The median annual salary for a Information Security Officer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 172 185
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.12% -11.11%  

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 3857 3379 3529
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.13% 97.55% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3260 2853 2876
Median salary £42,500 £41,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

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 26 April 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (12.50%) Records Management
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (12.50%) GDPR
6 1 (12.50%) CSIRT
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISMS
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) Records Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CSIRT
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
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