The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 152 182
Rank change year-on-year -34 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 13 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.89% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.91% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 8
Median salary £56,000 £68,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.24% +43.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £51,750 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £58,600
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.34%  

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 3815 3288 3631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.80% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2733 2977
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Manchester

Security Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Manager in Manchester

Security Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Manager in Manchester

Security Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 - 2 - -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Security Manager 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 Security Manager in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (31.03%) CISM
4 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
5 6 (20.69%) Security Operations
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.24%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security
7 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 4 (13.79%) Security Management
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) CISA
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Retail
8 3 (10.34%) ISMS
8 3 (10.34%) SIEM
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (6.90%) CLAS
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) Network Management

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) WLAN
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.69%) Security Operations
4 4 (13.79%) Security Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) ISMS
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) SIEM
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CISM
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) CISA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) CCSP
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) CIMA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CLAS
5 2 (6.90%) GCIA
5 2 (6.90%) GCIH
5 2 (6.90%) ISEB
5 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
6 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (3.45%) CISMP
6 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SANS
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Intel
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 22 days ago