Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 177 222
Rank change year-on-year -8 +45 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 104 126 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.42% 1.65% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.81% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 78 112 40
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -33.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,275 £30,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £76,625 £65,000 £82,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% -7.69%

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 6,756 6,979 6,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.33% 91.66% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,616 5,978 5,209
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.00% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +1 11 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Stockport - 3 £50,000 - 2
Wigan - 3 £55,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 -
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 32 (30.77%) HTML
1 32 (30.77%) CISSP
2 28 (26.92%) CISM
3 27 (25.96%) PHP
4 26 (25.00%) OO
4 26 (25.00%) jQuery
4 26 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (23.08%) Information Security
6 21 (20.19%) MVC
6 21 (20.19%) Finance
6 21 (20.19%) OO PHP
7 20 (19.23%) Cyberattack
7 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.23%) Open Source
8 19 (18.27%) Network Security
8 19 (18.27%) Security Cleared
8 19 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (17.31%) Time Management
9 18 (17.31%) SIEM
10 17 (16.35%) CISA
11 16 (15.38%) Firewall
11 16 (15.38%) Windows
12 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
13 14 (13.46%) Web Development
14 13 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (12.50%) Linux
14 13 (12.50%) Photoshop
14 13 (12.50%) Adobe
15 12 (11.54%) Legal

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 (9.62%) Confluence
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.73%) Office 365
2 7 (6.73%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) Network Security
2 16 (15.38%) Firewall
3 11 (10.58%) DHCP
4 10 (9.62%) DNS
5 9 (8.65%) MPLS
6 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.73%) VLAN
8 6 (5.77%) Junos
8 6 (5.77%) LAN
8 6 (5.77%) VPN
9 5 (4.81%) WAN
10 3 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.88%) Wireless
11 2 (1.92%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.96%) Broadband
12 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.96%) Big Data
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.62%) JIRA
3 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.96%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.96%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Legal
3 9 (8.65%) Front Office
4 7 (6.73%) Law
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Developer
2 13 (12.50%) Designer
2 13 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 13 (12.50%) Web Designer
3 12 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
7 7 (6.73%) CISSP Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) Junior
8 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Information Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.77%) HTML
2 26 (25.00%) jQuery
2 26 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (6.73%) CSS
3 7 (6.73%) Web Services
4 4 (3.85%) HTML5
5 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.88%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.92%) .NET
6 2 (1.92%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (1.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.96%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Cyberattack
2 8 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.77%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (4.81%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.88%) PKI
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.92%) Xbox
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Fintech
7 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) OO
2 24 (23.08%) Information Security
2 24 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (20.19%) MVC
3 21 (20.19%) OO PHP
4 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.23%) Open Source
5 18 (17.31%) SIEM
5 18 (17.31%) Time Management
6 14 (13.46%) Web Development
7 13 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (10.58%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.62%) Business Development
9 10 (9.62%) ITIL
9 10 (9.62%) Machine Learning
9 10 (9.62%) Project Management
9 10 (9.62%) Security Architecture
10 9 (8.65%) Data Transformation
10 9 (8.65%) DevOps
10 9 (8.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) PHP
2 11 (10.58%) Java
3 10 (9.62%) C#
4 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.73%) SQL
5 6 (5.77%) Python
6 5 (4.81%) C++
7 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) CISSP
2 28 (26.92%) CISM
3 19 (18.27%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.35%) CISA
5 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.65%) CRISC
6 9 (8.65%) Degree
7 7 (6.73%) SANS
8 6 (5.77%) CEH
8 6 (5.77%) CSSLP
8 6 (5.77%) SSCP
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.88%) MCSE
10 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.92%) CCNA
11 2 (1.92%) CCNP
11 2 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.92%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.92%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.73%) COBIT
2 7 (6.73%) HIPAA
2 7 (6.73%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.77%) GCP
3 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.85%) GDPR
5 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.88%) SLA
6 2 (1.92%) NIST 800
6 2 (1.92%) QA
7 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) Docker
3 6 (5.77%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.96%) UAG
5 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Nessus
4 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.96%) Nmap
4 1 (0.96%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Adobe
2 10 (9.62%) Cisco
3 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.73%) Juniper
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
4 6 (5.77%) Blue Coat
4 6 (5.77%) Veracode
5 5 (4.81%) Citrix
6 3 (2.88%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.88%) NetIQ
6 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.92%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.96%) Acunetix
8 1 (0.96%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.96%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.96%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.96%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.96%) Zend