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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 83 86 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +42
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 129 105 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.45% 2.92% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.24% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 103 75 67
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3348 3241 3678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.61% 90.13% 86.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2937 2662 3136
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 £60,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Wigan -6 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Altrincham - 2 £32,500 -
Oldham - 2 £38,250 -
Salford -4 1 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Bolton -5 1 £37,500 -11.24%
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 110 (48.25%) CISSP
2 92 (40.35%) Degree
3 81 (35.53%) CISM
4 71 (31.14%) PCI DSS
5 70 (30.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (23.25%) Security Cleared
7 48 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (20.61%) C
8 47 (20.61%) Time Management
9 46 (20.18%) DV Cleared
9 46 (20.18%) VMware
10 45 (19.74%) Scrum
10 45 (19.74%) Management Information System
11 43 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (17.98%) DevOps
12 41 (17.98%) Security Operations
13 38 (16.67%) Finance
14 36 (15.79%) ITIL
15 34 (14.91%) Network Security
15 34 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
16 33 (14.47%) Military
17 31 (13.60%) Risk Management
17 31 (13.60%) Security Management
17 31 (13.60%) Security Architecture
18 30 (13.16%) Java
19 28 (12.28%) Analytics
19 28 (12.28%) SDLC
20 27 (11.84%) Hyper-V
20 27 (11.84%) C#
20 27 (11.84%) Penetration Testing

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 24 (10.53%) IIS
2 21 (9.21%) Apache Pig
2 21 (9.21%) Apache Spark
2 21 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (6.14%) Confluence
4 5 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.91%) Network Security
2 26 (11.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (8.33%) Firewall
4 8 (3.51%) DHCP
4 8 (3.51%) DNS
5 5 (2.19%) SAN
6 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.75%) Skype
6 4 (1.75%) VLAN
7 2 (0.88%) Internet
7 2 (0.88%) Junos
7 2 (0.88%) MPLS
7 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
8 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.53%) MySQL
2 21 (9.21%) Apache Hive
2 21 (9.21%) Big Data
2 21 (9.21%) Hadoop
2 21 (9.21%) MongoDB
3 20 (8.77%) RDBMS
3 20 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (6.14%) JIRA
2 6 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 6 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) sqlmap
General
1 38 (16.67%) Finance
2 33 (14.47%) Military
3 18 (7.89%) Legal
4 12 (5.26%) Banking
5 9 (3.95%) Law
6 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.63%) Retail
8 4 (1.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (21.05%) Analyst
2 46 (20.18%) Security Manager
3 36 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 33 (14.47%) Information Security Manager
5 32 (14.04%) Consultant
6 31 (13.60%) Information Manager
7 26 (11.40%) Security Consultant
8 24 (10.53%) Information Analyst
8 24 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (9.65%) Information Security Consultant
10 19 (8.33%) Network Consultant
10 19 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (5.70%) IT Manager
12 12 (5.26%) Architect
12 12 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.39%) Business Analyst
13 10 (4.39%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (4.39%) Senior Network Consultant
13 10 (4.39%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.53%) Spring
2 23 (10.09%) CSS
2 23 (10.09%) Hibernate
2 23 (10.09%) HTML
3 21 (9.21%) Apache Camel
3 21 (9.21%) Java EE
3 21 (9.21%) jQuery
3 21 (9.21%) Middleware
4 19 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 19 (8.33%) CSS3
4 19 (8.33%) HTML5
4 19 (8.33%) Node.js
5 7 (3.07%) .NET
5 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.07%) LAMP
6 3 (1.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) Laravel
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.74%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.96%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (8.77%) Visualisation
5 18 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 14 (6.14%) PKI
7 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.95%) User Experience
9 6 (2.63%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.19%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.19%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.19%) NHS
10 5 (2.19%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.32%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.32%) iPad
13 2 (0.88%) Blog
13 2 (0.88%) CESG
14 1 (0.44%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.09%) Linux
2 18 (7.89%) Windows
3 12 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.19%) Unix
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.61%) Time Management
3 45 (19.74%) Scrum
4 41 (17.98%) DevOps
4 41 (17.98%) Security Operations
5 36 (15.79%) ITIL
6 34 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (13.60%) Risk Management
7 31 (13.60%) Security Architecture
7 31 (13.60%) Security Management
8 28 (12.28%) Analytics
8 28 (12.28%) SDLC
9 27 (11.84%) Penetration Testing
10 26 (11.40%) Data Analytics
11 25 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 24 (10.53%) Compliance Management
13 23 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (8.33%) Performance Management
14 19 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
14 19 (8.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.61%) C
2 30 (13.16%) Java
3 27 (11.84%) C#
4 24 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.21%) Perl
5 21 (9.21%) Python
6 17 (7.46%) Ruby
7 12 (5.26%) SQL
8 7 (3.07%) C++
9 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 110 (48.25%) CISSP
2 92 (40.35%) Degree
3 81 (35.53%) CISM
4 53 (23.25%) Security Cleared
5 46 (20.18%) DV Cleared
6 20 (8.77%) IISP
7 19 (8.33%) CISA
8 13 (5.70%) CEH
9 11 (4.82%) CISMP
10 10 (4.39%) SANS
11 9 (3.95%) ISACA
11 9 (3.95%) Postgraduate
12 7 (3.07%) CHFI
12 7 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.63%) CCNP
13 6 (2.63%) MCSE
14 5 (2.19%) CRISC
14 5 (2.19%) ISSAP
14 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (31.14%) PCI DSS
2 70 (30.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.51%) COBIT
5 5 (2.19%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.88%) GPG13
7 1 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.44%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 43 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.84%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.19%) WSUS
2 4 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.75%) HP SIM
2 4 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 46 (20.18%) VMware
2 25 (10.96%) Oracle
3 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 19 (8.33%) Splunk
5 15 (6.58%) Citrix
6 14 (6.14%) Cisco
7 6 (2.63%) Sophos
8 5 (2.19%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.19%) Symantec
9 4 (1.75%) Dell
9 4 (1.75%) GFI Software
9 4 (1.75%) HP
9 4 (1.75%) Intel
9 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.32%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.88%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.88%) Juniper
11 2 (0.88%) SAP
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