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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 117 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 61 50 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.27% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.54% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 51
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £77,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
2887 3248 3467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.10% 82.73% 81.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 2625 3014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +10 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Altrincham +6 1 £38,500 -16.30% 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Information Security also 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 that cited Information Security.

1 44 (36.97%) ITIL
2 37 (31.09%) CISSP
3 32 (26.89%) Risk Management
4 27 (22.69%) Firewall
5 25 (21.01%) Finance
5 25 (21.01%) Project Management
6 23 (19.33%) Degree
7 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
8 20 (16.81%) Windows
9 19 (15.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (15.97%) Cyber Security
10 18 (15.13%) CISA
11 17 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (12.61%) PCI DSS
14 14 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
14 14 (11.76%) Banking
14 14 (11.76%) Change Management
14 14 (11.76%) Linux
15 13 (10.92%) Business Analysis
16 12 (10.08%) Penetration Testing
17 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity
17 11 (9.24%) Service Management
17 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (8.40%) N-Tier
18 10 (8.40%) MS Office
18 10 (8.40%) Retail
18 10 (8.40%) Test Scripting

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Information Security also 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 that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.52%) IIS
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Office
2 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.69%) Firewall
2 9 (7.56%) DNS
2 9 (7.56%) SAN
3 8 (6.72%) VoIP
4 7 (5.88%) VPN
5 6 (5.04%) Broadband
5 6 (5.04%) IPv6
6 5 (4.20%) LAN
6 5 (4.20%) DHCP
6 5 (4.20%) Network Security
7 4 (3.36%) WAN
7 4 (3.36%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.52%) Internet
8 3 (2.52%) SSL
8 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.68%) LLU
9 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.68%) NAS
9 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) MySQL
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.68%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.68%) Big Data
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.84%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) AppScan
General
1 25 (21.01%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Analyst
2 15 (12.61%) Consultant
3 11 (9.24%) Architect
3 11 (9.24%) Security Architect
3 11 (9.24%) Security Manager
4 10 (8.40%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.40%) Security Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Graduate
6 7 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Security Officer
6 7 (5.88%) IT Architect
7 6 (5.04%) IT Security Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Junior
7 6 (5.04%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (4.20%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (4.20%) Tester
8 5 (4.20%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) HTML
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
1 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.68%) CSS
1 2 (1.68%) X-Windows
1 2 (1.68%) SAP XI
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.68%) jQuery
2 1 (0.84%) JSP
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.40%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.68%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) RMADS
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.84%) FMCG
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.84%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.84%) GIS
7 1 (0.84%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.84%) CESG
7 1 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Linux
3 6 (5.04%) UNIX
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) ITIL
2 32 (26.89%) Risk Management
3 25 (21.01%) Project Management
4 19 (15.97%) Cyber Security
5 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (11.76%) Change Management
7 14 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (10.92%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.08%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity
10 11 (9.24%) Service Management
10 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.40%) Test Scripting
11 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
13 7 (5.88%) ISMS
13 7 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Java
2 4 (3.36%) Python
2 4 (3.36%) Perl
3 2 (1.68%) PHP
3 2 (1.68%) Ruby
3 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.68%) C#
3 2 (1.68%) C++
3 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.68%) ABAP
4 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) CISSP
2 23 (19.33%) Degree
3 18 (15.13%) CISA
4 8 (6.72%) CISM
5 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.20%) OSCP
6 5 (4.20%) OSCE
7 4 (3.36%) CCNA
8 3 (2.52%) GIAC
8 3 (2.52%) GCIA
9 2 (1.68%) GCIH
9 2 (1.68%) GCFA
9 2 (1.68%) CEH
9 2 (1.68%) CCNP
9 2 (1.68%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.68%) ISACA
9 2 (1.68%) CFCE
10 1 (0.84%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.61%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.72%) QA
4 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.84%) SLA
6 1 (0.84%) COBIT
6 1 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
3 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Nessus
2 1 (0.84%) Nmap
2 1 (0.84%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) VMware
3 5 (4.20%) Citrix
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco
5 3 (2.52%) Dell
5 3 (2.52%) SAP
5 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.68%) Splunk
6 2 (1.68%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.68%) Computacenter
6 2 (1.68%) Wyse
6 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.68%) Juniper
6 2 (1.68%) NetApp
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) EMC
7 1 (0.84%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) Nokia
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