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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 96 126 148
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 83 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.43% 1.71% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.94% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75 37 35
Median salary £57,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.24% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,400 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
3015 2894 3300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.13% 88.20% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2374 2706
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Stockport - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bolton +7 4 £52,500 +34.61%
Salford +7 1 £85,000 +104.81% 4
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 69 (32.24%) CISSP
2 61 (28.50%) Security Management
3 58 (27.10%) CISM
4 54 (25.23%) Risk Management
5 53 (24.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (21.03%) Finance
7 44 (20.56%) Management Information System
8 43 (20.09%) Penetration Testing
8 43 (20.09%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (19.63%) SIEM
10 41 (19.16%) Firewall
10 41 (19.16%) Windows
11 33 (15.42%) PCI DSS
12 32 (14.95%) Network Security
13 30 (14.02%) ITIL
13 30 (14.02%) Unix
13 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
14 28 (13.08%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (12.62%) Banking
15 27 (12.62%) Security Operations
16 23 (10.75%) TCP/IP
16 23 (10.75%) Information Security Management
17 22 (10.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 21 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (9.35%) Degree
19 20 (9.35%) Linux
19 20 (9.35%) Security Testing
19 20 (9.35%) Security Architecture
20 19 (8.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 18 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis

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 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.87%) GitHub
2 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.40%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.16%) Firewall
2 32 (14.95%) Network Security
3 23 (10.75%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.48%) Wireless
5 11 (5.14%) DNS
5 11 (5.14%) VLAN
6 10 (4.67%) DHCP
6 10 (4.67%) Junos
6 10 (4.67%) MPLS
7 8 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.27%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.87%) LAN
9 4 (1.87%) VoIP
9 4 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.40%) Internet
10 3 (1.40%) PABX
10 3 (1.40%) SAN
10 3 (1.40%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) sqlmap
2 2 (0.93%) GitLab
2 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 45 (21.03%) Finance
2 27 (12.62%) Banking
3 15 (7.01%) Legal
4 8 (3.74%) Marketing
4 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.87%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (24.30%) Analyst
2 36 (16.82%) Security Analyst
3 32 (14.95%) Consultant
3 32 (14.95%) Security Consultant
4 25 (11.68%) Security Manager
5 21 (9.81%) Security Specialist
6 16 (7.48%) Architect
6 16 (7.48%) IT Analyst
6 16 (7.48%) IT Security Analyst
6 16 (7.48%) Tester
7 15 (7.01%) IT Security Specialist
8 14 (6.54%) Applications Tester
8 14 (6.54%) Information Analyst
8 14 (6.54%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (6.54%) Penetration Tester
8 14 (6.54%) SOC Analyst
9 13 (6.07%) Security Tester
10 12 (5.61%) IT Manager
10 12 (5.61%) Security Architect
11 11 (5.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.54%) .NET
2 12 (5.61%) Web Services
3 9 (4.21%) Middleware
4 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) OAuth
5 1 (0.47%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) SAML
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.56%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.61%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (5.14%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.27%) iPad
5 6 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.34%) PKI
7 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.87%) Social Media
8 3 (1.40%) Blog
8 3 (1.40%) CESG
8 3 (1.40%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.93%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.16%) Windows
2 30 (14.02%) Unix
3 20 (9.35%) Linux
4 14 (6.54%) Android
5 11 (5.14%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.50%) Security Management
2 54 (25.23%) Risk Management
3 43 (20.09%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (20.09%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (19.63%) SIEM
5 30 (14.02%) ITIL
6 28 (13.08%) Risk Assessment
7 27 (12.62%) Security Operations
8 23 (10.75%) Information Security Management
9 22 (10.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 21 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (9.35%) Security Architecture
11 20 (9.35%) Security Testing
12 19 (8.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (7.94%) Change Management
15 14 (6.54%) Digital Forensics
15 14 (6.54%) Ethical Hacking
15 14 (6.54%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.54%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.21%) SQL
2 8 (3.74%) Java
3 7 (3.27%) C#
4 6 (2.80%) PHP
4 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.40%) Python
6 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.93%) C++
6 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (32.24%) CISSP
2 58 (27.10%) CISM
3 20 (9.35%) Degree
4 17 (7.94%) CEH
4 17 (7.94%) GCIH
5 11 (5.14%) SANS
5 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.21%) GIAC
6 9 (4.21%) OSCP
7 7 (3.27%) CISA
7 7 (3.27%) EC-Council LPT
8 6 (2.80%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.80%) CHFI
8 6 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.80%) ECSA
8 6 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (2.80%) RHCE
9 5 (2.34%) CISMP
9 5 (2.34%) CREST Certified
9 5 (2.34%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (24.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (15.42%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 8 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.80%) COBIT
6 5 (2.34%) ISO22301
7 4 (1.87%) ISO27002
8 3 (1.40%) SLA
9 2 (0.93%) COSO
9 2 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.93%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.47%) QA
10 1 (0.47%) Val IT
System Software
1 14 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Nessus
1 3 (1.40%) Nmap
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) yum
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.01%) CheckPoint
3 14 (6.54%) Cisco
4 10 (4.67%) Intel Security
4 10 (4.67%) Juniper
5 9 (4.21%) VMware
6 8 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.34%) SAP
8 3 (1.40%) Computacenter
8 3 (1.40%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.40%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.40%) Sophos
8 3 (1.40%) Symantec
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.47%) Avaya
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Dell
10 1 (0.47%) EMC
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.47%) Nokia
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