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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 238 227 242
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security Management 12 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £50,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.68% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
6237 5435 5779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.00% 80.28% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5235 4561 4974
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
Merseyside +18 7 £50,000 +20.48%
Manchester -10 3 £77,500 +127.94%
Cheshire - 2 £33,250 -
Information Security Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Security Management
1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 13 (65.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) COBIT
4 10 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (50.00%) ISSAP
4 10 (50.00%) ISSMP
4 10 (50.00%) CISSP
4 10 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (50.00%) CISM
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) Retail
7 5 (25.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) Multimedia

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Head of Security
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Security Management
1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) Release Management
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) ISMS
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 10 (50.00%) ISSMP
2 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) COBIT
1 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 10 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
1 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix