The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Security Management over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 208 225 246
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 41 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.37% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.45% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 6
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.10%
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
5550 5783 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.26% 82.80% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 4710 4740
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Management Salary Trend in the North West

Security Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Security Management Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Cheshire +24 32 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Manchester -10 8 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing 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 Security Management.

1 48 (61.54%) Information Security
2 34 (43.59%) ITIL
2 34 (43.59%) Finance
3 33 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (34.62%) Windows
5 22 (28.21%) Information Security Management
5 22 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (28.21%) PCI DSS
6 20 (25.64%) Firewall
7 15 (19.23%) Security Architecture
8 14 (17.95%) UNIX
8 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
8 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
8 14 (17.95%) COBIT
8 14 (17.95%) ISMS
9 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 13 (16.67%) Network Design
10 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 12 (15.38%) Network Security
11 11 (14.10%) Web Services
11 11 (14.10%) LAN
11 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
12 10 (12.82%) SQL
12 10 (12.82%) Cisco
12 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (12.82%) Security Testing
13 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing 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 Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) Firewall
2 12 (15.38%) Network Security
3 11 (14.10%) LAN
4 7 (8.97%) WAN
5 4 (5.13%) WLAN
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
6 3 (3.85%) DNS
7 2 (2.56%) Broadband
7 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) DHCP
8 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
8 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Law
2 7 (8.97%) Legal
3 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Security Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Security Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Information Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Security Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Information Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Support Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) IT Support
9 4 (5.13%) Incident Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) Life Science
3 4 (5.13%) CESG
3 4 (5.13%) SCADA
4 1 (1.28%) EFT
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) Online Games
4 1 (1.28%) RMADS
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Windows
2 14 (17.95%) UNIX
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) Linux
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Information Security
2 34 (43.59%) ITIL
3 22 (28.21%) Information Security Management
3 22 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (19.23%) Security Architecture
5 14 (17.95%) ISMS
5 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 13 (16.67%) Network Design
7 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
8 10 (12.82%) Security Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.26%) ERP
10 7 (8.97%) Network Management
10 7 (8.97%) Change Control
11 6 (7.69%) Cyber Security
11 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) CISSP
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.41%) CISM
3 5 (6.41%) ISSAP
3 5 (6.41%) ISSMP
3 5 (6.41%) MCSA
4 4 (5.13%) CCNP
5 3 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) OSCP
6 2 (2.56%) OSCE
7 1 (1.28%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (28.21%) PCI DSS
3 14 (17.95%) COBIT
4 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
5 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.85%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Cisco
3 8 (10.26%) VMware
4 7 (8.97%) Citrix
5 6 (7.69%) McAfee
6 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.85%) Lumension
6 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.28%) Qualys
8 1 (1.28%) Avaya
8 1 (1.28%) Juniper
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat