The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 185 182 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Specialist
North West

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Specialist
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA