The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 176 175 196
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.059% 0.20% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.21% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
3197 3741 4097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.06% 94.09% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2653 3098 3548
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 £55,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 1 July 2015.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ICMP
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) ICMP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago