The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 184 182 173
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 2 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.052% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
ISMS
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
3365 3414 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.68% 83.94% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2818 2745 2631
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISMS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISMS across the Manchester region.

ISMS Salary Trend in Manchester

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
4 5 (55.56%) Security Management
4 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 5 (55.56%) SIEM
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Splunk
7 2 (22.22%) Big Data
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) ISO 14001
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) CISSP
7 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
7 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) Legal
8 1 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) Citrix

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ISMS 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 ISMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
3 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 14001
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds