internal Audit
13 12 (6.78%) ISMS
14 11 (6.21%) Change Management
14 11 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.91%) SQL
2 10 (5.65%) Java
3 8 (4.52%) C#
3 8 (4.52%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.13%) Python
5 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (43.50%) CISSP
2 52 (29.38%) CISM
3 33 (18.64%) Degree
4 13 (7.34%) CEH
5 10 (5.65%) ISACA
6 9 (5.08%) SANS
7 8 (4.52%) CISA
8 7 (3.95%) Postgraduate
9 6 (3.39%) CHFI
10 5 (2.82%) CISMP
10 5 (2.82%) IISP
10 5 (2.82%) MCSE
10 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.26%) OSCE
11 4 (2.26%) OSCP
12 3 (1.69%) PCI QSA
13 2 (1.13%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (1.13%) ISSAP
13 2 (1.13%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (32.77%) PCI DSS
2 46 (25.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (5.08%) ISO27002
5 6 (3.39%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.69%) COBIT
7 2 (1.13%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.13%) SLA
7 2 (1.13%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.56%) GPG13
8 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.56%) Val IT
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Nessus
1 4 (2.26%) Nmap
2 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.13%) Puppet
2 2 (1.13%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.65%) Intel Security
3 10 (5.65%) VMware
4 9 (5.08%) Juniper
5 6 (3.39%) Cisco
6 5 (2.82%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.82%) Citrix
6 5 (2.82%) Splunk
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle
7 4 (2.26%) Sophos
8 3 (1.69%) Intel
8 3 (1.69%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.69%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.69%) Symantec
9 2 (1.13%) SAP
10 1 (0.56%) IBM
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Training Budget
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous bens
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Posted: 10 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Peninsula
Salary: £50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
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Computer Futures
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