The median annual salary for a Security Officer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Officer
North West / Manchester
Rank 195 176 181
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Officer 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median salary £43,000 £60,000 £30,486
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% +96.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  

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 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
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 Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Officer in Manchester

Security Officer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Officer in Manchester

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 4 (50.00%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) ISMS
6 2 (25.00%) COBIT
6 2 (25.00%) CISA
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Law
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Information Management
7 1 (12.50%) CEH

Security Officer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
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%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
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%) ISMS
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (12.50%) Information Management
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CSIRT