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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - - 21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - - 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
16 66 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 51.61% 90.41% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 55 64
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) BBC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk