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 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 Manager
Rank 242 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 12 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 5
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,600 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £70,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.05% -3.33%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 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
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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
Manchester +4 5 £55,000 -21.42%
Cheshire +2 2 £45,500 -9.00%
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
4 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (43.75%) Security Management
5 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) CISSP
6 4 (25.00%) CISM
6 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
7 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Legal
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Publishing
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
8 2 (12.50%) CISA
8 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) ISMS
8 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management

Information Security Manager
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 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
3 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
4 7 (43.75%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISM
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
4 1 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (6.25%) QA