Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 138 163
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 +66
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 148 182 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.03% 2.23% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.41% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 110 170 80
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,375 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £78,750 £85,000
North West median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -

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 6,627 7,551 6,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.08% 92.39% 91.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5,497 6,319 5,536
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,700 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Manchester.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Manchester

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 +9 19 £45,000 - 5
Stockport - 10 £55,000 - 2
Bolton - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cheadle +5 2 £55,000 - 4
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 49 (33.11%) Information Security
2 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.38%) Firewall
4 37 (25.00%) CISSP
5 36 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 35 (23.65%) Windows
7 32 (21.62%) Python
7 32 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 31 (20.95%) Scrum
8 31 (20.95%) Linux
8 31 (20.95%) Network Security
9 30 (20.27%) Security Cleared
10 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (19.59%) Java
11 28 (18.92%) Test Automation
12 27 (18.24%) Software Delivery
13 25 (16.89%) Big Data
14 23 (15.54%) PowerShell
14 23 (15.54%) C#
14 23 (15.54%) Management Information System
14 23 (15.54%) VMware
14 23 (15.54%) Selenium
15 22 (14.86%) C++
15 22 (14.86%) JavaScript
15 22 (14.86%) SIEM
16 21 (14.19%) BDD
16 21 (14.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 21 (14.19%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (13.51%) TDD
17 20 (13.51%) Cisco Certification

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 14 (9.46%) Apache Pig
2 12 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.38%) Confluence
4 4 (2.70%) Apache
4 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.03%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.03%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.38%) Firewall
2 31 (20.95%) Network Security
3 18 (12.16%) SSL
4 15 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (8.11%) VPN
5 12 (8.11%) WAN
6 11 (7.43%) DNS
6 11 (7.43%) LAN
7 10 (6.76%) DHCP
7 10 (6.76%) HTTP
7 10 (6.76%) Wireless
8 7 (4.73%) Internet
8 7 (4.73%) MPLS
8 7 (4.73%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (4.73%) VoIP
9 6 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (4.05%) Ethernet
9 6 (4.05%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.05%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) Big Data
2 15 (10.14%) Hadoop
3 14 (9.46%) Apache Hive
3 14 (9.46%) MySQL
4 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Selenium
2 17 (11.49%) JIRA
3 15 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (8.11%) Bitbucket
4 12 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.76%) CodeSonar
5 10 (6.76%) git-flow
5 10 (6.76%) Robot Framework
6 9 (6.08%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.70%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.03%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.35%) AppScan
10 2 (1.35%) Burp Suite
10 2 (1.35%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.68%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.68%) JUnit
11 1 (0.68%) sqlmap
General
1 19 (12.84%) Electronics
2 16 (10.81%) Finance
3 13 (8.78%) Military
4 8 (5.41%) Legal
5 7 (4.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.05%) Retail
7 5 (3.38%) Law
8 4 (2.70%) Front Office
8 4 (2.70%) Games
9 3 (2.03%) Marketing
10 2 (1.35%) Banking
10 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (14.19%) Security Manager
2 18 (12.16%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.49%) Analyst
4 14 (9.46%) Java Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) Test Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 11 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) SOC Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) SOC Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) IT Manager
12 6 (4.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.16%) .NET
1 18 (12.16%) Java EE
2 14 (9.46%) .NET Framework
2 14 (9.46%) Node.js
3 13 (8.78%) REST
4 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.11%) HTML
5 10 (6.76%) Django
5 10 (6.76%) LAMP
5 10 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (6.76%) SOAP
5 10 (6.76%) Spring MVC
5 10 (6.76%) STL
6 9 (6.08%) HTML5
7 7 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (4.05%) 802.1X
9 4 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.70%) CSS
9 4 (2.70%) CSS3
9 4 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.76%) Cyberattack
4 7 (4.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.05%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.03%) User Experience
7 3 (2.03%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Windows
2 31 (20.95%) Linux
3 13 (8.78%) Android
4 12 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 12 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.76%) Mac OS X
7 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.38%) CentOS
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.70%) Unix
10 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.11%) Information Security
2 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 31 (20.95%) Scrum
5 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 27 (18.24%) Software Delivery
8 22 (14.86%) SIEM
9 21 (14.19%) BDD
9 21 (14.19%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (13.51%) TDD
10 20 (13.51%) Time Management
11 19 (12.84%) Line Management
11 19 (12.84%) SDLC
12 18 (12.16%) Kanban
13 17 (11.49%) DevOps
13 17 (11.49%) Mentoring
14 16 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (8.78%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) Python
2 29 (19.59%) Java
3 23 (15.54%) C#
3 23 (15.54%) PowerShell
4 22 (14.86%) C++
4 22 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.49%) PHP
6 13 (8.78%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.11%) Objective-C
7 12 (8.11%) Perl
8 10 (6.76%) C
8 10 (6.76%) SQL
9 3 (2.03%) Ruby
10 2 (1.35%) R
10 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (25.00%) CISSP
2 30 (20.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (12.84%) CISM
5 16 (10.81%) DV Cleared
6 15 (10.14%) SANS
7 14 (9.46%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (8.78%) CCNA
8 13 (8.78%) Degree
9 12 (8.11%) SSCP
10 11 (7.43%) CISA
10 11 (7.43%) GIAC
10 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (6.76%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (6.76%) MCSE
11 10 (6.76%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (4.73%) CCNP
13 6 (4.05%) CEH
13 6 (4.05%) CRISC
14 4 (2.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (4.05%) GDPR
3 4 (2.70%) COBIT
3 4 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.70%) QA
4 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.35%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.68%) GCP
6 1 (0.68%) GPG13
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.78%) Docker
3 10 (6.76%) vSphere
4 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.73%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) Puppet
1 10 (6.76%) Salt
2 6 (4.05%) SCOM
2 6 (4.05%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.70%) Nessus
3 4 (2.70%) Nmap
4 3 (2.03%) Ansible
4 3 (2.03%) Kibana
4 3 (2.03%) logstash
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.03%) Nexpose
4 3 (2.03%) QRadar
5 2 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.35%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) SCCM
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.54%) VMware
3 10 (6.76%) Cisco
4 8 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
4 8 (5.41%) Veeam
5 7 (4.73%) Juniper
5 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.05%) Splunk
7 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.70%) Citrix
9 3 (2.03%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.03%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.03%) Intel
9 3 (2.03%) McAfee
9 3 (2.03%) NetWitness
9 3 (2.03%) Qualys
10 2 (1.35%) HP
10 2 (1.35%) Sophos