Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 135 175
Rank change year-on-year -17 +40 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 27 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.88% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 11
Cheshire median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +20.00% -14.53%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £42,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -14.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2929 2175 3160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 1869 2681
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Cheshire

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Cheshire

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Cheshire

Security Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 15 £67,500 +12.50%
Crewe - 1 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Security Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (62.96%) CISSP
3 16 (59.26%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (44.44%) CISM
6 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
6 8 (29.63%) Information Security
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Legal
9 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 5 (18.52%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (18.52%) CISA
9 5 (18.52%) Data Security
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
9 5 (18.52%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) CEH
10 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (14.81%) OWASP
10 4 (14.81%) CREST Certified

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Data Security
5 5 (18.52%) Line Management
5 5 (18.52%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.81%) OWASP
6 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) CISSP
2 12 (44.44%) CISM
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) CISA
5 4 (14.81%) CEH
5 4 (14.81%) CREST Certified
5 4 (14.81%) OSCP
5 4 (14.81%) Tigerscheme
6 3 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.11%) GDPR
4 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) NetApp
2 1 (3.70%) Veeam