Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Security Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 230 230
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Manager 47 58 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.59% 0.79% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.81% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 45
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £42,375 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,125 £65,000 £69,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -14.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Security Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Stockport - 6 £55,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £47,500 -
Wigan -8 1 - -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 44 (93.62%) Information Security
2 38 (80.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (68.09%) CISSP
3 32 (68.09%) CISM
4 22 (46.81%) CRISC
5 20 (42.55%) CISA
6 18 (38.30%) GDPR
7 17 (36.17%) Security Management
8 16 (34.04%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (29.79%) Information Security Management
10 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
10 13 (27.66%) Data Protection
11 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
12 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
12 11 (23.40%) Degree
13 10 (21.28%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (21.28%) Project Management
14 9 (19.15%) Internet
14 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (17.02%) ISMS
15 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (17.02%) Risk Assessment
16 7 (14.89%) ISO 22301
17 6 (12.77%) Network Security
17 6 (12.77%) Logistics
17 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
17 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
17 6 (12.77%) ISO 14001
17 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
17 6 (12.77%) ISO 9001

Security Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SAP EP
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) SMS
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Composer
General
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Billing
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Games
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (8.51%) Internet of Things
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.13%) CESG
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.13%) NHS
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Information Security
2 17 (36.17%) Security Management
3 16 (34.04%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (29.79%) Information Security Management
5 13 (27.66%) Data Protection
5 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
6 10 (21.28%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Project Management
7 8 (17.02%) ISMS
7 8 (17.02%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
8 6 (12.77%) Logistics
8 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
10 4 (8.51%) Forensic Accounting
10 4 (8.51%) Information Security Governance
10 4 (8.51%) People Management
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) CISM
1 32 (68.09%) CISSP
2 22 (46.81%) CRISC
3 20 (42.55%) CISA
4 11 (23.40%) Degree
5 6 (12.77%) Master's Degree
5 6 (12.77%) SANS
6 4 (8.51%) CISMP
6 4 (8.51%) SSCP
7 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (4.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.13%) CEH
8 1 (2.13%) CITP
8 1 (2.13%) IISP
8 1 (2.13%) ISACA
8 1 (2.13%) MBCS
8 1 (2.13%) MCSE
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (80.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (38.30%) GDPR
3 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
4 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (14.89%) ISO 22301
6 6 (12.77%) ISO 14001
6 6 (12.77%) ISO 9001
7 5 (10.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (4.26%) HIPAA
10 1 (2.13%) COBIT
10 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (2.13%) GMP
10 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Capita
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco