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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
North West / Manchester
Rank 202 174 159
Rank change year-on-year -28 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.077% 0.15% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.17% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £55,000 - £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 3558 2990 3271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.44% 90.09% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2472 2686
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) CISSP
2 17 (77.27%) Information Security
3 16 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 16 (72.73%) CISM
3 16 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (68.18%) Degree
5 14 (63.64%) DV Cleared
5 14 (63.64%) C
6 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (45.45%) Security Management
7 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
8 9 (40.91%) Data Security
8 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
8 9 (40.91%) Legal
8 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
8 9 (40.91%) Banking
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco
8 9 (40.91%) CCNP
8 9 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (40.91%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (40.91%) Network Architecture
8 9 (40.91%) Business Development
8 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
8 9 (40.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
8 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
8 9 (40.91%) Time Management

Information Assurance
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
1 9 (40.91%) Legal
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Information Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Information
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Information Assurance
3 2 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.55%) CESG
4 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 16 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 10 (45.45%) Security Management
4 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
4 9 (40.91%) Business Development
4 9 (40.91%) Data Security
4 9 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
4 9 (40.91%) Network Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
4 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (27.27%) Information Governance
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C
2 5 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) CISSP
3 16 (72.73%) CISM
4 15 (68.18%) Degree
5 14 (63.64%) DV Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) CCNP
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (27.27%) CISA
8 6 (27.27%) CRISC
9 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (4.55%) CLAS
9 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
9 1 (4.55%) GIAC
9 1 (4.55%) OSCE
9 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (40.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (27.27%) COBIT
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits and annual bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: From £17,500 to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago