The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 90 132
Rank change year-on-year -30 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 84 88 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.12% 2.54% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.82% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 36
Median salary £55,000 £55,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.45% +34.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £30,486
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3646 3123 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.82% 90.16% 88.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 2630 2650
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Manchester

Information Security
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Manchester

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Manchester

Information Security
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -5 6 £37,747 -55.59%
Stockport -9 2 £57,000 +42.50%
Information Security
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 85 (44.50%) Degree
2 79 (41.36%) CISSP
3 54 (28.27%) C
3 54 (28.27%) Time Management
4 53 (27.75%) VMware
4 53 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (27.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 48 (25.13%) CISM
7 46 (24.08%) Scrum
7 46 (24.08%) DevOps
8 45 (23.56%) Security Cleared
9 44 (23.04%) Java
10 43 (22.51%) Hyper-V
10 43 (22.51%) SDLC
11 41 (21.47%) DV Cleared
12 39 (20.42%) Analytics
12 39 (20.42%) MySQL
13 38 (19.90%) Cybersecurity
14 36 (18.85%) Relational Database
14 36 (18.85%) Data Analytics
15 35 (18.32%) Oracle
15 35 (18.32%) Management Information System
15 35 (18.32%) Military
16 34 (17.80%) Hibernate
16 34 (17.80%) Spring
16 34 (17.80%) Perl
16 34 (17.80%) Python
16 34 (17.80%) Middleware
16 34 (17.80%) RDBMS

Information Security
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 34 (17.80%) Apache Pig
1 34 (17.80%) Apache Spark
1 34 (17.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.09%) Confluence
2 4 (2.09%) IIS
2 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.23%) Firewall
2 25 (13.09%) Network Security
3 17 (8.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.14%) WAN
5 5 (2.62%) DNS
6 4 (2.09%) DHCP
6 4 (2.09%) Internet
6 4 (2.09%) Skype
6 4 (2.09%) VLAN
7 3 (1.57%) HTTP
7 3 (1.57%) LAN
8 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.05%) VoIP
8 2 (1.05%) VPN
8 2 (1.05%) WLAN
9 1 (0.52%) BGP
9 1 (0.52%) IPsec
9 1 (0.52%) MPLS
9 1 (0.52%) WebEx
9 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.42%) MySQL
2 36 (18.85%) Relational Database
3 34 (17.80%) Apache Hive
3 34 (17.80%) Big Data
3 34 (17.80%) Hadoop
3 34 (17.80%) MongoDB
3 34 (17.80%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.19%) Selenium
2 4 (2.09%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (18.32%) Military
2 22 (11.52%) Finance
3 14 (7.33%) Banking
4 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.24%) Legal
6 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 4 (2.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.57%) Advertising
7 3 (1.57%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.32%) Analyst
2 31 (16.23%) Security Analyst
3 30 (15.71%) Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Java Software Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 19 (9.95%) Information Analyst
5 19 (9.95%) Information Security Analyst
6 18 (9.42%) Consultant
7 17 (8.90%) Security Manager
8 16 (8.38%) Security Engineer
9 15 (7.85%) Architect
10 12 (6.28%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (5.24%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) Head of Security
12 9 (4.71%) Information Manager
12 9 (4.71%) Information Security Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) Security Consultant
12 9 (4.71%) Security Officer
13 8 (4.19%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.80%) Apache Camel
1 34 (17.80%) Hibernate
1 34 (17.80%) Java EE
1 34 (17.80%) Middleware
1 34 (17.80%) Spring
2 29 (15.18%) CSS
2 29 (15.18%) HTML
3 26 (13.61%) jQuery
4 25 (13.09%) HTML5
5 24 (12.57%) AngularJS
5 24 (12.57%) CSS3
5 24 (12.57%) Node.js
6 16 (8.38%) LAMP
7 5 (2.62%) Laravel
7 5 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.05%) Ajax
8 2 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.05%) REST
9 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.32%) Management Information System
2 26 (13.61%) PKI
3 23 (12.04%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.81%) iPad
5 11 (5.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (4.71%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.62%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.09%) CESG
11 3 (1.57%) NHS
11 3 (1.57%) User Experience
11 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.52%) PMI
13 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.28%) Linux
2 13 (6.81%) Windows
3 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.66%) Unix
5 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Time Management
2 53 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.08%) DevOps
3 46 (24.08%) Scrum
4 43 (22.51%) SDLC
5 39 (20.42%) Analytics
6 38 (19.90%) Cybersecurity
7 36 (18.85%) Data Analytics
8 34 (17.80%) Visualisation
9 30 (15.71%) Software Engineering
10 28 (14.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (13.09%) ITIL
11 25 (13.09%) Risk Management
11 25 (13.09%) Security Management
11 25 (13.09%) Security Operations
12 17 (8.90%) Big Data Analytics
12 17 (8.90%) Data Protection
12 17 (8.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (8.38%) Business Continuity
14 15 (7.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.27%) C
2 44 (23.04%) Java
3 34 (17.80%) Perl
3 34 (17.80%) Python
4 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.28%) Ruby
5 30 (15.71%) C#
6 10 (5.24%) PHP
7 8 (4.19%) C++
8 6 (3.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (44.50%) Degree
2 79 (41.36%) CISSP
3 48 (25.13%) CISM
4 45 (23.56%) Security Cleared
5 41 (21.47%) DV Cleared
6 27 (14.14%) CISA
7 13 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.19%) CCNP
9 7 (3.66%) CISMP
10 6 (3.14%) CRISC
11 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.09%) CEH
12 4 (2.09%) GCIH
13 3 (1.57%) CCNA
13 3 (1.57%) IISP
13 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.57%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.57%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.57%) PMP
13 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (27.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (14.14%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.76%) COBIT
3 11 (5.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.57%) GDPR
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.52%) GPG13
6 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (22.51%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.24%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) NDS
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) WSUS
2 4 (2.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.09%) HP SIM
2 4 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.09%) SCCM
3 3 (1.57%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.57%) Nessus
4 2 (1.05%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.05%) Nmap
4 2 (1.05%) QRadar
5 1 (0.52%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.52%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.52%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (27.75%) VMware
2 35 (18.32%) Oracle
3 16 (8.38%) Cisco
4 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.24%) Citrix
6 5 (2.62%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.09%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.09%) Dell
7 4 (2.09%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.09%) GFI Software
7 4 (2.09%) HP
7 4 (2.09%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.09%) Sophos
7 4 (2.09%) Splunk
7 4 (2.09%) Symantec
8 3 (1.57%) Intel
8 3 (1.57%) Juniper
9 2 (1.05%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £63000 - £85000 per annum + car, flex working, exc pen/ hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £60k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago