Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 268 247
Rank change year-on-year +70 -21 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 86 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.19% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73 26 24
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -6.78% +18.00%
10th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £50,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,875 £67,450
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,988 7,792 7,110
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.62% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,845 6,499 6,081
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Information Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in Manchester

Information Security Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Information Security Manager in Manchester

Information Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Manager in Manchester

Information Security Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Altrincham - 56 £60,000 -
Bury - 1 - -
Information Security Manager
North West

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Information Security Manager job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Information Security
2 72 (83.72%) CISSP
3 67 (77.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (76.74%) Risk Management
5 60 (69.77%) Incident Management
6 57 (66.28%) Security Management
7 51 (59.30%) Degree
8 48 (55.81%) Penetration Testing
9 47 (54.65%) Linux
10 45 (52.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 45 (52.33%) OWASP
11 44 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (51.16%) SIEM
11 44 (51.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 44 (51.16%) Data Loss Prevention
11 44 (51.16%) Windows
11 44 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
11 44 (51.16%) Active Directory
12 30 (34.88%) Finance
13 23 (26.74%) Legal
13 23 (26.74%) Data Protection
14 20 (23.26%) CISA
15 19 (22.09%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (20.93%) Network Security
17 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
17 17 (19.77%) GDPR
18 15 (17.44%) Business Continuity
19 14 (16.28%) Information Security Governance

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 44 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Network Security
2 6 (6.98%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
General
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 23 (26.74%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.95%) CESG
3 3 (3.49%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Linux
2 44 (51.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (76.74%) Risk Management
3 60 (69.77%) Incident Management
4 57 (66.28%) Security Management
5 48 (55.81%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (52.33%) OWASP
6 45 (52.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 44 (51.16%) Data Loss Prevention
7 44 (51.16%) SIEM
8 23 (26.74%) Data Protection
9 19 (22.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (17.44%) Business Continuity
11 14 (16.28%) Information Security Governance
11 14 (16.28%) ISMS
11 14 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (15.12%) Information Security Management
12 13 (15.12%) ITIL
13 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (13.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (83.72%) CISSP
2 51 (59.30%) Degree
3 44 (51.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 44 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (23.26%) CISA
5 12 (13.95%) CREST Certified
6 4 (4.65%) CEH
6 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.65%) MCSE
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.65%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.49%) CISM
8 1 (1.16%) CRISC
8 1 (1.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (77.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (19.77%) GDPR
3 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.49%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (51.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco
2 1 (1.16%) Citrix
2 1 (1.16%) Sun