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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 236 223 259
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 15 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.31% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.37% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 2
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Cheshire -2 6 £53,750 +95.45%
Manchester -10 5 £31,000 -11.42%
Merseyside - 4 £55,000 -
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (100.00%) Security Management
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) ITIL
3 14 (53.85%) ISMS
4 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 10 (38.46%) COBIT
6 8 (30.77%) ISSAP
6 8 (30.77%) ISSMP
6 8 (30.77%) CISSP
6 8 (30.77%) CISM
7 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (19.23%) Law
7 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) QMS
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
9 3 (11.54%) Retail
9 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.69%) Firewall
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (19.23%) Law
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Security Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Information Security Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Information Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Security
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) RMADS
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Security Management
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) ITIL
3 14 (53.85%) ISMS
4 4 (15.38%) QMS
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
1 8 (30.77%) CISM
1 8 (30.77%) ISSAP
1 8 (30.77%) ISSMP
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (38.46%) COBIT
3 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Juniper