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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 100 134 150
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 91 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.61% 1.44% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.66% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 79 31 25
Median salary £56,250 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.19% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,486 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
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
3087 3074 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.63% 86.71% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2628 2526 2786
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,875 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 6 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 6 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
Bolton - 4 £52,500 - 1
Stockport - 3 £40,000 - 1
Salford +11 1 £85,000 +104.81% 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 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 73 (30.80%) CISSP
2 66 (27.85%) CISM
3 64 (27.00%) Risk Management
4 62 (26.16%) Security Management
4 62 (26.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (24.47%) Management Information System
6 52 (21.94%) Windows
7 49 (20.68%) SIEM
8 45 (18.99%) Finance
9 43 (18.14%) Unix
9 43 (18.14%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (17.30%) Firewall
11 40 (16.88%) ITIL
11 40 (16.88%) Microsoft
12 38 (16.03%) Security Operations
13 37 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (14.77%) Linux
15 33 (13.92%) Network Security
16 32 (13.50%) Risk Assessment
17 30 (12.66%) PCI DSS
18 29 (12.24%) Banking
19 27 (11.39%) Degree
20 24 (10.13%) Security Testing
21 23 (9.70%) TCP/IP
22 22 (9.28%) Security Architecture
23 21 (8.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 21 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
23 21 (8.86%) CEH
23 21 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 20 (8.44%) Incident Management

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 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.69%) GitHub
3 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.27%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.30%) Firewall
2 33 (13.92%) Network Security
3 23 (9.70%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.17%) Wireless
5 12 (5.06%) DNS
6 11 (4.64%) Internet
7 10 (4.22%) VLAN
8 9 (3.80%) DHCP
8 9 (3.80%) Junos
8 9 (3.80%) MPLS
9 7 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.53%) HTTPS
11 5 (2.11%) SAN
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.69%) Intranet
12 4 (1.69%) LAN
12 4 (1.69%) VoIP
12 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.27%) Broadband
13 3 (1.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) GitLab
1 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.84%) MSI
1 2 (0.84%) sqlmap
General
1 45 (18.99%) Finance
2 29 (12.24%) Banking
3 18 (7.59%) Legal
4 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.53%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (25.74%) Analyst
2 38 (16.03%) Security Analyst
3 30 (12.66%) Consultant
3 30 (12.66%) Security Consultant
3 30 (12.66%) Security Manager
4 22 (9.28%) Security Specialist
5 19 (8.02%) SOC Analyst
6 17 (7.17%) Tester
7 15 (6.33%) Penetration Tester
8 14 (5.91%) Applications Tester
8 14 (5.91%) IT Analyst
8 14 (5.91%) IT Manager
8 14 (5.91%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (5.91%) IT Security Specialist
9 13 (5.49%) Information Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) Security Tester
10 12 (5.06%) Architect
10 12 (5.06%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (4.64%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.49%) Web Services
2 10 (4.22%) .NET
3 9 (3.80%) Middleware
4 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) JSON
5 1 (0.42%) OAuth
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) SAML
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.47%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (5.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (5.06%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.53%) iPad
7 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.69%) Social Media
9 3 (1.27%) Blog
9 3 (1.27%) CESG
9 3 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.84%) PKI
10 2 (0.84%) Wiki
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.94%) Windows
2 43 (18.14%) Unix
3 35 (14.77%) Linux
4 14 (5.91%) Android
5 12 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.22%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.27%) Debian
7 3 (1.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.00%) Risk Management
2 62 (26.16%) Security Management
3 49 (20.68%) SIEM
4 43 (18.14%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (16.88%) ITIL
6 38 (16.03%) Security Operations
7 37 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (13.50%) Risk Assessment
9 24 (10.13%) Security Testing
10 22 (9.28%) Security Architecture
11 21 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 21 (8.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 20 (8.44%) Change Management
12 20 (8.44%) Incident Management
13 19 (8.02%) Information Security Management
14 18 (7.59%) Reverse Engineering
15 17 (7.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (6.75%) Vulnerability Management
17 14 (5.91%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.80%) SQL
2 8 (3.38%) C#
2 8 (3.38%) PHP
3 5 (2.11%) Java
3 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.11%) Python
3 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.69%) C++
5 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (30.80%) CISSP
2 66 (27.85%) CISM
3 27 (11.39%) Degree
4 21 (8.86%) CEH
5 19 (8.02%) GCIH
6 18 (7.59%) SANS
7 13 (5.49%) GIAC
7 13 (5.49%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.38%) OSCP
9 7 (2.95%) CISA
9 7 (2.95%) CISMP
9 7 (2.95%) CREST Certified
9 7 (2.95%) EC-Council LPT
9 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.53%) A+ Certification
10 6 (2.53%) CHFI
10 6 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.53%) ECSA
10 6 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (2.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (26.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.66%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.06%) COBIT
3 12 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (4.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.69%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (1.69%) SSAE 16
6 3 (1.27%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.84%) COSO
7 2 (0.84%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.84%) QA
7 2 (0.84%) SLA
8 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.42%) RMADS
8 1 (0.42%) Val IT
System Software
1 15 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) SCOM
2 2 (0.84%) Nessus
2 2 (0.84%) Nmap
2 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.84%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.91%) CheckPoint
2 14 (5.91%) Cisco
3 13 (5.49%) VMware
4 10 (4.22%) Intel Security
4 10 (4.22%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.80%) Juniper
6 5 (2.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.69%) Symantec
8 3 (1.27%) Computacenter
8 3 (1.27%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle
8 3 (1.27%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.27%) Sophos
9 2 (0.84%) Avaya
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix
10 1 (0.42%) Dell
10 1 (0.42%) EMC
10 1 (0.42%) IBM
10 1 (0.42%) Nokia
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 per annum
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £49000 - £54000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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The British Red Cross
Salary: £45k - £47k pa including market supplement
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Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + Bens
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
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