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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 223 247 244
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 18 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 5
Average salary £59,000 £51,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.68% -16.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,157 £47,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £81,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%
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
6208 6720 6975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.30% 95.51% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4954 5439 5861
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,714 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +12 8 £61,215 -
Manchester +1 7 £48,000 -4.95% 2
Cumbria - 3 £30,157 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (66.67%) Information Security
2 28 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (35.42%) CISSP
4 14 (29.17%) PCI DSS
5 10 (20.83%) ISMS
5 10 (20.83%) CISM
5 10 (20.83%) Information Security Management
5 10 (20.83%) Security Management
6 9 (18.75%) Firewall
6 9 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 8 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.58%) ITIL
8 7 (14.58%) Network Security
8 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco
9 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
10 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.42%) Legal
10 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
10 5 (10.42%) Citrix
11 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
11 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.33%) CISMP
11 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) Network Security
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.08%) Telematics
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Information Security
2 10 (20.83%) Information Security Management
2 10 (20.83%) Security Management
2 10 (20.83%) ISMS
3 9 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.33%) SIEM
7 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
9 2 (4.17%) IT Governance
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
10 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) CISSP
2 10 (20.83%) CISM
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) CISMP
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CISA
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (29.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (10.42%) Citrix
2 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 depending on location and experience + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool OR London
QVC
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 depending on location and experience + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago