Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 97 156
Rank change year-on-year -45 +59 +46
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 183 196 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.23% 2.77% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.07% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 98
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% +9.68%
10th Percentile £37,750 £33,750 £21,775
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £69,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.45% +10.50% +5.26%

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 7485 6376 6509
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.24% 90.04% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6297 5370 5346
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Salford -7 8 £37,747 -55.59%
Stockport -13 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Bolton -5 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Rochdale - 4 £49,750 -
Information Security
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 80 (43.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (39.89%) CISSP
3 54 (29.51%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (26.23%) CISM
5 46 (25.14%) CISA
6 42 (22.95%) Degree
7 40 (21.86%) PCI DSS
8 36 (19.67%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (16.94%) Data Protection
10 29 (15.85%) Management Information System
11 28 (15.30%) Risk Management
11 28 (15.30%) Analytics
12 27 (14.75%) Security Management
13 24 (13.11%) Information Security Management
14 23 (12.57%) Business Development
14 23 (12.57%) CRISC
15 22 (12.02%) Finance
16 21 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (11.48%) GDPR
17 20 (10.93%) Scrum
18 19 (10.38%) VMware
18 19 (10.38%) Firewall
18 19 (10.38%) Project Management
19 18 (9.84%) SDLC
19 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (9.84%) Data Analytics
20 17 (9.29%) ISMS
21 16 (8.74%) Security Operations
22 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
22 15 (8.20%) Hyper-V

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 12 (6.56%) Apache Pig
1 12 (6.56%) Apache Spark
1 12 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.55%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.20%) SaaS
2 9 (4.92%) IaaS
3 4 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.38%) Firewall
2 13 (7.10%) Internet
3 11 (6.01%) Network Security
4 5 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.73%) WAN
5 4 (2.19%) LAN
6 3 (1.64%) DNS
6 3 (1.64%) IPsec
7 2 (1.09%) WebEx
8 1 (0.55%) BGP
8 1 (0.55%) Broadband
8 1 (0.55%) DSL
8 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.55%) Intranet
8 1 (0.55%) MPLS
8 1 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.55%) VLAN
8 1 (0.55%) VoIP
8 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.10%) MySQL
1 13 (7.10%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.56%) Apache Hive
2 12 (6.56%) Big Data
2 12 (6.56%) Hadoop
2 12 (6.56%) MongoDB
2 12 (6.56%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (0.55%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (12.02%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Military
3 7 (3.83%) Legal
3 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.19%) Billing
7 3 (1.64%) Games
7 3 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (21.31%) Analyst
1 39 (21.31%) Security Analyst
2 33 (18.03%) Security Manager
3 24 (13.11%) Information Analyst
3 24 (13.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 24 (13.11%) Information Security Manager
4 23 (12.57%) Business Development Manager
4 23 (12.57%) Business Manager
4 23 (12.57%) Development Manager
5 17 (9.29%) Consultant
5 17 (9.29%) Information Manager
6 15 (8.20%) Security Consultant
7 14 (7.65%) Developer
8 10 (5.46%) CISSP Manager
8 10 (5.46%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Architect
9 9 (4.92%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) Apache Camel
1 12 (6.56%) Hibernate
1 12 (6.56%) Java EE
1 12 (6.56%) Middleware
1 12 (6.56%) Spring
2 9 (4.92%) CSS
2 9 (4.92%) HTML
3 8 (4.37%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.83%) jQuery
5 6 (3.28%) CSS3
5 6 (3.28%) HTML5
5 6 (3.28%) Node.js
6 5 (2.73%) LAMP
7 3 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.09%) .NET
8 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.09%) Django
8 2 (1.09%) Flask
8 2 (1.09%) React
9 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.10%) iPad
3 12 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.46%) PKI
5 9 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.92%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.73%) CESG
9 4 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.19%) Smart Energy
9 4 (2.19%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.55%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.56%) Linux
2 11 (6.01%) Windows
3 4 (2.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) AIX
4 1 (0.55%) HPUX
4 1 (0.55%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (19.67%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (16.94%) Data Protection
4 28 (15.30%) Analytics
4 28 (15.30%) Risk Management
5 27 (14.75%) Security Management
6 24 (13.11%) Information Security Management
7 23 (12.57%) Business Development
8 21 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (10.93%) Scrum
10 19 (10.38%) Project Management
11 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (9.84%) Data Analytics
11 18 (9.84%) SDLC
12 17 (9.29%) ISMS
13 16 (8.74%) Security Operations
14 14 (7.65%) DevOps
14 14 (7.65%) SIEM
14 14 (7.65%) Time Management
15 13 (7.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.20%) Java
1 15 (8.20%) Python
2 14 (7.65%) C
3 13 (7.10%) Perl
3 13 (7.10%) Ruby
4 12 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.37%) C#
6 2 (1.09%) C++
6 2 (1.09%) PHP
6 2 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (39.89%) CISSP
2 48 (26.23%) CISM
3 46 (25.14%) CISA
4 42 (22.95%) Degree
5 23 (12.57%) CRISC
6 13 (7.10%) CISMP
7 12 (6.56%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (6.56%) SANS
8 10 (5.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 9 (4.92%) GCIH
9 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.37%) DV Cleared
11 7 (3.83%) GCFA
11 7 (3.83%) GREM
11 7 (3.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 4 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.19%) Master's Degree
13 3 (1.64%) CREST Certified
13 3 (1.64%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (43.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (21.86%) PCI DSS
3 21 (11.48%) GDPR
4 11 (6.01%) ISO 22301
5 8 (4.37%) COBIT
6 6 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (3.28%) ISO 9001
6 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.19%) ISO 14001
8 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (2.19%) QA
9 3 (1.64%) SLA
10 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.55%) GMP
10 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) Hyper-V
1 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) NDS
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) SCCM
2 3 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.09%) Nessus
4 1 (0.55%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Netcool
4 1 (0.55%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
4 1 (0.55%) QRadar
4 1 (0.55%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 19 (10.38%) VMware
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 4 (2.19%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.19%) Fortinet
3 4 (2.19%) Palo Alto
4 3 (1.64%) Juniper
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.09%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco
5 2 (1.09%) Citrix
5 2 (1.09%) Google
5 2 (1.09%) Splunk
6 1 (0.55%) Apple
6 1 (0.55%) Intel
6 1 (0.55%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.55%) NetWitness
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Siebel
6 1 (0.55%) Sonus
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 50k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Begbies Traynor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago