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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 113 144 116
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 75 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 1.05% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.25% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 42
Average salary £49,500 £46,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% -9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £77,400
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
3362 3439 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.87% 84.21% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 2776 2590
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,513 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bolton +16 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Altrincham -1 2 £38,500 -16.30%
Sale - 2 £19,250 -
Salford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 47 (35.61%) ITIL
2 43 (32.58%) Finance
3 39 (29.55%) CISSP
4 37 (28.03%) Risk Management
5 35 (26.52%) Firewall
6 34 (25.76%) Degree
7 26 (19.70%) Management Information System
7 26 (19.70%) Project Management
8 25 (18.94%) Service Management
8 25 (18.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 24 (18.18%) CISA
10 22 (16.67%) Cyber Security
11 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (14.39%) CISM
12 19 (14.39%) Security Management
12 19 (14.39%) Change Management
12 19 (14.39%) Banking
13 17 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
14 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2
14 15 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (11.36%) PCI DSS
15 14 (10.61%) Risk Analysis
15 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (9.09%) Retail
17 11 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 11 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (8.33%) Network Security
17 11 (8.33%) MS Office
17 11 (8.33%) N-Tier

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Office
2 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.52%) Firewall
2 11 (8.33%) Network Security
3 9 (6.82%) VPN
4 6 (4.55%) LAN
4 6 (4.55%) VoIP
5 5 (3.79%) WAN
5 5 (3.79%) DHCP
5 5 (3.79%) DNS
5 5 (3.79%) SSL
6 4 (3.03%) SAN
6 4 (3.03%) Internet
6 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.03%) VLAN
7 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.27%) NAS
8 2 (1.52%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.52%) Broadband
8 2 (1.52%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.52%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) AppScan
2 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (32.58%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Banking
3 12 (9.09%) Retail
4 11 (8.33%) Legal
5 6 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (16.67%) Analyst
2 18 (13.64%) Security Manager
3 15 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.85%) Graduate
5 12 (9.09%) Architect
5 12 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 11 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
6 11 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) Consultant
7 10 (7.58%) Security Officer
8 8 (6.06%) IT Security Architect
8 8 (6.06%) IT Architect
9 7 (5.30%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Information Security Officer
9 7 (5.30%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Information Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
11 5 (3.79%) Compliance Manager
11 5 (3.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) Middleware
2 1 (0.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.52%) PMI
7 2 (1.52%) GIS
7 2 (1.52%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) RMADS
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.76%) FMCG
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) CESG
8 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) ITIL
2 37 (28.03%) Risk Management
3 26 (19.70%) Project Management
4 25 (18.94%) Service Management
5 22 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (14.39%) Change Management
7 19 (14.39%) Security Management
8 17 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2
10 14 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (10.61%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (7.58%) Business Continuity
13 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.06%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (29.55%) CISSP
2 34 (25.76%) Degree
3 24 (18.18%) CISA
4 19 (14.39%) CISM
5 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.55%) CCNA
8 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.52%) ISACA
9 2 (1.52%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.52%) CCNP
9 2 (1.52%) MCSE
9 2 (1.52%) MCSA
9 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.52%) GIAC
9 2 (1.52%) GCIA
10 1 (0.76%) GCIH
10 1 (0.76%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.79%) QA
5 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.27%) SLA
6 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.52%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Nessus
2 2 (1.52%) Nmap
2 2 (1.52%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.76%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.55%) IBM
3 4 (3.03%) HP
3 4 (3.03%) Dell
3 4 (3.03%) Citrix
3 4 (3.03%) VMware
4 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco
5 2 (1.52%) EMC
5 2 (1.52%) AppSense
5 2 (1.52%) Avaya
5 2 (1.52%) Juniper
5 2 (1.52%) Nokia
5 2 (1.52%) Brocade
5 2 (1.52%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.76%) Splunk
6 1 (0.76%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago