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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 225 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Management 26 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 28
Average salary £46,200 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £72,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,296
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -0.62%
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
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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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
Cheshire - 12 £34,000 -
Merseyside +6 6 £50,000 +20.48%
Manchester -14 5 £52,500 +27.27%
Cumbria - 3 - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 24 (60.00%) Information Security
2 21 (52.50%) Information Security Management
3 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
5 14 (35.00%) Degree
6 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
7 12 (30.00%) SAN
8 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.00%) CISSP
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco
9 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
9 9 (22.50%) CISM
10 8 (20.00%) Quality Management
10 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (17.50%) COBIT
11 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
11 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
11 7 (17.50%) ISSAP
11 7 (17.50%) ISSMP
11 7 (17.50%) ISMS
11 7 (17.50%) Service Management
11 7 (17.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (15.00%) Apple
12 6 (15.00%) WAN
12 6 (15.00%) Citrix
12 6 (15.00%) VMware
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Head of Security
3 5 (12.50%) Head of IT Security
3 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) PMO Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) RMADS
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Information Security
2 21 (52.50%) Information Security Management
3 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) Service Management
5 7 (17.50%) ISMS
5 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
6 6 (15.00%) Change Control
6 6 (15.00%) IT Governance
6 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
6 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.00%) Release Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) CISSP
3 9 (22.50%) CISM
4 7 (17.50%) ISSAP
4 7 (17.50%) ISSMP
5 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.50%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) SSCP
7 1 (2.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.50%) COBIT
2 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.50%) XenApp
2 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) Apple
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) SAP