The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 20 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.82% 1.43% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.61% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Information Security
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 62 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 84.51% 88.57% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 29
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Information Security
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Salford

Information Security
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Information Security 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
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