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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 194 174 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 9 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 0
Median salary £44,500 £58,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Security Specialist
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
3622 3438 4136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.23% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3163 2845 3528
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) ITIL
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Network Security
3 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) Juniper
5 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Intel Security
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) Change Management
5 8 (38.10%) VLAN
5 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (38.10%) SIEM
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (28.57%) Information Security
7 6 (28.57%) Internet
8 5 (23.81%) NHS
8 5 (23.81%) WLAN
8 5 (23.81%) WAN
8 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
8 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) ITSM
8 5 (23.81%) Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Law

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 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Network Security
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) VLAN
5 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) WLAN
8 3 (14.29%) Junos
8 3 (14.29%) MPLS
9 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
General
1 5 (23.81%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) NHS
1 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Change Management
4 8 (38.10%) SIEM
4 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (28.57%) Information Security
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) ITSM
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
6 5 (23.81%) Security Management
6 5 (23.81%) Service Design
6 5 (23.81%) Service Management
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Threat Detection
7 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CEH
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
1 8 (38.10%) Intel Security
1 8 (38.10%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
2 2 (9.52%) Clearswift
2 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
2 2 (9.52%) IronPort
3 1 (4.76%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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