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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 102 129 150
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 82 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.35% 1.61% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.82% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71 46 38
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £29,075
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £69,000 £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
3096 2960 3414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.86% 88.38% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2653 2472 2778
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -1 6 £52,500 +28.83% 1
Stockport - 5 £40,000 -
Wigan - 2 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 63 (32.98%) CISSP
2 58 (30.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (26.70%) Security Management
4 48 (25.13%) CISM
5 45 (23.56%) Cybersecurity
6 43 (22.51%) Penetration Testing
7 42 (21.99%) Risk Management
8 40 (20.94%) Finance
9 39 (20.42%) Firewall
10 36 (18.85%) Management Information System
10 36 (18.85%) PCI DSS
11 31 (16.23%) SIEM
11 31 (16.23%) Windows
12 30 (15.71%) Network Security
13 27 (14.14%) ITIL
13 27 (14.14%) Risk Assessment
14 23 (12.04%) Degree
14 23 (12.04%) Information Security Management
15 22 (11.52%) Banking
16 21 (10.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 20 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 20 (10.47%) Security Testing
17 20 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (10.47%) TCP/IP
17 20 (10.47%) Microsoft
18 18 (9.42%) Security Architecture
19 17 (8.90%) Change Management
20 16 (8.38%) Ethical Hacking
20 16 (8.38%) Legal
20 16 (8.38%) Unix

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 1 (0.52%) Apache
1 1 (0.52%) IIS
1 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) GitHub
1 4 (2.09%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.42%) Firewall
2 30 (15.71%) Network Security
3 20 (10.47%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.81%) Wireless
5 11 (5.76%) DHCP
5 11 (5.76%) DNS
5 11 (5.76%) Junos
5 11 (5.76%) MPLS
5 11 (5.76%) VLAN
6 9 (4.71%) HTTPS
7 8 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.09%) VoIP
8 4 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.57%) LAN
9 3 (1.57%) PABX
9 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.05%) SSL
11 1 (0.52%) Internet
11 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Looker
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) sqlmap
2 2 (1.05%) GitLab
2 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 40 (20.94%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Banking
3 16 (8.38%) Legal
4 9 (4.71%) Marketing
5 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.09%) Law
6 4 (2.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (23.04%) Analyst
2 36 (18.85%) Security Analyst
3 28 (14.66%) Consultant
3 28 (14.66%) Security Consultant
4 24 (12.57%) Security Manager
5 17 (8.90%) Security Specialist
6 16 (8.38%) Architect
7 15 (7.85%) Information Analyst
7 15 (7.85%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (7.33%) IT Manager
9 13 (6.81%) IT Analyst
9 13 (6.81%) IT Security Analyst
9 13 (6.81%) Tester
10 12 (6.28%) IT Security Specialist
10 12 (6.28%) Security Architect
10 12 (6.28%) Security Officer
11 11 (5.76%) Applications Tester
11 11 (5.76%) Information Security Consultant
11 11 (5.76%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (5.76%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.38%) .NET
2 9 (4.71%) Web Services
3 8 (4.19%) Middleware
4 7 (3.66%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) OAuth
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) SAML
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.85%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.24%) Virtual Team
3 8 (4.19%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.66%) iPad
5 6 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.62%) PKI
6 5 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.09%) Social Media
8 3 (1.57%) Blog
8 3 (1.57%) CESG
8 3 (1.57%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.57%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.05%) NHS
9 2 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Windows
2 16 (8.38%) Unix
3 11 (5.76%) Android
3 11 (5.76%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.70%) Security Management
2 45 (23.56%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (22.51%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (21.99%) Risk Management
5 31 (16.23%) SIEM
6 27 (14.14%) ITIL
6 27 (14.14%) Risk Assessment
7 23 (12.04%) Information Security Management
8 21 (10.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 20 (10.47%) Security Testing
9 20 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (9.42%) Security Architecture
11 17 (8.90%) Change Management
12 16 (8.38%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (7.85%) Business Continuity
14 13 (6.81%) Security Operations
15 12 (6.28%) ISMS
16 11 (5.76%) Data Protection
16 11 (5.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.24%) SQL
2 8 (4.19%) C#
2 8 (4.19%) Java
2 8 (4.19%) VB.NET
3 5 (2.62%) PHP
4 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.05%) Python
4 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.52%) C++
5 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (32.98%) CISSP
2 48 (25.13%) CISM
3 23 (12.04%) Degree
4 13 (6.81%) CEH
5 11 (5.76%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.71%) OSCP
7 8 (4.19%) CISA
7 8 (4.19%) GCIH
8 7 (3.66%) EC-Council LPT
9 6 (3.14%) A+ Certification
9 6 (3.14%) CHFI
9 6 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.14%) ECSA
9 6 (3.14%) ISACA
9 6 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (3.14%) RHCE
9 6 (3.14%) SANS
10 5 (2.62%) CISMP
10 5 (2.62%) CREST Certified
10 5 (2.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (30.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (18.85%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (3.66%) ISO27002
6 6 (3.14%) COBIT
6 6 (3.14%) ISO22301
7 4 (2.09%) SLA
8 2 (1.05%) COSO
8 2 (1.05%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (1.05%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.52%) QA
9 1 (0.52%) Val IT
System Software
1 13 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Nessus
1 3 (1.57%) Nmap
2 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.85%) CheckPoint
2 15 (7.85%) Cisco
3 11 (5.76%) Intel Security
3 11 (5.76%) Juniper
4 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.66%) VMware
5 5 (2.62%) SAP
5 5 (2.62%) Sophos
6 4 (2.09%) MobileIron
6 4 (2.09%) ScanSafe
6 4 (2.09%) Symantec
7 2 (1.05%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle
8 1 (0.52%) Avaya
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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