The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 177 181 185
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.098% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £48,250 £55,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.27% +35.80%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%
Security Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3693 3868 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.92% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 3236 3432
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Information Security
2 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) CISSP
6 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
6 8 (29.63%) Security Management
6 8 (29.63%) ISMS
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Legal
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL
10 2 (7.41%) CCNP
10 2 (7.41%) CCNA
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (7.41%) Retail
10 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) QA
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security
10 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
10 2 (7.41%) Coaching

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Informatics
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
2 8 (29.63%) Security Management
2 8 (29.63%) ISMS
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.70%) Product Management
7 1 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.70%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) ArcSight