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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Manchester
Rank 104 64 134
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +70
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 98 131 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.57% 4.00% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 4.41% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 53
Median salary £43,000 £55,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.17% +16.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
3490 2973 3372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.43% 90.70% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 2431 2844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Salford - 5 £37,747 - 2
Altrincham -7 1 £32,500 - 1
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (50.90%) Degree
2 89 (40.09%) CISSP
3 78 (35.14%) C
3 78 (35.14%) Time Management
4 77 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (32.88%) Security Cleared
6 70 (31.53%) Scrum
6 70 (31.53%) VMware
7 69 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 69 (31.08%) DevOps
8 65 (29.28%) DV Cleared
9 60 (27.03%) CISM
10 57 (25.68%) Java
10 57 (25.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 56 (25.23%) Hyper-V
11 56 (25.23%) SDLC
12 53 (23.87%) Military
13 49 (22.07%) Analytics
14 48 (21.62%) MySQL
15 46 (20.72%) C#
15 46 (20.72%) JavaScript
16 45 (20.27%) Oracle
16 45 (20.27%) Data Analytics
17 44 (19.82%) Relational Database
18 43 (19.37%) Apache Camel
18 43 (19.37%) Apache Pig
18 43 (19.37%) Elasticsearch
18 43 (19.37%) Apache Spark
18 43 (19.37%) Hadoop
18 43 (19.37%) PCI DSS

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 43 (19.37%) Apache Pig
1 43 (19.37%) Apache Spark
1 43 (19.37%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (8.11%) IIS
3 14 (6.31%) Confluence
4 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.80%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.12%) Network Security
2 28 (12.61%) Firewall
3 18 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.60%) DNS
5 7 (3.15%) DHCP
6 5 (2.25%) VLAN
6 5 (2.25%) WAN
7 4 (1.80%) Internet
7 4 (1.80%) Skype
8 3 (1.35%) HTTP
8 3 (1.35%) LAN
8 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.90%) MPLS
9 2 (0.90%) VoIP
9 2 (0.90%) VPN
9 2 (0.90%) WLAN
10 1 (0.45%) BGP
10 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.45%) IPsec
10 1 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.62%) MySQL
2 44 (19.82%) Relational Database
3 43 (19.37%) Apache Hive
3 43 (19.37%) Big Data
3 43 (19.37%) Hadoop
3 43 (19.37%) MongoDB
4 42 (18.92%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.31%) JIRA
2 12 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 12 (5.41%) Selenium
3 8 (3.60%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (23.87%) Military
2 26 (11.71%) Finance
3 19 (8.56%) Banking
4 13 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.05%) Legal
6 7 (3.15%) Law
7 5 (2.25%) Retail
8 4 (1.80%) Back Office
9 3 (1.35%) Advertising
9 3 (1.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.67%) Analyst
2 28 (12.61%) Consultant
2 28 (12.61%) Developer
3 27 (12.16%) Security Analyst
4 21 (9.46%) Security Manager
5 20 (9.01%) Architect
6 19 (8.56%) Information Manager
6 19 (8.56%) Software Engineer
7 18 (8.11%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.21%) Information Security Manager
8 16 (7.21%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.21%) Java Software Developer
8 16 (7.21%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.76%) Information Analyst
9 15 (6.76%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (6.76%) Information Security Consultant
9 15 (6.76%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.31%) Network Consultant
10 14 (6.31%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (5.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.37%) Apache Camel
1 43 (19.37%) Hibernate
1 43 (19.37%) Java EE
1 43 (19.37%) Spring
2 42 (18.92%) CSS
2 42 (18.92%) HTML
2 42 (18.92%) Middleware
3 39 (17.57%) jQuery
4 38 (17.12%) HTML5
5 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 37 (16.67%) CSS3
5 37 (16.67%) Node.js
6 20 (9.01%) LAMP
7 5 (2.25%) Laravel
7 5 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (1.80%) .NET
8 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.90%) Ajax
9 2 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.02%) Management Information System
2 30 (13.51%) PKI
3 28 (12.61%) Computer Science
4 23 (10.36%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (9.01%) Data Centre
6 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.05%) iPad
7 9 (4.05%) User Experience
8 8 (3.60%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (3.15%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (3.15%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.35%) NHS
11 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.45%) CCTV
13 1 (0.45%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.92%) Linux
2 18 (8.11%) Windows
3 12 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.60%) Unix
5 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.14%) Time Management
2 77 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (31.53%) Scrum
4 69 (31.08%) DevOps
5 56 (25.23%) SDLC
6 49 (22.07%) Analytics
7 45 (20.27%) Data Analytics
8 42 (18.92%) Security Operations
8 42 (18.92%) Visualisation
9 37 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 34 (15.32%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (15.32%) ITIL
11 29 (13.06%) Security Management
12 28 (12.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (11.26%) Risk Management
13 25 (11.26%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (8.56%) Security Architecture
15 18 (8.11%) Incident Management
15 18 (8.11%) Security Monitoring
16 17 (7.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.14%) C
2 57 (25.68%) Java
3 46 (20.72%) C#
3 46 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 43 (19.37%) Perl
4 43 (19.37%) Python
5 38 (17.12%) Ruby
6 13 (5.86%) C++
7 10 (4.50%) PHP
8 8 (3.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (50.90%) Degree
2 89 (40.09%) CISSP
3 73 (32.88%) Security Cleared
4 65 (29.28%) DV Cleared
5 60 (27.03%) CISM
6 22 (9.91%) CISA
7 15 (6.76%) IISP
8 13 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.95%) CISMP
10 9 (4.05%) CCNP
11 8 (3.60%) CRISC
12 6 (2.70%) CEH
12 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.80%) ISSAP
14 3 (1.35%) CLAS
14 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.35%) Postgraduate
14 3 (1.35%) SANS
15 2 (0.90%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (25.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (19.37%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (4.95%) COBIT
5 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 2 (0.90%) GPG13
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (25.23%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) NDS
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) WSUS
2 4 (1.80%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.80%) HP SIM
2 4 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.90%) Nessus
3 2 (0.90%) Nexpose
3 2 (0.90%) Nmap
3 2 (0.90%) QRadar
4 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 70 (31.53%) VMware
2 45 (20.27%) Oracle
3 19 (8.56%) Cisco
4 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.66%) ArcSight
6 16 (7.21%) Splunk
7 13 (5.86%) Citrix
8 5 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.80%) Dell
9 4 (1.80%) GFI Software
9 4 (1.80%) HP
9 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.80%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.80%) Sophos
9 4 (1.80%) Symantec
10 3 (1.35%) Intel
10 3 (1.35%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.35%) Juniper
10 3 (1.35%) Palo Alto
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