The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS 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 ISMS 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 System (ISMS)
Rank 251 246 233
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 3 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
ISMS
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%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ISMS Salary Trend in the North West

ISMS
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 ISMS 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
Manchester -5 2 £45,000 +73.07%
Lancashire - 1 - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
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 ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
4 7 (63.64%) Security Management
5 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
5 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) SIEM
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) CISSP
8 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
9 2 (18.18%) Big Data
9 2 (18.18%) Splunk
9 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (18.18%) VMware
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) ISO 14001
9 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 2 (18.18%) UNIX
9 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (9.09%) SLA
10 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 1 (9.09%) Windows
10 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 1 (9.09%) Citrix
10 1 (9.09%) CISM

ISMS
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 ISMS 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 ISMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Security Management
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 5 (45.45%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 14001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix