Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 266 284
Rank change year-on-year +94 +18 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 104 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.58% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 99 15 14
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% -15.38%
10th Percentile £57,500 £41,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,625
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,500
% change year-on-year +7.62% +0.45% +11.00%

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 6,375 7,142 7,386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.16% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,343 5,975 6,314
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 - 98 £60,000 -
Information Security Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Information Security
2 100 (96.15%) Incident Management
2 100 (96.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (96.15%) CISSP
3 99 (95.19%) Risk Management
4 98 (94.23%) Security Management
5 81 (77.88%) Linux
5 81 (77.88%) OWASP
6 80 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 80 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
6 80 (76.92%) SIEM
6 80 (76.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 80 (76.92%) Data Loss Prevention
6 80 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (76.92%) Microsoft
6 80 (76.92%) Active Directory
6 80 (76.92%) Windows
6 80 (76.92%) Degree
6 80 (76.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 80 (76.92%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (19.23%) Finance
7 20 (19.23%) CISA
8 19 (18.27%) Legal
8 19 (18.27%) Network Security
8 19 (18.27%) GDPR
8 19 (18.27%) Data Protection
9 18 (17.31%) Internal Audit
9 18 (17.31%) CREST Certified
9 18 (17.31%) Business Continuity
9 18 (17.31%) ISMS

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 80 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
1 80 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) Network Security
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) CESG
1 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 81 (77.88%) Linux
2 80 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Information Security
2 100 (96.15%) Incident Management
3 99 (95.19%) Risk Management
4 98 (94.23%) Security Management
5 81 (77.88%) OWASP
6 80 (76.92%) Data Loss Prevention
6 80 (76.92%) Penetration Testing
6 80 (76.92%) SIEM
6 80 (76.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (18.27%) Data Protection
8 18 (17.31%) Business Continuity
8 18 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (17.31%) Due Diligence
8 18 (17.31%) Information Security Governance
8 18 (17.31%) Information Security Management
8 18 (17.31%) Internal Audit
8 18 (17.31%) ISMS
8 18 (17.31%) Risk Analysis
8 18 (17.31%) Service Management
8 18 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 100 (96.15%) CISSP
2 80 (76.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 80 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (76.92%) Degree
3 20 (19.23%) CISA
4 18 (17.31%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.96%) CEH
5 1 (0.96%) CISM
5 1 (0.96%) CRISC
5 1 (0.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (0.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (96.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (18.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 80 (76.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 80 (76.92%) Microsoft