The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 154 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 32 50 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.22% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.55% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 10
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 £31,000 -
Salford -2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (46.75%) Management Information System
3 32 (41.56%) Degree
4 27 (35.06%) Project Management
5 25 (32.47%) Finance
6 23 (29.87%) ITIL
6 23 (29.87%) CISSP
7 22 (28.57%) Security Management
7 22 (28.57%) Information Security Management
8 20 (25.97%) CISM
8 20 (25.97%) ISMS
9 18 (23.38%) PCI DSS
9 18 (23.38%) Quality Management
9 18 (23.38%) CISA
9 18 (23.38%) PRINCE2
9 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
9 18 (23.38%) MS Project
9 18 (23.38%) Business Transformation
10 14 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 14 (18.18%) Time Management
11 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
12 12 (15.58%) Firewall
13 11 (14.29%) QA
13 11 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (10.39%) PKI
14 8 (10.39%) Data Security
14 8 (10.39%) Java
15 7 (9.09%) Business Development
16 6 (7.79%) SQL
16 6 (7.79%) Legal

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (2.60%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.60%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
1 18 (23.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.19%) Network Security
4 3 (3.90%) HTTP
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) LDAP
6 1 (1.30%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.60%) Hudson
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 5 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Consultant
2 25 (32.47%) Security Consultant
3 18 (23.38%) PMO Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Security Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Information Manager
6 5 (6.49%) DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Graduate
6 5 (6.49%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Principal Security Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Information Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) IT Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) JSP
2 1 (1.30%) Servlets
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.39%) PKI
3 4 (5.19%) CESG
3 4 (5.19%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.90%) RMADS
4 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Project Management
2 23 (29.87%) ITIL
3 22 (28.57%) Security Management
3 22 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 20 (25.97%) ISMS
5 18 (23.38%) Quality Management
5 18 (23.38%) PRINCE2
5 18 (23.38%) Business Transformation
6 14 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 14 (18.18%) Time Management
7 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Data Security
10 7 (9.09%) Business Development
11 5 (6.49%) Identity Management
12 4 (5.19%) Information Assurance
13 3 (3.90%) Cyber Security
13 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.90%) Resource Management
13 3 (3.90%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) Java
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) C
4 1 (1.30%) C++
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Degree
2 23 (29.87%) CISSP
3 20 (25.97%) CISM
4 18 (23.38%) CISA
5 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (23.38%) PCI DSS
3 11 (14.29%) QA
4 5 (6.49%) COBIT
4 5 (6.49%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) CORE IMPACT
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) Imperva
3 3 (3.90%) CA
4 2 (2.60%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) Intel
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
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