The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 178 174
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 6 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.087% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.096% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3838 3117 3031
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.08% 90.27% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2671 2523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Manchester

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Manchester.

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 6 (75.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) CRISC
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit

Information Assurance
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:

General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Information Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Information Risk Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Risk Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Security Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Risk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Head of Information
3 2 (25.00%) Head of Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) Head of IT
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 6 (75.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CRISC
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT