The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 223 232 215
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 30 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 20
Average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Security Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Security Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +18 20 £55,000 +18.27% 3
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title.

1 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 17 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (34.78%) Risk Management
4 12 (26.09%) Business Continuity
4 12 (26.09%) Firewall
5 10 (21.74%) Degree
5 10 (21.74%) Legal
5 10 (21.74%) CISSP
6 9 (19.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
6 9 (19.57%) Security Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
7 8 (17.39%) Network Security
7 8 (17.39%) CISM
7 8 (17.39%) ITIL
7 8 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (15.22%) Information Assurance
8 7 (15.22%) IT Governance
9 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.87%) Cyber Security
10 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
11 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
11 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.70%) CISMP
11 4 (8.70%) SIEM
11 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
11 4 (8.70%) Cisco
11 4 (8.70%) CISA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP HR
1 3 (6.52%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
1 3 (6.52%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Telematics
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 12 (26.09%) Business Continuity
4 9 (19.57%) Security Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
4 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (15.22%) IT Governance
6 7 (15.22%) Information Assurance
7 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.87%) Cyber Security
9 4 (8.70%) SIEM
10 3 (6.52%) Security Management
10 3 (6.52%) SAP Security
10 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.35%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CISSP
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) CISM
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) CISA
3 4 (8.70%) CISMP
4 2 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMP
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (6.52%) QA
4 3 (6.52%) SLA
5 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.35%) ISO 14001
6 1 (2.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
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