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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 115 144 134
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 57 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.42% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 41
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £28,175 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £76,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
2753 3171 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.83% 83.10% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2592 2877
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Rochdale - 5 £40,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £41,500 -
Bolton - 2 £38,250 - 2
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (41.53%) CISSP
2 41 (34.75%) ITIL
3 37 (31.36%) Windows
4 29 (24.58%) Linux
5 26 (22.03%) Risk Management
5 26 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (17.80%) Finance
8 20 (16.95%) Project Management
9 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
9 19 (16.10%) Security Architecture
9 19 (16.10%) OSCP
9 19 (16.10%) OSCE
10 18 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
11 17 (14.41%) Degree
12 16 (13.56%) Cyber Security
12 16 (13.56%) Firewall
13 14 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (11.86%) Security Management
13 14 (11.86%) CISA
13 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
14 13 (11.02%) Business Analysis
14 13 (11.02%) Banking
15 12 (10.17%) ISMS
16 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting
17 10 (8.47%) Retail
17 10 (8.47%) Business Continuity
17 10 (8.47%) DNS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.54%) IIS
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Office 365
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 10 (8.47%) DNS
3 8 (6.78%) VoIP
4 7 (5.93%) Network Security
4 7 (5.93%) LAN
4 7 (5.93%) VPN
4 7 (5.93%) SAN
5 6 (5.08%) IPv6
5 6 (5.08%) WAN
5 6 (5.08%) DHCP
5 6 (5.08%) Broadband
6 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.54%) SSL
7 3 (2.54%) Internet
8 2 (1.69%) MPLS
8 2 (1.69%) OSPF
8 2 (1.69%) BGP
8 2 (1.69%) DSLAM
8 2 (1.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) MySQL
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.69%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) AppScan
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Consultant
2 20 (16.95%) Security Consultant
3 19 (16.10%) Tester
3 19 (16.10%) Penetration Tester
4 18 (15.25%) IT Consultant
5 17 (14.41%) IT Security Consultant
6 14 (11.86%) Security Manager
7 13 (11.02%) Analyst
8 12 (10.17%) Information Manager
8 12 (10.17%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.78%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Administrator
10 6 (5.08%) Graduate
10 6 (5.08%) Security Officer
11 5 (4.24%) Security Administrator
11 5 (4.24%) Head of Information Security
11 5 (4.24%) Head of Security
11 5 (4.24%) Junior
12 4 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.69%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.69%) CSS
2 2 (1.69%) HTML
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
2 2 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (0.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.54%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.69%) GIS
4 2 (1.69%) Open Source
4 2 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) CESG
5 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) CMDB
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) RMADS
5 1 (0.85%) EFT
5 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.36%) Windows
2 29 (24.58%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) UNIX
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) ITIL
2 26 (22.03%) Risk Management
2 26 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (16.95%) Project Management
4 19 (16.10%) Security Architecture
5 18 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (13.56%) Cyber Security
7 14 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.86%) Security Management
8 13 (11.02%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.17%) ISMS
10 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting
11 10 (8.47%) Business Continuity
12 9 (7.63%) Information Security Management
12 9 (7.63%) Service Management
13 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.78%) Change Management
14 7 (5.93%) Data Protection
14 7 (5.93%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) Java
2 4 (3.39%) Perl
2 4 (3.39%) Python
3 2 (1.69%) PHP
3 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.69%) C#
3 2 (1.69%) C++
3 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.69%) ABAP
3 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (41.53%) CISSP
2 19 (16.10%) OSCP
2 19 (16.10%) OSCE
3 17 (14.41%) Degree
4 14 (11.86%) CISA
5 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.08%) CISM
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.54%) CCNA
8 2 (1.69%) CCNP
8 2 (1.69%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.69%) CEH
9 1 (0.85%) GCIA
9 1 (0.85%) GCIH
9 1 (0.85%) GCFA
9 1 (0.85%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) CFCE
9 1 (0.85%) CCIE
9 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.78%) QA
4 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.85%) COBIT
5 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Nessus
2 1 (0.85%) Nmap
2 1 (0.85%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) VMware
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco
4 4 (3.39%) Citrix
4 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.54%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) NetApp
5 3 (2.54%) Dell
5 3 (2.54%) TOWER Software
5 3 (2.54%) Wyse
6 2 (1.69%) Juniper
6 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.69%) Splunk
6 2 (1.69%) Tripwire
6 2 (1.69%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.85%) Qualys
7 1 (0.85%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.85%) Lumension
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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ComputaCenter
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: up to £45k dependant on experience, plus company car and excellent ben
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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