Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 88 117
Rank change year-on-year +21 +29 +68
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 120 172 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.97% 3.03% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.21% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 109 154 119
Median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.28% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,460 £35,725 £25,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £71,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,250 £52,500 £52,392
% change year-on-year -4.29% +0.21% +10.30%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,858 5,350 6,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.45% 94.27% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 4,334 5,229
Median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,312 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Manchester.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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
Salford +20 9 £38,636 -26.41%
Wigan - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bolton +18 1 £60,000 +62.16%
Altrincham +7 1 - -
Oldham +4 1 - -
Bury - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - - 4
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 39 (32.50%) Information Security
2 30 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 28 (23.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 28 (23.33%) Firewall
4 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
7 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
7 17 (14.17%) Security Operations
7 17 (14.17%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 13 (10.83%) Open Source
9 13 (10.83%) Office 365
9 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (10.83%) Cisco
9 13 (10.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (10.83%) Finance
9 13 (10.83%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.00%) TDD
10 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (9.17%) Line Management
11 11 (9.17%) Security Architecture
11 11 (9.17%) Malware Analysis
12 10 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (8.33%) Azure
12 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.33%) CISSP
12 10 (8.33%) Project Management
12 10 (8.33%) PHP

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Office 365
2 10 (8.33%) Azure
3 9 (7.50%) AWS
4 5 (4.17%) SaaS
5 4 (3.33%) GCP
5 4 (3.33%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.50%) IaaS
6 3 (2.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.83%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.33%) Firewall
2 13 (10.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (7.50%) VPN
4 8 (6.67%) DNS
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (5.83%) LAN
5 7 (5.83%) WAN
6 6 (5.00%) FTP
6 6 (5.00%) IPsec
6 6 (5.00%) SSL
6 6 (5.00%) VLAN
6 6 (5.00%) WLAN
7 4 (3.33%) Network Security
7 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.50%) Internet
8 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.67%) SAN
9 2 (1.67%) VoIP
10 1 (0.83%) DHCP
10 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
1 1 (0.83%) TestRail
1 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.00%) Electronics
3 6 (5.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (15.83%) Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Trainee
4 14 (11.67%) Security Manager
5 9 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Consultant
6 7 (5.83%) Incident Analyst
6 7 (5.83%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.17%) Head of Security
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) Vue.js
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (5.83%) HTML
4 6 (5.00%) Laravel
5 5 (4.17%) .NET
5 5 (4.17%) REST
5 5 (4.17%) Web Services
6 4 (3.33%) GraphQL
6 4 (3.33%) Spring
7 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.50%) React
8 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.67%) J2EE
8 2 (1.67%) jQuery
8 2 (1.67%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.67%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.83%) SPML
9 1 (0.83%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.83%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.00%) FMCG
5 5 (4.17%) Blog
5 5 (4.17%) User Experience
6 4 (3.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.83%) Social Media
9 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Linux
2 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) Information Security
2 30 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 28 (23.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.17%) Security Operations
6 13 (10.83%) Open Source
7 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.00%) TDD
8 11 (9.17%) Line Management
8 11 (9.17%) Malware Analysis
8 11 (9.17%) Security Architecture
9 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (8.33%) ITIL
9 10 (8.33%) Project Management
10 9 (7.50%) Analytical Thinking
10 9 (7.50%) SIEM
11 8 (6.67%) CRM
11 8 (6.67%) People Management
11 8 (6.67%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.33%) PHP
3 7 (5.83%) C
3 7 (5.83%) Java
4 6 (5.00%) Python
5 5 (4.17%) C#
5 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) SQL
7 2 (1.67%) Java 8
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) CISSP
3 9 (7.50%) CEH
3 9 (7.50%) Degree
4 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.83%) MCSE
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.00%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.00%) MCITP
6 6 (5.00%) MCSA
7 5 (4.17%) PhD
8 4 (3.33%) CISM
8 4 (3.33%) CREST Certified
9 3 (2.50%) CISA
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.00%) NIST
3 5 (4.17%) NCSC
4 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.50%) GDPR
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.83%) QA
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) WSUS
2 4 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.33%) Nessus
3 1 (0.83%) CASB
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) Cisco
3 7 (5.83%) LogRhythm
4 6 (5.00%) Sophos
4 6 (5.00%) ZyXEL
5 5 (4.17%) AlienVault
6 4 (3.33%) Google
7 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.50%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.50%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.50%) VMware
8 2 (1.67%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.67%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.83%) IronPort
9 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.83%) Splunk