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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 177 186 181
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.050% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.052% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £36,493 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.71% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,486 £31,000 £29,648
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £31,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
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
3532 3826 3921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.59% 94.89% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3187 3381
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Officer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Security Officer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) BCP
4 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Legal
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) BCP
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory