Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 137 187
Rank change year-on-year -51 +50 +56
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 94 170 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 2.19% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.36% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 154 78
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -29.41% -12.07%
10th Percentile £28,100 £33,575 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,375 £85,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +13.40%

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 6,527 7,204 6,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.93% 92.93% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,409 6,116 5,106
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +10 22 £46,000 +31.43% 2
Stockport - 3 - - 2
Wigan - 3 £55,000 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 33 (35.11%) CISSP
2 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 23 (24.47%) CISM
4 22 (23.40%) Windows
5 20 (21.28%) HTML
5 20 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (21.28%) Information Security
5 20 (21.28%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (21.28%) Software Delivery
6 19 (20.21%) C#
7 18 (19.15%) Finance
7 18 (19.15%) OO
7 18 (19.15%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (18.09%) Firewall
9 16 (17.02%) Java
10 15 (15.96%) PHP
10 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.96%) Network Security
11 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (14.89%) TDD
12 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
12 13 (13.83%) Kanban
12 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.83%) Linux
12 13 (13.83%) Cyberattack
12 13 (13.83%) SANS
13 12 (12.77%) Security Operations
13 12 (12.77%) SIEM
13 12 (12.77%) 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 7 (7.45%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.38%) Confluence
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.64%) Office 365
2 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.19%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) Firewall
2 15 (15.96%) Network Security
3 9 (9.57%) VPN
4 8 (8.51%) DHCP
4 8 (8.51%) DNS
4 8 (8.51%) LAN
4 8 (8.51%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.38%) MPLS
6 6 (6.38%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (6.38%) SSL
7 5 (5.32%) Wireless
8 4 (4.26%) VoIP
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.19%) IPsec
9 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.19%) SAN
9 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.19%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) Apache Hive
2 7 (7.45%) Big Data
2 7 (7.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.57%) JIRA
2 7 (7.45%) Selenium
3 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.19%) Burp Suite
4 3 (3.19%) CodeSonar
4 3 (3.19%) git-flow
4 3 (3.19%) Robot Framework
5 2 (2.13%) AppScan
5 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.06%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Front Office
3 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) Security Manager
3 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 9 (9.57%) Tester
5 8 (8.51%) Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (4.26%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) HTML
2 10 (10.64%) jQuery
2 10 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (9.57%) CSS
4 7 (7.45%) Java EE
5 6 (6.38%) HTML5
6 5 (5.32%) .NET
6 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.32%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (4.26%) CSS3
8 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
8 3 (3.19%) LAMP
8 3 (3.19%) Node.js
8 3 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.19%) REST
8 3 (3.19%) SOAP
8 3 (3.19%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.19%) STL
8 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Cyberattack
2 7 (7.45%) Cyber Defence
2 7 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) PKI
8 1 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.38%) Android
4 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.19%) Unix
7 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) Information Security
2 20 (21.28%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (21.28%) Software Delivery
3 18 (19.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 18 (19.15%) OO
4 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.89%) TDD
5 13 (13.83%) Kanban
5 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.77%) Security Operations
6 12 (12.77%) SIEM
7 11 (11.70%) OWASP
8 10 (10.64%) BDD
8 10 (10.64%) Security Architecture
9 9 (9.57%) Machine Learning
9 9 (9.57%) MVC
9 9 (9.57%) OO PHP
9 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) C#
2 16 (17.02%) Java
3 15 (15.96%) PHP
4 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.64%) Python
6 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.45%) C++
8 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.32%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.32%) Perl
9 5 (5.32%) SQL
10 4 (4.26%) Ruby
11 3 (3.19%) C
12 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (35.11%) CISSP
2 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 23 (24.47%) CISM
4 13 (13.83%) SANS
5 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.51%) CISA
7 7 (7.45%) CSSLP
8 6 (6.38%) CCNA
8 6 (6.38%) CCNP
8 6 (6.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (6.38%) CRISC
8 6 (6.38%) Degree
8 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (6.38%) SSCP
9 5 (5.32%) CREST Certified
9 5 (5.32%) MCSE
9 5 (5.32%) OSCP
10 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) GIAC
10 4 (4.26%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.45%) GCP
2 7 (7.45%) HIPAA
3 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.26%) COBIT
4 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.19%) GDPR
5 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.13%) SLA
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.06%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) vSphere
3 3 (3.19%) Docker
3 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.06%) UAG
5 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Nessus
2 5 (5.32%) Nmap
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.19%) Nexpose
3 3 (3.19%) Puppet
3 3 (3.19%) QRadar
3 3 (3.19%) Salt
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 2 (2.13%) Kibana
4 2 (2.13%) logstash
4 2 (2.13%) WebInspect
5 1 (1.06%) OpenVAS
5 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Cisco
2 7 (7.45%) Veracode
3 5 (5.32%) Citrix
3 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) Adobe
4 4 (4.26%) ArcSight
4 4 (4.26%) Juniper
4 4 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (3.19%) Forcepoint
5 3 (3.19%) Intel
5 3 (3.19%) McAfee
5 3 (3.19%) NetWitness
5 3 (3.19%) Qualys
5 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
6 2 (2.13%) HP
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) CA
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle