Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 176 173
Rank change year-on-year +65 -3 +65
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 201 140 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.75% 1.78% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.93% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 118 124 86
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.32% - -6.82%
10th Percentile £29,994 £30,725 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,975 £75,000 £82,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 6,598 7,258 6,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.33% 92.07% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,463 6,000 5,875
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Stockport +30 10 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Salford -6 6 £37,747 +0.66% 9
Cheadle +7 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Bolton - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bury - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 77 (38.31%) Information Security
2 76 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.86%) Linux
4 55 (27.36%) Scrum
5 49 (24.38%) Python
6 48 (23.88%) Software Engineering
7 43 (21.39%) DevOps
8 41 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (20.40%) Firewall
9 40 (19.90%) Java
10 39 (19.40%) SDLC
11 37 (18.41%) Time Management
11 37 (18.41%) VMware
12 36 (17.91%) C++
12 36 (17.91%) Management Information System
12 36 (17.91%) Electronics
12 36 (17.91%) Line Management
13 34 (16.92%) Microsoft
14 32 (15.92%) CISSP
14 32 (15.92%) BDD
14 32 (15.92%) Big Data
15 31 (15.42%) Test Automation
15 31 (15.42%) JIRA
16 30 (14.93%) Network Security
17 28 (13.93%) Selenium
17 28 (13.93%) Windows
18 26 (12.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
18 26 (12.94%) Java EE
19 25 (12.44%) Software Delivery

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 23 (11.44%) Apache
2 19 (9.45%) Confluence
3 7 (3.48%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.47%) Office 365
3 7 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.40%) Firewall
2 30 (14.93%) Network Security
3 20 (9.95%) LAN
3 20 (9.95%) WAN
4 18 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (6.47%) SSL
5 13 (6.47%) VPN
5 13 (6.47%) Wireless
6 11 (5.47%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.48%) DNS
8 7 (3.48%) DHCP
8 7 (3.48%) DKIM
8 7 (3.48%) DMARC
8 7 (3.48%) DMZ
8 7 (3.48%) HTTP
8 7 (3.48%) Wireless Security
9 6 (2.99%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.92%) Big Data
2 12 (5.97%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.47%) MySQL
4 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.48%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (15.42%) JIRA
2 28 (13.93%) Selenium
3 26 (12.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.95%) Bitbucket
5 13 (6.47%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.97%) EasyMock
6 12 (5.97%) JUnit
7 9 (4.48%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.48%) CodeSonar
8 7 (3.48%) git-flow
8 7 (3.48%) Robot Framework
8 7 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.48%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.99%) JMeter
9 4 (1.99%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.99%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.50%) Ant
11 1 (0.50%) GitLab
General
1 36 (17.91%) Electronics
2 24 (11.94%) Military
3 17 (8.46%) Finance
4 9 (4.48%) Law
4 9 (4.48%) Legal
5 8 (3.98%) Retail
6 7 (3.48%) Publishing
7 5 (2.49%) Games
7 5 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.99%) Marketing
9 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.00%) Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (13.43%) Java Engineer
1 27 (13.43%) Software Engineer
2 19 (9.45%) Analyst
3 16 (7.96%) Security Manager
3 16 (7.96%) Test Engineer
4 15 (7.46%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (5.97%) Architect
5 12 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.47%) Security Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Development Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Security Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) SOC Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) Consultant
8 8 (3.98%) Graduate
8 8 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (3.98%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.94%) Java EE
2 16 (7.96%) .NET
3 14 (6.97%) Node.js
4 13 (6.47%) .NET Framework
4 13 (6.47%) Spring
5 12 (5.97%) EJB
5 12 (5.97%) JSF
5 12 (5.97%) REST
5 12 (5.97%) SOAP
6 9 (4.48%) HTML
7 7 (3.48%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.48%) Django
7 7 (3.48%) HTML5
7 7 (3.48%) LAMP
7 7 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.48%) Spring MVC
7 7 (3.48%) STL
8 5 (2.49%) Web Services
9 4 (1.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.97%) Wiki
4 10 (4.98%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (4.98%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.48%) Cyberattack
5 9 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.99%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.49%) User Experience
9 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (1.00%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.86%) Linux
2 28 (13.93%) Windows
3 20 (9.95%) CentOS
3 20 (9.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.47%) Android
5 10 (4.98%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.48%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.49%) Solaris
8 3 (1.49%) Unix
9 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) AIX
10 1 (0.50%) HPUX
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.31%) Information Security
2 76 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (27.36%) Scrum
4 48 (23.88%) Software Engineering
5 43 (21.39%) DevOps
6 41 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (19.40%) SDLC
8 37 (18.41%) Time Management
9 36 (17.91%) Line Management
10 32 (15.92%) BDD
11 31 (15.42%) Test Automation
12 25 (12.44%) Software Delivery
13 24 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (11.94%) Information Assurance
13 24 (11.94%) Mentoring
13 24 (11.94%) Open Source
13 24 (11.94%) TDD
14 23 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (10.95%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (10.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.38%) Python
2 40 (19.90%) Java
3 36 (17.91%) C++
4 16 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.96%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.47%) Perl
6 12 (5.97%) C
6 12 (5.97%) PHP
7 11 (5.47%) C#
8 8 (3.98%) SQL
9 7 (3.48%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.48%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.49%) R
11 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (15.92%) CISSP
2 23 (11.44%) Degree
3 21 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 17 (8.46%) CISM
5 15 (7.46%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.47%) SANS
7 11 (5.47%) CISA
8 10 (4.98%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (4.48%) CCNA
9 9 (4.48%) SSCP
10 8 (3.98%) CEH
11 7 (3.48%) GIAC
11 7 (3.48%) Linux+ Certification
11 7 (3.48%) MCSE
11 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (3.48%) OSCP
12 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.98%) GDPR
2 8 (3.98%) QA
3 7 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.00%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) GPG13
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.97%) Docker
4 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.48%) vSphere
6 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.48%) Ansible
1 7 (3.48%) Puppet
1 7 (3.48%) Salt
1 7 (3.48%) SCOrch
2 6 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (1.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.50%) Kibana
4 1 (0.50%) logstash
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) Nessus
4 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.50%) SCSM
4 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (18.41%) VMware
2 34 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.95%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.98%) Splunk
5 9 (4.48%) CheckPoint
6 8 (3.98%) Cisco
6 8 (3.98%) Veeam
7 7 (3.48%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.99%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (2.49%) Juniper
10 4 (1.99%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.99%) Citrix
10 4 (1.99%) Google
11 3 (1.49%) Darktrace
11 3 (1.49%) Sophos
12 2 (1.00%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.00%) EMC
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle
12 2 (1.00%) Symantec
12 2 (1.00%) Veritas