The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 183 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 6 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Median salary £44,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.47% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%

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
3531 3017 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.77% 95.99% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3046 2522 3202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) VLAN
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) ITSM
4 6 (37.50%) Security Management
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) NHS
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) WLAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (37.50%) Service Design
5 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) CISSP
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) Windows

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) VLAN
3 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Junos
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) NHS
1 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) ITSM
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) Security Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CEH
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) Clearswift
1 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
1 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 2 (12.50%) IronPort
1 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Capita
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum OTE £100k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago