Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 169 228
Rank change year-on-year -2 +59 +37
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 132 116 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.67% 1.56% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 112 90 32
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,450 £31,250 £46,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,750 £82,125
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -19.23%

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 7207 6797 6720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.25% 91.27% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5935 5839 5551
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 - 4 £37,500 - 1
Stockport - 3 £50,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 -
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 46 (34.85%) Information Security
2 43 (32.58%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (22.73%) Business Development
4 29 (21.97%) CISSP
5 27 (20.45%) HTML
5 27 (20.45%) PHP
6 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (19.70%) jQuery
7 25 (18.94%) Network Security
8 24 (18.18%) CISM
8 24 (18.18%) SIEM
9 23 (17.42%) Firewall
10 22 (16.67%) MVC
11 20 (15.15%) Risk Management
11 20 (15.15%) CISA
11 20 (15.15%) Windows
11 20 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (14.39%) DevOps
13 18 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
13 18 (13.64%) Open Source
13 18 (13.64%) OO
13 18 (13.64%) Finance
14 17 (12.88%) ITIL
14 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
14 17 (12.88%) Web Development
15 16 (12.12%) Time Management
15 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
15 16 (12.12%) DHCP
15 16 (12.12%) Cisco

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 10 (7.58%) Confluence
2 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) SaaS
2 10 (7.58%) IaaS
2 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.30%) OpenShift
4 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.79%) Office 365
6 4 (3.03%) GitHub
7 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.27%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.76%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) Network Security
2 23 (17.42%) Firewall
3 16 (12.12%) DHCP
4 15 (11.36%) DNS
4 15 (11.36%) MPLS
5 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.85%) Junos
6 13 (9.85%) VLAN
7 4 (3.03%) LAN
7 4 (3.03%) VPN
8 3 (2.27%) Internet
8 3 (2.27%) WAN
9 2 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.52%) Wireless
10 1 (0.76%) Broadband
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) MySQL
2 4 (3.03%) CouchDB
2 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.58%) JIRA
3 4 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.03%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.52%) Maven
4 2 (1.52%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.76%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Legal
3 9 (6.82%) Front Office
4 7 (5.30%) Law
5 5 (3.79%) Games
6 4 (3.03%) Banking
7 3 (2.27%) Marketing
7 3 (2.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (20.45%) Developer
2 20 (15.15%) Business Development Manager
2 20 (15.15%) Business Manager
2 20 (15.15%) Development Manager
3 17 (12.88%) Security Manager
4 14 (10.61%) Network Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 11 (8.33%) Designer
6 11 (8.33%) Web Designer
7 10 (7.58%) Lead Developer
8 9 (6.82%) CISSP Manager
8 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Consultant
9 8 (6.06%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.06%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.30%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (5.30%) Information Manager
10 7 (5.30%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.45%) HTML
2 26 (19.70%) jQuery
3 20 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (6.82%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.82%) Web Services
5 7 (5.30%) CSS
5 7 (5.30%) Node.js
6 6 (4.55%) .NET
6 6 (4.55%) REST
7 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.03%) HTML5
8 3 (2.27%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.52%) Apache Jena
9 2 (1.52%) Flask
9 2 (1.52%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.52%) React
9 2 (1.52%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
2 14 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.03%) iPad
7 4 (3.03%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.52%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.52%) PKI
8 2 (1.52%) Robotics
8 2 (1.52%) Xbox
9 1 (0.76%) Fintech
9 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Windows
2 15 (11.36%) Linux
2 15 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) Information Security
2 43 (32.58%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (22.73%) Business Development
4 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (18.18%) SIEM
6 22 (16.67%) MVC
7 20 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 19 (14.39%) DevOps
9 18 (13.64%) OO
9 18 (13.64%) Open Source
10 17 (12.88%) ITIL
10 17 (12.88%) Web Development
11 16 (12.12%) OO PHP
11 16 (12.12%) Time Management
12 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
12 15 (11.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (10.61%) Analytics
13 14 (10.61%) Change Management
14 13 (9.85%) Network Design
15 9 (6.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.45%) PHP
2 13 (9.85%) Java
3 12 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.06%) C#
4 8 (6.06%) Python
5 7 (5.30%) SQL
6 5 (3.79%) C++
7 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.52%) Scala
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) CISSP
2 24 (18.18%) CISM
3 20 (15.15%) CISA
4 14 (10.61%) Degree
5 13 (9.85%) CRISC
6 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.06%) CEH
7 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.55%) SSCP
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.52%) CCNP
10 2 (1.52%) CIMA
10 2 (1.52%) CISMP
10 2 (1.52%) CLAS
10 2 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.52%) ISEB
10 2 (1.52%) SANS
11 1 (0.76%) CFCE
11 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.76%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.55%) COBIT
3 6 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (3.79%) GDPR
5 2 (1.52%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.52%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.52%) PSD2
5 2 (1.52%) QA
5 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.76%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.85%) ProxySG
3 11 (8.33%) Docker
4 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.79%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.76%) Nessus
6 1 (0.76%) Nmap
6 1 (0.76%) Salt
6 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (12.12%) Cisco
2 14 (10.61%) CheckPoint
2 14 (10.61%) Juniper
2 14 (10.61%) Palo Alto
3 13 (9.85%) Blue Coat
4 11 (8.33%) Adobe
5 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (2.27%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.52%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.76%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) NetApp
9 1 (0.76%) Zend