The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 228 225 270
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +45
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 20 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.20% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.24% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Information Security Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Management across the North West region.

Information Security Management Salary Trend in the North West

Information Security Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Security Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Information Security Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 8 £31,000 -11.42%
Cheshire - 7 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 -
Information Security Management
England

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Information Security Management also 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 that cited Information Security Management.

1 29 (100.00%) Security Management
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (62.07%) ITIL
3 15 (51.72%) PCI DSS
4 14 (48.28%) ISMS
5 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (37.93%) COBIT
7 10 (34.48%) ISSAP
7 10 (34.48%) ISSMP
7 10 (34.48%) CISM
7 10 (34.48%) CISSP
8 7 (24.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) Law
10 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
10 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
10 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
11 4 (13.79%) QMS
11 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
11 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
11 4 (13.79%) Retail
12 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (10.34%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco
12 3 (10.34%) Release Management
12 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
13 2 (6.90%) Windows
13 2 (6.90%) Project Management
13 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Information Security Management also 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 that cited Information Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Law
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Security Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Information Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Head of Security
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) RMADS
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Security Management
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (62.07%) ITIL
3 14 (48.28%) ISMS
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) QMS
5 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISSAP
1 10 (34.48%) ISSMP
1 10 (34.48%) CISM
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) PCI DSS
2 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (37.93%) COBIT
4 7 (24.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint