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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management
Rank 248 244 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 6 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.089% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 10
Average salary £45,000 £48,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +39.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £24,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,200 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Manchester 0 3 £45,000 -2.70%
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (100.00%) Security Management
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (35.29%) SLA
6 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (35.29%) ISMS
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Change Control
7 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) Legal
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
7 5 (29.41%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Broadband
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 5 (29.41%) SMTP
7 5 (29.41%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 5 (29.41%) Broadband
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
2 5 (29.41%) SMTP
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Support
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Security Management
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (35.29%) ISMS
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Change Control
5 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) ERP
6 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
9 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) SLA
3 4 (23.53%) COBIT
4 2 (11.76%) ISO 14001
4 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds