The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Manager
Rank 220 247 252
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Manager 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.078% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.081% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Median salary £66,750 £61,215 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.04% +36.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £59,286 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,300 £61,215 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,052 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.09% +0.09%
IT 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
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured IT Security Manager in the job title.

IT Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Security Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Security Manager Salary Trend in the North West

IT Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

IT Security Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

IT Security Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 5 £68,500 +18.10%
Merseyside - 2 £62,500 -
IT Security Manager
England

IT Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring IT Security Manager in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 10 (45.45%) Security Operations
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 8 (36.36%) CISM
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) SIEM
9 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (13.64%) CISA
9 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
9 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) Legal
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) Security Management
10 2 (9.09%) CEH
10 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (9.09%) COSO
10 2 (9.09%) Network Security
10 2 (9.09%) COBIT
10 2 (9.09%) Threat Detection
10 2 (9.09%) SANS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Junos
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (45.45%) Security Operations
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) SABSA
7 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 2 (9.09%) Threat Detection
8 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Social Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CISA
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
5 2 (9.09%) SANS
6 1 (4.55%) CASP
6 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
6 1 (4.55%) CRISC
6 1 (4.55%) ISSAP
6 1 (4.55%) ISSEP
6 1 (4.55%) ISSMP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) OSCP
6 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) COBIT
3 2 (9.09%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
1 1 (4.55%) Juniper