The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 176 - 175
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Average salary £52,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
Security Officer
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Officer Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CISA
5 3 (30.00%) CISM
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CISA
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001