Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Officer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 258 272
Rank change year-on-year -40 +14 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 5 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.061% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.12% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -23.81% -
10th Percentile £34,070 £37,500 £43,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £42,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.88% -23.81% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7998 6928 7027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.49% 97.84% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6731 5866 5769
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £63,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Management
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
4 2 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) COBIT
4 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) Records Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 1 (20.00%) GDPR
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) CEH
5 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) CISA

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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Information Management
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) Records Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR