The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 255 241 243
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 6 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.044% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.047% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +38.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £71,500 £48,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Information Security Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Information Security Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Cheshire -10 3 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Manchester - 2 £70,000 - 1
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) CISA
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) RMADS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Security Manager in their job title 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 with Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) RMADS
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) ISMS
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday