Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 80 101
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 +72
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 156 161 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.19% 3.34% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 3.55% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 98 135 136
10th Percentile £40,875 £33,000 £30,625
25th Percentile £47,500 £36,375 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,871 £65,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £78,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -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 3,489 4,535 5,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.74% 93.95% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 3,654 4,669
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,728
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,660 £72,500
North West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 +18 5 £49,350 -8.10% 4
Wigan - 3 £45,000 -
Stockport +29 2 £51,250 -
Altrincham 0 1 - -
Bolton -9 1 £60,000 +126.42%
Oldham - 1 - -
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.44%) Information Security
3 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 30 (19.23%) Cisco
5 28 (17.95%) A+ Certification
6 22 (14.10%) Firewall
6 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
7 20 (12.82%) Multimedia
7 20 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (12.18%) Docker
8 19 (12.18%) Threat Intelligence
9 18 (11.54%) Analytics
10 17 (10.90%) Degree
10 17 (10.90%) TDD
10 17 (10.90%) Scrum
10 17 (10.90%) Finance
10 17 (10.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 17 (10.90%) Security Operations
11 16 (10.26%) CISSP
11 16 (10.26%) Security Cleared
11 16 (10.26%) Open Source
11 16 (10.26%) Security Architecture
12 15 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (9.62%) C
12 15 (9.62%) C#
12 15 (9.62%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (8.97%) Linux
13 14 (8.97%) Python
14 13 (8.33%) Java

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 11 (7.05%) CMS
2 6 (3.85%) Confluence
2 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.05%) AWS
2 9 (5.77%) Azure
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (3.85%) SaaS
5 4 (2.56%) IaaS
5 4 (2.56%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.56%) PaaS
6 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) Firewall
2 11 (7.05%) Wireless
3 10 (6.41%) VPN
4 8 (5.13%) LAN
4 8 (5.13%) WAN
5 7 (4.49%) DNS
5 7 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.85%) FTP
6 6 (3.85%) IPsec
6 6 (3.85%) SSL
6 6 (3.85%) VLAN
6 6 (3.85%) WLAN
7 4 (2.56%) Internet
7 4 (2.56%) Network Security
8 3 (1.92%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.92%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.92%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.64%) IPv4
9 1 (0.64%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) Big Data
2 3 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.85%) JIRA
3 3 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
5 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.64%) TestRail
5 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 20 (12.82%) Multimedia
2 17 (10.90%) Finance
3 8 (5.13%) Legal
4 6 (3.85%) Electronics
5 5 (3.21%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.28%) Games
7 2 (1.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (23.72%) Trainee
2 24 (15.38%) Analyst
3 21 (13.46%) Developer
4 19 (12.18%) Security Manager
5 16 (10.26%) Architect
6 14 (8.97%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 14 (8.97%) Security Analyst
7 13 (8.33%) Security Architect
8 11 (7.05%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Trainee Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Trainee Network Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 8 (5.13%) Ethical Hacker
10 8 (5.13%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Information Manager
11 7 (4.49%) Information Security Manager
12 6 (3.85%) IT Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.69%) .NET
1 12 (7.69%) REST
2 11 (7.05%) Web Services
3 6 (3.85%) Apache NiFi
3 6 (3.85%) CSS
3 6 (3.85%) Kafka
4 5 (3.21%) HTML
4 5 (3.21%) Vue.js
5 4 (2.56%) Laravel
6 3 (1.92%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.28%) Flask
7 2 (1.28%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.28%) React
7 2 (1.28%) Spring
7 2 (1.28%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.64%) Django
8 1 (0.64%) Redux
8 1 (0.64%) SPML
8 1 (0.64%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (7.05%) Blog
3 10 (6.41%) FMCG
4 9 (5.77%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.13%) Cyberattack
6 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.92%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.28%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Social Media
11 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Linux
2 8 (5.13%) Windows
3 7 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.85%) CentOS
4 6 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.44%) Information Security
3 19 (12.18%) Threat Intelligence
4 18 (11.54%) Analytics
5 17 (10.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 17 (10.90%) Scrum
5 17 (10.90%) Security Operations
5 17 (10.90%) TDD
6 16 (10.26%) Open Source
6 16 (10.26%) Security Architecture
7 15 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (8.33%) Cyber Intelligence
8 13 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (7.69%) SIEM
10 11 (7.05%) ITIL
10 11 (7.05%) Pair Programming
10 11 (7.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 11 (7.05%) Thought Leadership
11 10 (6.41%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
2 15 (9.62%) C
2 15 (9.62%) C#
3 14 (8.97%) Python
4 13 (8.33%) Java
5 6 (3.85%) C++
5 6 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.64%) Go
6 1 (0.64%) Java 8
6 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) A+ Certification
2 17 (10.90%) Degree
3 16 (10.26%) CISSP
3 16 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.05%) CEH
4 11 (7.05%) PhD
5 9 (5.77%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.49%) MCSE
7 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.85%) MCITP
8 6 (3.85%) MCSA
9 5 (3.21%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.21%) GIAC
9 5 (3.21%) SANS
10 4 (2.56%) CISM
11 3 (1.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.49%) NCSC
3 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.21%) SOC 2
4 3 (1.92%) NIST
4 3 (1.92%) SLA
5 2 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.64%) GDPR
6 1 (0.64%) GPG13
6 1 (0.64%) GRC
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) Docker
2 11 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Ansible
1 6 (3.85%) WSUS
2 4 (2.56%) Nessus
3 3 (1.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.64%) CASB
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.23%) Cisco
3 9 (5.77%) LogRhythm
4 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.85%) Sophos
4 6 (3.85%) ZyXEL
5 5 (3.21%) Adobe
6 4 (2.56%) AlienVault
6 4 (2.56%) Apple
6 4 (2.56%) SAP
7 3 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.92%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.92%) Google
7 3 (1.92%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.28%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.28%) Sparx
8 2 (1.28%) VMware
9 1 (0.64%) Carbon Black
9 1 (0.64%) CrowdStrike
9 1 (0.64%) FireEye