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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 113 135 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 68 52 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 1.30% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.56% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 49
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £71,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -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
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 +14 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Altrincham +3 2 £38,500 -16.30% 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (37.70%) ITIL
2 35 (28.69%) CISSP
2 35 (28.69%) Risk Management
3 31 (25.41%) Finance
4 29 (23.77%) Firewall
5 28 (22.95%) Project Management
6 27 (22.13%) Degree
7 23 (18.85%) Cyber Security
8 21 (17.21%) CISA
8 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (15.57%) Management Information System
11 16 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (13.11%) Banking
12 15 (12.30%) Risk Analysis
12 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
12 15 (12.30%) Change Management
12 15 (12.30%) Service Management
13 13 (10.66%) Business Continuity
13 13 (10.66%) Windows
14 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
14 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
14 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (9.02%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (9.02%) CISM
15 11 (9.02%) N-Tier
15 11 (9.02%) MS Office
15 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Office
2 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.82%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.82%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.82%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) Firewall
2 10 (8.20%) VoIP
3 9 (7.38%) DNS
4 8 (6.56%) Network Security
4 8 (6.56%) SAN
5 7 (5.74%) VPN
6 6 (4.92%) IPv6
6 6 (4.92%) Broadband
7 5 (4.10%) DHCP
7 5 (4.10%) SSL
8 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.28%) LAN
9 3 (2.46%) WAN
9 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.46%) Internet
9 3 (2.46%) NAS
10 2 (1.64%) VLAN
10 2 (1.64%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.64%) Big Data
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) AppScan
1 1 (0.82%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Legal
5 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (17.21%) Analyst
2 14 (11.48%) Security Manager
3 13 (10.66%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.84%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) Security Architect
5 10 (8.20%) Security Officer
5 10 (8.20%) Graduate
5 10 (8.20%) Consultant
5 10 (8.20%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) IT Security Architect
6 8 (6.56%) IT Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Information Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (4.92%) IT Security Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Administrator
8 6 (4.92%) Information Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Junior
9 5 (4.10%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) HTML
1 1 (0.82%) .NET
1 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.82%) CSS
1 1 (0.82%) JSP
1 1 (0.82%) Web Services
1 1 (0.82%) Middleware
1 1 (0.82%) SAP XI
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Basis
1 1 (0.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.02%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.64%) PMI
5 2 (1.64%) GIS
6 1 (0.82%) CMDB
6 1 (0.82%) RMADS
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.82%) CESG
6 1 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.66%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) ITIL
2 35 (28.69%) Risk Management
3 28 (22.95%) Project Management
4 23 (18.85%) Cyber Security
5 16 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.30%) Service Management
6 15 (12.30%) Change Management
6 15 (12.30%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (10.66%) Business Continuity
8 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.02%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (8.20%) Security Management
10 10 (8.20%) Test Scripting
10 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.38%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.82%) Perl
3 1 (0.82%) PHP
3 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.82%) ABAP
3 1 (0.82%) VBA
3 1 (0.82%) Python
3 1 (0.82%) Ruby
3 1 (0.82%) C#
3 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (28.69%) CISSP
2 27 (22.13%) Degree
3 21 (17.21%) CISA
4 11 (9.02%) CISM
5 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.92%) CCNA
7 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.46%) GIAC
7 3 (2.46%) GCIA
8 2 (1.64%) GCIH
8 2 (1.64%) GCFA
8 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.64%) CCNP
8 2 (1.64%) MCSE
8 2 (1.64%) MCSA
8 2 (1.64%) ISACA
8 2 (1.64%) CFCE
8 2 (1.64%) GREM
8 2 (1.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.56%) QA
4 4 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.64%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.82%) SLA
7 1 (0.82%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) XenApp
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Nessus
2 1 (0.82%) Nmap
2 1 (0.82%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) VMware
3 4 (3.28%) Citrix
4 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.64%) Juniper
5 2 (1.64%) Nokia
5 2 (1.64%) AppSense
5 2 (1.64%) Computacenter
5 2 (1.64%) Brocade
5 2 (1.64%) Dell
5 2 (1.64%) EMC
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) Splunk
6 1 (0.82%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) HP
6 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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