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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 140 150 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 55 29 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.78% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.99% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 45
Average salary £46,000 £51,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,500 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3511 2926 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.26% 78.63% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2940 2456 2703
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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
Altrincham - 6 £46,000 -
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £85,000 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (33.96%) ITIL
2 33 (31.13%) Firewall
3 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
4 30 (28.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (27.36%) Windows
6 27 (25.47%) CISSP
7 25 (23.58%) Finance
8 23 (21.70%) Management Information System
9 18 (16.98%) Degree
10 17 (16.04%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (16.04%) PCI DSS
10 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
11 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
11 15 (14.15%) Project Management
11 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
11 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.26%) UNIX
13 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
13 13 (12.26%) SQL
13 13 (12.26%) Cyber Security
14 12 (11.32%) SIEM
14 12 (11.32%) Citrix
14 12 (11.32%) CISM
14 12 (11.32%) Business Continuity
15 11 (10.38%) LDAP
15 11 (10.38%) Linux
15 11 (10.38%) Banking
16 10 (9.43%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Project
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.13%) Firewall
2 11 (10.38%) LDAP
3 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 7 (6.60%) Network Security
4 3 (2.83%) SAN
5 2 (1.89%) DMZ
5 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.89%) VLAN
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.94%) WAN
6 1 (0.94%) DHCP
6 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Legal
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.89%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Security Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) Consultant
4 14 (13.21%) Security Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) Information Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Security Manager
5 10 (9.43%) Head of Security
6 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (8.49%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Head of Information Security
7 8 (7.55%) Administrator
8 6 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Security Administrator
8 6 (5.66%) Security Specialist
9 5 (4.72%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Information Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) XML
2 4 (3.77%) Memcached
3 2 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) REST
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.94%) SAML
4 1 (0.94%) Ajax
4 1 (0.94%) JSON
4 1 (0.94%) jQuery
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.94%) OAuth
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Economics
4 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (0.94%) Online Games
5 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.94%) GIS
5 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.94%) Tandem
5 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.94%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.26%) UNIX
4 11 (10.38%) Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) ITIL
2 17 (16.04%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (14.15%) Project Management
4 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.26%) Cyber Security
6 12 (11.32%) SIEM
6 12 (11.32%) Business Continuity
7 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.43%) ISMS
7 10 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (9.43%) Line Management
8 9 (8.49%) Data Protection
8 9 (8.49%) Security Management
8 9 (8.49%) Business Development
9 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.60%) Security Architecture
10 7 (6.60%) Information Security Management
10 7 (6.60%) Migration
10 7 (6.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) Perl
2 4 (3.77%) PHP
2 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.89%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) CISSP
2 18 (16.98%) Degree
3 12 (11.32%) CISM
4 9 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (7.55%) CISA
5 8 (7.55%) EnCE
6 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.72%) MCSE
8 4 (3.77%) CEH
9 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.83%) MCP
9 3 (2.83%) CCNA
9 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.83%) OSCP
9 3 (2.83%) OSCE
10 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.94%) CCNP
10 1 (0.94%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (16.04%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) Squid
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.77%) Postfix
2 4 (3.77%) Varnish
3 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Nagios
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.77%) Icinga
2 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Citrix
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle
4 4 (3.77%) VMware
4 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.77%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.83%) Cisco
5 3 (2.83%) HP
6 2 (1.89%) CA
6 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.89%) Splunk
7 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.94%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.94%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.94%) Symantec
7 1 (0.94%) Websense
7 1 (0.94%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.94%) TOWER Software
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Berwick Partners - DWF
Salary: bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: Double OTE uncapped
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: + Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita
Salary: car
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago