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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 243 244 237
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 10 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.072% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.087% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £54,920
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.51%
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 6 £52,500 +54.41%
Manchester +1 4 £32,500 -36.27%
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (100.00%) Security Management
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) COBIT
6 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Legal
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (33.33%) ERP
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 4 (26.67%) SMTP
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) Broadband
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) Broadband
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) SMTP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Information Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
4 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Security Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
4 1 (6.67%) RMADS
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Security Management
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) ISMS
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (40.00%) COBIT
2 5 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds