Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Information Security Officer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 283 265
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 9 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.054% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.055% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Manchester median annual salary £85,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -2.44% +5.13%
10th Percentile £31,000 £39,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £65,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +10.26%

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 7,203 7,234 6,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,239 5,626
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in Manchester

Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Information Security Officer in Manchester

Information Security Officer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Officer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Officer in Manchester

Information Security Officer
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 Officer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Cheadle - 2 £46,250 - 1
Information Security Officer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Information Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (88.89%) CISA
2 8 (88.89%) CISM
3 7 (77.78%) Data Privacy
4 6 (66.67%) GDPR
4 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
5 4 (44.44%) CRISC
5 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (44.44%) Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Data Security
6 3 (33.33%) Legal
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
7 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (22.22%) ISMS
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 2 (22.22%) Security Management
7 2 (22.22%) Change Management
7 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
7 2 (22.22%) CISMP
7 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) Finance

Information Security Officer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Data Privacy
3 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 3 (33.33%) Data Security
6 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) ISMS
6 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
7 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (88.89%) CISA
2 8 (88.89%) CISM
3 4 (44.44%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) CISMP
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) GDPR
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft